Christiana Care is looking to hire an innovative Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our Cardiology Consultant Team.
Christiana Care Cardiology Consultants is a large practice consisting of more than 20 physicians and 16 advanced practice clinicians providing specialized cardiac care for residents in DE, PA, NJ and MD. This position covers inpatient areas at Christiana & Wilmington Hospitals, and various outpatient locations.
Job requires rotating through a variety of roles which include but are not limited to daily rounding, ED and floor consults, pre and post procedural care, stress test monitoring, and both acute and chronic outpatient management of patients with a cardiology diagnosis. The primary shift is comprised of 10 hour days from 7am 5pm with additional night, weekend and holiday requirements.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Facilitates care through all phases of patient illnesses
Reviews and retrieves data pertinent to patient's medical history.
Performs and records physical assessment in response to consult and collaborates with physicians and other members of the medical staff.
Screens patient to determine need for urgent medical attention.
Evaluates need to changes in patient therapy.
Writes orders and modifies treatment plans.
Prescribes medication with credentials provided by the Joint Practice Committee of the Delaware Board of Medical Practice.
Provides education and instruction to patients regarding care.
Organizes appropriate discharge plans.
Assesses medical device surgical sites including dressing changes, staple removal or suture removal.
Actively participates in other aspects of Cardiology, by performing procedures that replace physicians: special oriented care such as monitoring stress tests and implantable device center.
Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices; reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.
Performs other related duties as required.
Licensure as Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner as set forth by the Delaware Board of Nursing; or as a Physician's Assistant as set forth by the Delaware Board of Medical Practice
Prescriptive authority for non-controlled substances in the State of Delaware; Controlled Substance Registration for the State of Delaware and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; Federal DEA Registration.
CPR certification in Health Care Provider; ACLS certification
Prior cardiology and/or ICU experience preferred; new graduates are welcome to apply
For NP's: Acute Care certification preferred.
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