Immediate opening for a Vascular Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant.
Office-based practice, an in-office endovascular suite and Vein Center, an accredited vascular lab, and hospital coverage. The successful candidate would be involved in several of these activities, depending on training and experience. Fellowship-trained and Board-certified in Vascular Surgery. Candidate will see patients in the office and in the hospitals. He/she will evaluate new office referrals and hospital consults, order appropriate diagnostic studies, prepare patients and their families for angiography and surgical procedures, and care for post-operative patients. See follow-up patients, both scheduled and unscheduled.
Interest and experience in the following areas is desirable: ? Wound management, including surgical wounds, minor debridement, and the prudent use of antibiotics. Minor procedures, like venous catheter removal. ? Knowledge and experience with arterial and venous disease, including carotid stenosis and stroke, aortic aneurysms, claudication, ischemic ulcers, varicose veins, and venous ulcers. ? Skill and experience in sclerotherapy is desirable. ? Familiarity or willingness to learn the basics of non-invasive vascular testing. ? Ability to work in a collegial fashion with referring physicians, specialists, hospitals, visiting nurses and skilled nursing facilities. Comfort in working with patients and families. ? Patient education and risk factor modification. ? Ability to evaluate lab tests, prescribe and refill meds, and counsel patients and families regarding procedures.
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience, training, and skill set. Benefits include health insurance, malpractice coverage, a 401K retirement plan, a CME allowance, and vacation.