Adult Acute Care Heart and Vascular ICU Job Req 92563

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If you are an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner with experience caring for adult patients in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, consider this job opportunity to join the cardiac healthcare team at this leading academic medical center in Pennsylvania. Care is provided for complex and critically ill adult cardiac patients with conditions ranging from those following diagnostic procedures to others who have experienced a heart attack or are awaiting or recovering from heart surgery or heart transplant. The AC Nurse Practitioner in this role is responsible for providing, managing, and coordinating the direct care of CVICU patients who require critical intensive care and 24/7 monitoring. A wide degree of patient care autonomy/latitude is expected of the AC Nurse Practitioner in this full time position with varied shifts and hours.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the AC Nurse Practitioner CVICU Job:
Assess patients by obtaining medical histories and performing physical examinations
Order, perform, and interpret laboratory and diagnostic tests and procedures
Create plans of care and treatment
Write prescriptions based on laboratory results, diagnostic studies, therapeutic measures, and follow-up care
Collaborate with attending physicians, fellows, residents, nurses, and other members of the health care team to provide specialty care to critically ill cardiac patients
Provide education and support for patients and their families
Provide formal and informal education and instruction to residents, nurses, students, and other health care professionals

Qualifications

Qualifications for the AC Nurse Practitioner CVICU Job:
Current CRNP license in the State of Pennsylvania
National certification as an acute care advanced practice nurse
Advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) and basic cardiopulmonary life support (BCLS) certifications

Education Requirements

Education Requirements for the AC Nurse Practitioner CVICU Job:
Master's Degree in a Critical Care or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program

Hospital/Clinic Description

The cardiovascular intensive care unit at this leading academic medical center has received the Beacon Award for Excellence given for demonstrated excellence in providing exceptional care for high acuity and critically ill patients and their families in a positive and collaborative work environment.
For more information, please contact Jace Jackson, Recruitment Manager, Melnic Healthcare Providers Community, at jace@melnic.com or (800) 886-7906. Thank you.

Experience

Experience Requirements for the AC Nurse Practitioner CVICU Job:
A minimum of one year CRNP experience (which could include clinical rotations or relevant clinical experience in critical care)
Three (3) years of critical care experience as a staff nurse

Skills

adult; Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner; Cardiac; Cardiac ICU; inpatient

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