Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, NP - Pediatric Cardiac ICU
Relocate to Charlottesville, VA
Job ID: R0029471 | Advance Practice Provider | Full Time, 24/7 | Charlottesville, VA
Responsible for provision of advanced practice provider services, including assessment and management of patients across all clinical settings (examples: ambulatory clinic, hospital, assisted living facility, skilled nursing facility/nursing home, ambulatory surgery center and community settings) within the scope of licensing, training and credentialing dependent on specialty.
  • Works in conjunction with the medical director, administrative management, nursing and other interprofessional team members to facilitate patient care and management throughout the healthcare system.
  • Exercises independent judgment in the assessment, diagnosis and initiation of medical processes and procedures commensurate with training and experience, as credentialed by UVA Health System.
  • Performs and documents comprehensive health histories and physical assessments, to include initiation of CPR or other appropriate emergency therapy as needed.
  • Formulates diagnoses, identifies problems and health risk profiles, documents and clearly communicates with other members of the healthcare team.
  • Performs, orders and interprets diagnostic studies, such as x-rays and laboratory tests, in consultation with peers and colleagues.
  • Performs procedures within scope of practice and UVA Health System credentialing and privileges.
  • Orders medications, treatments and therapies in accordance with Virginia prescriptive regulations.
  • Requests consultation and initiates referrals to other healthcare providers, including specialists when and if needed.
  • Evaluates and analyzes patient responses to the disease process and/or therapeutic, diagnostic interventions.
  • Provides information, education and support to patients/families regarding disease processes and treatment plans (diagnostic procedures, medications and treatments), thus facilitating communication between patients/families and the healthcare team.
  • Participates in on-call responsibilities as appropriate and as determined by department or unit.
  • Manages patients in accordance with established UVA Medical Center and UVA UPG policies and procedures.
  • Reports births, deaths, outbreaks of communicable diseases, and other information critical to the patient's and/or the public's health as required by legal or governmental authorities, in a timely manner.
  • Meets quality standards as determined by the Medical Director and/or UVA Health System.
  • May serve on select committees as needed.
  • May participate in the clinical experience of students (graduate/postgraduate advanced practice, nursing and medical students), interns and residents, as appropriate.
  • Participates in group, peer and other review activities as requested.
  • Prepares and attends to all reports, claims and correspondence necessary or appropriate to the performance of professional services.
  • Promotes the professional practice of the advanced practice group by serving as a clinical resource to nursing, medical and allied healthcare practitioners.
  • Follows policies and procedures, including those of UPG, UVA Medical Center, CMS and other contracted payers with which the entity may contract.
  • Accurately assigns Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) codes.
  • Updates practice through continuing education by attending conferences, rounds, reports, lectures, journal clubs and regional/national professional conferences.
  • Seeks professional development and growth opportunities that enhance professional practice through formal and informal activities, including developing and presenting educational programs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned that are commensurate with professional service normally and customarily provided by a licensed independent provider.

Position Compensation Range: $82,700.80 - $132,329.60 Annual

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • Education: Graduate of an accredited graduate school of nursing or physician assistant program with a master's degree.
  • Experience: Department- and unit-specific.
  • Licensure: License or license eligibility as an advanced practice provider (nurse practitioner, physician associate, certified registered nurse anesthetist and certified nurse midwife) as set forth by the state of Virginia. If nurse practitioner, license to practice as a registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia is required. Must demonstrate and maintain all credentialing and licensing requirements of UVA Health System, the Virginia Board of Medicine or the Virginia Board of Nursing, and appropriate certifying bodies. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) required. Current PALS/NRP, as required, specific to position. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) as required, specific to position.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently bending/stooping and reaching (overhead, extensive, and repetitive). Repetitive motion: computer keyboard. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull 50-100 lbs. May be exposed to noise, radiation, radioactive materials, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.


COVID Vaccination Requirement

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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