AHMC Healthcare

Nurse Practitioner - Heart Institute

Posted Date 7 months ago(3/10/2022 11:35 AM)
Requisition ID
req14048
Facility
Anaheim Regional Medical Center
# of Openings
1
Shift
Days
Category
Nursing
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The position will work in collaboration with the medical director of cardiothoracic surgery and hospital staff to provide comprehensive care including medical procedures that may be required for a specialty area, utilizing approved standardized procedures as  outlined in the NPA, Section 2834 including Furnishing Drugs and Devices, and CCR Section 1480. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

 

Analyze pathophysiology for various cardiovascular disease processes

Develop cardiovascular diagnoses, formulate a treatment plan and evaluate patient response to treatment

Monitor the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions

Utilize evidence-based medicine practices using quality, cost-effective care

Educate patients and families regarding the cardiovascular disease process, including primary and secondary cardiac prevention, while remaining cognizant of the patient's emotional, physical and cultural needs

Develop organizational skills to manage a patient caseload

Develop effective communication and presentation skills with the interdisciplinary team

Prescription of pharmacological agents and treatments and non-pharmacological therapies,

Counseling and education to meet patient needs

 

The position has responsibility for providing expertise in the coordination and delivery of patient care to pre and post op open heart patients in collaboration with the staff caring for the patients and the cardiothoracic surgeon. Additional responsibilities include pre and post operative teaching, working on the admission process, and patient and family teaching.   The Cardiovascular Nurse Practitioner is also responsible for collecting STS and CCORP data and presenting this data at department meetings.

Qualifications

Minimal two years of  experience of direct patient care.  Broad understanding of patient care process.

Minimal one year experience in management position and ability to apply principles of managerial and leadership theory.

Possesses good cognitive and technical knowledge and the ability to progressively manage care delivery across the continuum of care.

Able to retrieve, communicate and present data and information both verbally and in writing.

Must be flexible with work scheduling.  Involve discretion and independent action within prescribed limits  

MN/MSN required. DNP preferred.

Current CA RN license.

Current CA NP license.

Current furnishing preferred at time of hiring but required within 3 months of hiring. 

Current DEA license preferred at time of hiring but required within 3 months of hiring.

Current BLS

Current ACLS

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