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Advanced Practice Provider- Transplant Specialty

University Hospital
Category | Physician & Mid-Level Providers Job Schedule | Full Time Job Shift | Day Shift Job ID | 00071213 Post Date | Jun. 13, 2024 Department | Transplantation Services-Op
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Job Description for Specialty Physician Assistant:

POSITION SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides primary health care and performs selective medical services under the direction of specialty physicians. Responsible for diagnostic and therapeutic management of patients by completing medical histories, conducting physicals, establishing diagnosis through tests, and formulating treatment plans. Provides follow-up and health maintenance care of patients in accordance with protocols approved by a physician.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
Successful Completion of an educational program for physician assistants or surgeon assistants accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, or by that committee's predecessor or successor entities is required. One year of training in the appropriate specialty is required.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION
Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants is recommended. Must be currently licensed as a Physician Assistant in the State of Texas. Must maintain current AHA BLS or higher in accordance with Medical-Dental Staff and UMA bylaws. Valid DEA number must be obtained within 90-days of hire.

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Job Description for Specialty Nurse Practitioner:

POSITION SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES

            Serves as member of health care team that provides specialized health care including preventive care and on-going health maintenance for selected groups of patients.  Functions in a variety of settings ranging from ambulatory to inpatient.  Participates in the care of well, acutely ill and chronically ill patients.

EDUCATION

            A Registered Professional Nurse who is prepared for advanced nursing practice by virtue of knowledge and skills obtained through an accredited post basic or advanced educational program of study acceptable to the Board of Nurse Examiners.  A Master’s degree in nursing is preferred.  Must be a participating Medicare provider or eligible to obtain a Medicare provider number.  Three years of nursing experience is required and two years of advanced practice is preferred. 

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

            Must be currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in Texas and credentialed by the State to practice as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner.  Must maintain current AHA BLS or higher in accordance with Medical-Dental staff bylaws.  Prescriptive authority is required.  Valid DEA number must be obtained within 90 days of hire.  Certification by a national nursing body is required. 

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