Cardiothoracic Surgery Clinic
8 Hour Shift
Rancho Mirage, CA
Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.
Provides direct patient care and support to multidisciplinary health team working within the scope of Certified Nurse Practitioner (CNP) collaborative agreement and/or hospital privileges. Serves as specific clinical area expert to include patient care, education, collaboration, and consultation activities. Assumes responsibility for professional development and program maintenance. Contributes to the department budget by cost effective us of time and supplies. Demonstrates commitment to system values through customer focus and continuous process improvement
Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and Collaborating Physician
Ages of Patients
Blood Borne Pathogens
Required: Completion of Nurse Practitioner program
Required: California licensure as nurse practitioner. California Nurse Practitioner Furnisher number, American Heart Association BLS, current American Heart Association ACLS or within 90 days of hire for Telemetry and Critical Care. DEA number. American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC) or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANPCP).
Preferred: Completion of Credentialing process
Preferred: 1 to 2 years experience in the area of specialty or in area of higher acuity or participation in internship program/course.
Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.
Monitors department specific standards of care/practice.
Admits patients in collaboration with Site Director.
Develops plan of care based on assessment.
Demonstrates implementation skills in accordance with EMH Standards of Care, policies, procedures and Nurse Practice Act.
Evaluates effectiveness of nursing and medical interventions.
Demonstrates ability to change intervention strategies when expected outcomes not met.
Consistently documents in accordance with EMH policies and procedures.
Determines need for laboratory studies and orders and evaluates results.
Performs certain diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and develop and implement therapeutic plans to achieve nursing and medical goals. Communicates findings to attending physician.
Demonstrates competency in the operation of equipment specific to clinical area.
Provides accurate and precise reporting of patient condition and changes in a timely manner to physicians.
Serves as consultant or resource person in area of expertise for patients/families, nurses and other healthcare professionals.
Formulates, implements, and documents an individual teaching plan for each patient.
Consults other healthcare providers and coordinates medical care.
Provides psychosocial support to patients and family members.
Initiates discharge planning and teaching upon admission and in conjunction with Case Manager where appropriate.
Participates in continuous quality improvement and quality assurance activities and various clinical committees, as appropriate. adheres to guidelines for change of shift report and internal transfer of patient care.
Communicates with co-workers prior to breaks and lunches to ensure continuity of patient care.
Complies with departmental plan to meet budget goals.
Demonstrates knowledge of Department of Nursing performance and improvement and patient safety goals.
Supports the CNP role through mentoring/precepting activities.
Takes call on rotational basis.