(NP) Nurse Practitioner, Critical Care - 113573
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#113573 (NP) Nurse Practitioner, Critical CareInitial Review Date: Tue 1/4/2022
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The Nurse Practitioner (NP) will be responsible for the provision of general cardiac inpatient telemetry patients and the cardiac care unit. Other duties will include cardiac consults and to assist with procedures. The NP will provide advanced clinical assistance and support in treating and managing patients as part of a multidisciplinary team. The NP assesses and provides nursing actions as appropriate for patient care populations based on competence, professional expertise, and knowledge. The nurse is expected to practice consistent with ANA Standards of Practice and Professional Performance.
Independent judgment is expected to be exercised within the context of interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to patient care. Under general supervision, incumbents perform operational level duties as described in the Series Concept. The major emphasis at this level is ongoing direct patient care delivery. Assignments at this level primarily encompass management of patients who present chronic and/or episodic health problems. Assignments at this level may include responsibility for occasional community teaching programs, participation in program planning and development of patient education information. Job standards are to be performed at the PRACTITIONER level.
Current State of California Registered Nurse (RN) and Nurse Practitioner (NP) license.
State of California Nurse Practitioner Furnishing Number.
Current Acute Care NP Specialty Certification from one of the following Nursing Boards: AANP, ANCC, NCC, PNCB, AACN.
BLS and ACLS certifications with the ability to attain ART certification within 6 months of hire.
Minimum of six months or more of experience as a licensed Nurse Practitioner.
Proven knowledge of common diagnostic tests, exams, procedures used in adult medicine including purpose, supplies and/or equipment needed, how to perform test, exam and/or procedure accurately, infection control mechanisms and recording in medical record.
Demonstrated excellent assessment skills and ability to make clinically sound decisions in a fast paced environment.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated ability to interact positively and effectively with professional and nonprofessional staff, patients, study participants, families, and community support groups.
Demonstrated computer experience using Electronic Medical Records, databases, word processing and spreadsheet.
Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with diverse population. Demonstration of a high level of professionalism and excellent communication skills. Ability to function as part of a team.
Excellent organizational skills in order to rapidly prioritize activities in a high-volume, dynamic, multiple demand clinic and hospital setting.
Demonstrate ability to work independently.
Demonstrate ability to identify when a patient’s needs are outside the scope of your practice and expertise and arranges for additional services to meet needs.
Knowledge and ability to access appropriate resources and contacts using appropriate channels.
Position requires special skills and knowledge in the fields of Cardiovascular Medicine.
Possess the skills, knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.
- Two or more years of medical experience with Cardiovascular Inpatient care.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
- Must be able to obtain UCSD medical staff privileges.
- Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.
- Employment is subject to Pre-employment physical, background check, drug testing.
- Employments is subject to credentialing approval by Interdisciplinary Practice Committee (IPC)
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
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