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NP/PA – Cardiothoracic Surgery

  • Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
  • Full-Time

Job Description

Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant for Cardiothoracic Surgery

WVU Medicine/University Health Associates, located in Morgantown, West Virginia, has some exciting opportunities for Advanced Practice NP or PA’s in Cardiothoracic Surgery. We are actively recruiting those individuals who have a strong interest in the surgical arena, specifically Cardiothoracic (CT) Surgery.

We are expanding quickly due to the addition of the new Heart Vascular Institute led by world-renowned cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr. Vinay Badhwar, the new University Town Center-Surgical Pavilion and expansion of many off-site locations. We are actively recruiting those individuals who have a strong interest in the surgical arena, specifically Cardiothoracic(CT) Surgery. You will play a vital clinical role in the Pre-operative, Intra-operative and Post-operative phases of the CT Surgery patient experience.    You will be ordering / interpreting labs and diagnostic studies.  With the latter information you will develop a plan of care from the collaboration with the team.  You will be working side-by-side with leaders in Adult Robotic CT Surgery, as well as, in Valvulopathy, Aortic procedures (both open and trans-catheter approach)  and Coronary Artery Procedures.

Our diverse department welcomes seasoned professionals as well as new graduates. A mentorship program is tailored to each staff member providing a smooth transition into the group as well as support after orientation.

WVU Medicine offers a diverse practice environment committed to high quality patient care. As an academic, Level 1 trauma center, a diverse patient population is served.  We value the interdisciplinary collaborative relationship and remain committed to incorporating current research into daily practice while educating  other professionals.  We offer many diverse opportunities for Advanced Practice Professionals in inpatient and outpatient settings.  APPs play a vital role in healthcare both at our institution and throughout the nation.  You are a vital part of our team and are essential to the success today and in the future.

Our Office of Advanced Practice is dedicated to the progression and development of Advanced Practice Professionals (APPs) with WVU Medicine as well as in the medical community at large.  This office serves as a resource for all Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants.  Whether you are a seasoned professional or a new grad, our mentorship program assists any new provider in transitioning to practice at WVU Medicine.

We are recognized both nationally and within the state as a great place to work.  We are expanding our facility, services, and staff to better serve our patients and we’re looking for more great employees to join our team.  We offer a   robust benefits package, excellent work/life balance, continuing education, sign-on bonus, competitive salaries and a collaborative learning environment.

We are located in Morgantown, West Virginia which is frequently rated as one of the best small cities by national publications.  With an abundance of cultural, family, athletic and outdoor recreational activities to offer, Morgantown has something for everyone.


Minimum Qualifications for Nurse Practitioner:

  • Graduate of a CCNE accredited nursing program with Master’s Degree in Nursing
  • National certification by one of the recognized APRN certification centers
  • Licensure, or eligibility for licensure, as a professional Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in West Virginia.
  • BLS Certification with additional Advanced Life Support training at the discretion of the department.


Minimum Qualifications for Physician Assistant:

  • Bachelor’s Degree as a Medical/Surgical (as applicable) Physician Assistant required. Masters level education preferred.
  • Graduate of an ARC-PA approved Physician Assistant (PA) training program required.
  • Certification by the National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants required.
  • Must be licensed or eligible for licensure by the WV Board of Medicine.
  • BLS Certification with additional Advanced Life Support training at the discretion of the department.




How to Apply

To be considered, please email your resume/CV to: MERRITTD@WVUMEDICINE.ORGFor more information, visit us on the web at www.wvumedicine.org/careers

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