Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant CVICU
Company: Palm Health Resources
Posted on: October 12, 2018
Critical Care/ICU/PICU/NICU opening in Richmond, Virginia. This and other physician assistant jobs brought to you by DocCafe.com Expanding Cardiothoracic Group in Beautiful Richmond, Virginia is hiring experience Cardiothoracic Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants!Nurse Practitioner for the Department of Cardiovascular SurgeryTo provide continuity of patient care under the supervision of the Cardiothoracic Surgeon in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of patient care. Participate in AM and PM rounding on patients, including review of labs, vital signs, clinical events, telemetry, and addressing nursing concerns, Evaluate/triage potential CVICU admissions in ED, inpatient units, surgery, etc..Perform admissions history and physicals on patients from ED, direct admissions, and outside hospital transfers. Order diagnostic testing and lab work and follow-up on test results. Call/follow-up on consults from other specialties. Assist with the transition of care (i.e. transfer or discharge planning). Provide patient education, Evaluate transfers out of the CVICU to stepdown, Perform, assist with, and supervise unit-based procedures. Respond to codes in the CVICU. Participate in committees, to include the Critical Care Committee, Trauma, Cardiovascular Service Line Committee, Open Heart Case Reviews, and other pertinent committees. Assist in policy updates and reviews for the Open Heart Program. Participate in HAC reduction initiatives (ClABSI, CAUTI, C-Diff, etc…)Inform the surgeon of all changes in the patient's condition. Collect data and write pertinent progress notes on charts. Complete discharge summaries. Make routine rounds independently and/or with the surgeon, assess the patient's postoperative course and implement indicated therapy as determined by the involved surgeon.LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTSCurrent RN licensure in Virginia or eligibleLicense to practice as NP in the specialty area in the Commonwealth of Virginia*Prescriptive Authority when required**Current American Heart Association BLS CertificationCurrent American Heart Association ACLS Certification Keyphrases: critical care jobs, critical care nurse jobs, critical care medicine jobs, critical care nursing jobs, critical care nurses jobs, pulmonary critical care jobs, critical care transport nurse jobs, critical care registered nurse jobs, pediatric critical care jobs, surgical critical care jobs, critical care paramedic jobs, intensive care jobs, nicu nursing jobs, picu jobs, picu nurse jobs, cardiac critical care jobs, cardiac critical care medicine jobs, neonatal icu nurse jobs
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