Michigan Heart, a nationally recognized cardiology practice and member of IHA has an excellent opportunity for a full time Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join a Cardiology practice located in Jackson, Michigan.
The ideal Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will possess three years of experience as a registered nurse preferably in Cardiology with a minimum of one year experience as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant. Recent graduates with an interest in Cardiology will also be considered with training available for the right candidate.
Minimum required qualifications:
- Successful completion of a NP/PA program
- Master’s Degree
- State of Michigan License
- Active and Current DEA
- NP/PA Certification
- ACLS and BLS Certification
- Experience in Cardiology is strongly preferred.
The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will provide health care services under the direction of collaborating physician. The ideal candidate is responsible for directing and coordinating a health care plan for the assigned patient population by performing physical examinations, conducting approved diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, prescribing appropriate interventions and medications and collaborating with consulting physicians and health care professionals.
The successful candidate must be able to provide demonstrable experience working closely with physicians on the management of Cardiology patients including clinic visits and appointments, hospital rounds, development and implementation of a medical management plan and ongoing follow up of any patient care issues.
The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant maintains the continuum of care through the coordination and integration of all phases of patient care using physician orders, progress notes, care plans, critical pathways, managed care guidelines, best practice protocols, evidenced based care and the utilization review processes. The selected provider will provide continuum of care with assessment and education, immediate post-procedure care and preparation for discharge and works closely with nursing staff including ICU, progressive and general care.
This is an exciting opportunity for the right Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to be part of a well-established practice.
We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package based on clinical experience and training.