Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant - Neuro Critical Care
Wellstar Health Systems

Marietta, Georgia


Overview

At WellStar, we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful - and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

Responsibilities

Wellstar Medical Group is seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to work with our well-established Neuro Critical Care team at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, GA.

Wellstar Kennestone Neuroscience Center is a Comprehensive Stroke Center that serves as a quaternary care center for Northern Georgia and Wellstar's eleven hospital system. The Neuro ICU is comprised of 23 ICU beds, 9 IMCU beds and an active stroke service. Our Neuro ICU specializes in diseases, such as, acute ischemic stroke/acute ischemic stroke intervention, subarachnoid hemorrhage, intracranial hemorrhage, status epilepticus, brain tumors, spinal cord injuries and traumatic brain injury. This inpatient position will allow the experienced APP to provide continuity of care as they see their patients from admission through discharge.

The APP will be required to rotate between the Neuro ICU service and our stroke service. The APP will work directly with the attending physician to provide exemplary care. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: obtaining and writing H&P, daily progress notes and discharge summaries; performing physical and neurological examinations; reading and interpreting imaging; diagnosing and developing a plan; writing orders; performing procedures (central lines, arterial lines, intrathecal medications administration, and lumbar punctures); and communicating with patients and their families.

Qualifications

Previous ICU experience preferred

Must hold an ACNP or AG-ACNP certification or Physician Assistant

ACLS/BLS required

NIHSS and Modified Rankin certified

Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country.

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