Jobs Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant - Cardiothoracic Surgery - SLUCare Physician Group

Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Physician Assistant Job with SSM Health in Missouri

Job ID: 1206682
Employer Job ID: 100348702

Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant - Cardiothoracic Surgery - SLUCare Physician Group

MO 63110

Job Description

SLUCare Physician Group, a member of SSM Health is actively searching for a Nurse PractitionerPhysician Assistant in Cardiothoracic Surgery.


  • Obtain complete medical history and physical data on patients. Performs complete physical exam and records findings.
  • Collaborate with physician(s) in managing acute and long-term medical needs of patients as needed.
  • Synthesize data to determine preliminary diagnosis and therapeutic plan utilizing principles of prevention. Interprets and integrates data to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
  • Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures and maintain and review patient charts for tests results and other pertinent health information.
  • Assists the physicians in the hospital by making patient rounds, recording patient progress notes, compiling and recording discharge summaries, and accurately writing and executing orders under the supervision of a physician and with physician.
  • Interview and advise patients regarding health and illness prevention. Recommend community resources to meet patient and family needs. Instruct patients and families regarding medications, treatment instructions, and other patient education.
  • l Manage medical and surgical emergencies. Provide monitoring and continuity of care between physician visits.
  • Issues written prescription orders for drugs under the supervision of the physician.
  • Triage patient telephone calls and provide consultation.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


FUTURE - Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) within 90 days - American Heart Association (AHA)
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Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination (PANCE) - National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA)

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St. Louis, MO 63141