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Physician Assistant or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner - Cardiovascular PCU

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Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201
Advanced Practice Providers
Rotating Shift

Join the team at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD, where we're offering an opportunity with sign-on bonus and comprehensive support for relocation. Plus, enjoy the benefits of our highly supportive health system and ample opportunities for professional growth.

As an Advanced Practice Provider (APP) on our team, you'll play a crucial role in providing coverage for approximately 20-25 adult cardiac surgery patients in the Cardiovascular Progressive Care Unit (CVPCU). This 32-bed unit caters to a diverse range of cardiac surgery cases, including coronary artery bypass, valve repairs and replacements, aortic dissections, heart and lung transplants, and mechanical circulatory support devices such as Heartmate and Heartware.

In this position, you'll oversee patients across three levels of care: floor, telemetry, and intermediate. Your responsibilities will include managing CVPCU inpatients, handling admissions from the ICU and ED, coordinating outside hospital transfers, conducting in-hospital consults, and triaging outpatient calls. You'll have the support of Cardiac Surgery Fellows and intensivists from the Cardiovascular Surgical Intensive Care Unit.

This is a full-time role, comprising 40 hours per week with 12-hour rotating shifts. Some weekends and holidays are required, but you'll receive a incentive rate for your commitment.

To qualify for this role, you must have completed an

  • Approved Physician Assistance Program and hold licensure from the MD Board of Physicians.
  • Possess CDS and DEA licensure,
  • Board certified or certification eligible by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
  • BLS Health Care Provider CPR certification is also required.
  • Ideally, candidates will have at least one year of PA work experience with inpatient cardiac surgery patients.
  • Enrollment in the Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership Systems (PECOS) is also necessary.

Benefits of joining our team include free parking in the garage for any night shifts and access to Johns Hopkins benefits. Please note that full credentialing by The Johns Hopkins Hospital medical board with staff privileges is required before starting work.

If you're ready to embark on a rewarding career journey with The Johns Hopkins Hospital, apply now to join our esteemed team.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

We are committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for our patients, visitors and staff members. The Johns Hopkins Hospital has a tobacco-free at work policy. Employees must refrain from using any tobacco products during their work shifts — including while at lunch or on breaks, and whether they are on or off campus.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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