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The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is looking for a Manager of Advanced Practice Providers in Cardiology
The Manager of Advanced Practice is accountable for facilitating excellence in patient care delivery across services and settings within the Division of Cardiology at HUP. The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine supports a large and growing team of APPs who work as part of an interprofessional team in managing all advanced heart failure and interventional cardiology patients at HUP 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The majority of the patients on this service require cardiology intermediate care level of care (CICU). This essential role will provide leadership for Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) including nurse practitioners and physician assistants on the Advanced Heart Failure and Interventional Cardiology services in support of organizational, departmental, and service line missions. The individual in this position will be accountable for human resource needs, workforce planning and development of staffing models, orientation, onboarding, professional development, employee engagement and satisfaction, budget planning, and partnership between the clinical service / service line and the Department of Advanced Practice. Additionally, the AP Manager will work closely with medical staff leadership in their respective division to maintain oversight of the implementation of performance measures and other operational goals as they relate to individual or team performance. Additionally, The Advanced Practice Manager will collaborate with all members of the team to ensure that the necessary resources are available to meet all the needs of the patients. In this role the leader will be responsible for directing operating efficiencies, and insuring compliance with hospital policies and procedures and regulatory standards of practice. The AP Leader will work collaboratively with the clinical service, Advanced Practice, and nursing leadership. The Manager of Advanced Practice will participate in quality initiatives, coordinate professional development opportunities for staff, and promote an environment that maintains high professional standards of conduct and clinical care.
The Advanced Practice Manager will function under the guidelines as designed by the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center medical staff guidelines and is credentialed through that body. The AP Manager will be held accountable through a formal job description, the delineation of privileges, and through their agreement with their collaborating physician who has initiated a Collaborative Practice Agreement.
Certified Registered Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, or Masters prepared Physician Assistant
Licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of PA
3-5 years of experience in cardiology.
2-4 years of progressive leadership/management experience is preferred.
Role is 50% administrative in nature and 50% in support of the clinical service. Must be reachable when off-site via smart phone. Hours of work determined by the clinical service to meet the needs of patient care. Hospital continuing education to meet the requirements of the system and as per JCAHO. Minimum requirements for continuing education as outlined by credentialing agency and State Board of Nursing / Medicine. High level of clinical knowledge regarding all aspects of the cardiology care. Expertise in executing patient care programs and managing clinical operations. Expertise in direct patient care at the advanced practice level related to cardiology patients. Effective clinical provider, counselor, and educator of patients and families. Ability to mentor, manage, and lead staff in a variety of settings (stepdown, and outpatient) to provide effective and compliant care and services. Effective communicator with the ability to transfer knowledge (orally and in writing), train staff, and remediate performance issues. Ability to work with staff at all levels. Effective at leading change, expertise in building and leading teams. Will function in clinical areas with exposure to bodily fluids, chemicals, and sharp equipment
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