Abdominal Imaging Advanced Practice Provider, within the department of Imaging Sciences

Rochester, NY

Responsibilities

The Abdominal Imaging Advanced Practice Provider (Al APP) is responsible for providing competent medical care in accordance with the professional scope of practice and current State of New York Regulatory Statues. The position is designed to be onsite-at SMH. There is future potential for reading at other affiliated sites covered by the Abdominal Imaging Division.

As an Al APP, you will be expected to become proficient in the full spectrum of Abdominal Imaging applications to problem solving for diagnostic challenges affecting the GI System and GU System, Vascular System and other body systems found in the abdomen and pelvis. Problem solving will include providing guidance to clinicians in the planning/selection of studies and review of studies after completion. The timeline for proficiency will vary depending upon the candidate’s prior scope of practice. Examination reviews are in conjunction with interpretation with the supervision of a licensed Radiologist.

Our patient population includes ED patients, inpatients, and outpatients. Exam preparation encompasses the planning and protocolling of studies followed by real time review of imaging, especially for acutely ill patients. AI APPs are educated to become proficient in rapid response assessment and treatment of patients with contrast reactions.

The AI APP collaborates with all members of the Imaging Sciences team in the promotion and provision of our common goals of optimizing patient care. The AI APP will participate in the education of learners (students and new employees) using clinical learning experiences, knowledge, sharing and skill training. Key characteristics for a practitioner in these roles include an ability to work independently and in the framework of a team. The ability to meet the intellectual and physical challenges of this rewarding position are key elements of the success of our team efforts.

QUALIFICATIONS: Current New York State License as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner. Current RT license or eligibility not required but a plus. 3-5 years minimum practice experience. Radiology experience not required.

Qualifications

Nurse Practitioner

Requires a Master's Degree in Nursing or related field and an active New York State license in good standing. Applicants will have 5 years experience as an RN with one to three years of leadership experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. The Nurse Practitioner influences the quality and delivery of care in various roles including consultant, researcher, mentor, and practitioner. This role may be unit, program, or service based and is involved in continuous quality improvement initiatives.

Physician Assistant

Completion of an AMA approved Physician Assistant program, licensure in good standing, and certified as a Registered Physician Assistant. Demonstrated clinical competence, superior verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal effectiveness and customer relation skills, computer competence and must have an active desire to learn. This role may be unit, program, or service based and is involved in continuous quality improvement initiatives.

How To Apply

Current University of Rochester employees need only submit a resume to NursingRecruitment@urmc.rochester.edu. All other interested applicants should apply online or submit a resume to Nursing Recruitment, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 619-19, Rochester, NY 14642, or fax resume to 585.756.5882.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $44.71- $67.07

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum annual salary for this faculty position. Individual salaries will be determined within the job’s salary range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations. Incentive-based compensation may also be applicable and will be discussed during the hiring process.

Location: Ambulatory Services
Full/Part Time:
Schedule: FT position available, Monday - Friday.