Piedmont Heart Institute (PHI), located in the heart of Athens, is recruiting for an Advanced Practitioner to join the team to support the three surgical specialties Thoracic, Cardiac, and Vascular in a PRN capacity. This is a great opportunity to be employed by one of the nation's leading cardiology programs. You will work alongside some of the most respected and highly-trained physicians.
This is a PRN position working shifts as needed.
In this role you will:
Participate in rounding on patients in the hospital and ambulatory setting
Call responsibilities for patient phone calls and emergency surgery
Admit patients to the hospital
Complete Inpatient surgical workup and obtain consent
Provide consultations from other services
Call patients and address their concerns
Complete procedures including chest tube insertions, IABP removal, chest tube removal, external pacing wire removal.
Experience first assisting on all cardiothoracic cases and endoscopic vein harvesting recommended but not required.
Coordinate the evaluation and screening process for patients being evaluated for complex cardiac, thoracic, or vascular surgery and/or interventional cardiology.
Member of a multidisciplinary care team that assists in coordination and management of post-operative / post-procedure and critically ill patients in the hospital, as well as evaluating pre- and post-operative / procedure patients in the ambulatory setting.
Application of specialized skills and knowledge related to the care of patients in the CVOR, ICU, CCU and CVICU areas.
Contribute to excellence in patient care, research, teaching, consulting, and provide leadership to the organization.
Well-designed training program offered
Quality, Service and Reputation
Piedmont Heart Institute (PHI)
The first integrated cardiovascular healthcare delivery program affiliated with a community health system in greater Atlanta, and is headquartered on the campus of Piedmont Hospital, a 481-bed quaternary care facility offering all major medical, surgical and diagnostic services. Offering a continuum of patient care, including: primary and secondary prevention, outpatient and inpatient cardiovascular care, and appropriate quality measures and metrics to demonstrate enhanced outcomes.
Masters, Bachelor's Degree from an Accredited PA program and National Board Certification
Licensed as a Nurse and approved to practice as a NP by State of Georgia with National Certification