Macon, GA, United States
Job ID: 50248
Job Family: Advanced Practice Provider
Status: Full Time
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 32211082532048-Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Heart & Vascular Care Atrium Health Navicent is seeking an Advanced Practice Provider (APP) to join our team that provides care at Medical Center Atrium Health Navicent.
The APP will function primarily inpatient setting caring for acutely ill and surgical patients and support outpatient management during recovery. Additional responsibilities include patient education on disease processes, post-operative, and discharge instructions.
The core of the APP function will be the full support of the inpatient /outpatient services, 5 - 8 hour shifts per week with rotations to weekends (anticipate one weekend/month). The APP would preferably have the experience and background to independently initiate and follow through on the assessment and workup of cardio thoracic surgery patients.
Performs initial and periodic medical history and physical examinations
Records findings of examinations, assessments and plan of care
Assist with new consults and admissions
Performs daily assessment on intensive care, progressive, and floor patients
Writes appropriate prescriptions and administers medications
Orders and interprets daily laboratory and radiology examinations
Documents all patient encounters, records observations, interventions, and actions in a medically appropriate manner on the patient's medical record
Attends, participates and contributes to group/practice meetings and development of standard procedures for department
Education, Experience and Certifications
Must be approved to practice as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in the state one works. Demonstrates appropriate critical thinking, interpersonal skills, and the ability to prioritize and make proactive decisions. Relative acute experience is preferred.
Master’s degree or Doctorate of Nursing Practice required. License to practice as a Registered Nurse required. Certification in the area of practice from a nationally recognized certifying body required. ACNP board certification preferred based population served.