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Cardiovascular NP/PA in Dubuque, IA (Perm)

Dubuque, IA 52001

Job Description


MercyOne is seeking a full-time Board Certified Cardiac Surgical ARNP/PA with experience in Cardiovascular Surgery and ICU to join the team in Dubuque, IA.

Job Description:
  • Ability to perform minor surgical procedures, be involved in perioperative management of patients, consultations, placing orders, discharge summaries, and patient teaching. 
  • The provider will provide care for hospitalized patients in both the pre-operative and post-operative settings.
  • Hours are Monday – Friday call required with physicians supporting time off. 
  • Experience working as NP/PA in Cardiovascular Surgery and ICU are required.
Compensation and Benefits:
  • Competitive salary range based on experience and training (to be discussed at interview)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Short and long-term disability coverage
  • Retirement program with employer contribution and employer matching 
  • Loan repayment opportunities
  • Supportive medical staff 
  • Health, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Annual CME allowance
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
  • Board Certified ARNP or PA 
  • Iowa license (or willing to obtain) 
  • ACLS (by time of start) 
  • State experience with Cardiovascular Surgery and Vein Harvesting procedures 
  • State number of years' employment experience in ARNP/PA role in Cardiovascular Surgery and ICU 
CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
  • ACLS
  • Board Certified
ABOUT THE FACILITY About MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center:
MercyOne Dubuque is the leading hospital in the tri-states, offering the only comprehensive cardiology center and level II regional neonatal intensive care unit in the area as well as the newly constructed MercyOne Dubuque Cancer Center. Other services include a trauma center, a CARF-accredited inpatient rehabilitation unit, home health care, orthopedics, retail pharmacies, palliative care, and a wide range of outpatient and community services. MercyOne operates two hospital-based skilled nursing units and a 40-bed nursing home.

In recognition of the strength of its nursing service and the overall quality of patient care, MercyOne Dubuque has been designated a Magnet® hospital four consecutive times - the nation's most prestigious award for nursing excellence.

MercyOne is a faith-based, not-for-profit health care team, serving a four county referral network within two states Iowa and Illinois. MercyOne is a certified level IV community trauma care facility providing initial stabilization for all trauma patients while preparing the patient for transfer if needed.

About the Community:

Dubuque is the intersection of Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin along the beautiful bluffs of the Mississippi River as a metropolitan service area for seven surrounding counties. It is a place to grow roots with a population of just under 60,000 there is something to do for all interests arts, events, historical architecture, recreational activities, plus affordable housing and a place to raise a family private and public school options.

Meet Your Recruiter

Lisa Kaiser
Senior Recruiter

Lisa joined Wapiti Medical Staffing as a Recruiter in February 2022. Prior to coming to Wapiti, Lisa spent over 21 years in Retail Pharmacy in multiple roles including Manager, CPhT and Compliance Officer. Some of her accolades include Diabetic Lifestyle Coach, Orthotic Shoe Fitter and ACHC Accreditation Specialist. Lisa was also the recipient of Pharmacy Technician of the Year Award by the South Dakota Board of Pharmacy.

Lisa is a mother of two adult children, Eric and Brooke, whom she is incredibly proud of. In her spare time, she enjoys DIY projects, drawing and painting, traveling both domestically and internationally, cooking, gardening and experiencing new adventures so she can continue to check things off her bucket list.

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  • ACLS: Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • ATLS: Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • BLS: Basic Life Support
  • CALS: Comprehensive Advanced Life Support
  • NRP: Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • PALS: Pediatric Advanced Life Support