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Title:

NP/PA - Surgery Transplant

Responsibilities:

Join our team and be a part of the talent that makes UWMF/UW Health the best work and academic environments. The Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant functions as an independent healthcare provider who, working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary health team including transplant surgeons and transplant physicians, is responsible for providing comprehensive care to both well and ill patients in an inpatient, outpatient, and clinical setting. He/she demonstrates a high degree of clinical expertise in working with patients with acute and chronic illnesses, specifically disorders of abdominal transplant patients, both pre- and post-transplantation. He/she provides care and educates patients and their families on wellness care and treatment plans for health disorders, and intervenes in acute episodes. He/she develops criteria for and participates in the evaluation of the quality and effectiveness of care. He/she plans and participates in learning opportunities for nursing and medical students. He/she works with administrative, nursing, physician, and university faculty to assure quality patient care and to promote education and research. This Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant will practice at the UW Hospital with the abdominal transplant program and will rotate with the other transplant PA?s to cover both inpatient and the transplant clinic patients.

Qualifications:

  • State of Wisconsin NP or PA licensure
    If NP:
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing with specialty preparation as a Nurse Practitioner AND
  • Certification appropriate to practice area (where applicable) AND
  • Certificate as an advanced practice nurse prescriber or qualifies to obtain certificate as
    appropriate
    If PA:
  • Graduate from an accredited PA program and successful completion of NCCPA
    examination.
  • Extensive knowledge of physical assessment, differential diagnosis, pathophysiology,
    pharmacology and management of acute and chronic patient/family health problems
  • Two years of relevant clinical experience preferred
  • CPR certified
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional demeanor
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Ability to prioritize tasks

Schedule:

This is a full-time, salaried position.

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