Job Description

Midlevel Practice Generalist

Requisition IDreq13552
Working TitleAdvanced Practice Provider-Orthopaedics-Total Joints SRMC
Position GradeCE15
Position Summary

Under general supervision, provides independent acute and/or routine medical care to a specified population. Provides consultation and advice to others as a highly-specialized practitioner. May supervise support staff in an out-of-hours or remote clinical setting.

Duties to include:

Seeing Patients in Clinic - Helping Total Joints Surgeons in Clinic. Assess, diagnose and develop treatment plans, implement treatment, follow-up and evaluate patient within the scope of practice protocols as outlined by state statute. Perform patient history and physical exams as needed for procedures or admissions; document finding noting pertinent normal and abnormal findings.

Help make handouts for patients, update intake forms, reach out to both pre-op and post-op patients and process prescriptions. Evaluate and revise intervention care/treatment plan with patient and family as necessary to achieve improved health. Provide education for patients and/or families about preventative care, medical issues and use of the prescribed medical treatment

Occasional first assist in surgery. Perform invasive and non-invasive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

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 in clinical patient care.
  • Experience with EMR Cerner Software.
  • Two years plus directly relatedexperience.
  • Specialization in orthopaedics; total joint experience a plus.
  • Ability to work in collaborationwith orthpaedic surgeons, nurses, advanced practice providers, andambulatory staff.
  • Ability to act as a role modelthrough conduct, appearance, communication, mutual respect,leadership, ethical decision making, critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • We train and advance both new andexperienced APP's through ongoing skilldevelopment.
Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentOrthopaedics Administration (497B)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$5,449.60 to $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 RequiredYes
For Best Consideration Date9/7/2020
Application InstructionsPlease provide C.V. and cover letter. Please indicate in your cover letter how you fulfill both minimum and preferred qualifications.

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