Full Job Description
Join our team at Bloomington Hospital in the collegiate town of Bloomington, IN! We are seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to collaborate with our highly skilled CT Surgery team.
The surgery practice is an integral part of the cardiology service line, with the goal that the cardiologists and surgeons would work together under the same umbrella, guiding the growth of the program in the region. A new planned hospital space with attached ambulatory center and medical office building will be a unique opportunity to help develop the cardiology program in conjunction with future collaboration between IU Health and Indiana University School of Medicine.
Career Opportunity Details:
90% Inpatient / 10% Outpatient
Minimum of 2 years of CT Surgery experience required, not open to new grads
Previous surgical experience preferred with experience in cardiology and CT surgery/assistance required.
Perform patient histories and physical exams
Handles daily patient rounds (including the CVICU), patient education, and discharge summaries
Perform invasive procedures such as thoracenteses, chest tube insertions, placement of central venous, dialysis and Swan-Ganz catheters, arterial lines, and intra-aortic balloon pumps
Exhibits autonomy in the operating room when required
Retrieves vascular tissue, including greater and lesser saphenous, veins and/or radial arteries, for use as a bypass conduit
Often uses endoscopic retrieval methods and involved in the industrial aspect of EVH
Performs first-assist duties on all cardiac cases, thoracic and major/minor vascular cases
Meets the specific needs of the attending surgeon, assisting all surgeons in the practice
Has exacting knowledge of each surgeon's idiosyncrasies to expedite the procedure and limit patient morbidity and mortality
Uses knowledge of medical model to promote synergistic relationship between physician and PA
Has extensive knowledge of the pharmacologic effects of vasoactive/ cardiotonic drugs, ventilator management and artificial cardiac devices
Performs duties of a primary care PA
Manages other diseases entities frequently encountered in the cardiac population, namely hypertension, diabetes, COPD, asthma, hyperthyroidism, etc.
Competitive compensation package with benefits (PTO, 401k, Medical/Dental/Vision)
Bloomington, Indiana is a progressive college town with the perfect blend of charm and culture. A community that prides itself not only on education and diversity, Bloomington has a robust arts and cultural scene including an officially designated cultural arts district (BEAD).
Residents of Bloomington enjoy not only energetic college town amenities but peaceful lakes and outdoor adventure.
Home of Big 10 conference member, Indiana University
Vibrant downtown:arts, theaters, museums and concerts
Close proximity to top ranked international airport: "Best Airport in North America" five consecutive years
Lively nightlife, award winning wineries, shopping and unique dining
Home to Indiana's only National Forest and Lake Monroe
Collegiate sports, boating, hiking, golfing, fishing and skiing
45 minutes to Indianapolis, 90 minutes to Louisville and easy access to Cincinnati and Chicago
Healthcare System/Hospital Description
IU Health Bloomington Hospital is a not-for-profit organization and has a patient base of 413,000 in 10 counties (Brown, Daviess, Greene, Jackson, Lawrence, Martin, Monroe, Morgan, Orange, and Owen). IU Health Bloomington Hospital offers a comprehensive continuum of services ranging from cancer care to cardiovascular healthcare to women and children's services.
IU Health Bloomington Hospital is one of the Magnet®-designated IU Health facilities, including Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health, IU Health University Hospital, IU Health Methodist Hospital, and IU Health West Hospital.
Our Mission ~
To improve the health of our patients and community through innovation and excellence in care, education, research and service.
Our Values ~
Team... We count on and care for each other
Excellence... We do our best at all times and in new ways
Purpose...We work to do good in the lives of all others
Compassion...We treat all people with, respect, kindness, and empathy
Our Promise ~
IU Health Bloomington Hospital enhances health by advancing the art and science of medicine through the use of new technologies, procedures and care.
Indiana University Health, Indiana University Health Physicians and Indiana University School of Medicine are EOE/AA Employers, M/F/D.