Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant - Heart Failure Center

CHS (Community Health Systems)   •  

Fort Wayne, IN

Industry: Healthcare


Less than 5 years

Posted 165 days ago

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Job Description

It is the intent of the Board of Directors that the Advanced Practice Providers become proficient in all aspects of patient care and are capable of functioning autonomously within their scope of practice.  Advanced Practice Providers are to provide the highest quality health services in keeping with the group's mission statement:

The Lutheran Medical Group is devoted to the optimal health of each individual patient.  We will focus on promoting the highest quality of life for our patients utilizing evidence-based medicine and technology responsibly and humanely as part of a seamless health care delivery system.

Position reports directly to the service line manager.  However during the course of daily activities, clinical responsibilities will be to report to one of the collaborative physicians.


An equal opportunity employer.

Job Requirements

NURSE PRACTITIONER: Education:Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program with completion of a Master's degree in Nursing. If credentialed under other guidelines, the NP must be able to attain certifications and re-certification as an Adult, Family or geriatric NP; minimal educational preparation under this arrangement is the Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. 

Certifications/Licenses:Must possess a current State of Indiana Nursing registration. Must have current certification as a NP or be registered to take the next-offered certification examination. Individuals awaiting the results of the certification exam may be hired, pending successful completion of the exam.

 Experience: Minimum 3 years of general nursing experience. 

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT Education:Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program with a master's degree in Physician Assistant studies. 

Certifications/Licenses: Must have current certification as a PA or be registered to take certification examination after graduation from an accredited program.  Individuals awaiting the results of the certification exam may be hired, pending successful completion of the exam. 

Experience: Prefer critical care / Cardiology experienc