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Advanced Practice Provider - Residency/Fellowship

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Pittsburgh, PA - Allegheny General Hospital
  • Direct Patient Care Providers
  • Full time
  • Rotational (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

The Advanced Practice Provider Residency Program is a year-long integrated learning experience for new graduate nurse practitioners and physician assistants during their transition from academia to clinical application. Program participants will have dedicated didactic and procedural education that coincides with their specialty department. Program participants will perform essential skills within their scope of practice to care fo patients under preceptor Physician or Advanced Practice Provider supervision to allow the participant an opportunity to gain experiences and integrate their learning.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides appropriate patient care to include recording patient medical history and physical assessment, developing therapeutic care plan, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, discharge planning and providing accurate medical record documentation for patient assignment. (40%)
  • Participates, develops, and implements performance and/or quality improvement initiatives. Develops educational presentations for other members of the healthcare team. (10%)
  • Communicates and coordinates patient care with patient, family, community health services and interdisciplinary team. Involves attending physician regarding plan of care and involves physician in clinical decision-making of any issues that are outside the APP knowledge-base or scope of practice. (15%)
  • Competently perform advanced diagnostic and/or therapeutic interventions appropriate to their scope of practice as outlined on their network practice agreement (20%)
  • Participates in educational seminars, grand rounds, and other didactic learning necessary to perform in their specialty role. (15%)
  • Other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Graduate from an ARC-PA accredited program and certified by National Commission On Certification Of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) OR graduate from a PA State Board of Nursing Approved Master’s or Post-Master’s program
  • PA Physician Assistant License and on-going successful re-certification as PA-C (NCCPA) OR PA RN license and on-going successful re-certification Certified Nurse Practitioner License (AANP or ANCC)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification -- applicable for Emergency/ICU APPs only
  • Program starts January 2, 2023 - December 31, 2023
  • This is a fellowship position with setting in the ICU and NOT a surgical fellowship. Rotations include Trauma, Burn, Surgical, Medical and Neuro ICU’s at Allegheny General, West Penn and Forbes Hospitals. This position has no weekend, holiday or on-call requirements.

Preferred

  • 1 years with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • 1 years with electronic medical records
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) certification

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.

 

As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. 

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