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APP Surgical Care - Cardiac Surgery

Nebraska Medicine Omaha, NE
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Serious Medicine is what we do. Being extraordinary is who we are. Every colleague plays a key role in upholding this promise to our patients and their families.

Please note that this position may require an assessment after completion of the application. Please plan for an additional 20 - 30 minutes to complete this.

Shift:

Third Shift (United States of America)

APP Surgical Care - Cardiac Surgery

Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Cardiac Surgery

Position Highlights:

Cardiac and vascular experience preferred.

Please make sure to attach a resume for review.

Working at Nebraska Medicine - Nebraska Medicine

Shift Details:

1.0FTE

Night Shift | 3 12's

4 hours of admin time.

No call.

Why Nebraska Medicine:

Our shared values reflect who we are and why we're here and include, Innovation, Teamwork, Excellence, Accountability, Courage and Healing.

  • Competitive Benefits including retirement match contribution, PTO accrual, tuition reimbursement
  • Lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care
  • Forbes Magazine recognizes us in their list of American's top employers and the best employer in Nebraska

Recruiter Contact

Kristy Hammer | khammer@nebraskamed.com

Provide comprehensive health care to patients and families with various adult and congenital cardiac diseases throughout the continuum of inpatient hospitalization. Diagnose medical conditions, plan and implement interventions, and evaluate patient responses in collaboration with a designated supervising physician. Perform and/or assist with diagnostic and therapeutic interventions. Daily responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following: Independently round and collaborate with attending surgeons, consulting and multidisciplinary teams; monitor and manage critically ill patients in the ICU requiring mechanical cardiac and/or pulmonary support; identify and manage postoperative complications; transfer patients to appropriate levels of care; plan discharges; evaluate and manage new admissions/consults; act as mentor/resource for educating nurses and students (NP, PA, and medical); participate in team quality and outcome driven activities/initiatives; participate in research activities as requested/appropriate.

Required Qualifications:

Nurse Practitioner
* Master's degree in nursing from an accredited school/college of nursing required.

* Minimum of two years RN experience or equivalent combination of RN and nurse practitioner experience combined (two years of RN experience equals one year of APRN experience) required.

* Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Nebraska or current compact state required.
* Currently licensed as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Practitioner (APRN) required.

* Appropriate certification required based on position, department and population served:

  • Adult Gerontology Acute Care (AGACNP-BC);
  • Adult (ANP-BC);
  • Family (FNP-BC) - will be required to obtain post graduate certificate for AGACNP-BC within 3 years of hire or transfer date
  • Adult Gerontology Primary Care (AGPCNP-BC) -will be required to obtain post graduate certificate for AGACNP-BC within 3 years of hire or transfer date

Physician Assistant

* Master's degree from an ARC-PA approved Physician Assistant program OR bachelor's degree with ten years of current active Physician Assistant experience and approval from the Director of the Office of Advanced Practice OR if bachelor's degree with less than ten years current active experience sign a written agreement consenting to obtain a Master's degree from an ARC-PA approved Physician Assistant program within three years from date of transfer or hire and approval from the Director of the Office of Advanced Practice required.
* Ability to maintain Continuing Medical Education (CME) hours to meet State of Nebraska and NCCPA Certification by the National Commission of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) [Or if new graduate, eligible for certification and certification completed prior to beginning to provide care] required.

* Currently licensed as a Physician Assistant in the State of Nebraska (or eligible for license prior to beginning to provide care) required.


Both Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant

* Ability to function with autonomy and able to make independent decisions while functioning as part of a comprehensive team required.
* Ability to effectively communicate in verbal and written forms required.
* Ability to provide critical thinking and analytical skills required.
* Efficient use of information systems, data processing systems, telecommunication devices, office equipment, and audiovisual teaching/education resources required.
* Ability to comprehend and follow policy, procedure, guidelines and protocols required.
* Flexibility and dedication to team involvement and supporting organizational goals required.

* Familiar with patient care equipment as appropriate to specialty area required.

* Knowledge of health care policy and societal factors affecting the delivery of care required.

* Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) licensure required.
* Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required, must be from an American Heart Association endorsed program upon first renewal.

* Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification required, must be from an American Heart Association endorsed program upon first renewal.


Preferred Qualifications:

Nurse Practitioner

* Adult Gerontology Acute Care (AGACNP-BC) certification preferred.

Physician Assistant
* Prior experience working in a related health care field as a Physician Assistant preferred.

Nebraska Medicine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and protected veterans' status.









Date Posted May 14, 2022
Date Closes May 29, 2022
Requisition REQ-11266
Address University Twr - Unit I
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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