Advanced Practitioner for Heart Failure

  • Mission Health System
  • Asheville, NC, USA
  • Nov 22, 2018

Job Description


Advanced Practitioner - HF/VAD Mission Hospital/Asheville Cardiology Associates Mission Hospital /Asheville Cardiology is seeking a heart failure Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of experience in heart failure, MCS/VAD and/or cardiovascular critical care as an advanced practitioner.

Position Highlights
  • Inpatient rounding on the service with HF cardiology.
  • Outpatient HF clinic.
  • Participation in care of VAD patients in inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Participation in selection meetings.
  • Opportunity to engage and lead in critical care management of HF patients.

About our Programs



Mission's Heart Failure Program is a comprehensive system of care for the HF patient ranging from outpatient disease management to advanced cardiac therapies, including the implantation of left ventricular assist devices (LVAD). We have assembled a multi-disciplinary team of HF cardiologists, CV surgeons, VAD coordinators, HF advanced practitioners and pharmacists to support this effort and the HF patients of Western North Carolina.

Mission Health in Asheville, North Carolina, is a nationally recognized, 800+ bed health system serving the eighteen county region of Western North Carolina. Mission has recently been named as one of Truven Health Analytics' Top 15 Health Systems in the United States for the twelfth year.

Asheville Cardiology Associates, a mission health partner, is one of the largest single specialty practices in western North Carolina, with 45 cardiologists and 24 mid-level providers in seven locations. As partners with Mission Health System, the practice supports the 19 western counties of North Carolina with tertiary care.

Asheville is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the country. The area is alive with the arts, theater, music, street festivals, fine dining, shopping an abundance of outdoor activities. Excellent benefits, competitive salaries and a fantastic location in the Blue Ridge Mountains are among the amenities. Western North Carolina offers numerous four season outdoor recreational amenities. The area has many cultural opportunities, excellent public and private schools and colleges/universities nearby. Job Summary: Provides diagnosis, treatment, consultation, and follow-up under a supervising physician in compliance with the North Carolina Medical Board or Board of Nursing.

Required Education: Completion of physician assistant or nurse practitioner program with appropriate certification exams.

Preferred Education: None

Required License: Have and maintain current Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner license Preferred License: BLS, ACLS for Adult Providers BLS, ACLS, & PALS for Pediatric Providers

Preferred Experience: Two years' experience as a physician assistant or nurse practitioner with a heart failure and/or pulmonary hypertension background; knowledge of automated patient record management systems; knowledge of dictation equipment.

For additional information, contact:

Misti Dixon Physician & Advanced Practitioner Recruiter Mission Health System Phone: (828) 776-2157 Email: misti.dixon@msj.org