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APRN / PA INPATIENT Inpatient Stroke Service

Edgewood, New Mexico
Job Type
17 Sep 2022
Department: Inpt APP - Neuroscience
FTE: 1.00
Full Time (30 - 40 hours per week)
Shift: Days

UNMH Inpatient Stroke service is seeking a dynamic, motivated Advanced Practice Provider (APP) to join our team. Were the only designated comprehensive stroke center in NM. Responsible for providing stroke education, delivery, and oversight of patient care. 12hours with one 8 hours shift every two weeks. Sign on bonus for external candidates Relocation reimbursement also available

Position Summary:
Function in a specialized area of advance practice in the role of practitioner, mentor, consultant, educator, researcher and manager. Establish goals and priorities in accordance with patient and staff needs and organizational objectives. Ensure adherence to Hospitals and departmental policies and procedures. Patient care assignment may include neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups.

Detailed responsibilities:
PATIENT CARE - 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 - Perform patient history and physical exams as needed for procedures or admissions; document findings noting pertinent normal and abnormal findings
PATIENT CARE - Complete admitting orders, 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
PATIENT CARE - Order and 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
PATIENT CARE - 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
EDUCATION - Guide, teach, support and serve as a clinical resource nursing and medical staff
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
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"

Program Graduate
Education specialization:
Advanced Nurse or Physician Assistant

1 year directly related experience

Bilingual English, Spanish, Keres, Tewa, Tiwa, Towa, Zuni, or Navajo
Specialization in applicable area
3 years directly related experience

CPR for Healthcare/BLS Prov or Prof Rescuers w/in 30 days
Advanced Practice RN or Physician Asst Lic & NCCPA Cert
Pediatric Nursing Certification as applicable
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

Physical 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:
Sig Hazard: Chemicals, Bio Hazardous Materials req PPE
Subject to UNM credentialing; must maintain credentialing

Department: Advanced Practice Providers

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  • Job Reference: 714735457-2
  • Date Posted: 17 September 2022
  • Recruiter: University of New Mexico - Hospitals
  • Location: Edgewood, New Mexico
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent