Specialty APP- ICAR

Falls Church, Virginia
Aug 02, 2023
Sep 30, 2023
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

The Interventional Cardiovascular Admission & Recovery Unit (ICAR) is seeking Advanced Practice Providers with experience. High acuity, acute setting.

We are located on the ground floor of the Inova Heart & Vascular Center - Fairfax Medical Campus. This is a fast-paced, team-oriented unit with an emphasis on multidisciplinary collaboration. Sign-On Bonus! Great Benefits!

Our Advanced Practice Providers provide care to the adult cardiac populations. We offer many opportunities for growth and involvement in the unit and hospital initiatives.

Here is a brief description of ICAR:

  • Provide pre-procedure and post-procedure care of outpatient and inpatient populations
  • Electrophysiology procedures- pacemaker/ICD placement, Micra pacemaker, ablations-VT, SVT, A-Fib, A-Flutter, Watchman
  • Cardiac catheterization procedures- left and right heart caths, heart biopsies, ASD/PFO closures, carotid stents
  • Interventional Radiology procedures- angiograms, chemoembolization, IVS filter, Mediports, thrombolysis, venograms, G/J tube placements, nephrostomy and biliary tubes


  • Prefer 1+ years of experience with cardiac population; 6 months experience required
  • Education - Master's degree in Advanced Practice Nursing or equivalent
  • Current certification as an Advanced Practice Provider (e.g., Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant) with specialization in cardiology or relevant field
  • BLS for Healthcare Provider Certification required and PALS and ACLS strongly preferred (must obtain within first 3 months)
  • Licensed, or eligible to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia as an Advanced Practice Provider
  • Proficient in English, strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skill and the ability to display a caring demeanor towards others
  • Proficient computer skills required

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