Emory Healthcare NP or PA, Robotic Cardiac Surgery Navigator in Atlanta, Georgia

Job Title NP or PA, Robotic Cardiac Surgery Navigator

Job Requisition ID 73115BR

Operating Unit/Division Emory Clinic

Campus Location Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

Department 503590:TEC CT Surgery - ESJH

Full/Part Time Full-Time

Regular/Temporary Regular

Work Shift Day

Specific Work Hours 8 AM - 5 PM

PRN Position? No

Job Description Assists in the evaluation and treatment of patients. Documents the delivery of care in the individual's medical records. Conducts patient interviews and documents patient histories, psychosocial histories, health status and medical problems or potential problems. Under the direction of a physician, performs physical examinations and specialized diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures including cast application and removal, wound suturing and dressing changes. Assists physician in diagnosing medical problems, developing care plans, and prescribing treatment. Orders, schedules and/or performs laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures such as urinalyses, pregnancy and blood tests, and x-rays. Communicates necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of scheduled procedures to patient. In collaboration with physician, arranges for consultations with or referrals to other medical professional or community services. Educates patient on health habits, self-examinations, behavior management, need for follow-up assessments/treatments, at home medical care, medication and other issues related to medical or health problems. Works with manager to formulate plan for professional development. Attends educational in-services as appropriate. Participates in professional activities and organizations to maintain knowledge of current trends, practices, and developments. Maintains and updates current, accurate patient records including medical assessment, interventions, and evaluations. Collects and interprets diagnostic data to implement appropriate care patient care plans. Prepares statistical reports and analyses of research projects and investigational protocols; reports on progress, adverse trends and appropriate conclusions and recommendations. Trains and teaches other health care professionals including students and residents in techniques and procedures unique to specific setting. Actively participates on organizational health services committees. Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program or Physician Assistant program. Currently licensed as an advanced practice nurse in the state of Georgia by the Georgia Board of Nursing and certified as a Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or equivalent body, or Certified as a Physician's Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). Licensed as appropriate in the state of Georgia. May require at least one year of direct experience in one or more high acuity clinical specialties. BLS, ACLS, and Healthcare Provider certifications required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock , Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation , Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

Additional Job Details

This position will be an independent practitioner who will work collaboratively with physician leaders and their administrative partner(s) across cardiothoracic surgery, to enhance the high quality care for the robotic patients provided by the Center. The APP Navigator position is the primary person responsible for the cardiac robotic patient population and will work with delegating physician(s) to provide: 1) Initial patient education and pre-surgical workup; 2) Coordination of required pre and post surgical testing to include radiology, cardiac catheterization, echocardiogram, and laboratory. 3) Follow-up care on post-surgical patients.

Patient population is specific to new and established patients of the Emory Saint Joseph’s Robotic Center, with known diseases of cardiac amenable to robotic surgical approaches.

This position assists to triage patients to the appropriate consulting physician(s), makes daily rounds in the hospital on existing surgical patients, creates updates to H&P prior to surgery and follows through in clinic with pre and post surgical patient appointments, phone calls and email requests.

Position is expected to perform as a surgical assist in the operating room under appropriate clinical and billing guidelines.

Minimum Hourly Rate $ 40.85

Minimum Annual Rate $ 84968

Midpoint Hourly Rate $ 74.51

Midpoint Annual Rate $ 154980.8

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