UW MEDICAL FOUNDATION NP/PA - Gastroenterology - 170021YG in MADISON, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Diagnose and treat acute, episodic, or chronic illness, independently or as part of a healthcare team. May focus on health promotion and disease prevention. May order, perform, or interpret diagnostic tests such as lab work and x rays. May prescribe medication. Must be registered nurses who have specialized graduate education. NP/PA - Gastroenterology - 170021YG DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES: The Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant functions as an independent healthcare provider who, working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary health team, is responsible for providing comprehensive care to both well and ill patients in an outpatient setting. He/she demonstrates a high degree of clinical expertise in working with patients with acute and chronic illnesses commonly encountered in adult gastroenterology. He/she is responsible for assessment, diagnosis, treatment, management, education, health promotion and care coordination for patients and families with acute and chronic health needs. The Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant demonstrates an advanced level of medical/nursing clinical knowledge, communication and interdisciplinary collaboration, professionalism and systems-based practice. He/she works with administrative, nursing, physician, and university faculty to assure safe, effective, quality patient care and to promote UW Health's educational and research missions. The Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant will provide care within his/her scope of practice as outlined by applicable state law, licensing, regulations, institutional policy and practice agreements. For practices located at UW Hospital and Clinics, the Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant is eligible to begin practice after he/she is credentialed and privileged by the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics Medical Staff. Active hospital privileges will be required and reviewed on a bi-annual basis to maintain employment within this Department. For all other non-UWMF and non-UWHC locations, the Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant will need to be credentialed and to obtain and maintain professional privileges required for employment within this Department. The work schedule for this position will be Monday thru Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm and will have no call responsibility. UW Health offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Work experience that is relevant to the position will be taken into consideration when determining the starting base pay. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability. ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: REQUIRED SKILLS: Education Minimum If Nurse Practitioner: Master's or Doctorate's degree from accredited Nursing Program If Physician Assistant: Bachelor's or Master's degree from accredited PA Program Preferred Work Experience Minimum Preferred 2 years of experience as PA/NP in a Gastroenterology Clinic or Procedure Center Licenses & Certifications Minimum If Nurse Practitioner: Active RN and APNP license in State of Wisconsin AND Active board certification as an NP in Adult; Adult/Gerontology Acute Care; Adult/Gerontology Primary Care; or Family If Physician Assistant: Active PA license in State of Wisconsin AND Active PA board certification All Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant applicants must have: Active DEA license or ability to apply for such license prior to or upon hire CPR certification and advanced life support certifications if relevant to practice area (ACLS, PALS, NRP) Preferred Required Skills, Knowledge, and AbilitiesExcellent verbal and written communication skills Professional demeanor Ability to work as a member of a m ltidisciplinary team Ability to prioritize tasks ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: https://ars2.equest.com/?response_id=f058d9daa7bc99e175553151c36c467f Other: Applicants ONLY to apply via URL link provided!