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Texas Health Resources Nurse Practitioner-Cardiovascular Administration in Dallas, Texas

Nurse Practitioner—Cardiovascular Administration

Looking for a new and exciting opportunity? We are looking for a Nurse Practitioner to assist with coordinating services for patients after their cardiac/vascular surgeries.

SCHEDULE: SCHEDULE: Full Time for 40 hrs./ week. 4-10 hr shifts 7A-5P with weekend requirements. No major holiday or on-call requirements

HEART AND VASCULAR APP SERVICE HIGHLIGHTS:

The H&V APP team provides a seamless coordinated continuity of care to service patients spanning pre-op thru discharge. Patient acuity levels can range from ICU to med/surg but predominantly ICU and intermediate/tele status in the CVICU and H2 North of the Hamon Tower. The APP team supports both Cardiothoracic and Vascular surgical services. The Physician collaboration and supervision consists of 3 CT and 9 Vascular physicians of both hospital based and private practice groups.

· Cohesive team environment

· Friendly collaborative environment with great importance to the APP role as a surgical liaison to the hospitalist and other consulting teams

· APP team values diversity and encourages creative perspectives to improve patient satisfaction and key quality metrics.

· APPs assigned to a primary side of the dual service CT and Vascular model to promote development of a specialty expertise, but cross-training is permitted.

· No OR responsibilities. Minor bedside procedures with training provided (chest tube/drain removals, Epicardial Pacing Wire Removal, Skin suturing/stapling as examples).

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

EDUCATION:

· Bachelor of Nursing (BSN) Required.

· Master’s degree of Nurse Practitioner Program (NP) required.

EXPERIENCE:

· Acute Care hospital setting experience required.

· 2 years as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) strongly preferred.

· ACNP strongly preferred.

· Cardiovascular experience preferred.

· Critical Care experience required.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS:

· Registered Nurse (RN) required.

· Advanced Practice Nurse (APRN) required.

· Nurse Practitioner (NP) required.

· Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly Required.

· Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 30 days of hire preferred.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • In-patient pre & post-surgery management services

  • Consult with doctors, patients, hospitalist.

  • Coordinate services from surgery to discharge.

  • Surgeries will be cardiac or vascular related.

ENTITY HIGHLIGHTS

For more than a half-century, Texas Health Dallas has been at the forefront of health care in North Texas. We’re an 875-bed, Magnet-designated, full-service hospital serving our community in and around Dallas since 1966. We specialize in cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, women’s services and emergency medicine, we’ve got it. Plus, we’re a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a Comprehensive Stroke and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence and provide wellness services, outpatient surgery and women’s imaging services. *Texas Health Dallas is a joint Commission-certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, a Level I Trauma Center, a Comprehensive Heart Attack Center, and a designated Magnet hospital. We’re a top choice in North Texas for cancer and emergency services, bariatric services, cardiac care and much more. As part of the Texas Health family and its 28,000+ employees, we’re one of the largest employers in the Dallas Fort Worth area. Our career growth and professional development opportunities are top-notch and our benefits are equally outstanding. Come be a part of our exceptional team as we improve the health of the people in our communities every day. You belong here.

Additional perks of being a Texas Health Employee

· Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, student Loan forgiveness as well as several other benefits.

· Delivery of high quality of patient care through nursing education, nursing research and innovations in nursing practice.

· Strong Unit Based Council (UBC).

· A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth.

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Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org .

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