AHMC Healthcare

  • Nurse Practitioner

    Posted Date 3 months ago(9/6/2019 11:55 AM)
    Location : Location
  • 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:


    • Provides leadership, clinical guidance and professional expertise to staff.
    • 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 administrative 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.


    • Minimal two years 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.
    • CCNP, CVNP or RNFA preferred
    • 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.
    • BLS, ACLS required


    Anaheim Regional Medical Center

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