Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 616135
Inova is seeking an experienced Advanced Practice Provider for the Cardiac Surgery program at Inova Heart and Vascular Institute.
Our Advanced Practice Providers manage both the Cardiovascular Intensive Care and Cardiovascular Stepdown Units for a program of approximately 1,800 cardiac cases a year, including CABGs, valves, Maze procedures, complex aortic surgeries (open and endovascular), ECMO, temporary and permanent ventricular assist devices, heart and lung transplants, and transcatheter valve procedures.
This is an APP-driven service with no residents or fellows. Our APPs independently manage complex patients from the ICU through discharge and perform invasive procedures, including central lines, arterial lines, pulmonary artery catheters, and chest tubes.
Excellent salary, plus evening, night, and weekend differential pay, time-and-a-half on holidays, generous CME, reimbursement for licensing, DEA, and society memberships/journal subscriptions.
This position is eligible for a $20,000 Sign-On Bonus! Advanced Practice Providers with at least two years of experience in cardiovascular surgery, thoracic surgery, or critical care are eligible to receive the bonus. Accepting the bonus requires a 1-year employment agreement.
IHVI offers an extremely robust and nationally recognized cardiac surgery program focusing on excellence in patient care and optimal patient outcomes. Our board-certified and fellowship-trained surgeons have performed thousands of procedures and pioneered many new treatment and recovery approaches with some of the best patient outcomes in the nation.
3 Stars from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for both CABG and AVR/CABG since 2017
#1 ranked hospital in the DC Metro region and #3 in Virginia by US News and World Report
CMS 5-Star rating
Leapfrog Safety Award of "A".
Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) Gold Center of Excellence
Magnet Recognition Program by American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
Watson Health Top 100 Hospitals
Performs high-quality clinical practices and effective patient management, under physician supervision, in accordance with federal and state regulations, including primary and secondary specialty care in clinical and/or surgical practice settings.
Demonstrates technical expertise with bedside diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
Works a rotating schedule including nights, weekends, holidays.
Opportunities to participate in education and research.
Demonstrates teamwork by communicating effectively and working cooperatively with all members of the health care team.
Displays respect for and appreciation for the contribution from all team members in order to foster positive working relationships. Driven at maintaining a positive and supportive work environment.
Participates in Quality/Best Practice initiatives by utilizing standards and guidelines for cost-effective care delivery in order to continuously improve patient care and enhance outcomes.
Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program.
Board Certified Physician Assistant or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. Maintains necessary CME requirements.
Preferably at least 1 year of experience in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, general surgery, cardiology, or critical care.
The ideal candidate possesses:
Several years managing cardiac surgical patients in an ICU setting, including those on ECMO and other mechanical circulatory support devices.
Demonstrated proficiency with invasive procedures including arterial lines, central lines, pulmonary artery catheters, and chest tubes.
Experience with bedside ultrasound for diagnostic and procedural purposes.
Excellent communication skills and a team-oriented approach to care.
Inova Medical Group is a team of talented and experienced physicians employed by Inova, providing world-class healthcare for the Northern Virginia and greater Washington, DC metro area. More than 400 physicians – experts in primary care medicine and adult specialties – are located throughout the region. Our physicians work together with Inova's extensive network of hospitals and outpatient facilities.