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An experienced NP/PA is sought to join the Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery Department of a large Tertiary Medical Center located in the northern suburbs of Boston.
Job responsibilities include:
-Planning and coordinating all aspects of postoperative care and post discharge follow-up
-First assisting with both cardiac and general thoracic surgical procedures. Familiarity with robotic thoracic surgery desirable.
-Harvesting saphenous veins (traditional and endoscopic)
-Placement and removal of chest tubes, central and arterial lines. Removal of pacer wires, sutures/staples, Swan-Ganz catheters, intra-aortic balloon pumps
-Participate in call rotation with other advanced practitioners who provide 24/7 in-house coverage and OR first assist call.
- MA State License
- Approved PA or NP program
- ACLS /BLS
- 2 years of Cardio thoracic or vascular surgery experience
- Ability & desire to work in high acuity environment
- Experience with intensive care management of the postoperative cardiothoracic surgery patient including familiarity with ventilators, inotropes and vasoactive medications.
Offer to include highly competitive compensation, full benefits, medical malpractice insurance, and much more!