Nurse Practitioner - Physician Assistant - Cardiothoracic Services
Location:
Dallas , Texas
Posted:
November 23, 2017
Reference:
01505-87744
Advance Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant
Cardiothoracic Services
Schedule: Full Time Days
Medical City Dallas Hospital

The Acute Care Nurse Practitioner/Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP/AGACNP) OR The Physician Assistant (PA) develops and maintains an active practice based on an expanded knowledge base of pathophysiology and pharmacology to provide comprehensive health assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of individuals with cardiothoracic surgery needs in collaboration with and under the direct supervision of attending physician(s). Additional PA/NP roles include clinical procedures, education, consultation, and research under the direction of attending physician(s) and in accordance with approved protocols.

About Medical City Hospital Dallas
Medical City Hospital Dallas is a very "special" medical center located in far North Dallas that is designed with the health and well-being of the entire family. Prevention of disease is our focus, but treatment, when necessary is by some of the most highly specialized physicians in the country. In fact, patients travel to Medical City from over 75 countries and from all over the United States for the sophisticated treatment offered by some of its 400 in-house physician specialists....where they have access to the latest and most sophisticated technology. Over 95 different medical and surgical sub-specialists are housed within the "City". Our medical center offers a full service adult and pediatric hospital, with separate adult and pediatric emergency rooms, outpatient centers, and a psychiatric hospital. Being recognized for their excellence in patient care, Medical City has received numerous awards including the Joint Commission's highest honor bestowed to hospitals in the United States.

Why work for HCA:
Click the Link to find out more about our Benefits and what our employees have to say about working with Medical City.

For additional information contact Jamie Revill at 972-322-4166 or jamie.revill@hcahealthcare.com
Qualifications:
Education/Experience Required:
  • Successful completion of an accredited Acute Care Nurse Practitioner/Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program OR Successful completion of an accredited Physician Assistant program
  • MSN required for Nurse Practitioner Candidates OR BS degree, MS preferred for Physician Assistant Candidates
  • 2 years of ACNP/PA experience in a CVICU, or similar ICU, required
Licensure/Certification Required:
  • Current Texas Board of Nursing RN and APRN licenses OR Current Texas Physician Assistant License
  • Certification as an ACNP/AGACNP by the ANCC and/or the AANP OR Certification as a PA by the NCCPA
  • Current American Heart Association BLS and ACLS provider
  • Prescriptive Authority/DEA within 1 year

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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