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This is an Advanced Practice Professional (APP) job opening.
Both qualified NP and PA applicants will be considered.

NPs are directed to apply to job # 132845 and PAs are directed to apply to job # 132846
 

This is a multi-fill job opportunity

A total of four (4), 1.0 FTE, Advanced Practice Professionals (either NP or PA) will be hired to fill this job opening.

Responsibilities*

Under physician supervision, coordinates care of acutely ill post-surgical Adult/Late Adult patients admitted to the Cardiac Surgery Service intensive care setting. Specifically, role requires clinician to:Perform advanced diagnostic and therapeutic tasks associated with patients undergoing Cardiac, Vascular and Thoracic procedures, including heart and lung transplantation and ventricular assist devices. Collect detailed histories and physicals and present pertinent data to the medical staff. Collect and interpret reports from diagnostic lab tests, radiographic procedures, and clinical studies. Order tests and prescribe medications. Perform various diagnostic, therapeutic, and minor procedures, based on privileges.Assist attending physician in orientation of new resident physicians to the service and assist in maintaining continuity of care throughout the Cardiovascular center. Confer with attending physicians and communicate with other care providers/consultants to coordinate clinical care.Maintain accurate documentation regarding patient status, evaluations, and treatment. Streamline the patient transfer process between levels of care, including writing discharge orders and communicating specific patient needs to team members. Participate in quality assurance activities, peer evaluations and support research initiatives involving CVICU and cardiac surgery patients. Comply with established standards for quality, patient safety and re-imbursement. Perform other related duties and initiatives as deemed necessary in the best interests of patient care.Utilize new improvements and/or technologies that relate to job assignment. Note: Position is night/day rotator with the majority of shifts being on nights. Holiday and weekend rotation required, weekend requirement could be as much as 50% or every other.