Advanced Practice Provider
Company: The University of Oklahoma
Posted on: June 9, 2021
POSITION INFORMATION: Independent healthcare provider working
collaboratively within a multidisciplinary health team to provide
comprehensive care to patients in a dual role of outpatient and/or
Responsible for assessment, diagnosis, treatment, management,
education, health promotion and care coordination for patients and
families with acute and chronic health needs.
Works with administrative, nursing, physician, and university
faculty to assure safe, effective, quality patient care and to
promote educational and research missions.
Provides care within their scope of practice as outlined by
applicable state law, licensing, regulations, and institutional
policy and practice agreements.
Performs history and physical assessments of patients that are
accurate, complete, concise, relevant and appropriate for age,
gender and clinical problems.
Orders appropriate diagnostic studies and correctly interprets
results. Develops, implements, evaluates, and alters the plan of
care as needed. Maintains accurate, complete, concise and timely
documentation in the electronic medical record.
Provides care that is patient and family centered,
compassionate, appropriate and effective for the promotion of
health, prevention of illness and treatment of disease throughout
the lifespan. Facilitates consistent, coordinated care and clear
communication among all members of the healthcare team.
Incorporates the patient, family or caregiver in care planning and
treatment across settings.
Considers cost effectiveness and risk/benefit analysis when
making decisions about patient care.
Uses evidenced-based medicine to systematically analyze and
improve patient care practices. Develops, evaluates, and implements
standards of care within area of specialization (policies,
Participates in research opportunities to advance the care and
treatment of patients.
Communicates and collaborates effectively with physicians, other
health professionals and health related agencies.
Counsels and educates patients and families. Serves as an
advocate for patients and families in navigating the health care
Participates in education of students and other health care
Participates in organizational and departmental meetings,
educational opportunities, committees and workgroups as necessary.
Participates in quality initiative/performance activities.
Promote interdisciplinary practice and implement strategies to
overcome barriers to collaboration.
- Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the
function of the position.
Training: Requires Acute Care Training
Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants must obtain the
required licensure from the State of Oklahoma within 30 days after
the offer of employment.
All Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant applicants must
PREFERRED: A minimum of one year experience as a NP or PA
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Demonstrates knowledge of etiologies, risk factors,
pathophysiology, presentation and epidemiology of medical
Demonstrates a high degree of clinical expertise in working with
patients with acute and chronic illnesses.
Demonstrates proficiency in procedural skills pertinent to
Demonstrates an advanced level of medical/nursing clinical
knowledge, communication and interdisciplinary collaboration,
professionalism and systems-based practice.
Demonstrates the highest level of accountability for the
Knowledge of the indications, contraindications, side effects,
interactions and adverse reactions of pharmacologic agents and
other relevant treatment modalities. Manages general medical and
Ability to follow ethical principles regarding patient
confidentiality, informed consent, and unanticipated adverse
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Communicates
effectively with patients and families.
Utilizes critical thinking to synthesize and analyze collected
Demonstrates insight into own strengths, limitations, and
Demonstrates initiative to meet identified learning needs using
Actively participates in self-evaluation by seeking and
utilizing guidance and constructive feedback in a professional
Continuously seeks opportunities for clinical advancement and
knowledge and skill attainment.
Ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
Promotes mutual respect and trust working within a team model.
Ability to work with patients and families when a situation is
emotional and intense.
Ability to prioritize tasks.
- Ability to be flexible, resilient and change oriented.
Keywords: The University of Oklahoma, Norman , Advanced Practice Provider, Other , Norman, Oklahoma
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