Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Cardiology Service
- Location: Plymouth, MA
- Posted: Nov 8, 2019
The Nurse Practitioner shall provide the following clinical services to patients of Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth and the HMFP/JPA Cardiology Practice:
Manage inpatient consult service and hand-off communication to consulting service cardiologist.
Provide follow up patient care on inpatient consults.
Performing cardiology stress testing.
Perform a physical examination of each patient or assure that a recent physical examination of each patient has been performed prior to the arrangement of and/or provision of cardiology procedural services. Assess physical and psychosocial status of patients by means of interview and by obtaining health and medical history of patient.
Provide preparation, consents, and orders for scheduled cardiology procedures.
Arrange for necessary testing and/or consultation that may be required.
Communicate with the referring physician to assure continuity of care.
Manage outpatient follow-up visits and call backs.
Perform other duties as reasonably assigned.
Establish relationships with professional and/or other health-related groups within the community;
Share clinical expertise with professional and supportive personnel;
Document and report care in an accurate, timely manner using appropriate forms and Records;
Function as an integral member of the Cardiology team and collaborate with other health disciplines to ensure continuity and quality of care.
Use interpersonal skills to work productively with all levels of hospital personnel.
Effective verbal and written communication skills to communicate with diverse populations, including providers, patients, and families;
Analytical skills to evaluate patient status and healthcare procedures/techniques and to monitor quality of care;
Willingness to learn and remain flexible in the changing healthcare environment;
Ability to conceptualize, develop, and implement new ideas or systems;
Ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion while performing duties;
Ability to meet with the public outside the organization and efficiently market and promote the Cardiology practice.
Continuous Quality Improvement
Identifies, analyzes, and resolves patient care problems to foster significant improvement in patient care.
Participates in interdisciplinary continuous quality improvement activities on an ongoing basis.
Demonstrates a commitment to improving the quality of care provided to patients.
Masters in Nursing from an accredited program
3-5 years working in a hospital based cardiology environment
Experience with short term, solution focused, medication therapies
Experience working with interdisciplinary teams
Experience using an electronic health record
Must be eligible for credentialing and contracting with all insurers, including MBHP.
- Full time