Advanced Practice Provider: Ambulatory, University Physicians at Jefferson Area Board of Aging (JABA) Clinic
Job ID: R0037352 | Advance Practice Provider | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The UVA Section of Geriatrics seeks an experienced, full-time advanced practice provider (APP) to join a well-established outpatient clinic dedicated to the care of the older adult population. The successful APP candidate will engage in collaborative, team-based care in a flourishing clinic with a growing patient population, with a focus on management of chronic multimorbidity, the promotion of healthy aging, and optimization of patients' global function.
Clinic responsibilities:
  • Medical assessment based on patient history, symptoms, and physical findings.
  • Ordering of relevant diagnostic tests and development of evidence-based treatment plans.
  • Collaboration with an interprofessional clinic team including nurses, physicians, and pharmacists with attention to the specific needs of older adult populations.
  • 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: $86,049.60 - $137,675.20 Annually

Patient-facing care will be provided for eight sessions per week, distributed among direct, collaborative, and triage care. Direct care may also be delivered onsite at select area assisted living facilities. The remaining two sessions per week will be allotted to pre and post clinical care.


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. A minimum of two years of experience in primary care is required, with strong preference for candidates with four or more years of experience, including focused clinical experience caring for older adult populations. Candidates with less experience who are passionate about the well-being of the older adult population will be considered.
  • Licensure: License or license eligibility as an Advanced Practice Provider (Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, 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.



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