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Director of Advanced Practice Providers - Nursing Administration - FT - Days at Careers | UC Irvine Health - 12790

Updated: September 6, 2019
Job Family: Executive

Job Description & Salary Range


UC Title:                                     Director of Advanced Practice Providers 

Position Number:                      10003903

Reports to:                                  Chief Nursing Officer

Working Title:                             Director

Cost Center:                               Nursing Administration (8722)

Bargaining Unit:                        None

FLSA:                                            Exempt

Job Code:                                    0245

Date Created:                             06/24/2019

Shift:                                              Day Shift

Hours:                                          40.00

Position Summary: 

The Director of the Advance Practice Practitioners (APPs) Program at UC Irvine Health will be responsible for all facets of the continuous delivery of care provided by Nurse Practitioners, (NPs), Physician Assistants (PAs) and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs).  Will drive the success of the program and leverage the APPs role within this complex academic healthcare setting. The director will be responsible for the program advocacy, outreach, regulatory compliance, (including the credentialing processes), business case development, as well as evaluation and monitoring of APP utilization to ensure adherence to the practice model and improve revenue generation.  The director will ensure strong physician collaboration and communication; supporting autonomy and accountability; providing staff opportunities for in-service education, formal education, and support residency opportunities. Will also provide physician education regarding the APP roles, advocating for expanded scope of practice, and advancing team integration. 

The APP Director will be a practicing clinician and administrator (20% and 80% respectively). Will serve as a single point of contact, liaison, and expert for matters specific to the NP, PA, and CRNAs throughout the enterprise. 

The APP Director will have a dual reporting relationship to the Chief Nursing Officer and the Vice Dean of Clinical Affairs.


Salary Range: 


Rate    Minimum  $129,100    Maximum  $232,600


Required Qualifications:

5+ years’ management in a healthcare delivery system

Ability to build and sustain business relationships. Proven ability to collaborate across health care settings

Ability to help develop sound business and financial plans as it relates to the utilization of the APRN/PA role

Ability to obtain UCIMC Allied Health Professional Privileges prior to hire

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Demonstrated ability to problem solve and provide effective leadership with a positive focus that will enhance the nursing services of the Division, providing optimal patient-oriented health care in an efficient and cost-effective manner

Excellent working knowledge of the APRN/PA/CRNA scope of practice

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties

Proven leadership and ability to impact change in a complex health care system

Registered Nurse

State of California licensure as a NP, CRNA, or PA
State of California licensure as a NP, CRNA, or PA

Strong clinical skills


Preferred Qualifications:

5 years leadership experience working directly in a healthcare environment in an APRN/PA role

Doctorate Healthcare Administration

Doctor of Business Admin

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Experience in Academic Health setting

Experience working in a UC and/or union environment

Experience working with and/or overseeing APRN/PA roles

Prior experience building/ managing care model teams with utilization of the APRN/PA role

Specialty certification


Physical, Mental & Environmental Demands:

To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation



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