Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Director of Advanced Practice Providers
University of Minnesota Physicians
University of Minnesota Physicians seeks a Director of Advanced Practice Providers. In this role, the Director of Advanced Practice Providers directs and provides organizational support for Advanced Practice clinicians which results in improved efficiency and effectiveness of care delivery.
The incumbent will be responsible for establishing guidelines and processes for hiring, for assuring initial and ongoing competency, and for assuring that all advanced practice providers are working toward the highest level of their licensure. The role also assists with creating and implementing care model delivery changes and will serve on the Advance Practice Credentialing committee.
Lastly, the Director establishes and reviews metrics to ensure that practice is always evidenced-based and is responsible for working in collaboration with all partners, including the Medical School, Nursing School, UM Physicians, and University of Minnesota Medical Center.
Serves as a resource to drive best practice and appropriate utilization of APRN/PA group
Assists the clinic manager/medical director in interviewing and hiring APP’s
Serves as a resource for clinic managers for initiating and tracking credentialing process for providers.
Designs and sustains organizational structure, which ensures support and accountability for this group.
Designs and sustains evaluation process for APP's across UMP
Creates a system for ongoing evaluation for each Advanced Practice staff member via clinic leadership.
Coordinate efforts between Ambulatory Clinics, Inpatient and Academic Departments
Provides input into budget development, which affects Advanced Practice Staff development and rewards
Develops business plans/proformas with predictable and measurable outcomes to manage all incremental requests
Works to ensure equitable distribution of Advanced Practice resources across the system to ensure exceptional patient experience and outcomes
Data analysis and presentation to clinical operations and medical director leadership as necessary
Directs clinical placement of APP students in collaboration with FV/U of M school of Nursing/clinical operations
Delivers direct patient care clinically in the specialty of experience/interest.
The minimum qualifications for this role are:
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and formal Adult Practitioner training program or a graduate of an accredited Physician's Assistant program.
Current/Eligible MN RN license and be approved by the Minnesota Board of Nursing for prescription writing privileges or a PA license with prescriptive authority through the MN Board of Medical Practice.
Certified through ANCC/AANP or NCCPA.
5 years of leadership experience working directly in a healthcare environment that utilizes APRN/PA roles. Proven leadership and ability to impact change in a complex health care system
Advanced computer skills and proficiency with Word and Excel. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent working knowledge of the APRN/PA scope of practice. Ability to help develop sound business and financial plans as it relates to the utilization of the APRN/PA role
Ability to build and sustain business relationships. Proven ability to collaborate across health care settings. Desire to help drive the success and leverage of the APRN/PA role within a complex academic healthcare setting.
Preferred qualifications include:
Doctorate in Nursing (DNP)
5+ years Management in Health care delivery system. Experience working with and/or overseeing APRN/PA roles. Previous experience in an academic health care setting
Prior experience building/ managing care model teams with the utilization of the APRN/PA role.
Prior work experience in an academic health care setting.
Experience in the APRN/PA role coupled with leadership and management
M Physicians offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits and provides you with the opportunity to enhance your career in the exciting field of health care through rewarding and challenging assignments and opportunities for advancement.
EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.
UMPhysicians offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits and provides you with the opportunity to enhance your career in the exciting field of health care through rewarding and challenging assignments and the opportunities for advancement.
University of Minnesota Physicians is a premier physician organization dedicated to providing comprehensive, patient-focused specialty care in more than 100 specialty and subspecialty areas. Established in 1997, we have the widest range of specialists in the greater Twin Cities area with more than 850 physicians and 1,600 health professionals. From the classroom to the clinic, we are driven to be the leaders in patient cures and care.