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APRN PA Pediatric Cardiology & Critical Care Fellowship

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Cleveland
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

The Cleveland Clinic Children's Cardiology & Critical Care Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Fellowship is an innovative 12-month program with a mission to safely transition Certified Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioners (CPNP-AC) and Physician Assistants (PA) to practice within the Pediatric and Adult Congenital Heart Center. This program provides a robust infrastructure to build not only clinical competency, but also role proficiency through mentorship, professional development, leadership training, and organizational enculturation. Fellows of the program will graduate with the critical thinking, diagnostic, and clinical skills necessary for the management of complex congenital heart disease, providing safe, efficient, and evidence-based care to critically ill patients in today's multi-disciplinary, team-based care model.The 12-month, intensive training program provides the APP fellow with a comprehensive, structured transition into the fast-paced environment of Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care. Fellows begin with a boot camp to review and establish the fundamentals of practice. Each week includes protected didactic learning that includes case studies, lectures, and simulation, all with an emphasis on applying evidenced based medicine. The APP in the Fellow role reflects the mission, vision, and values of Cleveland Clinic, adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics, Corporate Compliance Program and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines, and all regulatory and accreditation standards.Throughout their training, Fellows are supervised and developed by department APP's and physician experts in each care area. Each fellow receives instruction and mentoring in professional development including a structured, 1 on 1 experience of either development and delivery of APP education or completion of a quality project, with the option to submit an abstract or peer reviewed article to a national society. Upon completion of this program, the Fellow will be a highly skilled and capable APP in the field of Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Medicine. Cleveland Clinic Department of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine & Cardiology With more than 20 APP's and 30 attending physicians, the Department of Pediatric Cardiology is currently ranked #6 as one of the best Children's Hospitals for Cardiology and Heart Surgery. As a premier quaternary care center, Cleveland Clinic Children's Main Campus provides cutting edge care modalities and a full range of specialty and subspecialty care. Why Apply / Choose Fellowship Training Post-graduate fellowship training is rapidly becoming the expected path of entry for an NP or PA who desires a rewarding and successful career in Critical Care Medicine. The Cleveland Clinic Children's Cardiology & Critical Care APP Fellowship seeks driven, passionate APP's and provides an innovative opportunity to train in an enriching, supportive environment, learning from world-leaders in medicine. Cleveland Clinic maintains a world-renowned reputation as a forerunner in patient care, leadership, innovation, and education. As a graduate of this program, you will accelerate your clinical abilities and have a distinct advantage in gaining desired employment in the field of Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care.Eligibility Requirements 1. Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner certified through PNCB 2. Master's degree in Pediatric Acute Care from an accredited school/college of nursing 3. Current license as a Registered Nurse and APRN in the State of Ohio 4. Physician Assistant: Master's degree from an accredited Physician Assistant Program, current OH license All certifications and board examinations must be successfully completed 6 weeks prior to program start date.Education & Experience OverviewClinical Rotations: Clinical mentor assigned for each location1. Intermediate Care Unit2. Pediatric Intensive Care Unit3. High-risk Infant Program4. Electrophysiology5. ECHO Lab6. Pulmonary Hypertension Program7. Catheterization Lab8. Heart Failure & Transplant Service9. Cardiac Care Unit Step-Down10. Heart Failure/Transplant Stepdown11. Pediatric Cardiac ICU Step-Down12. Pediatric Cardiac ICUDidactic Education & Additional Opportunities1. Critical Care & Cardiology Boot Camp during the first month of training2. APP Fellow Core Curriculum with weekly didactic time3. PCICU Grand Rounds weekly4. PCCM & Cardiology Fellowship weekly lectures5. Cardiothoracic Surgical Conference Weekly6. PCCM & Cardiology Quality & System Care Review Conference monthlySimulation Training:1. CCF Central Venous Line Insertion Course2. POCUSProfessional Development1. Cleveland Clinic Values2. Interprofessional Teaming3. Mentorship4. Introduction to Quality Improvement & Research Methods5. Communication Training6. End of Life Training7. Leadership DevelopmentSalary & Benefits The fellow will be hired in a full-time, salaried position not to exceed 12 months of employment. The fellow will be eligible for the full-time benefits as described in the Total Rewards Brochure. The salary will be paid on a semi-monthly basis. After successful completion of the fellowship and the termed program the fellow will have the opportunity to apply for any open position within the Cleveland Clinic Children's. If the fellow does not secure employment within Cleveland Clinic, their employment will be terminated per the terms of this fellowship. Employment at the end of the fellowship is not guaranteed. APRN/PA learns the role of an Advanced Practice provider under supervision of the APRN/PA preceptor and/or Physician preceptor for no longer than 12 months.Requirements for Application 1. CV/Resume 2. Personal Statement declaring why you are interested in this opportunity 3. Minimum of 2 letters of recommendation (one from your current employer, another from your clinical faculty) 4. Eligible for DEA licensure 5. Current PALS/BLS/ACLS certification If not already completed at time of application, all qualifications must be completed 6 weeks prior to the start date.Responsibilities:Shadows health care providers in the department.Attends Electronic Medical Record training programs as needed.May participate in research data collecting and projects as assigned.Other duties as assigned.Education:Graduate of an accredited (ARC-PA) physician assistant program.Master's degree in Pediatric Acute Care from an accredited school/college of nursingPhysician Assistant:Master's degree from an accredited Physician Assistant Program, current OH licenseCertifications:NCCPA certified.Pending Certificate to practice by the State Medical Board, pending privileging by OPR and pending addendums to supervising physician's supervision agreements with the State Medical Board.All certifications, privileging and pending addendums to supervision agreements must be completed within 45 days of hire.Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) required.Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) through American Heart Association (AHA) may be required based upon work setting.Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner certified through PNCBCurrent license as a Registered Nurse and APRN in the State of OhioComplexity of Work:Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.New grads or existing out of state graduate PAs with pending for applicable state licensing and privileging.Work Experience:None required.Physical Requirements: Ability to push/pull patients as part of a team to various positions, to move/push medical equipment and supplies.Requires extensive walking, sitting and stair climbing.Ability to obtain safety precautions against blood borne pathogens by using protective gear.Personal Protective Equipment: Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

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