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Nurse Practitioner - Cardio Surgery

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Job ID 32551 Job Category Nurse Practitioner Shift Rotating Employment Type Full-Time Campus Andrews Center, Raleigh Campus Department CV & THORACIC SURG


Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated Magnet by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women’s and children’s services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Children’s Hospital, Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Children’s Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed’s team of more than 9,200 employees, 250 employed physicians, 1,500 volunteers, 1,200 affiliated physicians use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit www.wakemed.org.


The Nurse Practitioner, Specialty - Cardio Surgery will work under the general supervision of the Cardiovascular Surgery supervising physician, all  Cardiovascular Surgery Physicians, the Director, Heart and Vascular Services Mid-Level Program, WakeMed Heart Center and the WakeMed 3B & CTSU Management Teams to deliver competent medical care to an age specific population including adults and geriatric Cardiovascular Surgery patients at WakeMed during the weekend from 7A-7P.  This position will provide complete admission and pre-op work-ups, daily rounds in units, discharges and clinical record dictation activities, function as the on-site Cardiovascular Surgery on-call physician liaison to directly receive calls from staff and provide orders to staff to manage routine pre- and post-op surgical and medical care needs, provide orders for transfer or discharge as appropriate, and provide assistance in communicating directly with the Cardiovascular Surgery on-call physicians during emergencies. Required to maintain the scope of practice to be consistent with the policies, procedures, and regulatory guidelines governed by the North Carolina Board of Nursing and/or Medical Board, and any other federal or state regulatory agencies, as well as the policies and procedures of WakeMed. Understands the needs of the organization and supports the mission, values, and management of WakeMed. #LIPOST



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3 Years Nursing - Related Area Required Clinical - Nurse Practitioner Preferred Clinical - Cardiology Preferred

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Master's Degree Nursing Required

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Registered Nurse Required Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner Required

: 40-45 per week
: As Needed
: Yes

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