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Lead Advanced Practice Professional-Vascular Surgery -89111 10/11/2017

University Health Associates Morgantown, WV

Location
Morgantown, WV
AJE Ref #
579730045
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
17-0591
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Education
Bachelors Degree

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JOB TITLE & CODE:

Lead Advanced Practice Professional (APP) Vascular Surgery

Job Code: NP 89011 or PA 89111

DEPARTMENT:

Heart and Vascular Institute

REPORTS TO:

Vascular Surgery Medical Director/Director of Advanced Practice Professional of the Heart and Vascular Institute

FLSA STATUS:

Exempt







POSITION SUMMARY:

The Lead Vascular Surgery Advanced Practice Professional (APP) is a registered professional nurse practitioner or certified Physician Assistant who uses specialized skills in the care of Vascular Surgery patients and families. Completes comprehensive patient health evaluations in collaboration and consultation with the vascular surgeons and colleagues. Assesses and coordinates the educational and psychosocial needs of the patient and family. Reviews the plan of care in collaboration with Clinical Care Coordinator and Outcomes Manager to ensure comprehensive long-term care for patients managed by the vascular surgery service. The Lead APP will educate the vascular surgery staff APP s in the transition care of patients from the inpatient setting to the outpatient setting and from the outpatient to the inpatient setting. The Lead APP will continue to follow the patient throughout the continuum of care for this patient population, along with their staff colleague(s). In order to provide a multidisciplinary approach to care, the team of APP s will work with the other service lines, to share information and provide education to continually develop the teams and to engage the teams in quality patient care.

The Lead provider will work with the team, administration and quality to ensure adherence to protocol requirements and regulatory guidelines. Manages the implementation, system administration and maintenance of patient list to include but not limited to the collection, analysis, and reporting of patient outcomes data. The Lead provider will ensure protocol compliance and close monitoring of order sets and communicate to staff of updates and/or changes. The Lead APP will be responsible for providing the appropriate staffing model to manage the vascular surgery patient population.

Provide healthcare services consistent with state law and the requirements of the professional licensing or certification authority and/or hospital privileges, where applicable. Such service may include, but are not limited to.



















































MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR NURSE PRACTITIONER:

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND/OR LICENSURE:

1.

Graduate of a CCNE accredited nursing program with Master s Degree in Nursing

2.

National Certification by one of the recognized APRN Certification Centers

3.

Licensure or eligibility for licensure, as a professional Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in West

Virginia.

4.

BLS Certification required with additional Advanced Life Support training at the discretion of the department.

5.

DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC: APRNs requesting to be privileged as First Assists in peri-operative services will be required to complete an ANOR approved CNOR Certificate program and obtain a passing grade on CNOR certification exam.

6.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) at the discretion of the department.

EXPERIENCE:

1.

Two (2) years as a Nurse Practitioner in Vascular Surgery patient management.

2.

Three (3) years of Nurse Practitioner experience.





MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT:

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND/OR LICENSURE:

1.

Bachelor s Degree as a Medical/Surgical (as applicable) Physician Assistant required.

2.

Graduate of an ARC-PA approved Physician Assistant (PA) training program required.

3.

Certification by the National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants required.

4.

Must be licensed or eligible for licensure by the WV Board of Medicine.

5.

BLS Certification required with additional Advanced Life Support training at the discretion of the department.

6.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) at the discretion of the department.

EXPERIENCE:

1.

Two (2) years as a Physician Assistant in Vascular Surgery patient management.

2.

Three (3) years of Physician Assistant experience.



CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The statements described here are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be constructed as an all-inclusive list of all responsibilities and duties. Other duties may be assigned.

1.

Manages comprehensive and individualized care for vascular surgery patients and families in the inpatient phase of hospitalization, immediate post discharge and in the ambulatory setting.

2.

Completes daily rounds and/or pre-procedure evaluations.

3.

Completes integrated assessments

4.

With the collaboration of vascular faculty, colleagues and Unit nursing staff, or by following established Vascular Surgery clinical Guidelines and Protocols, orders additional tests or consults.

5.

Performs, interprets and communicates results of common diagnostic tests in the clinic and hospital setting.

6.

Consults and communicates with multidisciplinary medical team, clinic and hospital staff regarding abnormal findings in the evaluations of patients

7.

Performs history and physical examinations and documents findings in the Electronic Medical Record (EMR)

8.

Facilitates patient discharge by coordinating appropriate services and tests prior to scheduled outpatient follow-up appointments in the clinic

9.

Manages comprehensive and individualized care through the inpatient and immediate post-discharge phase of the patient s hospitalization experience.

10.

Develops a comprehensive individualized plan of care for patients, which includes teaching, discharge planning and necessary referral to other members of the health care team

11.

Identifies unstable or complex patient care situations and facilitates appropriate intervention with the vascular surgeon in the clinic and hospital setting

12.

Evaluates patients in the outpatient setting in conjunction with the vascular surgeon. Acts as a coordinator for follow up procedures and tests in the outpatient setting

13.

Demonstrates critical thinking and diagnostic reasoning skills in clinical decision making by the identification, evaluation and management of the individual needs of patients/families

14.

Recognizes emergency situations and initiates effective emergency care

15.

Bases decisions made/actions taken on relevant scientific principles, established standards of care and/or research findings

16.

Utilizes teaching/learning theory and appropriate teaching strategies in the provision of education to nursing staff, hospital staff, patients and families

17.

Evaluates the effectiveness of patient/family teaching and collaborates with the nursing staff in the completion of education plan.

18.

Promotes an environment that facilitates learning by responding to appropriate patient/family preferences, priorities and readiness to learn

19.

Updates own knowledge base throughout the year, completes all identified clinical competencies

20.

Serves as a resource person for staff caring for the vascular surgery patient population

21.

Collaborates with other leaders and staff to effectively achieve needed change

22.

Provides leadership in the development and implementation of changes in practice that positively impact patient outcomes

23.

Participates in the perioperative management of vascular surgery patients which may include, but is not limited to first assist in the operative suite.



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Overview

University Health Associates (UHA) is the business name for the West Virginia University Medical Corporation and the West Virginia University Dental Corporation. Each is a private, not-for-profit corporation composed of faculty members of the WVU School of Medicine and School of Dentistry. The mission of each group is to support West Virginia University’s Schools of Medicine and Dentistry and to improve the lives of our patients, physicians, dentists, students, and employees by maintaining an efficient, effective, and friendly academic and clinical practice environment. The WVU Medical Corporation is West Virginia’s largest multi-specialty physician practice. Its Morgantown operations are operated jointly with WVU Hospitals; together, the two organizations are known as WVU Medicine. UHA also operates faculty clinics around the state and provides support to faculty members who practice in a number of West Virginia hospitals.UHA has contributed a substantial portion of the cost of educat

Company Size:
201-500 Employees
Industry
Health Care
Founded:
1971
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Headquarters:
1 Medical Center Drive
Morgantown, WV 26506

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