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Critical Care APP - Elyria Medical Center

Company: University Hospitals
Location: Elyria
Posted on: March 20, 2023

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Description Position Summary/Essential Duties: \n\n\n\tPartners with Attending to provide 24/7/365 medical and surgical management for critical-care service.\n\tCritical-care duties include managing the comprehensive care of acutely and chronically critically ill or injured adult patients in collaboration with the intensivist physician on duty (or on-call).\n\tAdvanced skills of comprehensive airway management including endotracheal intubations using direct laryngoscopy and video assisted laryngoscopy, surgical airway management including open surgical cricothyrotomy.\n\tPartners with Attending and Respiratory Therapist to manage ventilator, non-invasive positive pressure ventilation, and high-flow modalities.\n\tInvasive procedures to include central lines, peripherally inserted central catheters (PICC lines), mid-lines, arterial lines, tube thoracostomy, dialysis catheters, cooling catheters, and various urinary catheters as indicated.\n\tSelection, implementation, management, and titration of vasoactive drugs, insulin infusions, sedation, and analgesia.\n\tResponds to all full trauma activations in ED, intracranial hemorrhages and aortic syndromes that are being transferred to a higher level of care in the ED.\n\tThe above listed critical-care duties require that this position must be certified as an acute care nurse practitioner (ACNP)\n\tOther duties as assigned.\n\nQualifications Education/Expertise: \n\n Completion of an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program approved by the ANCC or AANP.\n\n OR\n\n Completion of a physician assistant educational program approved by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the physician assistant or a predecessor organization recognized by the State Medical Board of Ohio. Certification by National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) required.\n\n Required Credentials, License and/or Certifications: \n\n\n\tMust hold current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Ohio, national board certification as an ANCP (ANCC or AANP), a Certificate of Authority by the Ohio Board of Nursing as a certified Nurse Practitioner Board of Nursing \n\n\n OR\n\n A valid certificate to practice as a Physician Assistant issued by the State Medical Board of Ohio\n\n\n\tValid prescriptive authority as issued by the Ohio Board of Nursing or State Medical Board of Ohio.\n\tMust have DEA license or be eligible to apply for DEA number and license.\n\tMust have a valid BLS and ACLS card upon hire.\n\tCertification for ATLS audit, PALS, and NIHSS required within six months.\n\n\n Experience & Knowledge: \n\n\n\tMinimum of 2 years of experience in hospital medicine/surgery, required.\n\tACNP board certification, required\n\n

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