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Nurse Practitioner, Adult Critical Care - ICU Nurse Practitioners (NURSE PRACTITIONER 2) 9/2/2016

University of California - San Francisco Medical Centers San Francisco, CA

Company
University of California - San Francisco Medical Centers
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
10645
AJE Ref #
576076049
Location
San Francisco, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Associates Degree

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Job Title

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Critical Care - ICU Nurse Practitioners (NURSE PRACTITIONER 2)

Job ID

10645

Job Code

9147

Job Family

Nursing

Location

Parnassus

Weekly Hours

36 ; 90%

Appointment Type

Career

Department

ICU Nurse Practitioners

Shift

12-hour Variable

Full/Part Time

Full-Time

Union Information

This classification is represented by a union

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Our legacy of unsurpassed patient care and unceasing mission to integrate high-tech medical research with clinical operations has led to our prestigious standing as one of the top 10 hospitals in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report. As a premier health care institution dedicated to advancing health worldwide, UCSF Medical Center can also be the best place to advance and shape your career.

The medical center's employees are one of the most important reasons why we are recognized as one of the nation's best hospitals. To work at UCSF Medical Center is to be part of an institution that provides the highest caliber of care to patients; a nurturing, dynamic and team-oriented atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.


Job Summary

The Critical Care Nurse Practitioner is a licensed nurse who possesses the advanced education, knowledge, clinical skills and experience necessary to provide expert advanced practice nursing in critical care. The primary responsibility of the Critical Care Nurse Practitioner (CCNP) is providing and directing care for patients in the adult ICUs at the UCSF Medical Center. The CCNP is responsible for maintaining quality of care standards for all procedures and clinical care provided in the ICUs. The CCNP provides self-direction and accountability in the development of this role within the medical center.

The CCNP shall provide medical and nursing care under the supervision of the Medical Director of Adult Critical Care and their individual collaborating physicians. The CCNP shall provide care in accordance with standardized procedures. The CCNP shall be proficient in the areas of arterial catheter insertion, central venous catheter insertion, ventilator management, sedation, and pain control. The Medical Staff Office on a biannual basis grants privileges to practice at UCSF Medical Center.

The CCNP will rotate through all of the focused care ICUs at the medical center including: cardiothoracic, neurologic, neurosurgical, medical, general surgical, and transplant. The CCNP shall work collaboratively with physician students, residents, fellows, and attendings. The CCNP will participate in the precepting of Nurse Practitioner students. This position is scheduled for 12 hour rotating shifts from days to nights including holidays and weekends.

This position will be hired into as either a Nurse Practitioner 1 or Nurse Practitioner 2 based on years of NP employment experience.

UCSF Medical Center requires all Advanced Health Practitioners (AHP) to be credentialed through its Medical Staff Office in order to practice and function in their clinical role. This applies to both adult and pediatric AHPs in the inpatient and outpatient clinical settings at all UCSF Medical Center sites (Parnassus, Mission Bay, Mt. Zion, Satellite Clinics, et al). This process may take up to 120 days and must be completed prior to the start date in any AHP position.

The flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations is required.

LIVING PRIDE STANDARDS

Service Excellence

* Demonstrates service excellence by following the Everyday PRIDE Guide with the UCSF Medical Center standards and expectations for communication and behavior. These standards and expectations convey specific behavior associated with the Medical Center s values: Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Diversity and Excellence, and provide guidance on how we communicate with patients, visitors, faculty, staff, and students, virtually everyone, every day and with every encounter. These standards include, but are not limited to: personal appearance, acknowledging and greeting all patients and families, introductions using AIDET, managing up, service recovery, managing delays and expectations, phone standards, electronic communication, team work, cultural sensitivity and competency.

* Uses effective communication skills with patients and staff; demonstrates proper telephone techniques and etiquette; acts as an escort to any patient or family member needing directions; shows sensitivity to differences of culture; demonstrates a positive and supportive manner in which patients / families/ colleagues perceive interactions as positive and supportive. Exhibits team work skills to positively acknowledge and recognize other colleagues, and uses personal experiences to model and teach Living PRIDE standards.

* Exhibits tact and professionalism in difficult situations according to PRIDE Values and Practices

* Demonstrates an understanding of and adheres to privacy, confidentiality, and security policies and procedures related to Protected Health Information (PHI) or other sensitive and personal information.

* Demonstrates an understanding of and adheres to safety and infection control policies and procedures.

* Assumes accountability for improving quality metrics associated with department/unit and meeting organizational/departmental targets.

Work Environment

* Keeps working areas neat, orderly and clutter-free, including the hallways. Adheres to cleaning processes and puts things back where they belong. Removes and reports broken equipment and furniture.

* Picks up and disposes of any litter found throughout entire facility.

* Posts flyers and posters in designated areas only; does not post on walls, doors or windows.

* Knows where the Environment of Care Manual is kept in department; corrects or reports unsafe conditions to the appropriate departments.

* Protects the physical environment and equipment from damage and theft.

Required Qualifications

* Active RN & NP licensure by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

* California furnishing license upon hire

* DEA license upon hire

* ANCC or AANP certification as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner required within 1 year of hire

* A minimum of 2 years of recent experience working in Adult Intensive Care as a Registered Nurse / Nurse Practitioner

* For Nurse Practitioner 2, a minimum of 6 months of recent experience as an Adult Nurse Practitioner

* A Master s Degree in Nursing from an accredited program

* Demonstrated excellence in the following areas: clinical practice, communication, clinical case management, leadership/problem identification/resolution, and teaching

* Active American Heart Association CPR certification

* Active American Heart Association ACLS certification

* This position requires flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations

Preferred Qualifications

* A minimum of 2 years of recent experience as an inpatient Adult Nurse Practitioner in an academic medical center

* Current ANCC or AANP certification

* Current CCRN certification

Licensure/Certification

* Active Registered Nurse licensure in the State of California

* Active Nurse Practitioner licensure in the State of California

* California furnishing license upon hire

* DEA license upon hire

* ANCC or AANP certification as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner required within 1 year of hire

* Active American Heart Association CPR certification

* Active American Heart Association ACLS certification

* UCSF Medical Center