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Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

US Heart and Vascular

US Heart and Vascular

Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024

Houston Cardiovascular Associates has an amazing opportunity for a highly skilled and motivated Cardiology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner to work with our team on a full-time basis.

About Houston Cardiovascular Associates:

Serving the community since 1963, HCVA is Houston’s largest group of private-practicing cardiovascular physicians, with two locations. Our board-certified physicians specialize in general, interventional, structural cardiology as well as cardio-oncology and advanced heart failure and transplantation, peripheral vascular disease, electrophysiology and cardiothoracic surgery.

We offer comprehensive services including:

  • Disease prevention
  • Advanced diagnostics
  • Cardiac and pulmonary disease management
  • Exercise stress tests
  • electrocardiography
  • Nuclear imaging including SPECT and cardiac PET

Our physicians and APPs provide services in two clinics, our vein clinic as well as two area hospitals. The full time Acute Care Nurse Practitioner will work under the general supervision of the primary supervising physician, and all physician partners to delivery competent medical care to an age specific population including adults and geriatric patients. ACNP will work independently and collaborate with the entire HCVA physician team as well as assess, manage and treat complex cardiovascular conditions in high acuity units. Position to maintain the scope of practice to be consistent with the policies, procedures, and regulatory guidelines governed by the Texas Board of Nursing, the Texas Medical Board, and any other federal or state regulatory agencies, as well as the policies and procedures of HCVA. Understands the needs of the organization and supports the mission, values, and management of HCVA and USHV.

Experience Requirements:

  • Seasoned ACNP with ability to treat complex cardiovascular conditions, valvular pathology and coronary artery disease
  • ACNP Board Certification
  • 2-3 years of Cardiology experience as an ACNP is required
  • This position is not suitable for a new graduate

Hours of Work:

  • Monday – Friday with 1 weekend call per month
  • Hybrid position in clinic and hospital setting and call coverage for practice
  • Rotating at 2 large hospital systems within Houston Medical Center

Interested Candidates should reach out to Wendy Parker: wendy.parker@usheartandvascular.com or text/call 919-210-8946.