Advanced Practice Provider (APP), Resident NP
Company: UMass Memorial Medical Group
Posted on: July 14, 2019
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Requisition #: 192783
Title:: Advanced Practice Provider (APP), Resident NP
Dept: Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Critical Care Residency
Posting Date: April 15, 2019
Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center – University Campus
The resident PA or NP practices under the general supervision of a
physician. His/her scope of practice includes: obtaining a complete
medical history; performing a physical examination; ordering and
interpreting laboratory tests and imaging studies; formulating a
diagnosis and treatment plan; prescribing and/or dispensing
medication; assisting in surgery or other invasive procedures; and
counseling patients and families under supervision of a physician.
In addition, the Resident PA or NP is required to participate in a
program of instruction provided by the Program and is expected to
satisfy the academic requirement of this Program, as determined by
the Program Director and the Medical Director.
A Bachelor Degree and graduation from an accredited Physician
Assistant or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program are required.
The employee must have a current license, issued by the Physician
Assistant and/or Nurse Practitioner Board of the Massachusetts
Office of Health and Human Services; current NCCPA and/or ANCC
certification; Massachusetts Controlled Substances registration (or
eligible); federal DEA Controlled Substance registration (or
eligible), BLS and ACLS
Unless certification, licensure or registration is required, an
equivalent combination of education and experience which provides
proficiency in the areas of responsibility listed in this
description may be substituted for the above requirements.
Department-specific competencies, including age-specific
competencies and their measurements, will be developed and
maintained in the individual departments. The competencies will be
maintained and attached to the departmental job description.
Responsible managers will review competencies with position
Performs and documents a complete history and physical examination,
including review of the available medical record, to formulate a
diagnosis and treatment plan.
Orders and reviews appropriate laboratory tests and imaging
Participates in daily inpatient rounds and records daily progress
Requests consultations and communicates with consultants.
Performs routine bedside procedures as described in the
"Delineation of Privileges".
Performs appropriate advanced procedures under direct physician
supervision, or, when such privileges are granted, under indirect
Assists in the operating room, or in other special procedures, as
required, records brief operative or pre-procedure note.
Prescribes and/or administers oral or parenteral medication to
inpatients or outpatients in accordance with state law, UMMHC
policy, and as provided in the "Delineation of Privileges" and
"Guidelines for Prescribing", which area in place for each
individual Physician Assistant and or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
and Supervising Physician.
Orders routine nursing care, diet orders, and orders for allied
health services, including speech, respiratory, and physical
Completes patient discharge instructions and discharge summaries
accurately; counsels patients and families; communicates with
discharge planners and other agencies.
Maintains all required credentials, including stat licensure, state
controlled substance registration, DEA registration, NCCPA
certification, BLS, ACLS, and FCCS certification, as appropriate in
each practice setting.
Accepts orientation and training assignments, when requested,
providing leadership to students and junior colleagues;
participates in clinical conferences, rounds, quality-control
meetings, and clinical research, as appropriate in each practice
Completes promptly all outstanding medical records as required by
the needs of each clinical service.
Evaluates patients in outpatient clinics or in the Emergency
Department, accurately documenting each encounter, and
communicating with the Supervising Physician in accordance with
Provides emergency care, as required, according to BLS and ACLS
Demonstrates a commitment to on-going quality improvement; complies
with institutional and department policies and procedures; complies
with health and safety regulations; performs other similar and
related duties as required and directed.
Complies with the policies and procedures of the UMMHC Affiliate
Practitioner Residency (APR) Program in Critical Care.
Participates in the academic and training programs of the UMMHC APR
Program in Critical Care; satisfactorily completes academic and
research assignments, as determined by the Residency Program;
accepts and satisfactorily discharges clinical assignments, as
determined by the Residency Director and the Medical Director of
the Residency Program.
Complies with established departmental policies, procedures, and
Attends a variety of meetings, conferences, and seminars as
required or directed.
Demonstrates use of quality improvement in daily operations.
Complies with all health and safety regulations and
Performs other similar and related duties as required or
All responsibilities are essential job functions.
Standards of Respect:
We're striving to make respect a part of everything we do at UMass
Memorial – for our patients and for each other. We're expecting
that our new caregivers practice our six Standards of Respect:
Acknowledge, Listen, Communicate, Be Responsive, Be a Team Player,
and Be Kind, to help us make respect a part of how we take care of
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