Director APRN PA Cancer Institute

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Manages the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse/Physician Assistant practice within the Institute. Oversees a population of more than 75 APRN/PA providers. Provides dedicated Administrative time with senior leadership within the Institute. Provides liaison functions between Advanced Practice Registered Nurse/Physician Assistant, staff physicians, administration, other departments and external groups. Communicates and collaborates with APRN and PA leadership for updates in APRN/PA guidelines and policies. Attends in-services as required. Cleveland Clinicxe2x80x99s Taussig Cancer Institute is currently seeking an experienced Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner for a full time Director position. The Advanced Practice Provider Director will be responsible for overseeing a growing APP practice composed of inpatient, outpatient and regional sites within the Cleveland Clinic system, including but not limited to Akron, Mercy, and Florida. Occasional travel will be required to the regional sites for meetings, etc. Some of the regional locations include Mansfield, Sandusky and Wooster as well as several local sites. In addition, this position will also oversee the Survivorship Program. This is a mostly operational/administrative position with flexibility in direct patient care. The schedule for this position will be Monday-Friday from roughly 8-5 with no weekends, holidays or call. Qualifying candidates are required to have a minimum of 5 years of recent clinical experience as an APRN/PA and at least 2 years of healthcare management/leadership experience. Job Responsibilities: Assists in the selection and evaluation of APRNxe2x80x99s and PAxe2x80x99s in the Institute. Trains all new APRNxe2x80x99s and PAxe2x80x99s on clinical protocols and procedures. Defines job expectations and monitors productivity. Develops and implements competencies for APRNxe2x80x99s and PAxe2x80x99s in alignment with APRN/PA council’s competency guidelines as well as Institute specific guidelines. Schedules and assigns APRNxe2x80x99s and PAxe2x80x99s to maintain appropriate staffing and coverage. Develops and implements process improvement initiatives and procedures for the APRN/PA group. Organizes and provides in-service education for APRN/PA group. Coordinates and provides clinical education to Student Practitioners from affiliated entities. Participates in development and implementation of Institute quality improvement initiatives. Works in conjunction with physician staff to recommend, evaluate and procure new technology and supplies for the Institute. Organizes product evaluation activities of the APRN/PA. Develops and administers Institute policies and procedures. Assures compliance with practice standards for the safe delivery of care. Monitors and assures effective and safe implementation of clinical protocols. Assures that compliance policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to. Assures APRNxe2x80x99s and PAxe2x80x99s are compliant with licensure, certification requirements and supervision agreements, and with JCAHO standards including OSHA. Ensures compliance with quality monitoring reports as required. Represents the APRN/PA group at Institute staff meetings. Interacts with external organizations and vendors, etc. representing APRN/PA group for their institute. Perform the duties of an APRN/PA. Other duties as assigned. Education: PA: Graduate of an A.R.C.-approved Physician Assistant Program. Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies. APRN: MSN required Certifications: APRN: must be a Registered Nurse with current licensure by the applicable state Board of Nursing; must be certified by a Certification Board recognized by the applicable state Board of Nursing. A “Certificate to Prescribe” is also required. APRN: Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) required upon hire. PA: Must have Prescriptive authority or eligible to apply for licensure to prescribe from the State Medical Board within the first 6 months of hiring. If candidate has held a license to prescribe within another jurisdiction and needs to obtain a Master’s degree in order to apply for CT prescribe from the applicable state, the candidate will be subject for review for eligibility for hiring within our system. PA: Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Associate (AHA) required within 6 months of hire. Competencies (Complexity of Work): Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to interact effectively with all members of the Institute or Regional Hospital and other Cleveland Clinic employees at all levels. Ability to lead and work with groups to manage the group process and to use facilitative skills. Demonstrated competency and the ability to perform advanced assessment, diagnosis, and treatment plan development and invasive procedures as per clinical privileges. Work Experience: Minimum 5 years recent clinical experience working as APRN or PA. Must have 2 years of healthcare management/leadership experience with demonstrated competency of clinical skills and techniques. Physical Requirements: Ability to stand for long periods of time. Requires extensive walking, sitting and stair climbing. Manual and finger dexterity and eye/hand coordination to perform physical examinations. Requires normal or corrected vision and hearing to a normal range. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 pounds. May require exposure to communicable diseases and/or body fluids Personal Protective Equipment: Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required. Salaries [which may be] shown on independent job search websites reflect various market averages and do not represent information obtained directly from The Cleveland Clinic. Because we value each individual candidate, we invite and encourage each candidate to discuss salary/hourly specifics during the application and hiring process.

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