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Advanced Practice Nurse (APRN) - CV Surgery Clinic

Job Details

Cardiovascular Surgical Clinic - Fayetteville, AR
Full Time
Advanced Practice Nurse (APRN)
Nursing Services


Position Summary

This position practices in collaboration with the physician(s) to provide health care in an outpatient/ambulatory setting.  Care may include physical exams, diagnostic studies, prescribing medications/treatments, consulting on patient management plans, and making referrals.  The incumbent must have effective communications skills with patients, coworkers and physicians.  This position spends the majority of time standing (up to 60% of work time) with frequent walking of short distances (up to 20% of work time.)

Licenses/Certifications Required

Arkansas RN, CPR/BLS, and APRN License

Washington Regional Medical System is hiring an experienced Cardiothoracic Physician Assistant or APRN in beautiful Northwest Arkansas for a high-profile cardiovascular and thoracic surgery group! The position is a full continuum of care role with about 60% OR time and doing EVH, conducting hospital rounds, adding orders into the hospital system as well as assisting with the outpatient clinic.

*The candidate must be proficient in Endoscopic Vein Harvesting! This is a full-time permanent position.

The primary responsibility of this role will be to first or second assist with Adult Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. This individual must have previous EVH experience. Experience with radial artery harvest preferred, but not required. When not in the operating room, this individual will be expected to assist with patient care management on the floor and in clinic.

Monday through Friday
5 - 8 hour shifts per week
Work only 1 in every 4 weekends
Excellent Quality of life schedule


This individual will be expected to rotate call with 3 other PA/NPs, for a total of 7-8 days per month including one weekend call every 4 weeks and rotating holidays. The individual must live in a radius where they will be able to respond to calls within 30 minutes.

Walker Heart Institute currently has 4 surgeons, doing an average of 300 procedures per year. The Walker Heart Cardiovascular and Thoracic team does a variety of robotic surgeries as well as endovascular, open vascular and thoracic