MUSCP Advanced Practice Provider (APP – NP/PA) – Department of Medicine: Division of General Interna

Medical University of South Carolina | Charleston, SC, United States

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Posted Date 4/22/2023
Description

Job Description Summary

A full-time position for an Advanced Practice Practitioner (Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant) to work in an innovative sickle cell center for adult patients. Services are based within the Rena N. Grant Sickle Cell Center (Rutledge Tower 2nd floor) and supported by an interdisciplinary team who provide comprehensive medical care, specialty services including implementation of evidence-based and disease modifying therapies, embedded mental health services, intensive case management and social work services, recreational therapies, and infusion services lead by a physician medical director. Duties to include 5 days/week in various clinical settings in addition to shared management of patient phone calls and patient portal services. Direct patient care will further include in-patient rounding on hospitalized patients in a consultative role, longitudinal management, and infusion therapies. Applicant should be comfortable with basic pain management and will receive training for disease specific needs. There may be opportunities to participate in research.

Entity

University Medical Associates (UMA) Only Employees and Financials

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type?

Regular

Cost Center

CC000969 COM DOM GIM Internal Medicine CC

Pay Rate Type

Salary

Pay Grade

Health-32

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Work Shift

Day (United States of America)

Job Description

Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Salaried/Exempt

Hours per week: 40

Scheduled Work Hours/Shift: Monday-Friday, 8:00am- 5:00pm. Position will be expected to work on average 1-2 Saturdays per month and will be scheduled off one weekday during that same week.
 

Patient Population Focus
Inpatient, Outpatient, Infusion Suite

Patient Population Age Range
13 years - death

Required Training and Experience   

Required Minimum Training: Completion of an accredited Physician Assistant program and currently licensed or eligible for licensure as a Physician Assistant or completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program and currently licensed or eligible for licensure as an APRN as noted below.

  • Physician Assistant

or

  • APRN License Type/Certification:

    • AGPNP/ANP (Adult Gerontology Primary Care NP or Adult NP): Adult pts (13 years to death), stable chronic disease state management or primary care setting.
    • FNP (Family NP): (birth to death) Stable chronic disease state management, primary care across the lifespan.

Required Experience: Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a PA, FNP or ANP preferred.  Willing to consider an excellent candidate with less experience.

Preferred Training and Experience
 

Preferred Training: Physician Assistant (PA) or if APRN, License Type/Certification identified below:

  • Physician Assistant

or

  • APRN

    • AGACNP/ACNP (Adult Gerontology Acute Care NP/Acute Care Nurse Practitioner): Adult pts (13 years to death), acutely ill or injured, potentially unstable, or technologically dependent (vents, drips, monitors, etc.)

Preferred Experience: Minimum of 1 year as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner in primary care or urgent care preferred.

Degree of Supervision
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse or Physician Assistant will be assigned a Primary Supervising/Collaborating Physician employed by MUSC and will report directly to this physician.

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations

All certifications must be current and complete prior to start date:

Basic Life Support (BLS).

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
If applicable, DHEC and DEA license applications must be started prior to first day.

 

Job Duties:

Provides direct care to patients through the following activities:

  • Takes comprehensive history and performs physical examinations
  • Evaluates and treats on the basis of history, physical examination, radiological, laboratory, and other diagnostic test results pursuant to the practice agreement or scope of practice guideline
  • Initiates referrals to other health care providers, and/or consults with the attending physician or the collaborating physician
  • Documents and bills for direct care provided
  • Utilizes current research and evidence-based decision-making in all clinical practice
  • Performs and participates in quality/performance improvement activities and clinical research
  • Participates in and supports accreditation, compliance, and regulatory activities of the organization
  • Demonstrates responsibility for professional practice through active participation in professional organizations and continuing education
  • Potential to precept students at MUSC enrolled as an advanced practice provider student; and facilitates the learning of other new team members
  • APRN or PA must maintain licenses, certifications, CNEs/CMEs, etc. as required by applicable policies and state law

Physical Requirements

Continuous requirements are to perform job functions while standing, walking and sitting. Ability to bend at the waist, kneel, climb stairs, reach in all directions, fully use both hands and legs, possess good finger dexterity, perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders, reach in all directions. Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. Maintain 20/40 vision corrected, see and recognize objects close at hand and at a distance, work in a latex safe environment and work indoors. Frequently lift, lower, push and pull and/or carry objects weighing 50 lbs (+/-) unassisted, exert up to 50 lbs of force, lift from 36" to overhead 25 lbs. Infrequently work in dusty areas and confined/cramped spaces. 

Additional Job Description

N/A

If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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Employment Type
Full time
Category
Healthcare & Public Health

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