Sutter Health Cardiac / ACHD Nurse Practitioner, Sacramento (Full time, 72 hours) in Sacramento, California



The Cardiac Nurse Practioner/ Physician Assistant (Cardiac NP/PA) Heart Failure Specialist coordinates the care of cardiac patient. This care includes evaluation, education, treatment and follow-up, using an organized multi-disciplinary team approach to provide continuity of care throughout the continuum. The incumbent also participates in clinical effectiveness/research studies and community outreach activities. Population served includes adolescents, adults, and geriatrics.



Education Required:

  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse with an Adult or a Family Nurse Practitioner; with possession of, or eligible to apply for, a furnishing number to dispense or

  • Current licensure as a Physician Assistant, with possession of, or eligible to apply for, a furnishing number to dispense.

  • Current CPR Certification required.


  • Previous experience as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in an outpatient or inpatient cardiac setting and previous experience in cardiac related research studies is preferred.


  • Knowledge of current cardiac medical practice, knowledge of adult educational planning, implementation and evaluation.

Special Skills/Equipment:

  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills, both oral and written, are necessary.

  • Clinical research skills, basic computer skills (access, enter and retrieve data; Word, and Excel skills preferred).

  • Must be able to work with autonomy, adaptability, flexibility and maintain composure during pressures and adverse conditions and work as an effective team member in a collaborative role with other disciplines.

Physical Requirements:

  • Moderate physical effort.

  • Must have body mechanics knowledge to safely move/handle equipment or office supplies.

  • The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant may be required to provide on-call-24-hour coverage.

Primary Location: California, Greater Sacramento Area, Sacramento

Organization: Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Referral Bonus: No

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: None

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 72

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.