CTICU NP - Acute Care

Wynnewood, PA 19096

Posted: 05/25/2023 Employment Type: Direct Placement Profession: NP - Acute Care Job Number: 289817 Specialty: CTICU

Job Description

Lead Physician Assistant ( PA-C )  or Nurse Practitioner ( CRNP)  – CTICU

A nationally recognized cardiac surgery program in Southeastern Pennsylvania is currently seeking a highly experienced advanced practice provider ( NP or PA-C ) to take on a leadership role within their CTICU department.   This role will be responsible for the oversight and management of a team of approximately 20 APP providers in a fast paced, high acuity inpatient unit.

The ideal candidate for the Lead NP / PA will bring 10 years of clinical experience working with post cardiac surgery patients in the critical care environment and strong leadership skills. 

Scope of work:

  • Conducts daily rounding on post cardiac surgery patients with the Interdisciplinary Care Team
  • Provide supervision and oversight to a team of APP providers
  • Completes performance appraisals for assigned providers
  • Ensures clinical staff competencies are up to date and in line with regulatory requirements
  • Manages staffing schedule in a fiscally responsible manner ensuring appropriate patient care ratios
  • Attends clinical meetings with APP providers and physicians
  • Develops protocols and treatment plans for the unit
  • Manages employee relations and concerns for assigned staff


  • Monday to Friday day shift schedule, 80 hours bi-weekly
  • Free Parking
  • Weekend coverage as needed , some holidays may be required
  • Full employer funded pension
  • 403b plan with employer match
  • 6 weeks of PTO accrued annually
  • Tuition Reimbursement, up to $6K per year
  • CME allowance and PTO days for CME completion
  • Competitive salary coupled with financial incentives related to performance and clinical expertise ( total compensation ranges from $145K - $175K) 


  • Valid Pennsylvania License as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
  • DEA license
  • 10 years of clinical experience working within cardiac surgery, CTICU, trauma surgery
  • BLS and ACLS required
  • Prior management experience desired



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