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EF-ARNP-Cardiology

Req #: 16007026
Location: DAYTONA BEACH, FL
Job Category: Physician Services
Organization: FH Memorial Medical Center

Description
GENERAL SUMMARY:
Provides care under the direction of the supervising Cardiovascular Surgeons and has expertise in the clinical management of the Cardiac Surgical patient.   The ARNP has the responsibility for assessment and management of cardiac patients including diagnostic and therapeutic intervention, day to day implementation and evaluation of the appropriate plan of care.  The ARNP assists the CV Surgeons with rounds, creation of orders (admission, ongoing, and discharge), ordering and monitoring of tests, and assessment and evaluation at the bedside.  The ARNP works in collaboration with the medical, nursing and support services to provide patient and family focused care.  The ARNP maintains active participation in PI activities STS Registry data collection, staff development and continuing education. 
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Makes daily rounds on CV Surgery patients and reports findings to the attending Physician.  Manages patients, evaluates changes in patient status, obtains consultations, and interprets tests and X-rays with the assistance of physicians as necessary.  Gives discharge instructions.
  • Orders procedures, lab work and medications.
  • Performs history and physical examinations, admission, transfers and discharge orders, daily progress notes and discharge summaries.  Refers patient for specialized consultations.
  • Initiates treatment of emergency management and patient resuscitation. 
  • Conducts follow up patient care.
  • Utilizes his/her knowledge and skills in giving safe and effective patient care and teaching.
  • Orders and monitors tests and other diagnostic procedures.
  • Participates in hospital/community functions.
  • Maintains working knowledge of JC/CMS/AHCA and Core Measures.
  • Consistently complies with documentation standards and core measure requirements.
  • Participates in STS data collection interpretation and implementation to improve metrics.
  • Works with Case Management to assure appropriate utilization of services and length of stay for cardiac patients.
  • Other duties as assigned.
    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • Computer proficiency required.
  • Good computer skills required.
  • Ability to write objectives, content outlines, and bibliographies desirable.
     
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:
    • N/A
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
  • Minimum of 3 years ARNP experience in Cardiovascular Services.
  • Past teaching experience in formal/informal settings preferred.
  • Demonstrated skill in the use of written and oral communication.
  • Good computer skills required.
     
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
    • Knowledge of adult learning principles required. 
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
  • Current Florida Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner License. 
  • ACLS/BLS certification. 
     
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
  • N/A
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • N/A
Qualifications

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
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