Outpatient Heart Failure Nurse Practioner/Physician Assistant Opportunity at MedStar Union Memorial
Hospital - Baltimore, MD

Monday through Friday

Baltimore, MD

Position Summary:

Outpatient Heart Failure 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 a nurse practitioner or physician assistant to join our growing Heart Failure team at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital. This advanced practice provider will work with the advanced heart failure physicians to support their outpatient practice and participate in the physician clinics. In addition, the responsibilities will be:
  • Having their own VAD clinic.
  • Responsible for dressing changes.
  • Conducting an interrogation of the VAD.
  • Maintaining documentation of all VAD and transplant patients send to D.C.
  • Scheduling and reviewing all tests and bloodwork for VAD/transplant patients.
  • Scheduling and reviewing all tests and bloodwork for patients with inotropes.

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, along with dedicated pharmacists, physical therapists, nutritionists, and other advanced heart failure specialists.  

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

Applicants will NEED to have LVAD experience.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Education/Training: Graduate from an accredited physician assistant or nurse practitioner program.
  • Experience: Applicants will NEED to have 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 https://www.medstarhealth.org/locations/heart-and-vascular-care-medstar-union-memorial-hospital

For more information on MedStar LVAD, go to https://www.medstarhealth.org/services/left-ventricular-assist-device-lvad

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.