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Cardiothoracic Surgery NP/PA



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Advanced Practitioners, Nurse Practitioner (NP), Physician Assistant (PA)

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$95 to $135 Per Hour


Full benefits – Health, Dental, Vision and 401K for W2 Employees

Our client in Indiana is looking for a Locum  NP/PA that will work alongside attending Cardiothoracic Surgeons (CTS) in caring for patients before, during, and after open heart procedures. 

Provider will be added to an existing pool of providers. Sporadic coverage is needed and site can work around availability offered.

  • OR only (1st assist) - Call for OR only no office with OR, call back if needed 
  • Average Number of Patients Per Day:  10 outpatient; 5-8 inpatient
  • Vein harvesting required
  • EMR:  EPIC
  • Will not accept new grad; preference for experienced NP with CTS knowledge/skills including office, bedside and OR.


Required Duties: Assist in Surgery, Write Prescriptions, Rounding, Order Tests, Pre-Op Physical Exams, Suture Removal, Vein Harvesting

Typical day involves rounding in the hospital followed by time in the OR.   

  • Assesses patient health status including state of wellness, compliance with care plan and determines appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures (within the scope of the NP/PA license and/or certification).
  • Provides acute and chronic patient care including, but not limited to performing histories, physical examinations, inpatient and outpatient consultations, completing discharge summaries, monitoring therapies, and medications. Care includes chest tube removal, pacing wire removal, Cardiac Rehab, nutritional needs and wound care (suture and staple removal, debridement, etc.).  Complete all documentation related to the above care.
  • Interpret and integrate data to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in consultation with the Cardiovascular Surgeon.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary communication of treatment plans with cardiovascular surgeons, referring physicians, nursing staff, respiratory staff, cardiac rehab staff and families.
  • Surgical duties will include, but are not limited to, vein/artery harvesting using the Maquet system along with 1st Assist duties.
  • Responds to emergencies including use of CPR and ACLS protocols.
  • Documents patient information and care provided in patient record to include progress notes and formulating care plans. 

Job Requirements:

  • Local candidates (i.e. within driving distance, no flights, etc.) - Highly Preferred
  • IN license at the time of submission
  • NCCPA certification - (PA Only)
  • ANNP certification -  (NP Only)
  • First Assist required for NP’s only
  • Experience in Maquet Vein Harvesting
  • Must have proof of COVID-19 vaccine

What Greenstaff Medical has to offer:

  • Pay rate up to $135 an hour (W2 vs. 1099, call for details)
  • Local candidates preferred
  • Licensure reimbursement
  • Certification reimbursemen
  • tFull benefits – Health, Dental, Vision and 401K for W2
  • EmployeesReferral bonuses of $2,000

Please reach out to Andria Boyden, Manager of Delivery, via call/text at 832-398-9450 or email at for any questions/referrals.


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