Inpatient Heart Failure Acute Care Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Opportunity at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital - Baltimore, MD

Monday through Friday

Baltimore, MD

Position Summary:

Inpatient Heart Failure Acute Care Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Opportunity at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital

MedStar Medical Group offers a rewarding career with a unique patient population in the heart of Baltimore, MD. Become part of an organization that welcomes your experience, input, and leadership—as a clinician and healthcare expert.

We are looking for an ACNP or PA to join our growing heart failure team at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital. The team is composed of five advanced heart failure physicians and will grow to have five APPs. This provider will NEED LVAD experience as that is a major part of the role. As this opportunity is inpatient, the provider will be rounding with physicians; conduct heart failure consults; work/teach about LVADs; and work with the overall staff, physicians, and patients to provide the best heart failure care.

Our surgeons have been implanting LVADs since 1988, and we were among the first four hospitals in the world to perform this surgery. Since then, we have pioneered the design of LVADs and novel surgical techniques for implanting them. Heart programs around the world consult the doctors in our Advanced Heart Failure Program for assistance and advice.

We currently care for more than 100 people with LVADs, many of whom have been living with this technology for many years. Our team includes experienced LVAD coordinators, dedicated pharmacists, physical therapists, nutritionists, and other advanced heart failure specialists. 

The shifts for this role will be Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4:30 pm. There will be no holidays, evenings, or weekends.

New grads are welcome to apply but will need to have LVAD experience.

We cannot accept family nurse practitioners for this role as it is inpatient. We can only accept acute care nurse practitioners or physician assistants.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Education/Training: Graduate from an accredited physician assistant or acute care nurse practitioner program.
  • Experience: This provider will need LVAD experience.
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Verbal and written communication skills. Basic computer skills preferred.

As a MedStar Medical Group clinician, you can expect:
  • A competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Paid malpractice insurance
  • Generous paid time off
  • CME leave and CME allowance
  • Retirement plan – 403-B with % employer match
  • Work/life balance

For more information on Heart & Vascular at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, please go to

For more information on MedStar LVAD, go to

We are not accepting inquiries or solicitations from 3rd party recruiters/search firms.

Why join MedStar Medical Group?

We are a progressive, forward-thinking organization that enables you to define your own future—by region, specialty, or professional interest. We are also among the nation’s 15 largest medical groups, with the resources of highly respected MedStar Health behind us. We are collaborative, too. Your input and opinions concerning quality of patient care, your practice and this organization truly matter. You’ll also find balance here. We work hard, but we also value our personal lives and pursuits beyond the workplace. If you want an exciting career that is always challenging, always rewarding, apply now.

MedStar Medical Group is an equal opportunity employer.
Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore and its suburbs, as well as the surrounding rural areas, offer a unique blend of history, culture, and the arts—and, of course, the beautiful Chesapeake Bay. Downtown beckons you with its popular Inner Harbor, highly rated restaurants, theater, nightlife, and major league sports teams. The suburbs offer a great selection of homes in welcoming neighborhoods with excellent schools, shopping, and family activities. Rural areas are accented by quiet rolling hills, lush forests, and charming small towns. MedStar Health hospitals serving Baltimore include MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, MedStar Harbor Hospital, and MedStar Union Memorial Hospital.