Intensive Care Unit Advanced Practice Provider at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital

Full Time

Baltimore, MD

Position Summary:

MedStar Health offers a uniquely rewarding career in a major marketplace. Shape your future in health care in the kind of setting that's right for you and your practice. Become part of an organization that welcomes your experience, input, and leadership—as a clinician and healthcare expert.

Our MedStar Good Samaritan ICU is a 17-bed mixed medical and surgical unit, where critical care APPs work autonomously but collaboratively with intensive care physicians and a multidisciplinary team to provide emergent and urgent care to patients in critical conditions, including leading Rapid Response and Code Blue teams. The APP will actively participate in daily rounds and will develop and implement a plan of care that is consistent with evidence-based medical standards and quality initiatives.

Essential job duties include:
  • Providing emergent and urgent care to patients in critical condition.
  • Performing histories and physical examinations of patients.
  • Establishing appropriate medical diagnoses based on patient history, chart review, physical exam, lab testing, and radiographic imaging.
  • Recommending, initiating, and managing appropriate therapeutic interventions for various pathologies, including respiratory failure, heart failure, shock, and acid-base disturbances.
  • Presenting patients on daily rounds with the ICU attending and multidisciplinary team.
  • Collaborating with all involved care teams, including other consultants.
  • Performing bedside procedures, including insertion of central venous, non-tunneled dialysis, and arterial catheters, as well as chest tubes and thoracentesis.
  • Communicating between healthcare professionals to promote safe patient transition between shifts, services, and/or levels of care.
  • Educating and supervising new graduate APPs and students where appropriate.

Requirements:
  • Graduation from an accredited physician assistant or acute care nurse practitioner program.
  • NCCPA (physician assistant) or AGACNP (nurse practitioner) certification.
  • BLS and ACLS certifications.
  • One year of critical care experience or inpatient hospital medicine is preferred. The ideal candidate will have experience in advanced procedures. New graduates will be considered.

Benefits:
  • Highly competitive salary
  • Retirement contribution matching
  • Generous paid time-off allotment
  • CME/licensing/credentialing reimbursement

As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity for a rewarding career filled with positive patient experiences and continual professional growth and development. The mid-Atlantic region features a mix of communities, from the urban neighborhoods to the suburbs and rural areas of surrounding counties.

Be the physician you were meant to be, here at MedStar Health.

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
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.