University of Rochester Inpatient Transplant Infectious Diseases (ID) - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant in Rochester, New York

Schedule

Full Time position available (40 hours per week)

Responsibilities

The inpatient Transplant ID APP will work primarily in collaboration with Transplant Infectious Disease physicians to manage a variety of infectious diseases clinical issues in the inpatient and out-patient setting. The APP will work closely with Transplant ID physicians, fellows, and pharmacists. The APP will rotate on the general ID service on an as needed basis. The ideal candidate must be able to work both independently and as part of a team. The APP will participate in consultative care of inpatients and outpatients with infectious disease problems with a primary focus on infections in solid organ and bone marrow transplant patients and liquid tumor patients. Infections in this population progresses more rapidly and require early and aggressive management. The array of infectious etiologies is broad and host response is blunted necessitating a high degree of clinical suspicion and an aggressive often invasive diagnostic approach. Care is multidisciplinary and involves close communication and cooperative with Transplant Surgery, Hepatology, Nephrology, Critical Care, and Oncology. The APP will work closely with sub-specialty trained Transplant Infectious Disease attendings in the initial evaluation and follow up these patients. The APP will also participate in daily multidisciplinary Transplant conference and weekly Transplant Infectious Disease conference as well as scheduled divisional conferences. Requirements:NP at least a Master’s degree in Nursing; active NYS licensure as a RN and NP in good standing. Current national certification as a Nurse Practitioner (at start of program). PA completion of an AMA approved PA program; active NYS PA licensure in good standing. Current national certification as a Registered Physician Assistant. Prior Infectious Disease experience is valued but not required. All applicants should demonstrate clinical competence as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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.

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.

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Job Title: Inpatient Transplant Infectious Diseases (ID) - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Location: Transplant Services

Job ID: 211040

Regular/Temporary: Regular