Cardiothoracic Surgery ARNP/PA Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit
North Florida Regional Medical Center, located in Gainesville, Florida, is just a short drive from the coast as well as many of Central Florida's premier attractions, like Disney. Gainesville is home to the University of Florida Gators but it is much more than just a sports town. Gainesville offers a lively downtown area, intriguing museums with countless events and outdoor activities. They continue to receive national recognition as a top-rated city from places like Livability.com or Forbes.com. Join a community where you can work and play!
North Florida Regional Medical is seeking a nurse practitioner or physician assistant to work with their growing cardiothoracic surgical team in the CVICU (Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit).
Competitive compensation package including salary, benefits and malpractice coverage.
Summary of Essential Job Duties:
Under the supervision of the Cardiothoracic Surgeons and within the Nurse Practitioner's competence, the Nurse Practitioner provides medical services to adult cardiothoracic surgical patients. The Nurse Practitioner will care for the patients in the cardiac surgery ICU ranging from thoracic surgery, CABG and valve replacement/repairs including TAVR to implantable VADs, ECMO and aneurysm repairs. In addition, the Nurse Practitioner will perform bedside procedures within the scope of service, will write progress notes, participate in daily rounds, write orders, dictate discharge notes, and participate in hospital wide quality improvement initiatives. The Nurse Practitioner will collaborate with multidisciplinary team members, and ensure continuity of care.
Master of Nursing Degree or Physician's Assistant Licensure required
Graduate of an accredited Nurse practitioner program approved by the Florida Board of Registered Nursing or Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program approved by the Florida Board of Medicine
Current State of Florida Nurse Practitioner or Physician's Assistant License
National Certification by respective accredited professional nursing organization such as the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or National Commission on Certification of Physicians Assistant's (NCCPA).
Current BLS/ACLS certification
New graduates welcomed
Experience with managing cardiothoracic surgery patients or cardiac patients is preferred
ICU experience preferred
Working experience as a Nurse Practitioner/PA preferred