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NP/PA - Surgery Transplant


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.


  • 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
    If PA:
  • Graduate from an accredited PA program and successful completion of NCCPA
  • 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


This is a full-time, salaried position.

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