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Company: University of New Mexico - Hospitals
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

APRN/PA CRITICAL CARE FELLOWSHIP TRAINING PROGRAM --Sign-on bonus available for internal/external candidates! --Relocation reimbursement available for external candidates! --Benefits include a $1100 CME stipend This intensive Critical Care Fellowship (CCF) is an elective 12-month postgraduate training program for acute care nurse practitioners (ACNPs) and physician assistants (PAs) interested in a career in critical care. The curriculum includes a year of supervised clinical training in various settings, including Surgical Critical Care, Neuroscience Critical Care, Medical Critical Care, and consulting services. Additional didactic training will focus on core competencies of critical care medicine, including simulation experiences, case scenarios, Fundamentals of Critical Care course, and other relevant curricula. Website: TO APPLY: Read these instructions carefully; incomplete applications will not be considered. There is no deadline, but the positions will be closed when they are filled. Start date is typically 4-6 months after accepting the position. Please look over the minimum qualifications before applying. IN ADDITION TO YOUR CV/RESUME In this order, upload in just one PDF document: 1. One-page cover letter outlining your specific interest in pursuing the critical care APP fellowship 2. Your CV/resume 3. An unofficial transcript from your APRN/PA program 4. A personal statement of 500 words or less: Why are you pursuing an APP fellowship in critical care? What will you contribute to the program, team, and UNM Hospital? What do diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) mean to you? How will your background, personal life experience, and unique perspective enrich the fellowship program and the patients served by UNM Hospital? 5. Three letters of recommendation that speak to why you are the ideal candidate for this program. --Letters do not have to be the same people you list as references in your application.Department: Inpatient Adv Practice ProvFTE: 1.00Full TimeShift: DaysPosition Summary:Under direct preceptorship, develop the skills necessary to function in internal medicine or surgical areas as an advanced practice provider. Supervision and education utilizing current advanced practice providers, internal medicine or surgical faculty, and educational resources with mentorship. Goals and priorities are in accordance with patient and staff needs and organizational objectives. Ensure adherence to Hospitals and departmental policies and procedures. Patient care proctorship may include neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups.Detailed responsibilities:* PATIENT CARE - Under direct preceptorship, assess, diagnose and develop treatment plans; implement treatment, follow-up and evaluate patient within the scope of practice protocols as outlined by state statute * PATIENT CARE - Under supervision, perform patient history and physical exams as needed for procedures or admissions; document findings noting pertinent normal and abnormal findings * PATIENT CARE - Under supervision, complete daily rounds and orders, consultations with nurses, specialist and ancillary staff, discharge summary, transfers, medication management and other orders as required for the management of patient care * PATIENT CARE - Perform invasive and non-invasive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures under direct supervision * PATIENT CARE - With direct supervision, interpret appropriate diagnostic procedures and tests. Explain the necessity of preparation, nature, and anticipated effects of procedures to patient and patient's family * PATIENT CARE - Evaluate and revise intervention care/treatment plan with patient and family as necessary to achieve improved health under supervision * PATIENT CARE - Under supervision, provide education for patients and/or families about preventative care, medical issues and use of the prescribed medical treatment * DOCUMENTATION - Provide accurate documentation of patient care, document orders, directives, procedures and patient responses in the medical record and communicate them to other members of the health care team; maintain accurate, legible and confidential records* PATIENT CARE - Work as a team member with medical/nursing/counseling staff to provide comprehensive care and promote continuity of care* ROLE MODEL - Act as a role model through conduct, appearance, communication, mutual respect, leadership, ethical decision-making, critical thinking, and problem solving skills* RESEARCH - Support research by conducting or participating in research studies; incorporate findings in clinical practice* EDUCATION- Participation in departmental educational activities including but not limited to didactic education, skill labs, morbidity and mortality division meetings, quality committees as assigned, pre, intra, and postoperative management and care of surgical patients within fellowship curriculum * DEVELOPMENT - Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reading current literature, attending in-services, meetings and workshops* PATIENT SAFETY 1 - Follow patient safety-related policies, procedures and protocols* PATIENT SAFETY 2 - Demonstrate proactive approach to patient safety by seeking opportunities to improve patient safety through questioning of current policies and processes* PATIENT SAFETY 3 - Identify and report/correct environmental conditions and/or situations that may put a patient at undue risk* PATIENT SAFETY 4 - Report potential or actual patient safety concerns, medical errors and/or near misses in a timely manner* PATIENT SAFETY 5 - Encourage patients to actively participate in their own care by asking questions and reporting treatment or situations that they don't understand or may "not seem right"QualificationsEducation:Essential:* Program GraduateEducation specialization:Essential:* Advanced Nurse or Physician AssistantExperience:Essential:1 year directly related experienceNonessential:Bilingual English/Keres, Tewa, Tiwa, Towa, Zuni, or NavajoCredentials:Essential:* CPR for Healthcare/BLS Prov or Prof Rescuers w/in 30 days* ACLS or PALS (as applicable) within 30 days of hire* Prescriptive Authority from the State of New Mexico* State of New Mexico and Federal DEA Certification* Advanced Practice RN or Physician Asst Lic & NCCPA CertNonessential:* Pediatric Nursing Certification as applicablePhysical Conditions:Medium Work: Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.Working conditions:Essential:* Sig Hazard: Chemicals, Bio Hazardous Materials req PPE* Subject to UNM credentialing; must maintain credentialingDepartment: Advanced Practice Providers

Keywords: University of New Mexico - Hospitals, Albuquerque , APP POST GRADUATE FELLOW, Other , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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