Organization: Gordon Hospital and Murray Medical Center
Potential Referral Bonus: $
Gordon Hospital is a 69-bed community hospital that is a member of Adventist Health System, the largest not-for-profit Protestant healthcare system in the world. We provide high quality, personalized and compassionate care to its patients and community. Through our dedication to safety, rigorous self-assessment, performance improvement, corporate integrity, and service management, we are committed to being the pre-eminent provider of acute inpatient and outpatient healthcare services for the residents of Calhoun, Gordon County, and surrounding areas.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
A cardiac-vascular nurse practitioner’s duties include in-depth cardiovascular assessments, working closely with physicians and providing health education to patients and families. Assessing patients for acute and chronic illness, managing those illnesses with medications and other treatments and monitoring for results are among the responsibilities. Cardiac-vascular nurse practitioners also are responsible for interpreting lab work data, radiology and other test data, and acting on those findings.
·Assures timely and accurate entries of medical histories, progress notes and treatment recommendations in the patients’ medical records.
·Assures all patient management documentation, including pharmaceutical modalities, as outlined in the patient’s medical record and signed by the supervising physician.
·Practices within the scope of each practice as delineated by education and training including, but not limited to prescriptive privileges and in accordance with supervising physician guidelines.
·Refers patients for laboratory, x-ray and specialty care for needed services that cannot be provided at the practice.
·Assures that adequate patient health records are maintained and confidentiality is maintained under HIPAA regulations.
Participates with supervising physician in a periodic review of the patients’ health records.
What you will need?
Master’s degree and certification from an accredited ARNP program
Current GA NP license
2-3 years experience in a primary care or medical cardiology setting