Nurse Practitioner, Specialty - Cardiothoracic Surgery
Full-Time - 8am-4:30pm - Days, Varied Work Pattern Monday-Friday, Some Weekends Required; Could Also Be 4 10-Hour Days - 40 Hours/Week
Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health
1200 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001
The Cardiothoracic Nurse Practitioner provides care to cardiothoracic surgery patients in collaboration with the cardiothoracic surgeons. He/she functions in an expanded role, using the nursing process and integrating acts of medical diagnosis and therapeutics. He/she reports to the Director of Cardiac Clinical Services and the Chief of Cardiac Surgery.
Conditions of Employment:
Minimum of three years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner in cardiology or cardiothoracic surgery.
Master's degree in Nursing required.
Board certification as a Nurse Practitioner in acute care required.
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in Pennsylvania required.
Excellent communication skills and ability to work collaboratively with other healthcare providers, hospital personnel, patients and families.
Since this position will require the selected candidate to engage in regular contact with children in the form of care, guidance, supervision or training, you will be required to meet the requirements of the Child Protective Services Act, including the Pennsylvania State Police criminal background check, the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare child abuse criminal background clearance, and an FBI fingerprint-based federal criminal records check. The selected candidate will not be allowed to commence working until all three (3) are completed satisfactorily.
Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health is an equal opportunity employer, and our policy prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
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