Job Description

Advanced Practice Provider

Requisition IDreq6648
Working TitleAdvanced Practice Provider
Position GradeCE15
Position Summary

UNM's Department of Pediatrics is committed to providing the children of New Mexico with comprehensive family-centered healthcare that is unequaled in the state and region. We are seeking a full-time Nurse Practitioner for the Division of Genetics and Dysmorphology to work with the metabolic team in the care of patients with inborn errors of metabolism, abnormal newborn screens, general genetics and outreach clinics.

This position will have the following responsibilities:

  • Assess family histories, counsel patients and/or families in cases of metabolic/genetic disorders or birth defects, and assist families to comprehend the diagnosis, probable course of the disorder, and available management strategies
  • Assist families to make the best possible adjustment to the disorder in an affected family member and/or to the risk of recurrence of that disorder
  • Provide mental health counseling to families and/or refer individuals and families to support services and funding agencies
  • Document patient charts, develop follow-up recommendations for patients and maintain appropriate records, ensuring confidentiality
  • Case management services including laboratory analysis, imaging studies, and specialty referrals
  • Develop and present educational and related programs as appropriate
  • Teach and supervise training activities of residents and/or other health care professionals.
  • Perform associated administrative or clerical tasks, which may include patient scheduling and obtaining insurance prior authorization.

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
  • Pediatric care experience
  • Bilingual skills in English and Spanish
Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentPediatrics Genetics Dysmorphology (997L)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date06/30/2019
StatusExempt
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 RequiredYes
For Best Consideration Date10/8/2018
Application InstructionsA complete application will consist of current resume, cover letter and reference. Please describe in your cover letter how you meet the preferred qualifications for the position. Include three references in your resume. The references must be former supervisors. Finalists should be prepared to provide official educational transcripts if selected for hire.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

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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