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Emory Healthcare/Emory University NP or PA - Emergency Medicine, Registry in Johns Creek, Georgia


Emory Healthcare is looking for an experienced Emergency Medicine PA or NP for a Registry position at Emory Johns Creek Hospital.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Provides the highest acuity of care under the direction of a supervising cardiac surgeon in the discipline of cardiac surgery. Examines, evaluates, and treats patients with all ASA levels of medical acuity, and that require all degrees of invasive and interventional procedures. Performs cross-functional responsibilities, often simultaneously, in the operating room, ICU, step down unit and outpatient areas. Handles full rotation of care where providers perform pre-op, intra-op, post-op care/procedures. Functions at the highest level of autonomy, within the limits of mid-level licensure. Teaches and mentors junior Physician Assistants in cardiac surgical care. Proficient in: central line placement, swan ganz insertion, chest tube insertion, intra-aortic balloon insertion and removal, all intraoperative conduit harvest, chest closure, and first and second assisting in all types of cardiac surgical procedures. Educates patients and families on risks, outcomes, and health maintenance. With remote supervision, performs accurate complete history and physical examinations of preoperative cardiothoracic surgical patients. With remote supervision, performs accurate and complete daily clinical assessment of pre and post-operative cardiothoracic surgical patients. With remote supervision, reviews, interprets, and integrates daily laboratory and radiographic data into the cardiothoracic surgical patients daily assessment and plan. Performs intraoperative assistance on all cardiothoracic surgical patients. With proficiency, performs endoscopic and open saphenous vein harvesting. With proficiency, performs endoscopic and open radial artery harvest. With remote supervision, performs arterial and venous cannulation and catheter placement. Performs discharge summaries upon completion of each patients hospitalization. Educates patients and families on procedures and expectations of all things cardiothoracic surgery. Maintains professional growth by participating in educational programs and professional organizations and activities to maintain knowledge of current trends, practices, and developments. Maintains clean, safe and therapeutic environment for patient in compliance with Universal Precautions guidelines and safety standards. As part of a patient focused service, promotes a supportive and healing environment so that customer and staff satisfaction are enhanced. Supports cost efficient/effective delivery of care.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from a nationally certified Physician's Assistant Program or an accredited school of Nursing and certified as a Nurse Practitioner. Demonstrated highest level of proficiency, certified by the chief PA of the Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery and the Chairman of the Section of the Surgery. Current licensure as a Physician's Assistant or Nurse Practitioner in the state of Georgia. BLS, ACLS, and Healthcare Provider certifications required.

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Division Emory Specialty Assoc

Campus Location Johns Creek, GA, 30097

Campus Location US-GA-Johns Creek

Department ESA Em Med - Johns Creek

Job Type PRN / Registry

Job Number 84224

Job Category Advanced Practice Providers

Schedule Other

Standard Hours 10 Hours

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.