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NURSE PRACTITIONER CRNP Cardiothroacic Surgery Full Time 1.0 FTE shifts vary for surgical sched

St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children
Tenet Health
Type Full time Posted 8/9/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 9/16/2014
PA - Pennsylvania (All) - Philadelphia Referral - n/a -    



1) Assist the Heart Team in the admission of patients to the CCU; Perform and record history and physical examination; Write routine admission orders & arrange for appropriate laboratory and x-ray studies and consultation; Write routine pre & postoperative orders as appropriate; Perform procedures such as suture removal, chest tube insertion/removal, central line insertion/removal/other; Assist in operations/procedures performed by the CT surgery/Heart Team as indicated within the scope of practice.

2) Participate in daily management of all cardiac patients in the CCU; to participate in postoperative care of patients, being especially knowledgeable in the recognition of post operative complications; Inform surgeon/cardiologist/ intensivist of all changes in patient's condition; Collect data and write pertinent progress notes on chart; Summarize detail of patient's hospitalization; Make routine rounds; Assess and plan patient post-operative course/daily CCU hospitalization needs and implement indicated therapy.

3) Keep surgeon/cardiologist/Intensivist informed of additional needs, problem areas and suggestions beneficial to improvement of department.

4) Liaison to resident teams/nursing/PAs/NPs for appropriate transfer care plans and communications.

5) Discharge planning/summaries.

6) Participate in CTS data base collection & data entry as directed.

7) Participate in research studies as requested.

8) Other duties as assigned.


Schedule will have shifts that vary according to surgical schedule which includes a requirement to work at least one overnight shift per week with weekend schedule as seen fit by CT surgeon and the acuity of the unit.

Experience/Education/Licensure Requirements
·         Previous cardiac experience preferred
·         Previous work experience in ICU/CCU
Required Licenses and Certificates
·         Pennsylvania State CRNP License
·         American Heart Association CPR
·         PALS
Job : Surgical Services
Primary Location : PA-Philadelphia
Hospital/Facility : 483-SCHC Pediatric - Philadelphia, PA
Job Type : Full-time
Shift Type :
If other shift, specify: :shift to match surg schedule