Community Health Systems Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - Critical Care (Nights) in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Description:

We are looking to create a team of advanced practice providers for Critical Care coverage at Lutheran Hospital. Lutheran Hospital is expanding Critical Care services and is looking for interested Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants.

The ideal candidate is a highly motivated individual with a strong desire to improve patient care and outcomes. The provider would cover the ICUs, seeing patients in pulmonary, cardiac, post-op cardiac, surgical, and post op surgical patients needing critical care services.

Duties would include rounding on critically ill patients, bedside procedures, and updating the on call physician.

Procedural skills will include: arterial line insertion, central line insertion, pulmonary artery catheter insertion.

This Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant would cover the designated ICU units on a shift model as follows:

Two week rotations -

First week 44 hours (4 shifts of 11 hours each)

Second week 36 hours (3 shifts of 12 hours each)

An equal opportunity employer.

Qualifications

Education:

We are actively accepting applications for both Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants.

  • Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program with completion of a Master's degree in Nursing. If credentialed under other guidelines, the NP must be able to attain certification and re-certification as an Adult, Family or geriatric NP; minimal educational preparation under this arrangement is the Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing.

OR

  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Program

Certifications/Licenses:

  • Must possess a current State of Indiana Nursing registration.

  • Must have current certification as a Nurse Practitioner, or be registered to take the next-offered certification examination. Individuals awaiting the results of the certification exam may be hired, pending successful completion of the exam.

OR

  • Must have current certification as a Physician Assistant, or be registered to take the next offered certification examination.Individuals awaiting the results of the certification examination may be hired, pending successful completion of the exam.

Experience:

  • Minimum three years of general nursing experience/physician assistant experience

  • At least one year of critical care experience preferred.

We are actively accepting applications for both Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants.

Job: Nurse Practitioner

Organization: Lutheran Medical Group

Location: IN-Fort Wayne

Requisition ID: 1734196