Cardiac Surgery Physician Assistant
Falls Church, VA
Inova is seeking an experienced Advanced Practice Provider for the Cardiac Surgery program at Inova Heart and Vascular Institute. This is an APP-driven service with no resident program. Our Advanced Practice Providers manage the Cardiovascular Step Down Unit for a program of approximately 1,800 cardiac cases a year.
The APPs can expect to manage a wide variety of patients, including CABGs, valves, Maze procedures, complex aortic surgeries (open and endovascular), ventricular assist devices, heart and lung transplants, and transcatheter valve procedures.
Applicants should have experience managing surgical patients, including chest tube and wound management, titrating anti-hypertensive medications and diuretics, and reading x-rays and telemetry monitoring. Must be comfortable making decisions with autonomy and discharging patients.
Advanced Practice Providers work on the average of 3-4 shifts/week, with an expectation of 3-4 nights per month and 1-2 weekends per month.
Excellent compensation, including evening, night, and weekend differential pay, time-and-a-half on holidays, generous CME, reimbursement for licensing, DEA, and society memberships/journal subscriptions.
Posted October 9, 2019