Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 606781
The Medical Critical Care Service (MCCS) is comprised of board-certified and hospital-employed critical care physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners who are dedicated to the academic mission at Inova Alexandria Hospital.
The critical care physicians, also known as intensivists, conduct combined management and teaching rounds every day and serve as the attending of record for the majority of patients on the teaching service. These intensivists also administer the ICU house staff lecture series. The educational director for the rotation is a member of this group and attends monthly Inova Alexandria Department of Medicine academic meetings to ensure an outstanding experience for the house staff during the rotation.
Critical Care Advanced Practice Provider (PA or NP) needed at Inova Alexandria Hospital in Alexandria, VA.
Advance practice providers in this section treat patients who often require life support and attend multidisciplinary team which includes our physicians-in-training, physicians, nurses, pharmacists, respiratory therapists, physical therapists, dietitians, social workers among others. They also collaborate with physicians from other medical and surgical specialties to assure best possible outcomes of critically ill patients. We invite patients and family representatives to attend daily bedside rounds in order to facilitate communication, understanding, and participation in decision-making.
Clinicians who provide care to the patients admitted to the 2 adult Intensive Care Units with 36 beds at IAH. Clinicians provide care to critically ill patients including those with respiratory failure, severe arrhythmias and cardiac arrest, sepsis and septic shock, head bleed, brain masses, altered mental status and coma. Critical Care physicians treat patients in Intensive Care Units and are available at all times to see critically ill patients anywhere in the hospital.
The time requirement for this position is 84 hours which equates to 7 - 12 hour shifts every two weeks.
Inova Medical Group is a team of talented and experienced physicians employed by Inova, providing world-class healthcare for the Northern Virginia and greater Washington, DC metro area. More than 400 physicians – experts in primary care medicine and adult specialties – are located throughout the region. Our physicians work together with Inova's extensive network of hospitals and outpatient facilities.