Adult Inpatient Cardiac Surgery Step-Down - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Rochester, NY


Exciting opportunity to work in a well-established practice as part of a collaborative team providing care to pre- and post-operative patients within the Division of Cardiac Surgery. Our patient population includes those undergoing CABG, open valve or minimally invasive valve replacements/repairs (including TAVRs), and patients post-ECMO. Key job responsibilities include providing direct care, assessment, evaluation, and intervention on arrhythmia management, wound care, surgical follow-up, drain care, and medical optimization. Must have strong communication skills as this role collaborates closely with other members of the interdisciplinary team to achieve excellent patient outcomes both during hospitalization and after discharge. Familiarity with core measures and performance improvement commitment is required. NYS licensed (PA/NP), Master’s degree required (ACNP preferred for NPs). Nationally certified or eligible for certification required. The APP will participate in the education of learners (students and new employees), using clinical learning experiences, knowledge sharing and skill training.


Nurse Practitioner

Requires a Master's Degree in Nursing or related field and an active New York State license in good standing. Applicants will have 5 years experience as an RN with one to three years of leadership experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. The Nurse Practitioner influences the quality and delivery of care in various roles including consultant, researcher, mentor, and practitioner. This role may be unit, program, or service based and is involved in continuous quality improvement initiatives.

Physician Assistant

Completion of an AMA approved Physician Assistant program, licensure in good standing, and certified as a Registered Physician Assistant. Demonstrated clinical competence, superior verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal effectiveness and customer relation skills, computer competence and must have an active desire to learn. This role may be unit, program, or service based and is involved in continuous quality improvement initiatives.

How To Apply

Current University of Rochester employees need only submit a resume to All other interested applicants should apply online or submit a resume to Nursing Recruitment, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 619-19, Rochester, NY 14642, or fax resume to 585.756.5882.

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Pay Range

Pay Range: $44.71 - $67.07

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum annual salary for this faculty position. Individual salaries will be determined within the job’s salary range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations. Incentive-based compensation may also be applicable and will be discussed during the hiring process.

Location: Cardiovascular Center
Full/Part Time:
Schedule: FT or PT position available , days and evenings, weekends and holidays per unit policy