Advanced Practice Clinical Lead
Full Time, Rotating Shifts
3800 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, DC 20007
The MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute (MGTI) is seeking a Clinical Lead for the Advanced Practitioner Coordinators in our rapidly expanding, multi-organ transplant program.
MGTI is a proud member of MedStar Health, the premier health system in the mid-Atlantic region and one of the nation's leaders in solid organ transplants. MGTI associates primarily practice at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and MedStar Washington Hospital Center.
MGTI is one of MedStar's Centers of Excellence
and offers evaluation and treatment of advanced liver disease, intestinal disorders, chronic kidney disease, and complications of diabetes. Our goal is to restore patients to their optimum level of health and return them to a productive life. We specialize in innovative treatments and provide our patients with access to groundbreaking research and clinical trials.
The MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute (MGTI) is seeking an experienced Advanced Practice Clinician (APC) to lead our expanding acute care inpatient service.
Responsible for directing and evaluating the Nurse Practitioner (NP) and Physician Assistant (PA) staff of the Transplant inpatient unit. Acts as the primary resource for NPs'/PAs' daily functions. Functions to coordinate and formalize a multidisciplinary structure and process that ensures accountability for specific patient care outcomes through assessment, planning, coordination, and referral of services within specific time frames. Collaborates with the multidisciplinary team, utilizing clinical outcome data to support innovative and cost-effective changes to practice and to the healthcare system. The functions of expert practice, consultation, professional development, research, and leadership are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards. Functions as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in the Department of Transplant Surgery to provide comprehensive care to a designated patient population. Coordinates and communicates all aspects of care with patient/family and the healthcare team. Coordinates activities with the attending physician as assigned. Assists in communications with referring physicians and patients, triages patients and patient issues, and ensures monitoring and confirmation of service delivery and evaluation of healthcare services for patients and patient families.
Bachelor's degree required.
Successful completion of an approved Nurse Practitioner program or Physician Assistant program.
State license in D.C., MD or VA as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant.
CPR certification and certification in ACLS and PALS required.
Four years of nursing or physician assistant experience inclusive of at least one year of directly-related experience in transplant.
1 year of supervisory experience required.
Knowledge of professional nursing theory, practice and medical care to give to and evaluate patients.
Knowledge of organizational policies, regulations and procedures to administer patient care.
Skill in applying and modifying the principles, methods and techniques of professional nursing to provide ongoing patient care.
Skill in taking medical histories to assess medical condition and interpret findings.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public.
Ability to maintain and control standards.
Ability to remain calm and effective in emergency situations.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equal opportunity for all candidates for employment and employees.
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