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Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner, Locums / Travel, Cardiac Critical Care – CVICU, Step Down


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Job Description

  • Cardiac Critical Care – CVICU and Step Down Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner
  • Position begins ASAP and will go for 4 months in duration with possible extension
  • High acuity program supporting all CVT patients – CABGs, valves, Maze procedures, complex aortic surgeries (open and endovascular), ventricular assist devices, ECMO, heart and lung transplants, and occasionally transcatheter valve procedures if ICU care is needed
  • Virginia


  • Must have 5 or more years of critical care experience in cardiothoracic / cardiovascular surgery ICU and step down as an APP
  • Bedside procedures and patient management experience required – Swan-Ganz catheters, central venous lines, arterial lines, chest tube placement/management and thoracenteses, knowledge of vasopressors, inotropes, and anti-arrhythmic medications
  • Must be able to function independently in all aspects of job

Who is CT Assist?

  • Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery Specialists in Locum Tenens, Travel, Per Diem, Permanent and Local/Outsourced Staffing and Solutions
  • Competitive compensation and benefits packages
  • A cardiac surgery PA-owned company
  • Certified by The Joint Commission
  • We prioritize: relationships, trust, wisdom, and intentional engagement

Full Time Benefits

  • $95 – $125 / hour based on related experience/case volume
  • Full benefits package (valued at up to $60/hour!) covers medical, dental, vision, prescription, short term disability, long term disability, life and ADD, 401K match, paid time off, CME funds, professional liability, workers comp, unemployment, credentialing and licensing fees, annual paid service week

CT Assist is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, veteran status, age, disability, medical conditions, genetics, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in every location in which CT Assist conducts business.