Supervisor, Advanced Practice Providers - UMHC/SCCC - Clinical Operations

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-10-15
Req: R100042374
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The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The University of Miami UMHC/SCCC Satellite Operations has an exciting opportunity for a Supervisor, Advance Practice Providers. The Supervisor, Advance Practice Providers is an advanced practice nurse who is a clinical expert in patient care who performs at a high standard of care to all patients, following an established protocol with a physician(s). The incumbent will supervise advance practice providers (APPs) (i.e. Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants etc.). Key responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, onboarding and mentorship of new staff, development, review, and implementation of unit specific competencies, and annual evaluations. This role also works directly with staff, administration, medical directors, and other relevant stakeholders to assure appropriate utilization of all APPs. The supervisor provides advocacy to all APPs and integrates current knowledge of professional issues, trends in health care and technological advances into scope of practice. This position participates in the collection of research data and quality improvement of patient care within the acute and outpatient care areas.

Clinical Functions

Provides care to patients by determining and rendering advanced nursing and medical interventions. Assesses patients by interviewing/examining the patient, reviewing the patient’s medical history, physician’s diagnosis and orders, diagnostic test results (labs, x-ray, MRI, etc.) to determine medical diagnosis, plan of care and monitor patient’s progress; also performs physical assessments. Reviews patient medical records including physician/consultation notes, lab and diagnostic tests results. Formulates medical diagnoses based on reviewed data. Collaborates with physician through discussion and assessment of diagnoses in order to develop and revise a plan of care from the assessment/diagnoses. Identifies expected outcomes based on the assessment/diagnoses and physician collaboration. Includes interventions in plan of care that reflects expected outcomes. Documents and coordinates plan of care. Institutes necessary actions as outlines in the plan of care. Collaborates with team members to ensure implementation of plan as described. Facilitates communication between the nursing staff and physicians with leadership skills and on-unit mentoring. Implements physician orders per protocols. Assists in the management o family dynamics and coping mechanisms during acute and chronic phases of patient care. Evaluates the patient’s progress in attaining expected outcomes by follow up with collaborating physician. Evaluates, as warranted by patient’s condition, daily, by assessment of physical findings, lab and diagnostic test results. Collaborates with members of the education department and units’ leadership team in planning educational opportunities and competency evaluation for nursing staff and APP members. Conducts or participates in multidisciplinary rounds and ensures appropriate and quality care for patients. Presents at multidisciplinary patient care conference.

Leadership/Administrative Functions

Serves as a mentor and role model to all APPs, thus facilitating the development from novice to expert. Serves as a liaison and advocate between the APP and hospital leadership, department heads, and collaborating physicians. Assist APPs in clinical integration upon hire and throughout time of employment. Identifies APP learning needs and provides learning experiences to meet those needs. Integrates and informs APP of current knowledge of professional issues, trends in health care and technological advances into APPs scope of practice. Teaches/lectures in continuing education programs, journal clubs, conferences, and provides APPs opportunities for learning. Participates in and or coordinates community education programs Coordinates assignments of preceptors to advanced practice providers. Provides coordination of APP students with university liaisons. Identifies opportunities and challenges to promote full scope of practice in the advance practice model. Ensures and coordinates standardization of advanced practice processes between patient care services and collaborative teams. Ensures compliance with regulatory and maintains credentialing, competencies, and professional standards for all APPs in the service line. Provides coordination of coverage during weekdays and weekends between satellites, hospitals, and outpatient area. Evaluates and approves APPs time-off requests per University policy and procedures. Leads an entity committee and Co-leads collaborative team in developing a new service or strategic performance improvement. Engages and empowers staff by sharing decision-making, delegating, providing choice and fostering autonomy and adaptability. Contributes to the design, development and implementation of strategic and operational initiatives. Prioritizes competing demands while integrating strategic plan into daily operations. Leads and supports APP staff during periods of transition; communicates purpose and empowers staff to embrace change. Leads staff during the implementation and evaluation of new initiatives at the unit, division and department level. Recruits, hires, and facilitates training and orientation. Manages, recognizes, and rewards performance. Provides ongoing formal and informal performance feedback. Cultivates a climate of professional growth and development to promote excellence, retain talent and develop future leaders. Initiates and/or participates in unit and/or hospital research activities. Utilizes research findings and nursing theory in clinical practice. Promotes evidence based/knowledge based nursing practice. Collects data for patient and program evaluation and participates in quality assessment and improvement/patient experience activities. Authors or contributes to an article for publication in a professional journal or book.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.



Graduate from an accredited Master’s program

Certification and Licensing:

Valid Floirda license

BLS/ACLS certifications required


Minimum 5 years of relevant experience

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

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Posted: 10/16/2020
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