Pre-Transplant - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
Opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to work in a fast paced, clinically challenging environment. Primary responsibilities include working collaboratively with transplant surgery/hepatology and a multidisciplinary care team to provide care for patients under evaluation and listed for liver transplant. Responsibilities include treatment of decompensated liver disease. Management of acute and chronic liver disease. Including medication management, ordering and reviewing testing. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with transplant hepatologists, surgeons, and transplant coordinators within the program.
Candidate must have excellent communication skills and be comfortable working in a dynamic multidisciplinary setting. Attendance at divisional/departmental weekly and monthly conferences is expected. Involvement in research, committees, developing and maintain policy and procedures is encouraged. The candidate will serve as a resource on end-stage liver disease and liver transplantation to internal and external health care providers. The NP/PA is responsible for direct patient care, documentation of care delivered, adherence to hospital and nursing policies, procedures and practice standards, education of patients and staff, assurance of service excellence, completion of state and hospital required reviews of practice and participation in performance and quality improvement and other activities as required. The successful candidate will work collaboratively within the multidisciplinary Transplant Team including MD, APP, Social Workers, Dieticians, and RNs. Strong clinical and communication skills required.
Require a Master’s degree (or pending) as a Nurse Practitioner, an active New York State Registered Nurse license in good standing, an active/pending New York State Nurse Practitioner licensure in good standing and current/pending national certification as an Nurse Practitioner.
Requires completion (or pending) of an ARC-PA approved Physician Assistant program, an active/pending New York State Physician Assistant licensure in good standing and current/pending national certification as a Physician Assistant by the NCCPA ( National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants)
NPs and PAs will demonstrate clinical competence, superior verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal effectiveness and customer relations skills, computer competence and must have an active desire to learn. The APP will participate in the education of learners (students and new employees), using clinical learning experiences, knowledge sharing and skill training.
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: $44.71 - $67.07
The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation 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.
Location: Transplant Services
Schedule: FT outpatient position available (40 hours), Primarily Days, Monday thru Friday 8-hour shifts (No Holiday or Call)