Nurse Practitioner - Cardiology (ACHD)

Location
New York, NY
Salary
Competitive
Posted
9/29/2017
Closes
10/29/2017
Specialty
Cardiology, Nurse Practitioner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
 
 

As one of the nation's premier centers of excellence in patient care, medical education and biomedical research, NYU Langone Health (NYULH) provides a professional environment in which nurses can perform at their best and excel in their careers. Each and every day, is a new opportunity to learn, to grow, and to be a part of what makes us world-class.

 
 

NYULH nurses can choose from many clinical services and programs to begin or mature a professional career path that can span decades. The many opportunities that are available for nurses at all levels, from new Baccalaureate RN graduates to Advanced Practice Nurses, offer the ability to deliver world class nursing care in an intellectually-stimulating academic environment. Nurses at NYULH also demonstrate their professional practice through participation in the various councils that govern the practice of nursing, the quality of our care, and the discovery of new knowledge.

 
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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Nurse Practitioner – Cardiology (ACHD).

Position Summary:

This position will be responsible for the provision, coordination, and assurance of comprehensive nursing care using nursing process and pertinent standards of care, the diagnosis of illness and physical conditions, and performance of therapeutic, corrective, and prescriptive measures of the designated inpatient or outpatient patient population within a collaborative practice agreement established with a specific physician on the staff of NYU Medical Center.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Monitors and trends the cost effectiveness of the position, particularly as it relates to the efficiency and performance indicators established for the service.
  • Assists in the preparation, implementation, and evaluation of research protocols when applicable.
  • Works collaboratively with nursing and other disciplines in the development and implementation of clinical studies within the area of expertise.
  • Uses evidence-based health care literature to advise and support appropriate practice changes within the designated service.
  • Participates in the development and monitoring of patient outcomes per established practice protocols for purposes of quality and performance improvement.
  • Serves as a clinical expert and resource for the education of peers and other health professionals.
  • Maintains current expertise in area of practice.
  • Promotes own professional growth and development in clinical and managerial role.
  • Considers needs and behaviors of specific patient age and cultural groups in all patient care.
  • Evaluates treatment and health care plans for effectiveness and modifies per clinical standards and practice protocols.
  • Practices as a member of the allied health staff according to the rules and regulations of the Medical Staff and bylaws as outlined in the delineation of privileges.
  • Prescribes medical equipment, devices, physical and occupational therapy, and home health services per practice protocol.
  • Prescribes in-patient and discharge medications according to New York State law, including controlled substances with DEA authorization.
  • Works collaboratively with the attending physician, consulting physician(s), and other disciplines to identify, develop, and implement an appropriate plan of care that maximizes individual patient/family preference and enhances quality, access, and cost-effective outcomes.
  • Formulates the plan of care, along with the attending physician, patient and family, based on expected goals of care and length of stay
  • Orders customary laboratory, radiological and diagnostic studies per practice protocols, differentiates between normal/abnormal findings and follows protocols for abnormal findings, which may include referral to consulting physicians per customary pattern of the attending MD or with the collaborating physician.
  • Performs complete health history, physical examination and psychosocial assessment of patients within the designated practice or clinical unit.
  • Functions as a respectful member of the health care team.
  • Participates in designated activities related to professional nursing standards and regulations of relevant outside agencies.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the organizations Service Standards and incorporates them into the performance of responsibilities.
  • Facilitates the continuity of care across the continuum of services, e.g. home care, other facilities, appointments with MDs etc.
  • Provides consultation about the therapeutic regimen to the nursing staff responsible for the patients care in the hospital setting.
  • Works collaboratively with nursing leadership to ensure timely communications with the nursing staff.
  • Works collaboratively with the attending physician to maintain timely and appropriate communication with family members, house staff, other disciplines and ancillary services.
  • Participates in the development and revision of interdisciplinary and nursing standards, patient and family education materials as relevant to area of practice and expertise.
  • Works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team including the attending physician to develop and implement the therapeutic plan of care for a group of patients and ensure communication with family members.
  • Plans and organizes care to meet individual patient needs and to ensure appropriate clinical resource utilization per protocols, pathways, and other means.
  • Supports the mission, philosophy, standards, goals and objectives of the institution, department and service line.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Must have current registration as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York and current registration as a Nurse Practitioner in New York.
  • Master's Degree in Nursing from an accredited school/program.
  • Establishes a written Collaborative Practice Agreement with an NYUHC attending physician.
  • Credentialed through the Credentialing Committee of the Medical Board with Delineation of Privilege approved with role specific treatment privileges.
  • Nurse Practitioner Board Certification required within one year of hire.
  • ACLS, PALS, NRP Provider (Neonatal Resuscitation Program), NALS per delineation of privileges.
  • At least five years of clinical nursing practice in the care of the patient population served.
  • Ability to apply nursing process toward achievement of specific outcomes in an organized fashion, which addresses patient/family safety and satisfaction.
  • Evidence of excellent interpersonal skills, effective communication skills, creative problem solving and excellent critical thinking and leadership.
  • Previously demonstrated ability to facilitate group processes and work cohesively and collaboratively as member of the interdisciplinary team.
  • Effective change agent.
  • Physical stamina, manual dexterity, visual and aural acuity to perform responsibilities.

Required Licenses: Registered Nurse License-NYS, Nurse Practitioner License-NYS

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous experience as a Nurse Practitioner is preferred but not required.
  • Membership in pertinent professional organizations is preferred but not required.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU School of Medicine provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU School of Medicine is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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