Nurse Practitioner - Cardiothoracic Surgery Opportunity (22636926)

Location: Indiana - Mishawaka
Duration: Permanent - Full Time
Job ID: 2500 (22636926)
Company: Trinity Health
Contact: Doc Opps    Call: 734-343-2300
Job Posted: 01/10/22

Nurse Practitioner - Cardiothoracic Surgery Opportunity - 2500 (22636926)

Saint Joseph Physician Network (SJPN) has an excellent full time employment opportunity for an experienced Nurse Practitioner to join a Cardiothoracic Surgery program located in Mishawaka, Indiana.

The Cardiothoracic Surgery service averages over 300 surgeries each year with about 150 being Cardiac related cases, with the practice continuing to grow. A typical day will involve rounding in the hospital followed by time spent in the Operating Room. 

Responsibilities for this opportunity include assessment of patient health status including state of wellness, compliance with care plan and determining appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures within the scope of the NP license and/or certification. The selected candidate will provide 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.

Surgical duties will include, but are not limited to, vein/artery harvesting using the Maquet system and first assist duties. The provider will also respond to emergencies including use of CPR and ACLS protocols.

Patient care includes chest tube removal, pacing wire removal, Cardiac Rehab, nutritional needs and wound care – suture and staple removal, debridement, etc. The provider will interpret and integrate data to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in consultation with the cardiovascular surgeon and will participate in multi-disciplinary communication of treatment plans with cardiovascular surgeons, referring physicians, nursing staff, respiratory staff, cardiac rehab staff and families.

This facility utilizes Cerner EMR and providers are responsible for documenting patient information and care. This includes progress notes and formulating care plans.

Candidates must have Cardiothoracic Surgery experience.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right Nurse Practitioner to join Saint Joseph Physician Network.




St. Joseph Physician Network provides a competitive compensation and benefits package that complements this opportunity for personal growth and professional advancement including:

  • Competitive salary range in line with MGMA standards. 
  • Malpractice paid by corporation, including tail insurance.
  • Health/dental/vision/disability/life insurance/retirement benefits.
  • 27 days off per year; 7 holidays; 5 days and $2,500 for CME.
  • $1,500 per year for professional journals, dues, and memberships.
  • Relocation assistance provided in accordance with policy.




Saint Joseph Physician Network is the employed arm of Saint Joseph Health System.  The Network includes over 20 practice sites with over 70 primary care and specialist physicians in St. Joseph and Marshall Counties. 

Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center (SJRMC) – South Bend/Mishawaka, Indiana has been in the Michiana region for over 100 years.  SJRMC is a non-profit, full service, multi-hospital health care system with three hospitals and multiple satellite facilities.  Located in North Central Indiana, SJRMC is a regional health care network comprised of a 254-bed acute care hospital in South Bend/Mishawaka, a 58-bed acute care hospital in Plymouth, a 40-bed Rehabilitation Institute and 20 physician practices with over 70 primary care and specialist physicians in St. Joseph and Marshall Counties.  Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center (SJRMC) is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic health care organizations in the United States. Trinity Health is based in Livonia, Michigan.

SJRMC offers all private rooms with some of the services including oncology, neurology, obstetrics, surgery, pediatrics, and orthopaedics.  SJRMC provides faith-based, personalized care in a diverse and team-oriented environment and offers physicians an opportunity to realize personal development as well as fulfill the mission of the Medical Center. SJRMC offers a wide variety of programs and care for the communities served and provides health care for all people from all walks of life.

SJRMC has a physician network dedicated to delivering an excellent care experience for every patient.  SJRMC’s modern, state-of-the-art facilities and a supportive medical staff make this the ideal place to practice medicine and achieve the perfect balance between your professional and personal life.  If you are a physician that shares the passion for helping people live longer, healthier lives, SJRMC invites you to join our team of physicians as we touch the lives and improve the health of our patients and the communities we serve.

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South Bend/Mishawaka, Indiana – located 80 miles east of Chicago is the commercial and industrial metropolitan center of North Central Indiana with a population of more than 240,000.  Comfortably nestled along the meandering banks of the St. Joseph River, South Bend/Mishawka is a beautiful community with plenty of history, tradition and a wealth of cultural, recreational, sporting, and entertainment opportunities.

St. Joseph County is a leader in industrial and manufacturing business opportunities technology development, which combines to offer excellent opportunities to its residents and new comers alike.  St. Joseph County provides a family-friendly environment and convenient living, with easy regional access to its parks, bike and pedestrian walkways, regional beaches, lakes and many cultural activities. The South Bend Regional Airport makes traveling convenient and the South Shore Line train makes daily runs to Chicago for less than the cost of parking.  Indianapolis is a three-hour drive due south on US 31 and the sand dunes and shores of Lake Michigan are less than an hour’s drive away.

Known for the legendary University of Notre Dame, the region boasts several colleges and universities, along with multiple reputable public and private school systems.  In addition to plenty of sports and recreation, South Bend offers world-class attractions, culture and arts including community museums, theatre, symphony, and more – all the cultural advantages of a larger city combined with small town warmth and charm.

South Bend/Mishawaka offers four full seasons of beautiful springs, comfortable summers, colorful autumns, and invigorating winters, which makes it the ideal place to live.

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Candidates must have Cardiothoracic Surgery experience.