Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 617903
The APP hospitalist will provide direct hands-on care to patients within the limits of credentials granted by the Medical Staff of Inova Mount Vernon Hospital in recognition of advanced training and experience in this field. Additionally, they will adhere to patient care and admission criteria policies and procedures of the Department of Medicine.
You will perform high quality clinical practices and effective patient management, under physician supervision, in accordance with state regulations including primary/secondary specialty care in clinical and/or surgical practice settings. To help achieve our mission, you will demonstrate technical expertise by assisting physicians with diagnostic/therapeutic procedures. Your ability to prescribe medications in accordance with state guidelines and demonstrate teamwork by communicating effectively and working cooperatively with all members of the healthcare team is of vital importance. Displaying respect for and an appreciation for the contributions from all team members in order to foster positive working relationships is essential. Participating in quality and best practice initiatives by utilizing standards and guidelines for cost effective care delivery in order to continuously improve patient care and enhance outcomes is required.
Minimum education: MSN
Experience: 1 year NP/PA experience preferably in a hospital setting
Licensure: Active Virginia NP/PA license
Certifications: BLS, ACLS preferred
Inova Health System is located just outside of Washington DC in the vibrant Northern Virginia community. With 20,000 employees, Inova is the largest private employer in Northern VA! We are a nationally ranked health system with 5 hospitals within our system. Four hospitals are level 2 trauma and Inova Fairfax Medical Campus (975 beds) is the only level 1 trauma center in Northern VA. All hospitals are CMS 5 star and Leap Frog A rated. One of only a handful of health systems that has been acknowledge for gold standards in safety! Inova is also the official health care provider for the World Champion Washington Nationals!
We also provide world class cancer care at our Inova Schar Cancer Institute which is a state of the art cancer treatment center that provides everything cancer related. Inova Schar gives patients unmatched logistical, clinical and emotional support. Our team of nationally renowned doctors, specialists, surgeons, genetic counselors, nurses and caregivers are backed by the latest in drug discovery, clinical trials, research and advanced treatments.
Northern VA is home to well-known communities as Arlington, Alexandria, Mclean, Ashburn and Fairfax to name a few. With nationally ranked schools, a diverse job market, strong housing market, culturally diverse communities and world class amenities, Northern VA is consistently voted one of the nation's most desired places to live!
Inova Medical Group is a team of talented and experienced physicians employed by Inova, providing world-class healthcare for the Northern Virginia and greater Washington, DC metro area. More than 400 physicians – experts in primary care medicine and adult specialties – are located throughout the region. Our physicians work together with Inova's extensive network of hospitals and outpatient facilities.
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