University Medical Center New Orleans is the academic medical center of LCMC Health and the ultimate expression of a nearly 300-year legacy of serving the people of New Orleans and South Louisiana.
With our academic partners, including Louisiana State University and Tulane University Schools of Medicine, we are training the next generation of healthcare professionals and leading research to find tomorrow's cures and treatments.
From expert primary care and the widest variety of specialty care to cutting edge emergency care and the region's only Level 1 Trauma Center, UMC offers the area the widest breadth of healthcare services.
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We are looking for medical professionals who are just as passionate as we are about providing the best medical care in the safest environment.
We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace.
Whether you're a seasoned healthcare professional or just starting out, a career at UMC places you at the center of a dynamic community of providers, learners and staff with a singular focus on patient-centric care.
We offer a state-of-the-art facility with breakthrough technology, and professionals committed to helping our community become healthier.
POSITION SUMMARY: This position is assigned responsibilities providing advanced health care to individuals, families or groups as an advanced or expert clinician.
This includes the assessment of individual health, analyzing data to determine medical and nursing care needed, planning a treatment strategy to meet identified needs, and evaluating responses to nursing and medical interventions all while under the guidance of and collaboration with a physician.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: A master's degree in nursing or higher degree with concentration in the respective advanced practice nursing specialty from an accredited college or university.
Active, unencumbered, unrestricted Louisiana Registered Nurse License and Louisiana Advanced Practice Registered Nurse license or temporary permit.
American Heart Association/Basic Life Support-HCP and ACLS, required.
Three (3) years' Advanced Practice nursing experience.
Certification by a nationally recognized certifying body, such as the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or other credentialing agency recognized by the State of LA.
(Required by the Professional and Occupational Standards (LAC 46:
XLV11.4507). POSITION DUTIES: Prescribes, delegates and coordinates care to the patient through the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation and evaluation with assigned collaborating physician.
Provides consultation to nursing personnel and other health care professionals regarding specific analysis and problem resolution as it relates to complex issues within PAT.
Demonstrates an interest and ability in providing educational experiences and communicates knowledge of care to patients/significant others.
Develops, implements, and evaluates research applicable to all levels of nursing practice.
Conducts on-going research, where possible, and uses research findings to improve patient care.
Maintains professional development and leadership.
Attends continuing education programs to maintain licensure and to keep abreast of current practice within specialty, including specialty certification.
UMC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.