Cardio Surgical Advanced Practice Provider- CVOR

Falls Church, Virginia
Aug 09, 2023
Sep 28, 2023
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Inova Heart and Vascular Institute is seeking an experienced advanced practice provider for a full-time position in the cardiovascular surgery operating room.

  • This position is CVOR only.
  • Advanced practice providers with at least two years of experience in cardiovascular surgery are eligible to receive a $20,000 sign on bonus.

Our Program

  • Our board-certified and fellowship-trained surgeons have performed thousands of procedures and pioneered many new treatment and recovery approaches with results rarely matched nationwide
  • STS 3-star composite score for CABG and isolated AVR
  • Top 2% in the country for TAVR volume
  • Mitral valve repair center of excellence
  • Gold level ELSO award for excellence in life support
  • Busy heart and lung transplant program performing 100 total transplants in 2022

Job Requirements

  • The preferred candidate needs a minimum of 2 years of experience as a first assistant in cardiac surgery. Past intensive care unit/step down unit experience preferred but not mandatory.

  • You will first assist our surgeons on a wide variety of cases including but not limited to CABG, valves, maze procedures, complex aortic surgeries (open and endovascular), mechanical circulatory support cases including a large ECMO volume, heart and lung transplant, and structural heart procedures.
  • Applicants must be experienced in endoscopic vein harvesting using the Getinge Vasoview Hemopro 2 Vessel Harvesting system. Endoscopic radial artery harvesting is strongly preferred.
  • Flexible work week schedule, depending on the needs of the department. Additional OR call coverage is required.
  • Inova provides a comprehensive compensation package that includes a competitive salary including paid call and time-and-a-half call back pay, as well as full medical, dental, vision, 401k, PTO, short- and long-term disability, CME funds, paid days off to attend CME and much more.

Additional Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Performs high-quality clinical practices and effective patient management, under physician supervision, in accordance with state regulations, including primary and secondary specialty care in clinical and/or surgical practice settings
  • Demonstrates technical expertise in the operating room
  • Excellent communication and teamwork
  • Displays respect and appreciation for the contribution from all team members to foster positive working relationships
  • Participates in quality and best practice initiatives by adhering to standards and guidelines to deliver excellent patient care and enhanced outcomes
  • Seeks and accepts feedback related to performance and demonstrates a high level of coachability

Educational/Licensure Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program
  • Board Certified Physician Assistant or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner with RNFA certification. Employees must maintain certification requirements.
  • ACLS Certification for physician assistants, ACLS and BLS certification for nurse practitioners
  • Current Virginia medical license
  • Current DEA number

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