Full-time Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner for the Medical Critical Care Service. Great opportunity to join a well established, expanding critical care practice. Coverage includes Neuroscience ICU, Medical ICU, Cardiac ICU, and Cardiac Surgery ICU. Excellent opportunity to practice in a high acuity critical care practice. Daily rounding, admissions, consults, and procedures performed by all APP's. Shifts will include day, night, and rotating weekends. Excellent compensation. Experience in critical care preferred, however, new grads will be considered.
The Medical Critical Care Service (MCCS) is comprised of board-certified and hospital-employed critical care physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners who are dedicated to the academic mission at Inova Fairfax Hospital. The critical care physicians, also known as intensivists, conduct combined management and teaching rounds every day and serve as the attending of record for the majority of patients on the teaching service. These intensivists also administer the ICU house staff lecture series. The educational director for the rotation is a member of this group and attends monthly Inova Fairfax Hospital Department of Medicine academic meetings to ensure an outstanding experience for the house staff during the rotation.
Advance practice providers in this section treat patients who often require life support and attend multidisciplinary team which includes our physicians-in-training, physicians, nurses, pharmacists, respiratory therapists, physical therapists, dietitians, social workers among others. They also collaborate with physicians from other medical and surgical specialties to assure best possible outcomes of critically ill patients. We invite patients and family representatives to attend daily bedside rounds in order to facilitate communication, understanding, and participation in decision-making.
Clinicians who provide care to the patients admitted to 5 adult Intensive Care Units with 102 beds at IFMC. Clinicians provide care to critically ill patients including those with respiratory failure, heart failure, severe arrhythmias and cardiac arrest, sepsis and septic shock, head bleed, brain masses, refractory seizures, altered mental status and coma. Critical Care physicians treat patients in Intensive Care Units and are available at all times to see critically ill patients anywhere in the hospital. The time requirement for this position is 84 hours which equates to 7 - 12 hour shifts every two weeks.
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