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Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Cardiology Service

Company: Beth Israel Lahey Health
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: November 14, 2022

Job Description:

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you're making a difference in people's lives.

Job Type:

Regular

Scheduled Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Cardiology Service

Job Description:

Clinical

The Nurse Practitioner shall provide the following clinical services to patients of Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth and the HMFP/JPA Cardiology Practice:

  • Manage inpatient consult service and hand-off communication to consulting service cardiologist.
  • Provide follow up patient care on inpatient consults.
  • Performing cardiology stress testing.
  • Manage outpatient clinic patients.
  • Perform a physical examination of each patient or assure that a recent physical examination of each patient has been performed prior to the arrangement of and/or provision of cardiology procedural services. Assess physical and psychosocial status of patients by means of interview and by obtaining health and medical history of patient.
  • Provide preparation, consents, and orders for scheduled cardiology procedures.
  • Arrange for necessary testing and/or consultation that may be required.
  • Communicate with the referring physician to assure continuity of care.
  • Communicates and works with NP providers, cardiologists, and other cardiology team members.
  • Manage outpatient follow-up visits and call backs.
  • Perform other duties as reasonably assigned.
    It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.

    Communication

    • Establish relationships with professional and/or other health-related groups within the community;
    • Share clinical expertise with professional and supportive personnel;
    • Document and report care in an accurate, timely manner using appropriate forms and Records;
    • Function as an integral member of the Cardiology team and collaborate with other health disciplines to ensure continuity and quality of care.
    • Use interpersonal skills to work productively with all levels of hospital personnel.
      Skills

      • Effective verbal and written communication skills to communicate with diverse populations, including providers, patients, and families;
      • Analytical skills to evaluate patient status and healthcare procedures/techniques and to monitor quality of care;
      • Willingness to learn and remain flexible in the changing healthcare environment;
      • Ability to conceptualize, develop, and implement new ideas or systems;
      • Ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion while performing duties;
      • Ability to meet with the public outside the organization and efficiently market and promote the Cardiology practice.
        Continuous Quality Improvement

        • Identifies, analyzes, and resolves patient care problems to foster significant improvement in patient care.
        • Participates in interdisciplinary continuous quality improvement activities on an ongoing basis.
        • Demonstrates a commitment to improving the quality of care provided to patients.
          Education/Experience Required

          • Masters in Nursing from an accredited program
          • 3-5 years working in a hospital based cardiology environment
          • Experience with short term, solution focused, medication therapies
          • Experience working with interdisciplinary teams
          • Experience using an electronic health record
          • Must be eligible for credentialing and contracting with all insurers, including MBHP.
            Registration/Certification

            * Currently licensed in Massachusetts as a APRN (without restriction).

            FLSA Status:

            Exempt

            As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

Keywords: Beth Israel Lahey Health, Plymouth , Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Cardiology Service, Other , Plymouth, Massachusetts

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