Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner - Heart Transplant and LVAD Team

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The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Heart Transplant and Left Ventricular Assist Device position is part of a collaborative team model of care consisting of Attending physicians, Fellows, and a team of NP/PAs who provide care for inpatient Heart Transplant and LVAD patients.
Essential Functions:
-\tConsults, evaluates and treats Heart Transplant and LVAD patients in the immediate post-operative setting and serves as the primary readmitting service. Manages acute and chronic co-morbidities.
-\tObtains complete histories and performs pertinent physical exams with assessment of normal and abnormal findings.
-\tPerforms or requests and evaluates diagnostic studies
-\tAdministers, orders, furnishes and/or prescribes medications
-\tFacilitates the coordination of inpatient and outpatient care and services
-\tProvides and coordinates patient teaching and counseling
-\tWorks closely with multi-disciplinary team to coordinate patient throughput and discharge planning.

This is a Stanford Health Care job.

Job Qualifications:

Nurse Practitioner
Education: Master's or Doctorate Degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university is, required.
License/Certification: BLS - Basic Life Support, required.
License/Certification: CA Registered Nurse (RN), required.
License/Certification: Certification as a Nurse Practitioner by a nationally recognized nursing organization (e.g., American Academy of Nurse Practitioners-AANP, American Nurses Credentialing Center-ANCC, or any successor organizations), required.
License/Certification: DEA - DEA Number from the US Drug Enforcement Administration, required.
License/Certification: CA NP - Nurse Practitioner, required.
License/Certification: NPF - NP Furnishing Number, required.

Physician Assistant
Education: Bachelor's degree or above from an accredited college or university. Graduate of a PA program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc.
License/Certification: Current licensure as a Physician Assistant in the State of California is required.
License/Certification: BLS - Basic Life Support, required.
License/Certification: DEA - DEA Number from the US Drug Enforcement Administration, required.
License/Certification: Must be board certified from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) at the time of hire and maintain certification during employment at SHC.

At least 1 year NP/PA experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.