Acute Care APP- Lung Transplant APP

Falls Church, Virginia
Nov 21, 2023
Jan 20, 2024
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Inova Fairfax Medical Campus is looking for an Advanced Practice Provider that supports the inpatient lung transplant service including PH, lung transplant and advanced lung disease.

As an Acute Care Advanced Practice Provider you will exercise independent judgement in the assessment, diagnosis and initiation of medical processes and procedures, in accordance with the nurse practitioner licensure regulations of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and as delineated in the written Scope of Practice/Protocol for APPs. To help achieve our mission, you will demonstrate respect for and an understanding of other clinical disciplines while using an integrated approach to achieve desired patient outcomes. Utilizing evidenced based standards, guidelines and protocols for care delivery is required.

Position Description:

  • APP will work closely with a multidisciplinary team to provide comprehensive patient care in the inpatient clinical setting.
  • Provide inpatient coverage at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus
  • Day shift with rotational weekend coverage
  • No call or night shifts required

Position Qualifications:

  • Graduation for an accredited NP or PA program. Must be approved to practice as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in the state of Virginia. Current prescriptive privileges and DEA license required. BLS and ACLS for Healthcare Provider from AHA required with expiration date greater than 90 days from date of beginning practice.
    • Nurse Practitioner: Master’s Degree or Doctorate of Nursing Practice required. License to practice as a Registered Nurse required. Certification in practice from a nationally recognized certifying body required. ACNP, AGACNP certification preferred based on population served.
    • Physician Assistant: Graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant program required; Master’s Degree preferred. Certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants preferred.
  • Inpatient experience required; prior transplant and/or pulmonary experience preferred.
  • Demonstrate appropriate critical thinking and interpersonal skills when working in a fasted paced, high acuity work environment. Able to perform a thorough history and physical assessment.
  • VA License

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