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SSM Health Advanced Practitioner - Vascular Surgery - SSM Health Dean Medical Group-Madison, WI in Madison, Wisconsin

It's more than a career, it's a calling

WI-SSM Health Outpatient Center

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Job Highlights:

SSM Health – Dean Medical Group, a 500+ physician multi-specialty group, is actively recruiting a full-time (1.0 FTE) Vascular Surgery Advanced Practitioner. When fully staffed, the Vascular Surgery department will consist of 4 Vascular Surgeons and 4 Vascular Surgery Advanced Practitioners. Responsibilities include surgical first assist, hospital rounding and providing postoperative care and vascular support in the clinic. The skills and qualifications of the ideal candidate would include strong surgical and/or vascular experience.

Opportunity Highlights:

  • Hours vary between 7-5pm; Monday through Friday

  • 1 in 4 rotating weekend call schedule

  • Position is focused primarily on inpatient and OR responsibilities (approximately 70% of the time) with a small focus on outpatient follow up clinic (approximately 30% of the time)

  • Opportunity to perform a variety of vascular surgery procedures

  • Opportunity to work independently on cases

  • Hospital privileges at St. Mary’s Madison

The Benefits

Comprehensive benefit package exclusively designed for our advanced practitioners including annual CME and vacation time, market based competitive salaries, and an excellent retirement plan are just a few of our generous offerings.

The Hospital

  • SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital, a 440-bed tertiary care and referral center, is an award-winning facility and has been serving South Central Wisconsin since 1912

  • SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital is an ACS Level II Trauma Center

  • The SSM Health Cardiac Center includes three dedicated cardiovascular operating rooms, a hybrid suite, a 37-bed nursing unit that offers 24-hour telemetry monitoring, 12-bed Medical Intensive Care Unit and a 10-bed Medical Intensive Care Unit

  • St. Mary's Hospital and Dean Medical Group are part of SSM Health, an integrated health system that has facilities in Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri, and Oklahoma.

  • SSM-St. Mary’s Hospital is the referral hospital for the 7-hospital SSM Wisconsin Region. Our Wisconsin Region also counts 4 additional affiliate hospitals in our network

The Community

  • Madison, WI, population 252,000, is home to both the University of Wisconsin and is the state capital, and as such is a vibrant community. It consistently ranks as one of the top places in the country to live, work, go to school, play, and raise a family

  • Madison was recently named as the most livable mid-size city in the United States by

SSM Health is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Division Chiefs and in collaboration with the Medical Director and OMA, responsible for serving as a liaison for Advanced Practitioners in the Urology, Plastic Surgery, Gastroenterology and ENT divisions. Designation of Time: At least 50% of time designated to Surgical/Hospital Procedures.

Job Responsibilities and Requirements:


  • Attends a patient in any setting to obtain a personal medical history, perform an appropriate physical examination, and record and present pertinent data concerning the patient in a manner meaningful to the supervising physician.

  • Performs various procedures under the supervision of the physician, including suturing and care of wounds, placement of arterial and venous catheters, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, placement and/or removal of chest tubes, and dressing changes.

  • Performs advanced surgical procedures according to privileging credentials.

  • Assists the physicians in the hospital by making patient rounds, recording patient progress notes, compiling and recording discharge summaries, and accurately writing and executing orders under the supervision of a physician and with physician.

  • Performs independently evaluative and treatment procedures necessary to provide an appropriate response to life-threatening emergency situations.

  • Facilitates referral of patients to other appropriate community health care facilities, agencies and resources.

  • Issues written prescription orders for drugs under the supervision of the physician.

  • Assists in the delivery of medical care to the patient by reviewing and monitoring treatment and therapy plans.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Master's degree in a health care related field and advanced certifications


  • One year healthcare experience


  • Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.

  • Constant standing and walking.

  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.

  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.

  • Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Occasional lifting/moving of patients.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Occasional driving.

  • Rare crawling and running.

Licenses / Certifications:

Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA), Physician Assistant (PA) - State of Work Location

Work Shift:

Variable Shift (United States of America)

Job Type:



6200020164 DSMOC Vascular Surgery

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SSM Health is an equal opportunity employer. SSM Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, veteran status , or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Click here to learn more. (