MUSCP - Advanced Practice Provider (NP/PA) - Pediatrics: Neurology

  • R-0000000724
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • North Charleston, South Carolina
  • Advanced Practitioner
  • Nursing/Advanced Practice Provider/Therapist
  • Full Time

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Entity

University Medical Associates (UMA) Only Employees and Financials

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type​

Regular

Department

CC001027 MUSCP | COM PEDS Neurology CC

Pay Rate Type

Salary

Pay Grade

Health-32

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Work Shift

Day (United States of America)

Job Description Summary

The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neurology at the Medical University of South Carolina is offering a full time Advanced Practice Provider. Responsibilities will include: provide support to Pediatric Neurologists during outpatient visits and inpatient evaluations; collaborate with Pediatric Neurology team, hospital and outpatient care teams to coordinate patient care; supervise care delivered by nursing and auxiliary health care staff; communicate with parents/guardians regarding patient care and concerns; provide administrative support and follow up to ensure patient care is orderly and effective; follow protocols for clinical trials, if necessary.

Job Description

Job Description


Entity/Organization: MUSCP- (MUSC Physicians)

Job Title:
MUSCP Advanced Practice Provider (APP - NP/PA)- Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neurology.

Job Summary/ Purpose: The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neurology at the Medical University of South Carolina is offering a full time Advanced Practice Provider. Responsibilities will include: provide support to Pediatric Neurologists during outpatient visits and inpatient evaluations; collaborate with Pediatric Neurology team, hospital and outpatient care teams to coordinate patient care; supervise care delivered by nursing and auxiliary health care staff; communicate with parents/guardians regarding patient care and concerns; provide administrative support and follow up to ensure patient care is orderly and effective; follow protocols for clinical trials, if necessary.

Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Salaried/Exempt


Hours per week: 40

Scheduled Work Hours/Shift: Monday-Friday, 8:00am- 5:00pm, weeknight pager call once a week and Saturday and Sunday 8a-12p up to once per month

Patient Population Focus: Outpatient & Occasional Inpatient

Patient Population Age Range: 0years-21 years

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.

APRN License Type/Certification:

  • PCPNP/PNP (Primary Care Pediatric NP or Pediatric Nurse Practitioner): Pediatric patients (birth to age 21), 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: 1 year experience as a Pediatric Physician Assistant, PNP, or FNP required.

Preferred Experience: 1 year as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner in Pediatric Subspecialties

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). DHEC and DEA license applications must be started prior to first day.

Job Duties (list job tasks)

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

  • Performs the following therapeutic procedures in accordance with procedural privileges, skill and proficiency as approved by the Clinical Division Chief

    • Botulinum toxin injections

    • Interrogation and/or programming of neurostimulators and baclofen pumps

  • Initiates referrals to other health care provides, 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

  • Potential for night/weekend call as determined by clinical needs.

  • Potential travel to outreach outpatient clinic locations.

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

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. 

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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