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Emory Healthcare/Emory University NP / PA Cardiac Critical Care Nocturnist in Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

Emory Healthcare's Cardiac Critical Care service is where belonging meets purpose.

Join our team of exceptional Advanced Practice Providers (APP's) in the Cardiac Critical Care Unit at Emory University Hospital.

The Cardiac Critical 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.

This is a Nocturnist position and the schedule will be 3 shifts per week from 6:30 PM to 7:00 AM.

Our Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners are an integral part of the Emory Healthcare integrated academic health care system. Some highlights of joining the Emory Healthcare team:

  • Salary range: $110,000 to $140,000 per year depending upon years of experience as a Physician Assistant or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner..

  • This role is incentive plan eligible.

  • Student Loan repayment benefit.

  • Paid Parental Leave benefit available to all qualified employees.

  • Healthcare benefits available on Day 1.

Description

The Cardiac Critical Care Unit at Emory University Hospital is looking for an experienced Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant.

Current ICU experience as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant is required for this position. Nurse Practitioner candidates must be Acute Care certified (ACNP or AGACNP).

This is a Nocturnist position with 3 shifts per week from 6:30 pm to 7:00 am in the CCU.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • 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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :

  • Current ICU experience as a Physician Assistant or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner is required.

  • Completion of an accredited Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program or Physician Assistant program.

  • Currently licensed as an Acute Care 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.

  • American Heart Association BLS and Healthcare Provider certifications required. ACLS may be required in some areas.

Additional Details

Supporting a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture . Emory Healthcare (EHC)is dedicated to providingequal opportunities and access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and/or veteran's status.EHC does not discriminate on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law.EHC respects,valuesand celebrates the unique perspectives and backgrounds of all individuals. EHC aspires to create an environment of collaboration and true belonging for all our patients and team members. Emory Healthcare (EHC) is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

ACCOMODATIONS: EHC will provide reasonableaccommodationsto qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.”

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (Medium-Heavy) 36-75lbs, 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 20-35lbs, 34-66% of the workday; (frequently); 10-20lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 75lbsmax; Carrying of objects up to 35lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking; Occasional sitting; Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing); Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affectingenvironmentconditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure; Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors; Communicable diseases; Electrical shock; Floor Surfaces; Hot/Cold Temperatures; Indoor/Outdoor conditions; Latex; Lighting; Patient care/handling injuries; Radiation; Shift work; Travel may be required; Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators; environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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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 119256

Job Category Advanced Practice Providers

Schedule Other

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Hourly Minimum USD $40.85/Hr.

Hourly Midpoint USD $74.51/Hr.

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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