Physican Assistant Critical Care - 21207027
We are hiring an experienced cardiothoracic critical care intensivist nurse practitioner or physician assistant for a prestigious hospital in near Beautiful Cape Cod, Massachusetts! Our group is truly a dynamic group whom works well with another, provides top notch patient care and are continuing to expand!
The Cardiovascular critical care team is a continuous, on-site service with expected work schedule of 3 days per week with no resident program. Our APPs are involved in all aspects of patient management with a significant degree of autonomy in the CVICU program including:- Management of approximately 400-500 cardiac cases per year including CABGs, Valves (surgical and TAVR), and thoracic vascular surgery (surgical and TEVAR).- Management of cardiogenic shock with and without mechanical support.- Performs high-quality clinical practices and effective patient management, under the supervision of the cardiac intensivist, in accordance with state regulations. Demonstrates technical expertise by assisting physicians with diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Demonstrate teamwork by communicating effectively and working cooperatively with all members of the health care team.- Develop and implement care plans the includes initiating and prescribing medications.- Active BLS/ACLS certifications.
Minimum two years of experience in perioperative management of cardiac surgery patients- Minimum two years in experience with intensive care unit patients
Procedures: arterial lines, central lines, and chest tubes
Preferred:- Procedures: floating pulmonary artery catheters, wire-guided chest tube insertion (pigtail catheter)- Bedside ultrasound and echocardiogram- Management of Intra-aortic balloon pumps, Impellas, and ECMO
Candidate Salary Range: 131- 146K, Comprehensive Benefits: Health, Dental, Matching 403B, Life, Disability and MUCH MORE!