Inpatient Nurse Practitioner SOM: Surgery Sacramento Campus - 11716
Company: University of California - Davis
Posted on: October 19, 2020
The Department of Surgery encompasses a wide variety of surgical
specialties. The department's extensive surgical expertise, in
combination with ongoing teaching and research activities, provide
ample resources and advanced surgical techniques for patient
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$72.24 - $100.32
Percentage of Time
12 hours, variable days & nights
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental,
and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent
retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and
reduced fee and scholarship programs.
THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY
The Transplant Nurse Practitioner is the primary nursing resource
and the clinical expert in the care of the inpatient kidney
transplant recipient as well as the inpatient dialysis access
patient. The NP has primary responsibility for the day-to-day
clinical management of inpatients on the Transplant Surgery
This responsibility involves coordinating the delivery of
interdisciplinary medical and surgical care under the guidance of
the Transplant Surgery attending physician. The Nurse Practitioner
also functions as the liaison between the Transplant Surgery
attending physician and the housestaff, and consulting ancillary
providers, hospital departments, patient. family, community
physicians, and insurance companies.
The NP monitors transplant organ function and assesses pre- and
post-operative patient condition for potential issues and/or
complications. He/she actively coordinates provision of
multidisciplinary care within UCDHS as well as coordinating care
provided by a variety of professionals within other health care
systems. He/she coordinates the discharge plan in conjunction with
the unit discharge planner, the transplant pharmacist and
outpatient transplant coordinator. He/she provides ongoing patient
and family education and assesses appropriate medical intervention
for effective resource management and quality assurance. The NP
focuses on holistic care of the individual patient within their
The NP actively participates in the CQI process through development
and implementation of clinical monitors.
* At least 3 years of recent NP experience in inpatient
* Graduation from an accredited school of nursing with MSN.
* Graduation from an accredited nurse practitioner program.
* Possession of a valid California Nurse Practitioner license and
* Possession of a valid DEA number and furnishing certificate.
* Possession of valid NPI number.
* BLS / CPR Certification.
* ACLS certification within first year of hire.
* National certification as a nurse practitioner within 3 months of
* 3+ years of recent NP experience in a Transplant Surgery.
* Knowledge and skills related to transplantation: care of pre- and
post-transplant recipients, care of donor nephrectomy and dialysis
access patients, and immunology and HLA testing and its
* References reflect an overall meets or exceeds.
* Ability to work overtime, float to other areas and work weekends
* This position may be subject to a criminal background
investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical
evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or
other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination
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