Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula

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Cardiac Nurse Practitioner - Non Invasive Testing

at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula

Posted: 12/10/2019
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: 3120

Job Description

Monterey, CA

Per Diem

Work Hours: 7-3:30


Position Summary:
The Cardiovascular Nurse Practitioner (CV NP) reports to the Director of Tyler Heart Institute. The NP provides direct care to patients undergoing inpatient and outpatient cardiac testing.  The NP will be responsible for assisting with the managemene of Cardiac Patients pre and post procedure as well as assisting the physicians with patient flow for all patients within the service line.  The CV NP will be also assist with supervising Stress Echocardiograms, Treadmills, Dobutamine and Bubble Studies, as well as cardiac nuclear imaging testing as ordered by staff physicians. Position works collaboratively with members of the nursing, cardiology and medical staff. Must have ability to depict lethal diagnostic information that should be considered emergent and communicate timely information to the physicians (both referring and reading). Also maintains registered nurse competencies by possessing the skills and knowledge to competently provide appropriate patient care.

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) functions under general Nurse Practitioner Standardized Procedure approved by the Interdisciplinary Practice Committee (CIDP), and provides routine care and management of the patient with acute and chronic complaints in collaboration with the supervising physician and through implementation of standardized procedures. The NP possesses skills and knowledge to competently provide excellent patient care, offer a high level of compassion, patience, and subject matter expertise. The NP will also educate patients and families in terms of services provided by the hospital and community resources when appropriate.

Demonstrated teaching, leadership, and critical thinking skills are essential. Clinical background in cardiovascular management is required with a minimum two (2) years of experience in an Acute Care Setting.  Knowledge of cardiac registries and quality improvement is preferred.  Experience with nursing research is also preferred.

As necessary for required licensures. Master's Degree in Nursing and relevant Nurse Practitioner training certification preferred.

Current California RN licensure and authorization as a nurse practitioner required. Certified by a recognized national certifying body that has established standards for nurse practitioners. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS and ACLS certification required. Certification by the American Board of Cardiovascular Medicine (ABCM) within 12 months of hire.

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