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Nurse Practitioner - Center for Pelvic Physiology and Colorectal Surgery (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 #
11671
AJE Ref #
576076541
Location
San Francisco, CA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular

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Job Title

Nurse Practitioner - Center for Pelvic Physiology and Colorectal Surgery (NURSE PRACTITIONER 2)

Job ID

11671

Job Code

9147

Job Family

Nursing

Location

Mission Bay

Weekly Hours

40 ; 100%

Appointment Type

Career

Department

Colorectal Surg MB

Shift

Variable Days

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

Under direction, guided by the Committee on Interdisciplinary Practice ( CIDP ) Standardized Process and Outcome Protocols and Procedures of the Ambulatory Services, and in collaboration with the physician staff, the Nurse Practitioner provides direct care to patients with multiple, often complicated chronic medical problems.

Assignments at this level may include the direction of continuity of care for patients with multiple medical problems; providing direct care to this group of patients, responsibility for occasional community teaching programs, participation in program planning, and development of patient education information. S/he consistently projects a professional and courteous demeanor. The Nurse Practitioner shall comply with the Medical Center House and Telephone Standards.

This inpatient position will work a variable shift but will primarily be scheduled for nights.

UCSF Medical Center requires all Advanced Health Professionals (AHP) to be credentialed through its Medical Staff Services Office (MSSO) 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, Mt. Zion, Mission Bay, Satellite Clinics, et al). Credentialing and approval of the Standardized Procedures takes between 60-90 days and must be completed prior to the first working day.

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

Required Qualifications

* Minimum three years of medical/surgical nursing experience

* One to three yrs. related experience as Nurse Practitioner

* Active Nurse Practitioner licensure in the State of California

* Active Registered Nurse licensure in the State of California

* Active American Heart Association CPR certification

* Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANCC: American Nurses Credentialing Center, or AANP: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners)

* Current NP Furnishing License and verification of experience to furnish (if applicable)

* Possesses the skills, knowledge, and abilities essential to successfully perform the duties of the assigned position

* Good communication skills

* Demonstrated commitment to patient education

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

Preferred Qualifications

* Two or more years inpatient surgical oncology experience

* Master's degree or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience, and/or other specific qualifications may also be required by individual user departments

* Previous employment in a University Medical Center

* Interest in nutrition

* Experience and knowledge of gynecologic, urologic, or gastrointestinal systems

Licensure/Certification

* Active Nurse Practitioner licensure in the State of California

* Active Registered Nurse licensure in the State of California

* Active American Heart Association CPR certification

* Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANCC: American Nurses Credentialing Center, or AANP: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners)

* Current NP Furnishing License and verification of experience to furnish (if applicable)

UCSF Medical Center requires all Advanced Health Professionals (AHP) to be credentialed through its Medical Staff Services Office (MSSO) 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, Mt. Zion, Mission Bay, Satellite Clinics, et al). Credentialing and approval of the Standardized Procedures takes between 60-90 days and must be completed prior to the first working day.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,