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The University of Kansas Health System APP NON SURGICAL NON PRIMARY in KANSAS CITY, Kansas

The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) in the Non-Surgical, Non-Primary Care role manages health problems and coordinates health care in pre-procedural, ambulatory care or episodic (non-primary, non-urgent) care settings associated with specialty patient populations. According to their practice specialty, these APPs deliver patient care and medical services to individuals, families and groups by utilizing standards of care in accordance with State and Federal rules and regulations to assess health status, diagnose medical conditions, develop medical plan of care, implement treatments and evaluate patient responses in collaboration with collaborative/sponsoring physician as described in a Collaborative Practice Agreement.

  • Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and technical competencies of the assigned specialty department.

  • May evaluate medical problems of clients in the assigned unit or program and appropriately requests consultation of other specialties when indicated.

  • Provides education to patients and/or families about preventive care, medical issues and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications.

  • Creates diagnostically appropriate treatment plans

  • Documents all medical evaluation, diagnoses, procedures, treatments, outcomes, education, referrals and consultations consistent with NCQA, The Joint Commission, state regulatory standards and evidenced-based standards of care. Maintains documentation compliance for appropriate coding and billing.

  • Facilitates evaluation of records by physician(s), peers and quality standards according to protocols and receives and implements constructive directives.

  • May refer complex and high priority cases to collaborating physician with regards to complicated diagnostic problems, serious illness, complicated therapeutic problems and re-evaluation of chronic conditions.

  • Provides medical and emergency interventions appropriate to the client’s needs; prescribes and monitors medications appropriate to the diagnosis; orders and monitors the appropriateness of emergency interventions.

  • Maintains collegiality with all members of the inter-disciplinary team

  • Utilizes appropriate chain-of-command and communicates with collaborative physicians or Program Director, APP Director and Medical Director of any clinical issue and contributes to quality improvement or process improvement as necessary.

*Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.

*Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.


  • Copy of the current advance practice license for the State of Kansas and Missouri (depending on practice locations) – PA or APRN

  • Advanced practice certification commensurate with training. APRNs may obtain within one year of date of hire; Specific certification may be required depending on specialty

  • BLS Certification required


  • Previous APRN or PA experience is desired.

Requisition ID: 2020-25032

Display Department Title: APP NON SURGICAL NON PRIMARY

External Company Name: The University of Kansas Health System

External Company URL: https://careers-kansashealthsystem.icims.com

Street: 4000 Cambridge Street