Lead Advanced Practice Professional-Thoracic Surgery - 8801

West Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 04, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


The Advanced Practice Professional (APP) candidate will continue with the core duties and responsibilities as outlined in the job description as an APP within the department of thoracic surgery. In addition, this candidate will provide a leadership role within the division of Thoracic Surgery. Coordinates the clinical aspects related to the Thoracic Surgery program including education, advancement of skills and maintenance of the APP scope of practice. The APP participates in the education of residents and medical/nursing students and performs diagnostic procedures and therapeutic procedures. The APP participates in all aspects of the global management of the Thoracic Surgery patient throughout the system. The APP will work with the both the ambulatory and inpatient team to ensure adherence to protocol requirements and regulatory guidelines. The APP will also have the responsibility of providing the appropriate education and mentorship for the on boarding of new APP hires to the department.

.Provide healthcare services consistent with state law and the requirements of the professional licensing or certification authority and/or hospital privileges, where applicable. Such service may include, but are not limited to.

Minimum Qualifications for Nurse Practitioner:

Graduate of a CCNE accredited advanced practice nursing program with Master’s Degree in Nursing OR certification equivalent

National Certification by one of the recognized APRN Certification Centers

Licensure, or eligibility for licensure, as a professional Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in West Virginia.

BLS Certification required with additional Advanced Life Support training at the discretion of the department.

Three (3) years of Nurse Practitioner experience with at least two (2) years in area of specialty.

Minimum Qualifications for Physician Assistant:

Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree as a Medical/Surgical (as applicable) Physician Assistant required.

Graduate of an ARC-PA approved Physician Assistant (PA) training program required.

Certification by the National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants required.

Must be licensed or eligible for licensure by the WV Board of Medicine or WV Board of Osteopathic Medicine

BLS Certification required with additional Advanced Life Support training at the discretion of the department.

Three (3) years of Physician Assistant experience with at least two (2) years in area of specialty.

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Lead Advanced Practice Professional - Thoracic Surgery

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