Emory Healthcare/Emory University NP or PA - Cardiology, Cardiac Intensive Care in Atlanta, Georgia
Emory Healthcare is currently seeking experienced Advanced Practice Providers to join our Cardiac Intensive Care service line.
The Cardiac Care Unit (CCU) at Emory provides the opportunity to work closely with a variety of cardiac conditions including those with multi-system failure, advanced heart failure, and heart transplantation. We provide support to patients with severe states of shock including mechanical ventilatory support as well as mechanical circulatory support.
Our advanced practice providers are part of a comprehensive care team. We will provide outstanding educational, training, and mentorship experiences for all professionals and trainees engaged in research and care within our intensive care service line. Our department creates a unified, research driven patient and family centered care experience in consistent delivery models.
Educational and teaching opportunities
Multidisciplinary collaboration and communication
Scientific inquiry and translation of research into practice
We value patient safety and quality
Our priority is patient and family centered care
The APPs Responsibilities Include:
Trains and teaches other health care professionals
Opportunities to engage in research activities
Collaboration with multidisciplinary teams
Assists physician in diagnosing medical problems, developing care plans, and prescribing treatment
Emory Healthcare is a nationally recognized academic medical center and the only health network in the state with a full range of hospitals, clinics and local practices. Our teams integrate science and caring to transform medicine and redefine care. Emory’s compensation plan offers great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, 403b, and more!
Emory University Hospital has an opportunity for an experienced APP to join our Cardiac Critical Care team. Prior Critical Care experience in the CCU or ICU as a PA or an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner is highly desired.
Nurse Practitioner candidates must be Acute Care certified (ACNP or AGACNP).
Assists in the evaluation and treatment of patients.
Documents the delivery of care in the individual's medical records.
Conducts patient interviews and documents patient histories, psychosocial histories, health status and medical problems or potential problems.
Under the direction of a physician, performs physical examinations and specialized diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures including cast application and removal, wound suturing and dressing changes.
Assists physician in diagnosing medical problems, developing care plans, and prescribing treatment.
Orders, schedules and/or performs laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures such as urinalyses, pregnancy and blood tests, and x-rays.
Communicates necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of scheduled procedures to patient.
In collaboration with physician, arranges for consultations with or referrals to other medical professional or community services.
Educates patient on health habits, self-examinations, behavior management, need for follow-up assessments/treatments, at home medical care, medication and other issues related to medical or health problems.
Works with manager to formulate plan for professional development.
Attends educational in-services as appropriate.
Participates in professional activities and organizations to maintain knowledge of current trends, practices, and developments.
Maintains and updates current, accurate patient records including medical assessment, interventions, and evaluations.
Collects and interprets diagnostic data to implement appropriate care patient care plans.
Prepares statistical reports and analyses of research projects and investigational protocols; reports on progress, adverse trends and appropriate conclusions and recommendations.
Trains and teaches other health care professionals including students and residents in techniques and procedures unique to specific setting.
Actively participates on organizational health services committees.
Performs related responsibilities as required.
Completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program or Physician Assistant program.
Currently licensed as an advanced practice nurse in the state of Georgia by the Georgia Board of Nursing and certified as a Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or equivalent body, or Certified as a Physician's Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
Licensed as appropriate in the state of Georgia.
May require at least one year of direct experience in one or more high acuity clinical specialties.
BLS and Healthcare Provider certifications required. ACLS may be required in some areas.
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Division The Emory Clinic
Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30322
Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta
Department TEC Cardio CCU Clifton
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Job Number 98341
Job Category Advanced Practice Providers
Standard Hours 40 Hours
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