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Posted by: Sentara on Sep 01, 2021


Norfolk , VA

Job Description:

The Cardiothoracic Surgery (CTS) APP intensivist provides critical care and comprehensive services to all patients in the cardiothoracic surgery designated ICU areas. The APP reports to the PCCM intensivist physicians under the Sentara Heart Hospital critical care intensivist model. APP supervision is provided by the PCCM intensivist group; co-supervision is provided by the cardiothoracic surgeons (SMACTS group). Governance is supported by the CTS APP Clinical Director and CTS APP team leaders. The APP role and scope is dedicated to cardiothoracic surgery critical care services. The CTS APP intensivist role is a key component in the Sentara Heart Hospital intensivist model structure.

The hospital-based Nurse Practitioner (NP) is responsible for providing health care services to individuals, families, and/or groups in the hospital setting, independently and/or under the direction of the attending physician. Health care services include conducting comprehensive health assessments, prescribing/providing treatments/interventions, making referrals, managing acute and stable chronic illnesses, promoting health, and providing disease prevention and management services. The NP is expected to participate in quality assurance and improvement activities, engage in member- of- the- team activities, use resources (human and material) appropriately, and adhere to Hospital and Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations (as applicable).

Education Level
Master's Level Degree - Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physicians Assistant

None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Required: Authorization to Prescribe, Basic Life Support, Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse
Preferred: Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Acute-Care Nurse Practitioner or PA, experience preferred.

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About Sentara Healthcare

Sentara Healthcare is one of the most progressive and integrated health care organizations in the nation, located mainly in Southeast Virginia and Northern North Carolina with additional sites in Charlottesville, Covington, Harrisonburg and Woodbridge, VA. Sentara operates more than 300 care giving sites, including 12 acute care hospitals including 7 in Hampton Roads, 1 in Northern Virginia and 2 in the Blue Ridge Region, 1 in Southwestern Virginia and 1 in Northeastern North Carolina, outpatient care facilities, nursing centers, assisted living centers, advanced imaging centers and about 380 primary care and multi-specialty physicians. Sentara also offers a full range of award-winning health coverage plans, home health and hospice services, physical therapy and rehabilitation services, including Nightingale - the region’s first air ambulance service. Sentara Healthcare is an acknowledged leader in patient safety and quality innovation. Founded in 1888 as the Retreat for the Sick in Norfolk, Virginia, Sentara has ranked for more than a decade among the nation's top integrated healthcare systems by Modern Healthcare magazine and is the #1 most integrated health care system for two consecutive years. We invite you to share our Vision. To be the healthcare of choice in the communities we serve.

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