APP: NP/PA - Inpatient/IICU Cardiac Surgery

APP: NP/PA - Inpatient/IICU Cardiac Surgery

Stanford, CA 94305
Income Potential:
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Recruiter's Name:
Philip Weber
Contact Number:
(800) 876-0500
Merritt Hawkins

Job Description & Requirements
Start Date:
Available Shifts:
.9 FTE
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Essential Functions

Evaluates and treats post cardiac surgery patients in the Intermediate ICU. Manages acute post op issues as well as chronic co-morbidities. 
Works closely with multi-disciplinary team to coordinate patient throughput and discharge planning. Obtains complete histories and performs pertinent physical exams with assessment of normal and abnormal findings. 
Performs or requests and evaluates diagnostic studies Administers, orders, furnishes and/or prescribes medications Orders and collects specimens for routine laboratory tests, screening procedures and therapeutic procedures, including blood and blood products Orders physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, radiology examinations and nursing services Performs designated procedures after demonstrated competency Responsible for admission of transfers as well as post-op readmissions. 
Performs in house and ED consults to cardiac surgery service. Effectively communicates and interacts with patients, families, staff and members of the community from diverse backgrounds Recognizes situations which require the immediate attention of a physician, and initiates life-saving procedures when necessary Facilitates the coordination of inpatient and outpatient care and services Facilitates collaboration between providers and coordination of community resources Provides and coordinates patient teaching and counseling. Tracks and interprets test results and answers questions either directly or over the phone Develops and implements processes / procedures to promote effective and efficient use of resources. Other duties as required. 

Nurse Practitioner:
1. Current RN licensure and current Nurse Practitioner Certification in the State of California required. 2. Certification as a Nurse Practitioner by a nationally accredited nursing organization (e.g., ANCC, AACN, or National Academy of Nurse Practitioners) is required. 3. A clinical Master's degree from an accredited program 4. 5 years as an advanced practice provider is preferred. 
Physician Assistant:
1. Current PA licensure and current PA Certification in the State of California required. Certification as a Physician Assistant by a nationally accredited Physician Assistant organization (e.g., NCCPA or ARC-PA) is required. 2. A bachelor's degree is required. 3. A health-related Master's degree is preferred. 4. 5 years as an advanced practice provider is preferred.
Advanced Practice Provider experience in Cardiovascular Health is preferred.

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.