CARDIOLOGY PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT OR NURSE PRACTITIONER
Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19.
Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.
In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.
Rotating 12 hour day/night or straight night shift available.
The Advanced Practice Provider, (APP) is a Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) who provides direct patient care services and performs medical acts as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, under the supervision of the supervisory physician to patients on the cardiology service. This position will work with cardiology patients and will rotate with all of the cardiology services including general cardiology, Electrophysiology (EP), Heart Failure (HF), Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) and the Heart Transplant teams. Areas of clinical work include: all Duke University Hospital inpatient units, Emergency Department, the Cardiovascular Short Stay Unit, and all Hospital based Cardiology clinics. NP or PA performs admission, physical exams, collects and documents data, conducts diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, orders and schedules laboratory studies and professional consultations, prescribes appropriate interventions and medications, coordinates the care and discharge of patients, and provides direct patient care services. The Cardiology APP contributes to excellence in patient care, research, teaching, and provides leadership to the organization
PA: Work requires graduation from a Physician Assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) or its predecessor agencies.
NP: Work requires completion of accredited graduate level Nurse Practitioner program. Acute care degree needed.
NP: Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina and approval to practice as an NP. Licensure as a Physician Assistant in the state of North Carolina
PA: National Commission on Certification of PAs (NCCPA) certification is required
NP: Critical care certification needed.
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