ARNP/Nurse Practitioner - Cardiac Services

North Florida Regional Medical Center
Gainesville, FL
Competitive Salary
Apr 15, 2019
Jun 03, 2019
Contract Type
SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

North Florida Regional Medical Center is a general medical and surgical hospital in Gainesville, FL, with. Survey data for the latest year available shows that 55,287 patients visited the hospital's emergency room. The hospital had a total of 25,192 admissions. Its physicians performed 6,740 inpatient and 9,875 outpatient surgeries.

Located in Gainesville, FL, North Florida Regional Medical Center is a 432-bed, full-service medical and surgical acute care center serving North Central Florida and offering comprehensive cardiovascular care, oncology, orthopedics, neurosciences, minimally-invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery, weight loss surgery and treatment, women's health and wound therapy, among other services.

A proven leader, NFRMC is fully accredited, is certified as a Primary Stroke Center and a Quality Top Performer by The Joint Commission in 2010, 2011 and 2012, is an accredited Chest Pain Center, is designated as a Blue Distinction ™ Center for Knee and Hip Replacement, Spine Surgery and Bariatric Surgery and has been recognized by U.S.News & World Report for its High-Performing Gynecology Program. North Florida Regional Medical Center is a member of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA).

Position Summary:

Utilizes the nursing process based on an expanded knowledge base of pathophysiology and pharmacology to provide comprehensive health assessment, diagnosis and treatment of individuals with potential or actual cardiovascular health needs. Clinical decisions are formulated in consultation and collaboration with attending physician(s). As an advanced practice nurse, the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner is additionally involved in education, consultation and research at various levels.

Experience Required or Preferred:
  • 2 years of experience in a critical care setting required.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • Advanced physical assessment and demonstrate complex critical thinking and cardiovascular competencies.
  • Effective leadership, communication, teaching and research skills.
  • Able to demonstrate complex clinical skills within the framework of the nurse practitioner education and guidelines.


Education Required and/or Preferred:
  • Successful completion of an accredited Practitioner program required.
  • BSN and MSN with emphasis in acute care of patients with cardiovascular disease.

  • Current RN and ARNP license in the State of Florida.
  • Certification as an Adult Nurse Practitioner or Family Nurse Practitioner and/or Geriatric Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and/or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
  • Current American Heart Association BLS provider.
  • Current American Heart Association ACLS provider.
  • Prescriptive Authority/DEA# within 1 year of hire or transfer.

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