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UF Health Shands Hospital
Gainesville, Florida, United States (on-site)
27 days ago
UF Health Shands Hospital
Gainesville, Florida, United States
27 days ago
Job Function
Academic Medical Group


Nurse Practitioner | Adult Post-Lung Transplant

UF Health Shands Hospital

Gainesville, Florida

UF Health Shands Hospital is consistently ranked among the nation’s best hospitals. We’re recognized for delivering high-quality patient care, and we have a nurse practitioner job open now in our Adult Post-Lung Transplant department. If you’re an NP looking for a rewarding position where you’ll learn and grow, start a new chapter in your career with us.

You can breathe easy knowing the UF Health Shands program ranks #1 in three-year survival among 74 lung transplant programs nationwide. We're ranked #6 in one-year survival by The Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients and #5 in waitlist mortality. In the last year, we completed 52 transplants.

Delivering the best patient care requires the best care for our team.

  • You’ll earn competitive compensation.
  • Our health and wellness benefits will empower you to live your life fully.
  • Tuition reimbursement is available to help you grow.

Our patients — and our people — are the heart of what we do.

To make an impact as an NP at UF Health Shands, you will:

  • Coordinate continuity of patient care patient care for heart/lung/heart-lung transplant patients and contribute to the daily care decisions.
  • Make frequent bedside visits to assess the status of patients, identify alterations in patient health and assess patient response to treatment.
  • Implement nursing interventions based upon established treatment protocols and anticipate potential outcomes for those at risk for complications.
  • Write orders, interact with consultants and coordinate scheduling of therapeutic and diagnostic tests and procedures.

To achieve excellence in this full-time role, we’re looking for:

  • A current and clear license as an advanced practice registered nurse in Florida.
  • A master's degree in advanced nursing practice.
  • A minimum of three years of experience in nursing, preferably with experience in critical care, transplantation or acute care experience with the relevant patient population (i.e., heart, liver, VAD, lung, kidney).
  • Must be knowledgeable in transplant immunology, technical aspects of surgery, interpretation of diagnostic and laboratory data, and clinical management of patients.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.


Shift: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday

1600 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, FL 32608

Discover the many reasons UF Health Shands has earned accolades as a medical provider and as an employer.

For full job requirements and to apply:

UF Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V and a drug-free workplace.

Job ID: 72505218

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