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Adv Practice Provider I-ACLS

Date:  Sep 2, 2021
Location: 

Dallas, TX, US

Category:  Advanced Practice Jobs
Shift Type:  Day
Requisition ID:  529141

Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration and support, everyone at Parkland works together to fulfill our mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care. By joining Parkland, you become part of a diverse healthcare legacy that’s served our community for more than 125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a job. It’s our passion.

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Responsible for providing health care for patients in designated primary or specialty area, including patient diagnoses, treatment, education and referrals. Serves as a resource and role model for clinical practice, training, evaluation and direct management of practitioners and students in all areas encompassed by the service line to ensure optimal patient care quality. Assist leadership in assessing, planning, organizing, and implementing designated advanced practice provider activities. 

 

Searching for a Physician Assistant or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner with an interest or passion in Radiological procedures.  This position is working with inpatients and outpatients.  Applicants should be organized, manage time well, good communicators and function cohesively in an APP team that rotates in different areas – Vascular interventional radiological procedures, Abdominal procedures, Musculoskeletal procedures, and Neuro procedures.  Full Time with benefits.  Schedule is 8 hours – 5 days a week with the eventual expectation to work 1 Saturday a month.  No Sunday shifts.  Applicants with experience and new graduates are welcome to apply.   

 

 

 

MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS

Education -

 

Physician Assistant:

- Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university and successful completion of an accredited Physician Assistant Program recognized by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) or its predecessors.

- Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN):

- Master's Degree in Nursing accredited through the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) or the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN).

 

Experience

- None Equivalent Education and/or Experience

- Current employees hired at Parkland before 3/1/2014, may have an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Certification/Registration/Licensure

- Must have current healthcare provider CPR course completion card from one of the following:

- American Heart Association

- American Red Cross

- Military Training Network.

 

- Must meet and maintain licensing and registration requirements as delineated by the Medical Staff Bylaws, Medical Staff Rules and Regulations, and Credentialing Policies/Procedures.

- Current certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) must be attained within 90 days of hire and must be maintained throughout employment.

- Physician Assistant: Current, valid Physician Assistant licensure from the Texas Board of Physician Assistants.

 

Current certification as a Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

 

- Advanced Practice Registered Nurse:

- Current RN licensure from the Texas Board of Nursing; or, valid Compact RN license.

- Current licensure from the Texas Board of Nursing as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) with authorization to practice as an Adult-Gerontology Acute Care, or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, or Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.

- Must have active certification as Nurse Practitioner by one of the following:

- Adult-Gerontology-Acute Care Nurse Practitioner by ANCC or American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Certification Corporation (AACNCC) 

- Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) by ANCC or AACNCC 

- Pediatric Nurse Practitioner  Acute Care (PNP-AC) by PNCB.

 

Skills or Special Abilities

- Provides care to assigned patient population in accordance with the current State of Texas Nursing Practice Act or Texas Medical Board Rules, as applicable to licensure, established protocols, multidisciplinary plan of care, and clinical area specific standards.

- Must demonstrate leadership ability through both superior clinical skills and as a practice development resource.

- Must have effective verbal and written communication skills.

- Must have effective leadership skills to include motivation, recruitment, retention, and change management.

- Must demonstrate knowledge of Parkland policies, structure, procedures, and mission.

- Must demonstrate patient centered behaviors.

 

Preferred:

- Spanish proficiency is preferred

 

Responsibilities

1. Performs clinical practitioner duties in designated specialty area. Obtains histories, performs physical exams, makes assessments, orders tests to adequately assess and determine diagnoses and plan of care.

2. Records health history, findings, treatment and recommendations accurately, clearly, and concisely. Manages time effectively to ensure optimal use of patient and provider resources. Consults appropriately with supervising physicians and refers patients as necessary to ensure optimal patient outcomes.

3. Includes patients and/or families in determining the plan of care, when appropriate. Educates patients and families to ensure self-management, follow-up, and compliance with established treatment.

4. Supports interdisciplinary collaboration to ensure continuous quality care and to promote positive health outcomes with a focus on good customer service and patient satisfaction.

5. Stays abreast of the latest developments, advancements and trends in the practice field by attending seminars/workshops, reading professional journals, actively participating in professional organizations. Participates in PHHS education activities.

6. Maintains and implements knowledge of all applicable rules, regulations, policies, laws, and guidelines that impact the respective APP fields. Develops effective internal controls that promote adherence to applicable state/federal laws, and the program requirements of accreditation agencies and federal, state, and private health plans. Maintains current professional certifications and licensure as required by the organization and the APPs governing body. Seeks advice and guidance as necessary to ensure proper understanding. Timely completion of all assigned modules and yearly PHHS obligations as defined by the corporate compliance department.

7. Identifies work processes and flows for the assigned department. Suggests appropriate changes to improve work effectiveness, productivity and efficiency that support the overall goals of PHHS or the area. Consistently provides quality customer service to internal and external PHHS customers.

8. Assists in developing, implementing, and monitoring annual goals and objectives for the department that support the mission and objectives of PHHS and the department. Attends regular staff meetings.

 

Job Accountabilities

1. Identifies ways to improve work processes and improve customer satisfaction. Makes recommendations to supervisor, implements, and monitors results as appropriate in support of the overall goals of the department and Parkland.

2. Stays abreast of the latest developments, advancements, and trends in the field by attending seminars/workshops, reading professional journals, actively participating in professional organizations, and/or maintaining certification or licensure. Integrates knowledge gained into current work practices.

3. Maintains knowledge of applicable rules, regulations, policies, laws and guidelines that impact the area. Develops effective internal controls designed to promote adherence with applicable laws, accreditation agency requirements, and federal, state, and private health plans. Seeks advice and guidance as needed to ensure proper understanding.

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.


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