NP/PA - Cardiothoracic Surgery ICU - University Hospital at University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation

Posted in Health Care 9 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Job Description:

As an Advanced Practice Provider, you'll play an integral role in our inpatient and ambulatory care teams by providing high-quality, cost-effective care to patients.

We are seeking a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to:

  • Care for ICU level and general care inpatient populations who’ve undergone cardiac surgery.

  • Have some participation in seeing clinic patients.

  • Provide care and education to patients and their families on wellness care and treatment plans for health disorders, and intervenes in acute episodes.

  • Work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team of Advanced Practice Providers to care for cardiac surgery patients throughout the spectrum of their care.

  • Rotate through a seven day a week schedule that includes rotating nights.


Minimum –
If Nurse Practitioner: Master’s or Doctorate’s degree from accredited Nursing Program
If Physician Assistant: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from accredited PA Program

Licenses and Certifications:

Minimum –
If Nurse Practitioner:  Active RN and APNP license in State of Wisconsin AND Active board certification as a NP in area of clinical practice.
If Physician Assistant:  Active PA license in State of Wisconsin AND Active PA board certification.

All Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant applicants must have:  Active DEA license or ability to apply for such license prior to or upon hire.

Physical Requirements:

Light: Ability to lift up to 20 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds. 

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

UW Health is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Our integrity shines through in patient care interactions and our daily work practices as we work to embrace the knowledge, unique perspectives and qualities each employee and faculty member brings to work each day.​  Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, women, and LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities are strongly encouraged. EOE, including disability/vets.

Work Schedule:

100% FTE Rotating Schedule. The Cardiothoracic Surgery ICU will be covered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by a group of APPs. Holiday coverage will be on a rotating basis. Hours may vary based on the needs of the department. 

University Hospital in Madison is a Magnet®-designated facility that’s ranked Wisconsin’s #1 hospital and considered one of the nation's leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers.

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