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Nurse Practitioner - Physician Assistant - Pediatric Nephrology

Madison, Wisconsin
Job Type
4 Aug 2022
W ork Schedule :

100% FTE, Monday - Friday, 8 hour days between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm. No weekends, holidays or call.

Be part of something remarkable

As an Advanced Practice Provider, you'll play an integral role in our inpatient and ambulatory care teams by providing high-quality, cost-effective care to patients. You will care for pediatric patients receiving renal replacement therapy. Our provider group is presently four (soon to be five) full time pediatric nephrologists, as well as 1.3 FTE NP providers. The Division of Pediatric Nephrology has active programs including: all forms of acute and chronic dialysis including home hemodialysis, a strong transplant program offering a steroid-free immunosuppression option since 2004, multidisciplinary clinics (bone metabolism, stone, metabolic syndrome/HTN) and has a large outreach program serving the state of Wisconsin.

We are seeking a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to:

Assist with the program development of the Kids Comprehensive Dialysis Program.
Work alongside the physician team to manage the medical care of patients requiring CRRT.
Care for the pediatric dialysis population in an inpatient and outpatient setting.
Participate in quality improvement activities for pediatric dialysis patients.
Provide education to patients and families about dialysis.
Support the transition from dialysis to transplant with the expansion of the transplant program.

Education :
If Nurse Practitioner: Master s or Doctorate s degree from accredited Nursing Program.
If Physician Assistant: Bachelor s or Master s degree from accredited PA Program.

Licenses and Certifications :
Minimum - State of Wisconsin NP or PA licensure
If Nurse Practitioner :

Active RN and APRN certifications and licenses, including prescriptive authority, in state(s) of practice AND
Active board certification as a NP in area of clinical practice. These may include the following: Pediatric Acute Care.

If Physician Assistant :

Active PA license, including prescriptive authority, in state(s) of practice AND
Active PA board certification

All Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant applicants must have : Active DEA license or ability to apply for such license prior to or upon hire

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

UW Health is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Our integrity shines through in patient care interactions and our daily work practices as we work to embrace the knowledge, unique perspectives and qualities each employee and faculty member brings to work each day. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged. EOE, including disability/veterans.

American Family Children s Hospital in Madison , Wisconsin-also a Magnet -designated facility-provides specialized care in a healing environment designed especially for pediatric patients and their families. American Family Children s Hospital is a comprehensive pediatric medical and surgical center, with nationally recognized pediatric specialists in a wide range of fields. It is also home to our Level One Pediatric Trauma Center and Level IV NICU , which cares for the tiniest patients throughout Wisconsin and beyond.

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Department of Pediatrics

UW Health Kids

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  • Job Reference: 677713519-2
  • Date Posted: 4 August 2022
  • Recruiter: UW Health
  • Location: Madison, Wisconsin
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent