Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Cardiac Surgery Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners
Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute, located at Morristown Medical Center, offers patients world-class medical experts and award-winning cardiovascular diagnostic and treatment services. Our cardiologists specialize in open-heart, minimally invasive, and noninvasive procedures. We are home to New Jersey’s largest cardiac surgery program.
We are looking to hire Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners that can assess and manage the cardiovascular surgical patient population. The following keys skills are needed to succeed in the role:
Insert PA Catheters, CVLs, A -lines, Nasogastric tubes and other indwelling catheters/tubes. Assists with IABP placement, removal if needed.
Insert/remove chest tubes and remove pacing wires
Manage ventilators in conjunction with Respiratory Therapy
Manage wound care
Makes daily rounds on cardio-vascular patients and reports findings to the attending surgeon and intensivist. Manages patients, evaluates changes in patient status, obtains consultations, and interprets tests and x-rays with the assistance of physicians as necessary. Gives discharge instructions. Responsible for ordering procedures, lab work and medicines.
Responsible for H & P examinations, admission, transfers and discharge orders, daily progress notes and discharge summaries. Refers patients for specialized consultations.
Monitoring and transport of the patient to ICU/PACU as needed.
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We strive for excellence with our patients and each other.We are Atlantic Health System. Atlantic Health System is one of the largest non-profit health care systems in New Jersey, providing a wide array of health care services to the residents of Northern and Central regions of the state as well as Pike County, PA, and southern Orange County, NY. Through our vision, we empower our communities to be the healthiest in the nation.We are comprised of Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center in Summit, Newton Medical Center, Chilton Medical Center and Goryeb Children’s Hospital – all of which are accredited by The Joint Commission and members of AllSpire Health Partners.Specialty service areas include advanced cardiovascular care, pediatric medical and surgical specialties, neurology, orthopedics and sports medicine. Each of these programs has earned top ratings and recognitions in their respective fields.Atlantic Health System is an affiliate of The Mount Sinai Hospital and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and is the official health care partner of the New York Jets and an official health care provider of the New Jersey Devils.The system has been chosen for the past s...ix consecutive years by FORTUNE® as one of the magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®.” Our organization has also been recognized six times by AARP as one of the “Best Employers for Workers over 50” and was named for a fifth consecutive year as one of Health Care’s Most Wired organizations in the July 2014 issue of Hospitals & Health Networks magazine, the journal of the American Hospital Association.