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PA or CRNP, UPMC Urgent Cares - Casual
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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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PA or CRNP, UPMC Urgent Cares - Casual

If you are an Advanced Practice Provider who loves an upbeat environment, working hands on with patients and their families, then why not consider a job at UPMC? University of Pittsburgh Physicians is hiring a Physician Assistant or Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner to help support the UPMC UrgentCare Department. The APP will provide coverage Monday thru Sunday working 12 hour shifts at various UPMCUrgent Care Centers.No on-call is required.
TheStaff Advanced Practice Provider (APP) is a Physician Assistant or Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner and a member of the care delivery team. The Staff APP is responsible for setting the standards for the level and quality of care. The Staff APP has responsibility, authority and accountability for the provision of care through supervision by and collaboration with a physician. The Staff APP manages and provides patient care activities for a group of patients and their families through the application of independent judgment, communication and collaboration with all team members. The role of the Staff APP encompasses the beginnings of leadership, partnership, collaboration and supervision. The Staff APP establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with physicians, other health care providers, patients and their families, to achieve desired patient outcomes throughout the continuum of care. The Staff APP begins to demonstrate a commitment to the community and to their health care profession.
The successful candidate will be placed according to years and months of experience for employment purposes.Responsibilities:
Assess patient's condition quickly and concisely and determine the best course of treatment. This can include ordering appropriate laboratory or imaging studies, discussing patient with the Emergency Physician and/or referring patient to consultants.
Average length of stay is 45 minutes or less.
Complete patient charts and prepare discharge instructions. Ensure all charting is thorough and complete for each patient. Ninety five percent of all charts must be completed before the end of shift. Any remaining charts are completed within 3 days of date of service.
Complies with requirements of appropriate regulatory agencies (i.e. OSHA, CLIA, PA Department of Health)
No more than 3 valid complaints in a year
Patients per hour are at least 90% of the average benchmark based on site volume.
Perform an appropriate history and physical examination based on the patient's presenting complaint. Document findings in the medical record
Performs when necessary, routine procedures such as splinting, reductions, laceration repair, I&Ds etc.
Unscheduled call-offs do not exceed 2 times per year . If there are 3 or more call-offs, the standard is not met.


The individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care and/or interact appropriately to the patients served as specified below. They must also demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs and to provide the care needs as described in the department policy and procedures.
Staff Level:
The successful completion of an approved nurse practitioner program is required
BSN, MSN is preferred
Professional nursing experience and/or nurse practitioner experience is preferred
A graduate of a physician assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the physician assistant (ARC-PA) is required
BS or MS candidate is preferred
Experience as a physician assistant and/or experience in a clinical setting is preferred
*experience is highly preferred.This position is dependent upon successful attainment and maintenance of hospital privileges, if applicable to the Business Unit practice.Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:CRNP:
current state RN license and CRNP certification are required
National certification, eligible for licensure by Pennsylvania board of nursing, eligible for certification as a CRNP by Pennsylvania state board of nursing
current CPR certification is required
Act 33 Clearance will be required
Act 73 Clearance will be requiredPA:
A current state PA license, certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) is required
A current CPR certification is required
Act 33 Clearance will be required
Act 73 Clearance will be requiredUPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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