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Assistant Director of Advanced Practice Providers- Hematology/Oncology

Job Number: 63146
Categories: Advanced Practice Provider
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 723000 - HSA-Adv Prac Provider Admin
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
Regular/Temporary: Regular


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information

Salary Negotiable
Experience and Education

Master's degree/graduate of an ARC-PA accredited Physician Assistant Program or accredited Nurse Practitioner program. Nurse Practitioner with Master's degree in nursing or Physician Assistant who graduated from an ARC-PA accredited program. Current professional advanced practice certification and unencumbered Texas Physician Assistant orNurse Practitioner License. Five (5) years of related clinical experience with demonstrated progressive leadership and administrative responsibilities. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA), is required.
  • Three to Five years proven leadership experience preferred.
  • Clinical Expert inHematology/Oncology.
  • Doctorate preferred.
Job Duties

  • Serves as a specialty area expert within the department regarding Advanced Practice Provider (APP) professional requirements, scope of practice, regulatory and compliance requirements. Conducts audits on APP practice, documents, and compliance with quality assurance initiatives.
  • Develops and implements APP compliance assurance for privileges and skills.
  • Provides administrative oversight for all APPs in the department to assure consistent practice principles and operations.
  • Provides leadership support for physicians within department to optimize utilization of APP roles.
  • Provides guidance for Lead APPs in the department to foster leadership growth.
  • Works in collaboration with the Director of Advanced Practice Providers to create new APP opportunities aligned with strategic growth initiatives of the UT Southwestern Health System and the department.
  • Partners with the Director of Advanced Practice Providers to develop and implement best practice models with expected outcomes, targets and goals for APPs in the department.
  • Monitors outcomes and satisfaction data of all department APPs and develop action plans accordingly.
  • Oversees recruitment efforts of APPs in the department. Develops and supports formalized departmental orientation for newly hired APPs.
  • Develops and facilitates educational experiences for APPs in the department for continued professional growth and optimal retention.
  • Oversees and/or schedules all APP coverage in the department.
  • Seeks opportunities to maintain clinical competence and skill proficiency.
  • Performs all clinical duties that are in alignment with their scope of practice, training and experience.
  • Performs other duties assigned
UTSouthwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UTSouthwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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