University of Rochester Cardiac Catheterization and Electrophysiology Lab - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - 209847 in Rochester, New York
Cardiac Catheterization and Electrophysiology Lab - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
FT position available
In collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of care providers, including cardiologists, cardiology fellows, medical residents, APP’s, and nursing staff, the APP will participate in the clinical evaluation of patients prior to and after interventional and electrophysiology procedures in the cardiac catheterization lab for both inpatient and outpatient. They will be able to provide pre-procedure assessment and post procedure care including admitting patients to the cardiology service, ordering and interpreting laboratory and diagnostic studies, initiating emergency measures, and discharge planning. Care will consist of a comprehensive approach that will include risk factor modification and patient education as necessitated. The ideal candidate will have strong clinical assessment skills and be able to effective document in e-record and will include recording the necessary information needed for core measures. Care for post procedural patients may requiring critical care and may include patients requiring support measures such as NPPV, mechanical ventilation, pressor support, intra-aortic balloon pump, and Impella devices until the patient is able to be safely transferred to the appropriate in-patient unit. The provider should be competent in the management of arterial and venous central line access sites and have the ability to manage the associated complications that potentially occur with these access sites in addition to other post procedure complications in the cardiac cath and EP labs. They may be asked to develop and present educational programs for staff. They may be asked to assist in the development of patient care protocols and participates in SMH Quality Improvement activities in addition to assisting in the evaluation of unit policies and protocols. They will participate in professional activities related to the cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology lab. Certified Nurse Practitioner in New York State; M.S. Degree required or Certified Physician Assistant in New York State. The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of clinical experience; including some experience in clinical cardiology.
Requires a Master's Degree in Nursing or related field and an active New York State license in good standing. Applicants will have 5 years experience as an RN with one to three years of leadership experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. The Nurse Practitioner influences the quality and delivery of care in various roles including consultant, researcher, mentor, and practitioner. This role may be unit, program, or service based and is involved in continuous quality improvement initiatives.
Completion of an AMA approved Physician Assistant program, licensure in good standing, and certified as a Registered Physician Assistant. Demonstrated clinical competence, superior verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal effectiveness and customer relation skills, computer competence and must have an active desire to learn. This role may be unit, program, or service based and is involved in continuous quality improvement initiatives.
How To Apply
Current University of Rochester employees need only submit a resume to NursingRecruitment@urmc.rochester.edu. All other interested applicants should apply online or submit a resume to Nursing Recruitment, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 619-19, Rochester, NY 14642, or fax resume to 585.756.5882.
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