Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Cardiothoracic Surgery Opportunity in San Antonio, Texas
Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Nurse Practitioner
Specialty Cardiology
Degree Required DNP
Position Type Permanent/Full-Time
Work Environment Hospital
Location San Antonio, Texas, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 2/21/24
Methodist Healthcare is seeking experienced acute care nurse practitioners for its cardiothoracic heart surgery program in San Antonio, TX.

Qualified Candidates:
  • Successful completion of an accredited nurse practitioner program
  • Acute care certified NP, experience in cardiac surgery or CVICU a plus
  • Texas license eligible
  • Current American Heart Association BLS and PALS, and/or ACLS provider

Incentive/Benefits Package:
  • No call!
  • Monday - Friday inpatient and clinic work rotation
  • Full and comprehensive benefits to include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, malpractice insurance
  • 401k retirement plan with employer contribution
  • Generous PTO plan

About Methodist Heart and the Methodist Healthcare System:
  • Methodist Heart Hospital consistently performs more open-heart surgeries than any other hospital in San Antonio, making it the busiest program in the region
  • Largest Heart Transplant program in South Texas, saving over 500 lives
  • South Texas’ only comprehensive Aortic Aneurysm Program
  • Over 2,000 TAVR procedures performed; 400 annually
  • Over 150 ECMOs annually
  • Over 1600 open heart surgeries each year
  • Programs include VATS minimally invasive thoracic surgery and lung nodule program
  • Over 90 cardiology physicians in Methodist Physician Practices
  • 25 cath labs
  • Five accredited chest pain centers
  • Two heart failure clinics
  • STEMI-designated heart attack center for rapid heart attack response and is a certified Comprehensive Stroke Center
  • Part of the HCA Healthcare family, MHS will soon be welcoming its first class of Graduate Medical Education (GME) residents. HCA Healthcare GME is the largest sponsor of residency and fellowship programs across the nation.
  • Complete cardiovascular care with access to clinical trials, registries and experts in diagnostic, interventional, electrophysiology, cardiac surgery, cardiac transplant, and cardiac rehab services
  • Methodist Healthcare System is the largest provider of health care in South and Central Texas with 28 facilities, including nine acute care hospitals serving over 94,000 inpatients and 500,000 outpatients annually

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