Nurse Practitioner

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The position of Nurse Practitioner in the Department of Dermatology, requires a highly competent, independent, team-oriented individual who will be immersed in Dermatology outpatient clinics. Under the supervision of the Medical Director and guided by the applicable policies and procedures, the Nurse Practitioner will participate in the comprehensive care of patients in the ambulatory clinic provide multi-disciplinary care coordination, treatment, education, monitoring, and communication with patients and referring physicians. A Nurse Practitioner is an Advanced Practice Provider (APP) who possesses the advanced education, knowledge, clinical skills and experience necessary to provide advanced care in their area of specialization. This position may perform: Functions as appropriate to their xe2x80x9cscope of practicexe2x80x9d (In general, the xe2x80x9cscope of practicexe2x80x9d includes the management of chronic stable medical conditions, routine care, acute or critical care, and medical and surgical procedures per their approved standardized procedure). Familiarity with state statute for their licenses is necessary. Approved privileges are unique to each person and are unlikely to include ALL privileges. The APP may provide patient care in age groups based on educational preparation and at all Health licensed settings and affiliates. The APP has responsibility for the standards of care for their specified patient population and evidences self-direction and accountability both to quality of care and in the development of their role within the all Health locations and affiliates. Advanced Practice Practitioners (APP) are required to be credentialed to practice and be privileged through Medical Staff to function in their clinical role. Credentialing and approval of privileges must be completed prior to the first working day. The APP is accountable to, evaluated, and provided feedback by the supervising/collaborating physician, physician designee(s) in the same clinical specialty, or the Administrative Manager. Total Compensation: In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our compensation practices and benefits. $77.52 – $106.37 (Hourly Rate) Department Website: Required: Applicants are expected to meet the legal requirements to practice as an NP as determined by graduation from an accredited program Current, active, unrestricted California Registered Nurse license. Successful completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program. Educational training and/or experience to support setting and patient population. Current, active, unrestricted California Nurse Practitioner license. Current, active, unrestricted Furnishing license and DEA registration. Active National Provider Identifier (NPI). NP National Board Certification (Beginning February 2018): Family/Individual FNP-BC or FNP-C. Ability to obtain UCIMC Allied Health Professional Privileges prior to hire. Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) and ACLS required. Ability to exercise diplomacy and flexibility in interacting with doctors, nurses, administrators, and other personnel both internal and external. Skilled at clearly communicating medical information to broad variety of people, both in person and on the telephone. Knowledge of what comprises the medical history and skill in the history-taking. Knowledge of when specific diagnostic tests are indicated according to written protocol. Skilled in performing diagnostic tests according to protocol. Skilled in identifying medical instruments, editing data for errors and making necessary corrections of treatment modalities. Skilled in operating appropriate medical equipment, e.g., skin graft blade, biopsiblade, razor, biopsy punch, dermatone knive, dermal curette, hyfercator, etc. Ability to be trained in the use of specialized medical equipment and procedures. Writing skills to prepare clear medical reports, laboratory data and progress notes. Ability to perform various medical procedures. Conditions of Employment: The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment: Background Check and Live Scan Legal Right to work in the United States Vaccination Policies Smoking and Tobacco Policy Drug Free Environment The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements. California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act E-Verify Pre-Placement Health Evaluation Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page – Closing Statement: The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming. UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500 or

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