Job Description

Advanced Practice Provider

Requisition IDreq9252
Working TitleAdvanced Practice Provider
Position GradeCE15
Position Summary

The Maternal Child Health program for the Department of Family and Community Medicine seeks an Advanced Practice Provider to work with our Maternal and Child Health Services. Responsibilities and duties include post-partum rounds and care of mothers and babies in Milagro and FOCUS clinics, outpatient settings and inpatient such as ICN3, NBN and Mother and Baby Unit. Provide evaluations of infants less than one week of age in a newborn clinic, caring for infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome and Lactation support. This individual will participate with educational activities for residents and medical students on MCH team including orientation of new interns and medical students. Precepting residents and medical students in outpatient and inpatient settings. This clinician will also retrieve and collect data on MCH activities as a part of our continuity quality improvement and patient safety efforts. The position is a 40 hour per week and will include two afternoons of outpatient care with the Milagro /Focus clinics at the Family Practice Center.

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
  • Providing consultation and support to Post-partum rounds and care of mothers and babies.
  • Evaluating infants less than one week of age in a Newborn clinic and well child care in outpatient clinic settings.
  • Caring for infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome.
  • Providing lactation support.
  • Conducting orientation and presentations for new interns and medical students.
  • Retrieves and collects data on MCH activities such as /QA- e.g. cesarean and induction rates and overseeing delivery log.
Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentFamily Community Medicine FCM (160B)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End DateOne Year from Date of Hire
Pay$5,449.60 to $8174.40
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 Date6/17/2019
Application InstructionsPlease submit a Cover Letter and Resume/CV. Please describe in your Cover Letter how you meet the preferred qualifications for the position. Official Transcripts and Certification will be requested if chosen as a finalist.

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.

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