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Advanced Practice Provider ICU

Company: University Hospitals
Location: Willoughby
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionDescriptionWe are seeking a Part Time Advanced Practice Provider to join the Surgical, Medical, and Cardiac ICU Team at Lake West Medical Center. This position will work 10 12 hr. Day/Night shifts over a 6 week schedule with rotating weekends and holidays. Nurse practitioners must be ACNP and new grads are welcome to apply.
Position Summary/Essential Duties: (Critical-Care)

  • Partners with Attending to provide 24/7/365 medical and surgical management for critical-care service.
  • Critical-care duties include managing the comprehensive care of acutely and chronically critically ill or injured adult patients in collaboration with the intensivist physician on duty (or on-call).
  • Advanced skills of comprehensive airway management including endotracheal intubations using direct laryngoscopy and video assisted laryngoscopy, surgical airway management including open surgical cricothyrotomy.
  • Partners with Attending and Respiratory Therapist to manage ventilator, non-invasive positive pressure ventilation, and high-flow modalities.
  • Invasive procedures to include central lines, peripherally inserted central catheters (PICC lines), mid-lines, arterial lines, tube thoracostomy, dialysis catheters, cooling catheters, and various urinary catheters as indicated.
  • Selection, implementation, management, and titration of vasoactive drugs, insulin infusions, sedation, and analgesia.
  • Responds to all full trauma activations in ED, intracranial hemorrhages and aortic syndromes that are being transferred to a higher level of care in the ED.
  • The above listed critical-care duties require that Nurse Practitioners must be certified as an acute care nurse practitioner (ACNP)
  • Other duties as assigned.
    QualificationsPosition Requirements:Demonstrated competence as a practitionerEffective oral and written communication skillsA variety of technical patient care devices specific to the clinical areaComputers and selected office equipment
    Education/Expertise:Nurse Practitioner: Nursing Doctorate or Master of Science in Nursing with emphasis on clinical practice.-or-Physician Assistant: Completion of a formal Physician Assistant training from an accredited program with NCCPA certification.-or-CNS with prescriptive authority
    Required Credentials, Licensure or Certification (i.e. RN, RRT):Nurse Practitioner: BLS required; ACLS preferred; Current Registered Nurse license to practice in Ohio.; Current APRN license to practice in Ohio.-or-Physician Assistant: BLS required; ACLS preferred;; NCCPA-Certified.; DEA license

Keywords: University Hospitals, Cleveland , Advanced Practice Provider ICU, Other , Willoughby, Ohio

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