Nurse Practitioner - Cardiac ICU Children’s Hospital New Orleans

Nurse Practitioner - Cardiac ICU Children’s Hospital New Orleans

The Heart Center and Cardiac Intensive Care Unit of the Children’s Hospital of New Orleans (CHNOLA) is seeking an experienced Advanced Practice Provider (Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant) with expertise in cardiac critical care to join its growing CICU program. The candidate would be expected to grow this expanding program by performing clinical duties in the inpatient setting. Participation in daily clinical activities, which includes inpatient care of patients with congenital heart defects, management of medical cardiac patients, pre and post-operative care, and advanced procedures. Additional duties included management of patients on vasoactive support, mechanical ventilation, CRRT, and ECMO or Ventricular Assist Devices. Patient population varies from neonates to adults with congenital heart disease that require repeat intervention. The hours for this position will include twelve hours shifts including rotating days/nights/weekends and holidays. Besides clinical responsibilities, opportunities exist to participate in clinical research, QI initiatives, and education. Previous APP experience is preferred, however new graduates with ICU experience are welcome to apply.

If you are interested, call Andrea Jones at 504-896-9400 or email an updated copy of you CV and references to or apply by visiting or
The Heart Center Faculty includes a team of eight advanced practice providers, eight cardiac intensivists, two cardiac surgeons, and 4 cardiac anesthesiologists. Subspeciality care in the Heart Center includes non-invasive imaging, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, expertise in Fontan management, home-monitoring, neurodevelopment, pulmonary hypertension, pediatric coronary artery disease, and heart failure. Currently, approximately 340 heart catheterizations (75% interventional) and over 300 cardiothoracic surgeries, and 10,000 ambulatory visits are performed each year at Children’s Hospital New Orleans.

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Children’s Hospital New Orleans is a 257-bed, not-for-profit pediatric medical center offering a complete range of healthcare services for children from birth to 21 years. With over 40 pediatric specialties and more than 600 pediatric providers, Children's Hospital is the first and largest full-service hospital exclusively for children in Louisiana and the Gulf South, nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Children's Hospital. CHNOLA is the founding member of a 6-hospital health system titled LCMC (Louisiana Children’s Medical Center).
Since 2020, CHNOLA has invested heavily in its Advance Practice Program providing support for multiple initiatives and channels for professional development and education. Currently, CHNOLA employees over 125 Advanced Practice Providers to provide exceptional care in 26 different specialties.
In 2021, Children’s Hospital New Orleans completed its most significant expansion project in the hospital’s history. This unprecedented, $300 million investment made by our Board of Trustees and LCMC Health brings together infrastructure, technology, and unmatched expertise to deliver a healthier, happier future for Louisiana’s children.
Competitive compensation package includes:
• Sign-on bonus offerings
• Annual CE Reimbursement
• Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
• Healthcare Flexible Spending Account (HC FSA)
• Disability Coverage: Short-Term Disability (STD) and Long-Term Disability (LTD)
• 401(k) with company match
• Licensure process reimbursement
• Company paid malpractice insurance

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Expiration Date : 5/19/2024

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