Acute Care Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - Advanced Heart FailureWellstar Medical Group • Marietta, GA • Advanced Practice Providers • 113600 • Various • Full-Time
Wellstar Medical Group is seeking Board Certified/Board Eligible Acute Care Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant for busy and well established Advanced Heart Failure cardiology team. Manage and coordinate the healthcare of the advanced heart failure patient, in the inpatient and ambulatory setting, at Wellstar Kennestone Regional Medical Center located approximately 25 miles northwest of downtonw Atlanta, GA. This is a full-time opportunity and we would consider a dedicated weekend schedule.
Wellstar Health System is a 9-hospital system in the metropolitan Atlanta region. Our flagship hospital is Wellstar Kennestone Regional Medical Center in Marietta, GA. Wellstar Kennestone is a 3 tower, 630-bed hospital with an active expansion plan underway.
We currently have an 18 bed CCU and a premier temporary mechanical support program for cardiogenic shock, which includes VA-ECMO, Impella CP/RP/5.5, Tandem Heart, Protek Duo, and IABP (femoral and axillary). In addition, we have a robust durable LVAD program that is among the leaders in the country in terms of implant volume at non-transplant centers. We also have a high-volume cardiac surgery program, and we have become regional leaders in implanting the Heartmate 3 device via thoracotomy approach. We have developed close relationships with multiple academic centers that serve as transplant partners.
Join our multi-disciplinary clinical team which will include 4 Advanced Heart Failure trained cardiologists, 2 VAD surgeons, 3 RN VAD coordinators, 5 Heart Failure/VAD NPs, as well as social workers and behavioral health professionals. Our team provides inpatient and outpatient care of patients with heart failure, chronic inotropic support, and durable LVAD therapy. We also have access to the latest in heart failure device therapies, including implantable pulmonary artery pressure monitors, baroreceptor activation therapy, and cardiac contractility modulation.
The Wellstar Center for Cardiovascular Care is the largest and most comprehensive provider of cardiovascular services in northwest Georgia. The Center includes 9 hospitals and 26 office locations throughout metro Atlanta. Our 90+ physicians and 85+ APPs provide care for the entire spectrum of cardiac patients (surgery, structural heart, advanced heart failure, EP, advanced imaging, complex intervention, ECMO, and research).
To be considered for this position please apply online. To learn more about WellStar and our cardiac services please visit www.wellstar.org.
We proudly offer a comprehensive benefits package including:
Medical, dental, vision insurance
Occurrence-based malpractice coverage
Short-term and long-term disability insurance
403(b) with employer match
CME time and allowance
Extended illness bank
Paid time off for vacation and holidays
Board Certified/Board Eligible Acute Care Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant. Previous APP experience required with AHF patients preferred.