Advance Practice Providers Job opportunity (Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA)

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Advance Practice Providers Job opportunity

Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

Advance Practice Provider (ARNP/ PA)

Neurocritical Care /Critical Care / Acute care

Pacific Northwest

Salary Range:
Based on experience

Position: Full Time
Weekends: Yes
Night Coverage: Yes
Supervision: The APP will work under the supervision of the NCCS attending Staff that includes Anesthesia, Neurology, and Pulmonary/Critical Care Physicians.
Patient population: Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Intracranial Hemorrhage, Acute Ischemic Stroke, Seizure and Status Epilepticus, Isolated Traumatic Brain Injuries, Neuromuscular disorders, Brain Tumors, CNS infections, hypoxemic-ischemic encephalopathy, Spinal Cord Injury, and post-operative spine patients

1. Patient Care:
- Admit new patients (including writing admit note, initial assessments/plans, placing admission order sets)
- Participate in daily morning and afternoon rounds
- Daily Care: evaluating and managing ICU patients, writing daily progress notes and formulating/implementing plans
- Daily sign out with acute care services (ortho spine, neurosurgery and neurology services) for patients leaving the unit
- ICU Checklist: on morning rounds complete the daily checklist for each patient to ensure proper care and communication with nursing staff
- Facilitate family meetings and participate in goals of care discussions as appropriate 
- You will carry a service pager and admission phone and be responsible as “first-call” to your daily patient load (typically 4-8 patients but varies based on census).
- Participate in day and night coverage (see work hours below)

2. Procedures (Proctored)
- Central Venous Catheters 
- Arterial Lines
- Bronchoscopy
- Lumbar Punctures
- Point of Care Ultrasound

3. Quality Improvement and Research
- Monthly QI meetings and ongoing quality improvement projects. APPs are expected to actively engage in research and QI projects
- Monthly case presentations and Journal clubs that are lead by the APP with Physician support/mentoring

4. Work Hours
- Self-scheduling: 12-hour shifts (6am to 6pm)
- 6 shifts in a 2-week pay period
- Night shift requirements: (6pm to 6am) approximately 24-30 nights a year

Contact Name:
Gemi Jannotta