NP/PA with Surgery expereince needed for Thoracic & Cardiovascular Practice in MA
Location: MA - Burlington
Job ID: 9252
Responsibilities include: Under the direction of the attending physician: History & physical examinations, daily progress notes and discharge summaries Consultations Outpatient clinic follow-up visits Planning and coordinating all aspects of postoperative care and post discharge follow-up First assisting with both cardiac and general thoracic surgical procedures. Familiarity with robotic thoracic surgery desirable. Harvesting saphenous veins (traditional and endoscopic) Placement and removal of chest tubes, central and arterial lines. Removal of pacer wires, sutures/staples, Swan-Ganz catheters, intra-aortic balloon pumps Participate in call rotation with other advanced practitioners who provide 24/7 in-house coverage and OR first assist call. Experience/Education Requirements: Graduate of approved Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program Must have at least 1 year of experience in the field of cardiothoracic surgery or vascular surgery Experience with intensive care management of the postoperative cardiothoracic surgery patient including familiarity with ventilators, inotropes and vasoactive medications Will wait for MA license Current BCLS or ACLS certification Ability to work collaboratively in a high acuity environment
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