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ED Surgical Service Nurse Practitioner

University of California- Davis Health
vision insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, sick time, long term disability, tuition reimbursement
United States, California, Sacramento
January 24, 2024

To provide independent advanced level nurse practitioner clinical expertise to patients and their families on an on-going basis. This includes the management of chronic stable medical conditions, routine care, acute or critical care, and medical and specialty protocols (e.g. chemotherapy) as defined by standardized procedures or independently based on licensure. This may include non-invasive or invasive procedures, surgical procedures, including operative first assist per approved standardized procedures as identified by the list available on the Medical Staff Office. Patient management decisions will be independent where appropriate after assessment of the patient and interdependent with consultation with an attending or other member of the team. NPs are expected to act as an expert resource person for health care providers including nurses, residents and other ancillary staffProvides patient care in a team based care environment to a diversified patient population. Applies knowledge, experience and judgment to determine the importance of a situation, set priorities, and use abstract thought to evaluate clinical situations. Participates in patient and staff education. Demonstrates leadership skills. Demonstrates accountability for own practices as defined by the Nurse Practice Act.

Provide daily support of the Hand Consult/ED service and other surgical services as needed. Manage assigned patients, consults, and procedures independently. Work collaboratively with physician colleagues in the division of labor to ensure timely consults and admissions, including orders, from the ED. Perform procedures within scope of practice and standardized procedures.

Apply By Date

February 12, 2024 at 11:59pm; interviews may be scheduled at any time. - Repost

Minimum Qualifications

  • Three years or greater experience as an ED or surgical service nurse practitioner required. Must have experience independently performing related procedures.
  • Graduation with a master's degree, DNP or PhD in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing.
  • American Heart Association (AHA) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Valid California Registered Nurse License without restriction
  • California Nurse Practitioner Furnishing License
  • California Certified Nurse Practitioner (NP) without restriction
  • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Certificate within 3 months of hire
  • American Heart Association (AHA) BLS CPR Certification
  • National NP board certification in aligned specialty with the practice area
  • Ability to cope with personal stress experienced by team members, other professionals, and caretakers
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Judgement skills to effectively meet the needs of patients
  • Self-direction and organizational skills to function in an independent role
  • Ability to meet minimum standards for hospital credentialing and billing standards as a billable provider

Applicants are encouraged to upload license and certification if required of the position.

Preferred Qualifications

  • One year or greater recent clinical experience in care of the hiring department highly desirable

Department Description

Patient Care Services - Advanced Practice Providers

Position Information

  • Salary or Pay Range: $83.52 - $110.21
  • Salary Frequency: Hourly
  • Salary Grade: 118
  • Payroll Title: NURSE PRACT 2
  • Number of Positions: 3
  • Appointment Type: Career
  • Percentage of Time: 90%
  • Shift Hours:
  • Location: Main Hospital
  • Union Representation: NX
  • Benefits Eligible: Yes
  • Hybrid/Remote/On-Site: On-Site


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  • High quality and low-cost medical plans to choose from to fit your family's needs
  • UC pays for Dental and Vision insurance premiums for you and your family
  • Extensive leave benefits including Maternity, Paternity, Family & Medical Leave
  • Paid Holidays annually as stipulated in the UC Davis Health Policies or Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Paid Time Off/Vacation/Sick Time as stipulated in the UC Davis Health Policies or Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Paid time off for professional development as stipulated in the UC Davis Health Policies or Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Continuing Education (CE) allowance and Education Reimbursement Program as stipulated in the UC Davis Health Policies or Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Access to free professional development courses and learning opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • Wellness and on-site Employee Assistance Program including access to free mental health services
  • Supplemental insurance offered including additional life, disability, short/long term disability, pet insurance and legal coverage
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSFL) Qualified Employer & Student Loan Repayment Assistant for qualified roles
  • Retirement benefit options for eligible roles including Pension and other Retirement Saving Plans. More information on our retirement benefits can be found
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Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Lift up to 25 Pounds (Light) - Frequently
  • Sitting - Frequently, Standing - Frequently, Walking - Frequently, Talk or Hear - Constantly

Special Requirements

  • Ability to meet minimum standards for hospital credentialing and billing standards as a billable provider.
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • References reflect an overall meet or exceeds
  • This position is a critical position and subject to a background check and drug screen. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history, identity checks and drug screen.
  • As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California , as may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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