Position Title: APP POST GRADUATE FELLOW

Internal Close Date: 01/09/2019
Requisition Number: 14513412
Position Code: 1086
Department: Inpatient Adv Practice Prov
FTE Status: 1
Position Type: BUDGETED
Shift: Rotating
Salary Range: Market competitive, based on experience

Internal applicants - please refer to the job description on the Compensation Department intranet site for wage rate information.

Position Summary:

Postgraduate surgical fellowship. Length of program 12-18 months based upon previous exposure and electives chosen. Full time program 50-60 hours per week. Must be organized, self-motivated, and flexible for a fast-paced environment. Acute Surgical and medical management including operating suite rotations.


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.
Accountability:
  • 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 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"

  • Education Requirements:
  • Advanced Practice Nursing or Physician Assistant Accredited Program Graduate

  • Experience Requirements:
  • 1 year directly related experience

  • Licensure/Certification Requirements:
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Licensed by the New Mexico Board of Nursing or Physician Assistant Licensed by the New Mexico Board of Medical Examiners and Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

  • Prescriptive Authority from the State of New Mexico

  • Federal DEA Certification

  • ACLS or PALS (as applicable) within 30 days of hire

  • CPR Certification for Healthcare/BLS Providers or for Professional Rescuers or must obtain within 30 calendar days of date of position

  • Pediatric Nursing Certification as applicable

  • Experience Requirements - Preferred:
  • Bilingual English/Spanish

  • Bilingual English/Keres, Tewa, Tiwa, Towa, Zuni, or Navajo

  • Testing Requirements:
  • Tuberculin Skin Test required annually

  • Working Conditions Requirements:
  • Sig Hazard: Chemicals, bio hazardous materials requiring extensive safety precautions and may require protective equipment

  • Subject to UNM credentialing; must maintain credentials