Job Description

Advanced Practice Provider

Requisition IDreq5252
Working TitleAdvanced Practice Provider (Midlevel/Nurse Practioner)
Position GradeCE15
Position Summary
The Division of Nephrology, within the Department of Internal Medicine, is seeking an Advanced Practice Provider to provide independent care of patients with chronic and end-stage kidney disease and patients who require outpatient dialysis while recovering from acute kidney injury. The ideal candidate has experience managing patients with chronic kidney disease, stages III-IV, or a willingness to learn the required skills. The individual will provide consultation and advice to others, including health education; screening as assessments; and well and sick visit evaluations. The Provider will also participate in the review of acute clinical issues relating to kidney disease or kidney replacement therapy. He or she will also assist with developing and expanding clinical programs.

The Department of Internal Medicine is a large, progressive department with a diverse staff working in dedicated teams to provide quality work in an organized, effective and efficient manner through innovation, training, and education. Through our collaborative work effort, we support the faculty and enhance the missions of the department, school, Health Sciences Center and University.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • CPR Certified.
  • May be required to submit to annual TB and rubella screening.
  • UNM will provide Hepatitis vaccination, candidate may decline vaccination through declination form or may provide record of vaccination from previous employer.
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
  • Subject to credentialing process; must maintain credentialed status.
  • Must maintain certification status.
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; no previous experience required.Certification/LicensureEligible for New Mexico certification as a Physician's AssistantORState of New Mexico Certified Nurse Practitioner or certification pending, as documented by temporary certificate.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience managing outpatients with multiple medical problems
  • Experience overseeing chronic dialysis
  • Experience overseeing acute hemodialysis
Additional RequirementsTravel within the state will be required
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentIM Div of Nephrology (851P)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$5,449.60 - $8,174.40 (MONTHLY)
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date6/15/2018
Application Instructions

A complete application includes:<p>
1) Cover Letter detailing your directly related experience<p>
2) Resume<p>
3) List of at least 3 supervisory references

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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