Acute Care NP or Physician Assistant (NP/PA) - Abdominal Transplant
Job ID: R0010952 | Advance Practice Provider | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
Provides patient care services as part of a healthcare team. Responsible for assessment, diagnosis and implementation of treatment plans. Orders and interprets laboratory and diagnostic tests. Consults with other members of the healthcare team when appropriate. Instructs patients and family members regarding treatment.

Clinical:
  • Independently and in collaboration with physician(s) and interdisciplinary team members, provides comprehensive clinical and organizational direction and leadership to the healthcare provider team in the care of patients.
  • Performs comprehensive history and physical assessment.
  • Documents findings, noting pertinent normal and abnormal findings.
  • Orders and interprets the appropriate diagnostic labs and tests.
  • Forms medical diagnoses based on history, assessment and diagnostic findings.
  • Develops, implements and evaluates treatment plans.
  • Prescribes and recommends pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions.
  • Initiates appropriate specialty consultations referrals when requisite.
  • Initiates and evaluates clinical pathways and protocols.
  • Collaborates with attendings and/or fellows regarding admissions and community transfers.
  • Facilitates the timely flow of patients via collaboration with interdisciplinary team members and supports all interdisciplinary relationships.
  • Recognizes acute/emergent situations requiring immediate responsiveness and initiates lifesaving interventions, alerting the interdisciplinary team members for assistance.
  • Recognizes and incorporates age-specific requirements; communicates plan of care with patients and families.
  • Advocates for patients and family members in educational needs, treatment options, participation in care and ethical issues, and patient rights with recognition and consideration of the diverse needs of the individual/family.
  • Provides consultation in specialty area.
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient information.
  • Coordinates meeting applicable clinical standards for all disciplines in collaboration with interdisciplinary team members.
  • Explains the necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of procedure(s) to patients, patient families, staff and students.
  • Performs designated procedures after demonstrated competency.

Responsibilities will include rotational work, 40-50% during evenings/nights. Full-time, night shifts are an option for interested APPs.

Position Compensation Range: $94,993.60 - $151,985.60 Annual

  • Education: Master's degree as an advanced practice provider (nurse practitioner or physician assistant).
  • Experience: One to two years minimum of experience as an advanced practice provider (nurse practitioner or physician assistant).
  • Licensure: License or license eligibility as an advanced practice provider (nurse practitioner or physician assistant) as set forth by the state of Virginia. Must demonstrate and maintain all credentialing and licensing requirements of the UVA Medical Center, the Virginia Board of Medicine or the Virginia Board of Nursing, and the appropriate certifying bodies. Must be enrolled with all payers through Delegated Credentialing and can participate in Medicaid and Medicare for billing. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) required. Current PALS/NRP, as required specific to position. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) as required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Job requires standing for prolonged periods and frequently walking/bending/stooping. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull 20-50 lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.



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Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.

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