Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant- Inpatient AFIB Coordinator- Full Time

  • Saint Alphonsus Health System
  • Jun 19, 2020
Nurse Practitioner Nursing Physician Assistant Physician & Surgeon

Job Description

Job Description Details: Location: Boise, ID Status:  Full Time, Employed Schedule:  M-F with mutual flexibility Call:  Rare/on occasion if needed Salary and Benefits: Student Loan Repayment Relocation PTO & CME Allocation Malpractice Insurance (Incl. Tail) Health/Dental/Vision Retirement (403b) Practice Highlights:  The AFIB Management Center within the Saint Alphonsus Heart Institute seeks a cardiac Advanced Practice Provider genuinely interested in caring for patients with cardiac rhythm disorders while working within a multidisciplinary team to grow the service.  The Atrial Fibrillation Coordinator (AFC) is an expert clinician and patient advocate in atrial arrhythmias, specifically atrial fibrillation (AF), atrial flutter (AFL), and atrial tachycardia (AT) – collectively referred to here as AF. As a protocol driven service the provider delivers direct care, including identifying patients, assessing, diagnosing, planning and implementing interventions to treat health problems, health promotion and preventive care, and immediate follow up care of recently hospitalized patients with AF.  In addition to direct patient care, the sub-roles of the AFC include education, research and consultation with in the Saint Alphonsus Health System and community. The AFC also assists in the overall performance of the AF Management Center including collection and measurement of Trinity and national indicators for quality patient care. Requirements: Licensed as an advanced practice professional nurse (APPN/ANP-BC) and be certified as a Nurse Practitioner Meet the medical center’s customer service standards including interpersonal communication and professional conduct expectations.  Demonstrate knowledge and skills to competently care for all assigned age groups (adult and geriatric as applicable). Previous advance practice provider experience in cardiac disease management or chronic care management preferred.  Comprehensive assessment skills, expert clinical skills and problem-solving abilities.    In collaboration with Cardiologists, Hospitalists, ED Physicians, and other medical staff members, ensure provision of appropriate clinical services to clients.  Provide follow-up consultations/support as needed. Assist in creating educational materials and resources.   Participate in the development and clinical flow of all services provided by the system, both inpatient and outpatient, in the clinical area of atrial arrhythmias. Community: Nampa, Meridian and Boise anchor this vibrant and growing mid-sized metropolitan area of 690,000 people.  An outdoor enthusiast’s paradise with a flourishing arts and entertainment scene, the region offers a reasonable cost of living, low crime rate, excellent cultural programs, neighborhood parks and nearby forests and rivers. Idaho's culture of physician independence also makes it one of the best places in America to be a practicing physician.  The Boise Metro Area  is consistently listed as one of the best places in the country to live, work and play! Saint Alphonsus Health System is a growing four-hospital, 714-bed, 74 clinic integrated healthcare system serving southwestern Idaho, eastern Oregon and northern Nevada. Saint Alphonsus Health System is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic not-for-profit health systems in the nation.  To learn more about Saint Alphonsus, please visit www.saintalphonsus.org.  The ideal candidate will commit to patient care while demonstrating and modeling our organization’s Mission, Vision and Values. Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions. Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.