Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center

Per Diem Nurse Practitioner-Cardiovascular Prog. Care Unit

US-NY-PATCHOGUE
Job ID
2017-9997
Department
Nursing -CPCU
Position Type
Per-Diem

Overview

Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center (BMHMC) has a lot to offer job seekers. If you are interested in getting into, or furthering an already established career in healthcare you have come to the right place. The open positions you will find at BMHMC are representative of an organization that is continually growing and changing. It is an exciting time to join BMHMC, with the opening of the new Knapp Cardiac Care Center, the purchase of the former John J. Foley Nursing Home coming soon and new physician practices coming on board regularly.  

BMHMC offers an environment full of professional challenges with the support of a strong structure and leadership team to offer guidance and direction. You will feel the power of teamwork and a culture that is focused on providing our community the best care possible.

An equal opportunity employer, we recognize that you've worked hard to acquire your professional skills and have consistently stretched your talents, drive and abilities. For qualified individuals, the Medical Center provides a comprehensive benefits package, 

Responsibilities

The Cath Lab Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner reports to the  Physician Assistant Clinical Coordinator and Clinical Director and provides functions such as, but not limited to evaluating, assessing and managing the care of the patients that are requiring services from  Interventional Cardiology. In the Cardiac Catheterization Lab the Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner shall provide service primarily in the Cardiac Cath Lab and Electrophysiology Lab patients, and patient care areas. The Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner  participates actively in the scheduling, pre-cath, admission, transfer and discharge planning process including preparation of transfer and discharge documents such as medication reconciliation forms, discharge summaries, and prescriptions. The Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner will work in the procedural area, assisting the physician in Interventional procedures to include patient prep, obtaining femoral artery access and assisting with diagnostic and interventional procedures. The Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner is responsible for access site management and will perform manual pressure and utilize other technologies to ensure hemostasis.  The Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner  also works closely with the nursing staff and other hospital staff in a multidisciplinary, team-oriented fashion. This includes regular dialogue regarding patient care, and providing ongoing education.

Qualifications

Graduate of a PA/NP program accredited by The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, or its predecessor.

Current ACLSGraduate of a PA/NP program accredited by The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, or its predecessor.
Current ACLS
Current NYS license as a Registered Physician Assistant or Nurse Pratitioner
Recent Cardiac Cath Lab experience or successfully trained to cardiac cath lab within 6 months of
employment

 

 

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