Share This Page

Assistant Director for Advanced Practice Providers-Professional Development

Job Number: 70021
Categories: Advanced Practice Provider
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 700000 - HSA-Health System Affairs EVP
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Security

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

Salary Negotiable
Experience and Education

Master's degree/graduate of an ARC-PA accredited Physician Assistant Program or accredited Nurse Practitioner 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 in Advanced Practice.
  • Doctorate preferred.
  • Experience in Education Methodology and familiar with Adult learner needs
  • Experience in Research and/or Quality Improvement Science a plus
Job Duties

  • Leverages the performance development process of goal setting, ongoing assessment, and coaching and performance evaluation to achieve goals. Coordinates learning needs assessments for individuals/groups of APP providers. Provides leaders with performance data in relation to established internal and external benchmarks.
  • Acts as a consultant and liaison with area staff, educators, and leadership to promote APP practice. Interprets policies and procedures to APP providers. Collaborates with leadership team to address issues related to quality, compliance, competency, and education.
  • Coordinates and collaborates with leadership in the recruitment, selection, retention and development of APP talent. Collaborates with staff and leaders to plan and implement orientation programs and staff and leader development opportunities. Incorporates relevant policy into the orientation process. Develops systems/processes to help staff meet competency requirements. Utilizes available technology and other creative instructional strategies. Develops entity specific strategies that support organizational goals. Collaborates with APP leadership to create and implement strategies that promote retention and continuing competency.
  • Monitors expense and revenue budgets for APP professional development activities and manages to optimize budget performance.
  • Utilizes existing resources within the enterprise and across organization to identify and develop innovative strategies that improve service, quality, competency, and productivity.
  • Acts as clinical leader and provides education on clinical standards. Plans, implements, evaluates, and revises training in accordance with external regulatory standards, and area/hospital policies. Collaborates to develop initial and ongoing APP core and population-specific competencies. Reviews APP compliance summaries.
  • Utilizes current literature, best practices, and an interdisciplinary approach to develop Patient Care Standards as appropriate. Stays current in area of professional development specific to APP practice. Uses appropriate processes and models to monitor and proactively manage risk.
  • Collaborates with staff and leaders to plan and implement orientation programs and staff and leader development opportunities. Incorporates relevant policy into the orientation process. Develops systems/processes to help staff meet competency requirements. Utilizes available technology and other creative instructional strategies. Develops entity specific strategies that support organizational goals.
  • Assesses learning needs of new and existing APPs and plans accordingly. Matches learners with appropriate resources. Assists in creating an organizational culture across the enterprise that promote lifelong learning of APPs. Accountable for development of individual and team competence/performance.
  • Collaborates with APP leadership to create and implement strategies that promote retention and continuing competency, which are designed to make UTSW an employer of choice.
  • Builds, maintains and supports a culture that fosters effective working relationships, desired patient outcomes and organizational goals.
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.

We're Proud Of Our Award-Winning Workplace.

Magnet Recognition – American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

Best Places to Work – Dallas Business Journal

Corporate Citizen Award – LaunchAbility

Start! Fit Friendly Worksite Award – American Heart Association

Best Places to Work Postdocs – The Scientist

Employer of the Year – Association for Independent Living

Celebration of Diversity Award Finalist – Ernst & Young and the Dallas Arboretum

Mother-Friendly Worksite – Texas Department of State Health Services

Lex Frieden Employment Award – Texas Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities

Top 10 Best Organizations for Leadership Development Award – National Center for Healthcare Leadership

2014 Beacon of Excellence Award for Patient Satisfaction – Press Ganey