Advertised Summary Job Description: Under the direction of the Medical Director for Cardiac Electrophysiology Services, the Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for the assessment and management of complex cardiac EP patients. This will include the ability to independently preform ICD/pacemaker and Biventricular device interrogations and to perform independent assessment. The selected Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for ordering diagnostic and therapeutic cardiac interventions, wound assessments, and post EP related procedures under a medical collaborative agreement. The NP will function to independently to interrogate in person and remote pacemakers, ICDs, biventricular devices and trouble shoot device related issues in our busy outpatient clinic, in consultation with the covering EP attending MD for a given clinic day. The NP will function independently to provide baseline assessment for the patients coming in for Electrophysiology (EP) procedures and ensures proper documentation (i.e. labs, medications,), ordering/ adjusting of medications/ anticoagulation and cardiac testing as indicated. The selected candidate must be able to critically think, apply cardiac assessment skills, and communicate clearly with EP patients, and MDs . In consultation with our attending physicians, the NP will discharge patients from the floor in the morning after an EP procedure and interrogate ICD/pacemakers and other devices as needed in settings such as the OR. The incumbent will provide direction to the EP support staff to ensure the highest quality of patient care is delivered in a timely fashion in the day-to-day EP clinical activities. Other responsibilities as assigned.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires Master's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus one to two years of experience, ICD/pacemaker device and EP experience a plus with a required current New York State NP and RN license.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Must be eligible for ANCC Board Certification. Recent experience in Electrophysiology required. Excellent clinical, interpersonal and communication (both written and verbal) skills required.
Preferred Qualifications: Direct ICD/pacemaker hands on experience preferred. Experience working in EP Cardiology/busy practice setting preferred. Excellent interpersonal and patient communication skills required.
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