Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 15884706
APRN/PA FELLOWSHIP TRAINING PROGRAM
Sign on bonus and relocation reimbursement available for external candidates!
One position each in General Surgery and Hospital Medicine is available. Each program is 12 months long consisting of approximately 2000 hours of additional supervised clinical training with evaluation and feedback and 250-500 hours of additional didactic instruction. Each APP fellow is assigned a mentor to support and coach them throughout the year. See the link below for contact information and program websites.
Hospital Medicine - https://hsc.unm.edu/medicine/departments/internal-medicine/academic-divisions/hospital-medicine/app-hospital-medicine-fellowship.html
General Surgery - https://hsc.unm.edu/medicine/departments/surgery/fellowships/advanced-practice-provider-fellowship.html
-Application window opens: April 1, 2022
-Application window closes: June 30, 2022Interview invites go out: by July 15, 2022
-Interviews: [To Be Announced]
-Fellow selection: by August 19, 2022
-Program starts: January 9, 2023
HOW TO APPLY
Read these instructions carefully; incomplete applications will not be considered.
Review the minimum qualifications below before applying. APRN/PA students are encouraged to apply as long as they are graduating by May 31, 2022.
Complete this www.unmhjobs.com online application and apply to this position.
When the www.unmhjobs.com application prompts you to upload your resume, ensure that the following are included in your upload (all in one scanned document):
a. Cover letter outlining your qualifications as it relates to the job requirements
b. Current resume or curriculum vitae (CV)
c. Personal Statement: In less than 500 words, explain why you want to participate in this Hospital Medicine Fellowship program and what you'll bring to the program and institution.
d. Diversity Statement: In less than 300 words, explain what diversity, equity, and inclusion means to you, and describe how your background, personal experiences in life, and unique perspective will enrich the fellowship program and the patients served by UNM Hospital.
e. Unofficial transcript from your APRN/PA program (complete or up to current semester)
Have three references upload a letter of recommendation at this link. Do NOT include the letters in your application packet described above. These letters should come directly from the writer to us at: https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/e0c6272e9f0b4f1db2c0afc8ce5a37d7
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, interviews may be conducted via Zoom (to be determined by the program).
Under direct preceptorship, develop the skills necessary to function in internal medicine or surgical areas as an advanced practice provider. Supervision and education utilizing current advanced practice providers, internal medicine or surgical faculty, and educational resources with mentorship. Goals and priorities are in accordance with patient and staff needs and organizational objectives. Ensure adherence to Hospitals and departmental policies and procedures. Patient care proctorship may include neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups.
PATIENT CARE â Under direct preceptorship, assess, diagnose and develop treatment plans; implement treatment, follow-up and evaluate patient within the scope of practice protocols as outlined by state statute
PATIENT CARE â Under supervision, perform patient history and physical exams as needed for procedures or admissions; document findings noting pertinent normal and abnormal findings
PATIENT CARE â Under supervision, complete daily rounds and orders, consultations with nurses, specialist and ancillary staff, discharge summary, transfers, medication management and other orders as required for the management of patient care
PATIENT CARE - Perform invasive and non-invasive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures under direct supervision
PATIENT CARE â With direct supervision, interpret appropriate diagnostic procedures and tests. Explain the necessity of preparation, nature, and anticipated effects of procedures to patient and patientâs family
PATIENT CARE - Evaluate and revise intervention care/treatment plan with patient and family as necessary to achieve improved health under supervision
PATIENT CARE â Under supervision, provide education for patients and/or families about preventative care, medical issues and use of the prescribed medical treatment
DOCUMENTATION - Provide accurate documentation of patient care, document orders, directives, procedures and patient responses in the medical record and communicate them to other members of the health care team; maintain accurate, legible and confidential records
PATIENT CARE - Work as a team member with medical/nursing/counseling staff to provide comprehensive care and promote continuity of care
ROLE MODEL - Act as a role model through conduct, appearance, communication, mutual respect, leadership, ethical decision-making, critical thinking, and problem solving skills
RESEARCH - Support research by conducting or participating in research studies; incorporate findings in clinical practice
EDUCATION- Participation in departmental educational activities including but not limited to didactic education, skill labs, morbidity and mortality division meetings, quality committees as assigned, pre, intra, and postoperative management and care of surgical patients within fellowship curriculum
DEVELOPMENT - Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reading current literature, attending in-services, meetings and workshops
PATIENT SAFETY 2 - Demonstrate proactive approach to patient safety by seeking opportunities to improve patient safety through questioning of current policies and processes
PATIENT SAFETY 3 - Identify and report/correct environmental conditions and/or situations that may put a patient at undue risk
PATIENT SAFETY 4 - Report potential or actual patient safety concerns, medical errors and/or near misses in a timely manner
PATIENT SAFETY 5 - Encourage patients to actively participate in their own care by asking questions and reporting treatment or situations that they don't understand or may "not seem right"
Advanced Practice Nursing or Physician Assistant Accredited Program Graduate
1 year directly related experience
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Licensed by the New Mexico Board of Nursing or Physician Assistant Licensed by the New Mexico Board of Medical Examiners and Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
Prescriptive Authority from the State of New Mexico
Federal DEA Certification
ACLS or PALS (as applicable) within 30 days of hire
CPR Certification for Healthcare/BLS Providers or for Professional Rescuers or must obtain within 30 calendar days of date of position
Pediatric Nursing Certification as applicable
Experience Requirements - Preferred:
Bilingual English/Keres, Tewa, Tiwa, Towa, Zuni, or Navajo
Tuberculosis testing is completed upon hire and additionally as required
Working Conditions Requirements:
Sig Hazard: Chemicals, bio hazardous materials requiring extensive safety precautions and may require protective equipment
Subject to UNM credentialing; must maintain credentialing