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Advance Practice Nurse or Physician Assistant- TriHealth Heart Institute(Cardiothoracic Surgery)- FT

City:  Cincinnati
State:  OH
Job Requisition Number:  280519

Attention current TriHealth employees:

Please apply for this position by submitting an online internal application via SuccessFactors. Please be certain to update your SuccessFactors Employee Profile prior to applying to this position.

TriHealth is actively recruiting for an Advance Practice Nurse or Physician Assistant for our team at the TriHealth Heart Institute. 


This position is a clinician with advanced education and clinical practice. Under direct physician supervision, this position may manage patients, providing primary health care and case management, focusing on disease prevention, wellness, and management of minor, chronic, and acute illness in collaboration with the primary care physician. This position also works in close collaboration with the entire multi-disciplinary team to establish realistic goals and a thorough plan of care. Prescribes medications for patients under supervision of a board certified physician.


To be qualified for this position, you must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • EDUCATION: Master's Degree Physician Assistant; or equivalent education and experience as formerly required by Ohio law prior to 2007 Prescriptive Authority State Physician Assistant License
  • SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE: Demonstrated exceptional interpersonal relations and problem solving, Strong interest in prevention.
  • DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS: Position will be for cardiothoracic surgery.  Will require OR time as well as rounding and clinic time.  CTS experience preferred.  Duties of the position include but not limited to: Rounding in CVICU and stepdown units, consults.  Bedside procedures including ○ Chest tube insertion, ○ Arterial line insertion, ○ CV line / Dialysis line insertion, ○ IABP insertion/removal, ○ Chest tube / pacing wire removals, ○ I&D. Discharging patients, Overnight calls from stepdown units, weekend rounds.  Surgery call after hours paid at additional rate if called in.  Intraop duties: Morning of surgery place bridge note or updated H&P as needed, First assist cases such as CABG, Valves, Robotic thoracic procedures, open thoracic procedures, Endoscopic vein harvesting, Endoscopic radial artery harvesting, Sternotomy, Sternal closures, Femoral cutdowns / cannulation and percutaneous IJ cannulation for minimally invasive cases, Postop orders.  Outpatient duties: postop patients and TAA clinic.



Job Title:  Advance Practice Nurse or Physician Assistant- TriHealth Heart Institute(Cardiothoracic Surgery)- FT

Department Name:  THI CVTS

Location:  Bethesda North Hospital

Hourly/Salaried:  Salaried

Employment Status: Full Time Position

Bi-Weekly Hours:80

Shift: Day Shift

Weekend Commitment:  Yes

Holiday Commitment:  Yes

On-Call Commitment:  Yes

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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