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Title:

NP/PA - Pediatric Urology Clinic & Outreach

Responsibilities:

The Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant functions as an independent healthcare provider, working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary health team including pediatric urologists and other advanced practice providers, to provide comprehensive care to well and ill pediatric patients as well as adult patients born with congenital genitourinary abnormalities such as spina bifida, hypospadias and urethral abnormalities. The NP/PA manages complex, chronically and acutely ill patients, through clinic visits, outpatient procedures, consultations and occasional inpatient duties.

The Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant demonstrates a high degree of clinical expertise, managing complex pediatric and adult patients for a specialized tertiary practice. He/she provides patient and family education preoperatively and postoperatively. The NP/PA develops criteria for and participates in the evaluation of the quality and effectiveness of care, with special attention to growth and developmental needs. He/she works with administrative and clinical staff and university faculty to assure quality urologic care, works with other pediatric providers to deliver multidisciplinary care, and coordinates home care and school care for children and adults with chronic conditions. The NP/PA also plans and participates in learning opportunities for residents, nursing students, and medical students.

This Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant will practice approximately 50% at the UWHC East Madison Clinic and 50% at pediatric urology outreach clinics to the north and east of Madison, with core hours of 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Qualifications:

- State of Wisconsin NP or PA licensure
- If NP, Bachelor’s degree in Nursing; Master’s Degree in Nursing required with specialty preparation as a Nurse Practitioner; certification appropriate to practice area
- 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
- Certificate as an advanced practice nurse prescriber or qualifies to obtain certificate as appropriate
- 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. Core Hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 7:30 am to 4:30 pm. This position will have 50% travel responsibilities to Outreach sites.

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