NP/PA - Outpatient Bariatric Surgery - The American Center (TAC) at University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation in Madison, Wisconsin

Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

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.

We are seeking a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to:


  • Help patients lose weight safely, restore health and improve quality-of-life in an outpatient setting.

  • Help patients bridge the gap between the clinic and hospital, address their concerns before and after surgery and help to find a balance in their health and wellness.

  • Collaborate with a team of surgeons, APPs, health psychologists, and registered dietitians.

  • Teach group classes for patients in the surgical bariatric program.

Education:

Minimum –
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 -
If Nurse Practitioner: Active RN and APNP license in State of Wisconsin AND active board certification as a NP in Family, Adult, or Adult/Gero Primary Care.

If Physician Assistant:

Active PA license in State of Wisconsin 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.

Physical Requirements:

Light: Ability to lift up to 20 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds. 

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

UW Health is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and ant-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, women, and LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities are strongly encouraged. EOE, including disability/vets. 

Work Schedule:

100% FTE, core hours of Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:00 am – 5:00pm. Hours may vary based on the needs of the department.

UW Health at The American Center – on Madison’s east side – is UW Health’s newest hospital and one of the most advanced hospitals and wellness centers in the country. Here, health care is seen as a holistic endeavor where our mission is to not only diagnose and treat you when you’re sick, but also to partner with you in health and wellness.

UW Health Clinics - our physicians and staff are dedicated to providing an exceptional patient and family experience by delivering the highest quality of care in a compassionate environment. With more than 80 primary and specialty care clinics located throughout Dane County and the surrounding areas, we are proud to have the opportunity to impact the communities we serve.

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