APP: NP/PA - Inpatient Cardiac Surgery Float

APP: NP/PA - Inpatient Cardiac Surgery Float

Location:
Stanford, CA 94305
Income Potential:
Call for Details
Signing Bonus:
No
Loan Forgiveness:
No
Job Number:
103526
Posted Date:
8/23/2019
Recruiter's Name:
Philip Weber
Contact Number:
(800) 876-0500
Organization:
Merritt Hawkins


 
Job Description & Requirements
Start Date:
9/8/2019
Available Shifts:
.600 FTE
Job Type:
Permanent

Essential Functions



Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU):
Evaluates and treats post cardiac surgery patients in the CVICU
Manages acute post-operative issues and all patient care needs relating to critical care
Works closely with multi-disciplinary team to advance care of critically ill patients and promote throughput
Conducts following procedures including but not limited to: central line insertion, arterial line insertion, dialysis line insertion, chest tube removal, pacing wire removal, DCCV (Direct Current Cardioversion) & bronchoscopy 

Cardiac Intermediate Intensive Care Unit (Cardiac iICU): 
Evaluates and treats post cardiac surgery patients in the Intermediate ICU
Manages acute post-operative issues as well as chronic co-morbidities
Works closely with multi-disciplinary team to coordinate patient throughput and discharge planning
Conducts the following procedures including but not limited too: chest tube removal, pacing wire removal, & DCCV

QUALIFICATIONS

Only internal candidates within the Cardiothoracic Surgery Service line will be considered. 
Education
Physician Assistant (PA):
Bachelor's degree or above from an accredited college or university.
Graduate of a PA program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc.

Nurse Practitioner (NP):
Master's or doctoral degree in nursing from an accredited college or university
Graduate of an NP program accredited by the National League of Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Licensure/Certification
Physician Assistant (PA):
Licensure as a Physician Assistant (PA) in the State of California
Certification as a Physician Assistant (PA) by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association (AHA)
An individual Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) license issued by the United States DEA for Schedule II-V controlled substances, required only if prescribing controlled substances to outpatients
Additional board certification(s) may be required by certain services/departments. 

Nurse Practitioner (NP):
Licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of California
Certification as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) in the State of California
National Board Certification as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) from an agency accredited by the American Board of Nursing Specialties (ABNS).
Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association (AHA).
Furnishing license issued by the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN), required only if furnishing medications
An individual Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) license issued by the United States DEA for Schedule II-V controlled substances, required only if prescribing controlled substances to outpatients.
Additional board certification(s) may be required by certain specialties/departments.

NOTES:
This position is for a full-time position within cardiothoracic surgery
The hours worked will be split between the CVICU and the Cardiac iICU teams
The shifts include day, nights, weekends, and holidays (rotating)
Shift times variable
Option for overtime shifts within the four CT Surgery clinical areas (Clinic, Operating Room, CVICU, and iICU) when available 

About The Company

Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.




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