Advanced Practice Professional - Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
Department: Nursing - APP Cardiothoracic Services
Shift: Varied shifts as needed
Hours Per Pay Period: 72
Req Num: 6312
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Advanced Practice Professional -Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
Responsible for obtaining a detailed medical history; performing a comprehensive physical examination; diagnosing medical problems; ordering and interpreting diagnostic studies; instituting appropriate medical treatment; ordering medications; performing invasive procedures and counseling patients and employees as credentialed and dispensing DME equipment. Works under the supervision/collaboration of a qualified physician member of the Medical Staff.
Physician Assistant must be a graduate of a Physician Assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant or by one of its predecessor agencies. Nurse Practitioner must be a graduate of an approved program for the training of NP''s. Must have current and unrestricted Medical license. Physician Assistant''s must have current NCCPA certification. NP''s must have current RN license and current NYS AANP or ANCC certification. BLS and ACLS required. PALS required for those with pediatric care duties. DEA registration required for those with discharge responsibilities. Prior cardiology inpatient/hospital experience with knowledge of core measure requirements and current cardiac treatment modalities preferred.Competency to practice medicine with physician supervision required. Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office and Outlook Email required.
BLS/ACLS/PALS/AED training required and accepted from only 2 organizations:
1. American Heart Association-BLS/ACLS/PALS for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) Program
2. American Red Cross - CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
No online programs from any organization will be accepted.