The Knight Cardiovascular Institute is seeking an inpatient Advanced Practice Provider (APP; Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner) to serve as a faculty member as part of an APP-run inpatient cardiology service in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine.
The inpatient APP will be responsible for providing excellent clinical care for patients admitted to the adult cardiology service while working in conjunction with faculty physicians and/or cardiology fellows. Patient population consists of adult general cardiology and adult congenital heart disease patients including the following problems: ACS, heart failure, valvular disorders, arrhythmias, amyloidosis, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, etc.
Duties include but are not limited to:admitting/discharging patients; rounding with the attending physician (may be a combination of formal rounds and abbreviated rounds); writing of daily notes and orders; coordinating with consulting teams and procedural staff as needed; working closely with nurses, pharmacy staff, case managers and social workers to ensure safe and effective medical management and discharge planning.
The inpatient APP will be expected to participate in teaching internal medicine residents, PA students, NP students who may be rotating on the cardiology service. There will be opportunities to attend and participate in relevant educational conferences, quality improvement projects, and operations & management of the APP service. Typical schedule consists of three 12-hour shifts (7am-7pm) per week M-F plus one full weekend every 5-6 weeks. Rotation on a cardiology consult service may also be required depending on staffing.
Current Nurse Practitioner license for the state of Oregon
State of Oregon Nurse Practitioner Prescriptive Privileges
ACNP orAGACNP required for inpatient services
ACLS and BLS certification
Current & Active Physician Assistant license for State of Oregon
ACLS and BLS certification
1+ years prior experience as an APP in an inpatient setting
Membership in a professional organization
Prior experience in an academic medical center
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