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CT Surgery Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Location : Limerick PA 19468
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services
Job Category : Nurse Practitioner

Job Description :
Limerick, PA

 

We have a client in Limerick, PA who is looking for a CT Surgery Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join its amazing team.

 

This position is at a 144-bed facility with an award-winning cardiovascular program, a fully-accredited cancer center, and the area's largest Robotic Surgery Center. They provide comprehensive medical services through approximately 25,000 ER visits, 8,200 inpatient admissions, and more than 500 community outreach programs annually. They work hard every single day to provide a place for healing, caring, and connection for patients and families in the community of Limerick and surrounding areas.

 

In this position, the CT Surgery NP or PA will:


  • Assess, plan, and provide patient care under the direction of a Cardiothoracic Surgeon

  • Perform patient histories and physical exams

  • Perform assessments in the office setting

  • Perform in-office procedures within the scope of practice

  • Assist the Surgeon in preoperative care

  • Provide CTOR first assisting services

  • Monitor patients post-operatively

  • Conduct daily patient rounding

  • Participate in the on-call rotation

  • Prescribe medications and order tests as needed

  • Communicate and consult with supervising physician/surgeon regarding the medical status of patients

  • Communicate with patients and family members effectively, providing appropriate education

  • Maintain a working relationship with the interdisciplinary team including RNs, Physicians/Surgeons, Case Managers, and others

  • Rely on experience and clinical judgment to plan and accomplish goals

  • Have a wide degree of creativity and latitude (required)


 
Required Qualifications :

  • Graduate of an accredited physician assistant or nurse practitioner program   

  • Current PA/NP license in Pennsylvania required

  • Current BLS and ACLS certifications, required

  • Must be certified by the NCCPA

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in cardiothoracic surgery, required

  • Must have experience in first assisting  

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