Cardiac Surgery Opportunity for NP or PA

Norfolk, VA
Jul 13, 2018
Aug 20, 2018
Full Time
Job Description: Opportunity for an experienced PA or NP. Candidates with Cardiac Surgery or ICU experience will be given priority. This position will work 80 hours every 2 weeks. Rotating call schedule (service line is 24/7)

This position does include procedures. Candidates should be able to demonstrate proficiency and familiarity with:

-Chest tube insertion/removal
-Arterial and venous catheters

The hospital-based Physician Assistant/ Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing health care services to individuals, families, and/or groups in the hospital setting, independently and/or under the direction of the attending physician. Health care services include conducting comprehensive health assessments, prescribing/providing treatments/interventions, making referrals, managing acute and stable chronic illnesses, promoting health, and providing disease prevention and management services. The PA/NP is expected to participate in quality assurance and improvement activities, engage in member- of- the- team activities, use resources (human and material) appropriately, and adhere to Hospital and Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations (as applicable).

Education Level
Master's Level Degree - NURSE PRACTITIONER
Master's Level Degree- PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Cardiac Surgery; ICU experience preferred

Required: Authorization to Prescribe, Basic Life Support, Nurse Practitioner and Registered Nurse-OR- Physician Assistant certification

Preferred: Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Required: Communication, Critical Thinking, Speaking

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant experience preferred.

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