The post-transplant Advanced Practice Provider (APP) is either a nurse practitioner or a physician assistant, and is responsible for the care of the post-kidney transplant patient population. Patient care responsibilities include evaluation and management of patients who have received a kidney transplant, follow-up of post-transplant clinical testing and immunosuppressive management and ongoing discharge teaching and clinical assessment of this population. The APP will provide advance practice care under the direction of the transplant faculty. Close collaboration with the medical staff (including referring physicians) and in-patient clinical coordinators is essential to ensure appropriate follow-up care and transition of the care within the clinic. When not in clinic, the APP will be responsible for managing patients' immunosuppression via lab review and patient discussions. The APP will be the key point person for patient and may refer the patient to social work or for insurance counseling as necessary. Patients will be monitored and documented through Teleresults (TITUS) and Apex/Epic systems.
Under the supervision of the UCSF Department of Transplant Surgery and guided by the policies and procedures, rules and regulations, and bylaws of the UCSF Medical Center, some Nursing Policies, and, Medical Staff Policies, and any unique ambulatory patient services this Nurse Practitioner (NP) position is assigned to in Liver Transplant. This APP position may perform delegated functions as appropriate to their "scope of practice". In general, the "scope of practice" includes the management of chronic stable medical conditions, routine care, acute or critical care, and medical and surgical procedures per approved standardized procedures as identified by the list available on the Medical Staff Office website. The CIDP approved standardized procedures are unique to each person and are unlikely to include ALL SPs on the list. This position may provide patient care in approved age groups and UCSF Health licensed settings. The APP has responsibility for the quality of standards of care for a specified patient population and evidences self-direction and accountability in the development of this role within the all UCSF medical center locations. UCSF Health requires all Advanced Practice Providers (APP) to be credentialed through its Medical Staff Services Office (MSSO) in order to practice and function in their clinical role. This applies to both adult and pediatric APPs in the inpatient and outpatient clinical settings at all UCSF Health sites (Parnassus, Mt. Zion, Satellite Clinics, et al). Credentialing
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