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Not Specified
Location:
California Greater Sacramento Area, California
Country:
United States
Industry:
Nurse
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
Education level:
Street:
2200 River Plaza Drive
City:
Sacramento
State:
California
ID
115380
Job Title:
Cardic / ACHD Nurse Practitioner, Sacramento (Full time, 72 hours)
Phone:
(916) 733-8800

Cardic / ACHD Nurse Practitioner, Sacramento (Full time, 72 hours)

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Cardiac Nurse Practioner/ Physician Assistant (Cardiac NP/PA) Heart Failure Specialist coordinates the care of cardiac patient. This care includes evaluation, education, treatment and follow-up, using an organized multi-disciplinary team approach to provide continuity of care throughout the continuum. The incumbent also participates in clinical effectiveness/research studies and community outreach activities. Population served includes adolescents, adults, and geriatrics.


MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Education Required:
  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse with an Adult or a Family Nurse Practitioner; with possession of, or eligible to apply for, a furnishing number to dispense or
  • Current licensure as a Physician Assistant, with possession of, or eligible to apply for, a furnishing number to dispense.
  • Current CPR Certification required.
Experience
  • Previous experience as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in an outpatient or inpatient cardiac setting and previous experience in cardiac related research studies is preferred.
Knowledge:
  • Knowledge of current cardiac medical practice, knowledge of adult educational planning, implementation and evaluation.

Special Skills/Equipment:

  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills, both oral and written, are necessary.
  • Clinical research skills, basic computer skills (access, enter and retrieve data; Word, and Excel skills preferred).
  • Must be able to work with autonomy, adaptability, flexibility and maintain composure during pressures and adverse conditions and work as an effective team member in a collaborative role with other disciplines.
Physical Requirements:
  • Moderate physical effort.
  • Must have body mechanics knowledge to safely move/handle equipment or office supplies.
  • The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant may be required to provide on-call-24-hour coverage.
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