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MD Anderson Cancer Center

Advanced Practice Provider (APRN or PA) - Critical Care Medicine

Healthcare

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Houston, Texas, United States

Advanced Practice Provider opportunity in Critical Care Medicine Department. Ideal candidate must be an Advanced Practice Provider with at least one year of experience in an intensive care unit (working as an APP). Oncology experience is a plus.

Shift: 5:00am - 7:00pm (3 days a week) with rotating weekends and holidays

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS

Patient Care: Critical Care Medicine APPs in the Intensive Care Unit are responsible for: 1) Conducting comprehensive patient history and physicals 2) Developing a treatment plan 3) Evaluating patient outcomes in coordination with attending physicians 4) Collaborating with attending physicians 5) Facilitating family conferences in collaboration with multidisciplinary team 6) Dictating and/or document patient care notes within 24 hours 7) Submitting appropriate charges within 24 hours.

Procedures: Critical Care Medicine APPs in the Intensive Care Unit are responsible for: 1) Actively participating in Class III procedure and core privileges 2) Completing procedure notes within 24 hours 3) Submitting appropriate charges within 24 hours 4) Keeping a weekly log of all procedures performed and/or use electronic health records.

Others duties assigned: Critical Care Medicine APPs in the Intensive Care Unit are responsible for: 1) Assisting attendings with completing M&M slips; 2) Presenting patients at M&M Conference; 3) Collaborating with triage attendings during triage process 4) Turning in the completed slips to the department's Patient Safety Quality Officer each week.

EDUCATION:

Required: Master's degree from an accredited Physician Assistant (PA) program by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA), except for Physician Assistants who graduated from a PA program prior to 2013.

Required: Master's Degree in Nursing or Doctor of Nursing Practice. May be waived for applicants who obtained recognition as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse from the Texas State Board of Nursing prior to 1/1/2003. Graduate education and related Texas Board of Nursing authorization must be consistent with clinical practice area and patient population.

EXPERIENCE:

Required: None.

Preferred: At least two years of experience in an intensive care unit as an APP. Oncology experience is a plus.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

Required: All of the following:

All of the following: PA certification by the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants. Licensed by the Texas State Board of Physician Assistant Examiners.

MAY BE REQUIRED: Eligible to be granted limited prescriptive authority by the State of Texas. Must meet the American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS), ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) or PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) if working in one of following department: Pediatrics - Patient Care (113100).

Required:

All of the following: Written authorization from the Texas Board of Nursing to function as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN or ACNP or ACNPC or ACAGNP or AGACNP or ACNPC-AG or AGACNP or AGNP or ACPNP or ANP or AGNP or AGPCNP or FNP or GNP or PNP or PMHNP or WHNP or APNP). Related authorization must be consistent with clinical practice area and patient population. Basic Life Support (BLS). Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) If working in the following departments: Pediatric - Patient Care (113100).

MAY BE REQUIRED: Authorization for limited prescriptive authority by the Texas Board of Nursing.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. [Register to View]

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 152663
  • Employment Status: Full-Time
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay
  • Work Week: Day/Evening, Weekends
  • Fund Type: Hard
  • Work Location: Onsite
  • Pivotal Position: Yes
  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 100,000
  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 125,000
  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 150,000
  • Science Jobs: No