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1/8/2017
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Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - Critical Care...
Lutheran Medical Group | Fort Wayne, Indiana
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Job Description

We are looking to create a team of advanced practice providers for CVICU coverage at Lutheran Hospital. Lutheran Hospital is expanding CVICU 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 after hours. Duties would include rounding on critically ill patients, bedside procedures, and updating the on call physician. The patient population consists of pre and post op cardiac, vascular, and thoracic surgical patients (including transplant, VAD, and other forms of mechanical circulatory support). The ideal candidate would have previous critical care experience. However, training materials would be available, and the individual must complete a series of competencies. Procedural skills could include : arterial line insertion, central line insertion, pulmonary artery catheter insertion, etc An equal opportunity employer. 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. Previous Cardiology experience preferred. We are actively accepting applications for both Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants.

About Lutheran Medical Group

Lutheran Medical Group is devoted to the optimal health of each individual patient. We focus on promoting the highest quality of life for our patients utilizing evidence-based medicine and technology responsibly and humanely as part of a seamless healthcare delivery system.

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