UPMC ACNP/PA, Staff, Pre-Anesthesia Screening and Evaluation, UPMC Hamot, (Erie, PA) in Erie, Pennsylvania

Description

If you are an Advanced Practice Provider who loves an upbeat environment, working hands on with patients and families, then why not consider at career with UPMC?

UPMC Hamot, Pre-Anesthesia Screening and Evaluation is hiring a full-time ACNP or Physician Assistant for the PASE Center. This APP will serve as a role model and leader for the staff at PASE and collaborate with the PASETeam to ensure patients are adequately prepare for surgery.The daylight position is Monday through Friday, 7:30a-4p with no weekends or call. The role will support outpatient services for the Pre-Surgical Anesthesia evaluations. Surgical or Anesthesia experience is preferred. ACNP certification is required for this specialty.

Purpose:

To provide clinical services to patients under the direction of a supervising physician. Follows established standards, procedures, and practices and gives specific patient care directions to nursing and other staff. The successful candidate will be placed according to years and months of experience for employment purposes.

Responsibilities:

  • Initiates quality assurance activities, policy/procedures and research activities. Performs laboratory and medical surveillance screening function to include, but not limited to, drawing of specimens and hearing and pulmonary function tests. Serves as a consultant to staff, physicians and patients. Conducts patient education and provides patients with discharge instructions. Reviews patient labs and test results and informs of results in a timely manner. Assists in the triage of patient calls and clinical needs. Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by understanding the needs of patients, their families, physicians and co-workers and doing what is required the first time, every time by being responsible, sensitive, accurate, timely, coordinated and thorough.

  • Manages and provides care for assigned caseload in consultation with healthcare team providers following approved clinical protocols. Performs various types of examinations under the supervision of a physician. Possesses the ability to obtain and interpret information considering age specific needs. Provides formal and informal education to staff and identifies and implements ongoing staff development in area of specialty. Performs clinical evaluations; assesses and diagnoses injury or illness as appropriate; plans, prescribes and implements follow up care utilizing established protocol.

Qualifications

Masters Degree in Nursing or Physician Assistant Studies.Three years of clinicals and/or experience This position typically reports to Business Manager

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

Current licensure as a Physician Assistant or Registered Nurse and as a Acute Care Nurse Practitioner in the State of Pennsylvania National certification, eligible for licensure by Pennsylvania board of nursing, eligible for certification as a CRNP by Pennsylvania state board of nursing CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal

  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

  • Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

  • Registered Nurse

  • Physician Assistant

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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