UPMC Nurse Midwife or PA or CRNP- Obgyn (Chautauqua) in Jamestown, New York
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UPMC Chautauqua at WCA is hiring a full-time Midwife or Physician Assistant or Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner to help support the Ob-gyn Department. This position will work Monday through Friday with the possiblity of on-call on the weekends. This position will work within the hospital at the outpatient clinic and some within the labor and delivery department.
What Can You Bring to UPMC?
Contribute to UPMC’s mission of Life Changing Medicine
Set the standards for the level and quality of care for the care delivery team
Provide patient care activities for a group of patients and their families through the application of independent judgment, communication and collaboration with all team members.
Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with physicians, other health care providers, patients and their families, to achieve desired patient outcomes throughout the continuum of care.
Demonstrate a commitment to the community and to your health care profession
What UPMC Can Do for You:
A career path that provides you with the right experience to be successful in the position you want to obtain now and, in the future
Health and welfare benefits like medical, vision, dental, and life and disability, and an exceptional retirement program
Work life balance to help manage other importance aspects of your life such as: PTO, wellness programs, paid parental leave
Competitive pay for the work that you do – base pay, merit, and premium pay
The Staff Advanced Practice Provider (APP) is a Physician Assistant or Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner and a member of the care delivery team. The Staff APP is responsible to set the standards for the level and quality of care. The Staff APP has responsibility, authority and accountability for the provision of care through supervision by and collaboration with a physician. The Staff APP manages and provides patient care activities for a group of patients and their families through the application of independent judgment, communication and collaboration with all team members. The role of the Staff APP encompasses the beginnings of leadership, partnership, collaboration and supervision. The Staff APP establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with physicians, other health care providers, patients and their families, to achieve desired patient outcomes throughout the continuum of care. The Staff APP begins to demonstrate a commitment to the community and to their healthcare profession.
The successful candidate will be placed according to years and months of experience for employment purposes.
Perform accurate history and physical examinations on essentially healthy women, order and interpret diagnostic tests, diagnose problems, and manage minor problems and illnesses.
Provide primary care in an ambulatory setting to women: preconception care, prenatal care, labor and delivery management, postpartum care, normal newborn care, well-woman gynecology, family planning, counseling in health promotion, maintenance and disease prevention.
Participate in research and continuing education activities.
Instruct and supervise nursing and medical personnel.
Follow the mandatory reporting procedures for any incident or serious event that did affect or potentially could have affected the clinical care of any patient.
Identify deviations from normal and consults, co-manages or refers as appropriate.
Provide individualized educational opportunities for students including mentoring, supervision and evaluation.
Provide individualized client teaching and counseling utilizing the nurse midwifery philosophy.
Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care and/or interact appropriately to the patients served as specified below
Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span
Possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs
Provide the care needs as described in the department policy and procedures
*Special Skills and Abilities Required: *
Ability to establish and maintain positive, caring relationships with executives, managers, physicians, non-physician providers, ancillary and support staff, other departments, and patients/families
Ability to work productively and effectively within a complex environment
Handle multiple/changing priorities and specialized equipment
Critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving abilities required as related to various aspects of patient care
Good clinical judgment
Critical thinking skills necessary to exercise and lead others in application of acceptable standards of practice
Mobility and visual manual dexterity
Physical stamina for frequent walking, standing, lifting and positioning of patients
This position is dependent upon successful attainment and maintenance of hospital privileges, if applicable to the Business Unit practice.
Licensure, Education, Certifications, and Clearances
The successful completion of an approved nurse practitioner program is required
BSN, MSN is preferred
Professional nursing experience and/or nurse practitioner experience is preferred
Current state RN license and CRNP certification are required
National certification, eligible for licensure by Pennsylvania board of nursing, eligible for certification as a CRNP by Pennsylvania state board of nursing
Current CPR certification is required
Act 34 Clearance required
A graduate of a physician assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the physician assistant (ARC-PA) is required
BS or MS candidate is preferred
Experience as a physician assistant and/or experience in a clinical setting is preferred
Current state PA license certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) is required
Current CPR certification is required
Act 34 Clearance required
Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Registered Nurse (RN)
Completion of an accredited school of nurse midwifery required. Bachelor's degree required.
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