Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Cardiac Surgery, Physician Assistant
Emory Healthcare, Atlanta, Georgia
Emory Healthcare is currently seeking experienced Advanced Practice Providers to join one of the largest cardiac surgical practices in the Southeast.
Emory Healthcare and its Cardiothoracic Surgeons enjoy a well-earned reputation for leading advancements in our field.
Performed the world’s first minimally invasive, off-pump triple-bypass surgery in 1997
Rank among the nation’s top heart transplant hospitals and the only lung transplant program in the state of Georgia
High acuity center with high volumes. Performed 2,100 cardiac procedures (not including TAVR) and over 800 thoracic procedures in 2019
Performed 900 Isolated CABG’s in the last 12 months
Earned a distinguished 3-star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for patient care and outcomes in isolated coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) AND mitral valve repair/replacement procedures (top 3% of programs in U.S.)
Nationally recognized for expertise in robotic-assisted cardiac surgeries performing more than 250 robotic intracardiac procedures and 100 robotic coronary procedures annually with more than 4,000 surgeries since inception
Advancing treatments in simulated coronary by-pass, valve replacement and trans-catheter therapies
Pioneered complex aortic care and continue to rank among the nation’s highest volume providers for aortic cases
Over 20 clinical trials actively enrolling patients
Opportunities in education with a highly competitive APP Fellowship Program
Robust and collaborative team model provides exceptional resources and peer support
Established and well-developed culture of Advanced Practice with over 1000 APPs across 14 hospitals, 254 outpatient locations, and 37 service lines and growing!
The APPs Responsibilities Include (under the supervision of a physician):
Endoscopic Vein and Artery Harvesting
OR first and second assisting
Some outpatient clinic responsibility
History and physical exams
Rounding on floor and ICU patients
Heavy census management
Weeknight/weekend call coverage (floor calls and emergency surgical procedures)
Bedside procedures (thoracentesis, central/arterial line placement, chest tube insertion/removal, etc.)
Licensed or eligible to practice in the state of Georgia.
2+ years of Surgical and/or Cardiac experience.
BLS certification required.
Endoscopic Vein and Artery Harvesting experience required.
Be a graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant
Who We Are:
Emory Healthcare is a nationally recognized academic medical center and the only health network in the state with a full range of hospitals, clinics and local practices. Our teams integrate science and caring to transform medicine and redefine care. Emory’s compensation plan offers great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, 403b, and more!
As the only health network in Georgia that brings together a full range of hospitals, clinics and local practices, Emory Healthcare is committed to providing patients and families with better, more collaborative care for all of their medical needs. The Emory Healthcare Network encompasses teams of providers at our locations across Georgia, including Emory University Hospital, Emory University Hospital Midtown, Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital and the Wesley Woods Center; Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital and Emory Johns Creek Hospital; Emory Clinic; and the Emory Healthcare Network physicians, ranging from primary to specialty care providers. Through our integrated, collaborative care network, we are dedicated to providing the standard of care that our patients expect and deserve. Our researchers are discovering what’s next in medicine, and our physicians and care teams are putting that research to use to improve the health of our community today. From our experts at the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, the state’s ONLY National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center, to the specialists at our Orthopaedics & Spine Center and our network of hundreds of primary care physicians, our team is 17,000 strong and committed to the health of our community.