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Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants

Nurse Practitioner - Per Diem - Pre- Anes Testing

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Job # KDS-02636 Category Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants Location Annapolis, Maryland; Posted date Mar. 04, 2024

Position Objective:

Ensures the provision of high quality, cost-effective health care of the Cardiac Procedural patient through direct expert clinical practice, consultation, clinical quality management, and research utilization. Collaborates with the Medical Directors of the Cardiac Cath Lab, Clinical Director of CCL/IR/PRCU, and the Director of The Heart and Vascular Institute, and other departments in same day discharge program planning and implementation to meet strategic goals and objectives.

Essential Job Duties:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

  1. Evaluates patients preoperatively and will determine surgical clearance.
  2. Participates in long-range planning activities and assists with the development/implementation of new programs to screen and evaluate patients at an elevated risk for developing cardiac disease. Participates in the preparation/achievement of annual goals and objectives for the Cardiac Procedural program
  3. Collaborates with management to maintain compliance with state, federal, and Joint Commission requirements.
  4. Assists the Director of CCL/IR/PRCU in the implementation of research projects.
  5. Develop and maintain an outcomes database for cardiac procedural cases in accordance with Joint Commission standards.
  6. Facilitates interactions with the patients, families, peers, ancillary staff, and consultants.  Identifies educational needs, and develops multidisciplinary and patient education programs related to risk factors for cardiac disease.
  7. Performs history and physicals, discharge instructions, patient instruction, pre-medication, orders lab work, pre-screen patient and risk strategy. Organize patient charts ensuring proper procedure notes, labs, and imaging studies are available.
  8. Provides follow up care for the patients undergoing an invasive procedure and appropriate post-care to include patient education, prescriptions and referrals for therapy. Refers patients to appropriate licensed physician or other health care provider as condition or circumstances warrant.
  9. Produces reliable and accurate billing records that allow the Anne Arundel Medical Center to correctly bill third party payer and other consumers of healthcare at the hospital.
  10. Works with outside providers to prepare patients for surgery.

Educational/Experience Requirements:

RequiredLicense/Certifications:

The employee must be licensed as a Nurse Practitioner to practice in the State of Maryland and Board Certified/Board Eligible by the appropriate state Nursing Board. CPR-American Heart Association Health Care Provider. The employee must also fulfill the requirements for medical staff membership at Luminis Health. Current Maryland Attestation with the Maryland Board of Nursing.

Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:

There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.

Physical Demands - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position.  This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.

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