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Nurse Practitioner - Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia (NURSE PRACTITIONER 2)

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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

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

Company
University of California - San Francisco Medical Centers
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
11623
AJE Ref #
576076381
Location
San Francisco, CA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title

Nurse Practitioner - Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia (NURSE PRACTITIONER 2)

Job ID

11623

Job Code

9147

Job Family

Nursing

Location

Mission Bay

Weekly Hours

40 ; 100%

Appointment Type

Career

Department

Peds-Clin Prgm Support

Shift

Variable 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.

Department Description

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital is recognized throughout the world as a leader in health care, known for innovation, technology and compassionate care. For more than a century, we have offered the highest quality medical treatment.

Today, we are one of the top children's hospitals in the nation, according to a ranking by U.S. News & World Report.

Our 180-bed UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital is a "hospital within a hospital" with more than 150 specialists in more than 40 areas of medicine.

Job Summary

The Pediatric Cardiac Nurse Practitioner will deliver comprehensive health care under the supervision of an attending Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiologist.

The Nurse Practitioner will participate in case management assessment, planning, teaching, and evaluation. The Nurse Practitioner will function as an associate of the staff Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiologist in the delivery of care to infants and children with congenital and acquired heart disease throughout UCSF Benioff Children s Hospital.

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 recent RN experience working with pediatric cardiac patients

* Active Nurse Practitioner licensure in the State of California

* Active Registered Nurse licensure in the State of California

* Specialty certification

* Controlled Substances II Furnishing and DEA license (prior to start date)

* Active American Heart Association CPR certification

* Active American Heart Association ACLS certification

* Active American Heart Association PALS certification

* Flexibility in working hours and location

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

Preferred Qualifications

* Demonstrated competence in communication, clinical case management, leadership, problem identification and resolution, teaching, and research

* Previous experience in operating room

* Experience as an NP working with pediatric cardiac patients

* CPNP-AC

Licensure/Certification

* Active Nurse Practitioner licensure in the State of California

* Active Registered Nurse licensure in the State of California

* Controlled Substances II Furnishing and DEA license (prior to start date)

* Specialty certification

* Active American Heart Association CPR certification

* Active American Heart Association ACLS certification

* Active American Heart Association PALS certification

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, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Further information about the University of California, San Francisco, is available at diversity.ucsf.edu. UCSF seeks