Emory Healthcare/Emory University Advanced Practice Provider (NP/PA), Cardio Thoracic Surgery in Atlanta, Georgia
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Cardio Thoracic (CT) Surgery Advanced Practice Provider (APP) with regularly scheduled on-call/weekend coverage.
Assists in the evaluation and treatment of patients.
Documents the delivery of care in the individual's medical records.
Conducts patient interviews and documents patient histories, psychosocial histories, health status and medical problems or potential problems.
Under the direction of a physician, performs physical examinations and specialized diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures including cast application and removal, wound suturing and dressing changes.
Assists physician in diagnosing medical problems, developing care plans, and prescribing treatment.
Orders, schedules and/or performs laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures such as urinalyses, pregnancy and blood tests, and x-rays.
Communicates necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of scheduled procedures to patient.
In collaboration with physician, arranges for consultations with or referrals to other medical professional or community services.
Educates patient on health habits, self-examinations, behavior management, need for follow-up assessments/treatments, at home medical care, medication and other issues related to medical or health problems.
Works with manager to formulate plan for professional development.
Attends educational in-services as appropriate.
Participates in professional activities and organizations to maintain knowledge of current trends, practices, and developments.
Maintains and updates current, accurate patient records including medical assessment, interventions, and evaluations.
Collects and interprets diagnostic data to implement appropriate care patient care plans.
Prepares statistical reports and analyses of research projects and investigational protocols; reports on progress, adverse trends and appropriate conclusions and recommendations.
Trains and teaches other health care professionals including students and residents in techniques and procedures unique to specific setting.
Actively participates on organizational health services committees.
Performs related responsibilities as required.
Completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program or Physician Assistant program.
Currently licensed as an advanced practice nurse in the state of Georgia by the Georgia Board of Nursing and certified as a Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or equivalent body, or Certified as a Physician's Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
Licensed as appropriate in the state of Georgia.
May require at least one year of direct experience in one or more high acuity clinical specialties.
BLS, ACLS, and Healthcare Provider certifications required.
Two or more years of cardiothoracic experience.
Experience with vein harvesting.
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Job Number 65030
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Medicine
Department SOM: Surgery: Grady Surgery
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.
Job Category Advanced Practice Providers
Location : Name Grady
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta
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