The Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner assesses, plans and provides patient care under the direction of a cardiothoracic surgeon. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, performing patient histories and physical exams, seeing patients in the office setting, performing in-office procedures within the scope of practice, assisting the surgeon in preoperative care, providing CTOR first assisting services, monitoring patients post-operatively, conducting daily patient rounding, participating in the on-call rotation, and prescribing medications and ordering tests as needed. Communicates and consults with the supervising physician regarding the medical status of patients, and communicates with patients and family members effectively, providing appropriate education. Maintains a working relationship with the interdisciplinary team, including RNs, physicians, case managers, and others. Relies on experience and clinical judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is required.
Education: -Graduate of an accredited physician assistant or nurse practitioner program Licenses/Certifications: -Current PA/NP license in Pennsylvania, required -Current BLS and ACLS certifications, required -Must be certified by the NCCPA Experience: -Minimum of 3 years of experience in cardiothoracic surgery, required -Must have experience first assisting
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