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Advanced Practice Provider, Cardiac Services - NOCTURNIST

Company: White Plains Hospital Center
Location: White Plains
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

This is a straight night shift position in our Cardiac Services division.## Position Summary The APP will manage all aspects of perioperative care of cardiac patients in collaboration with our multidisciplinary Cardiac Services team. Essential Functions and Responsibilities Includes the Following: Understands and adheres to the WPH Performance Standards, Policies and Behaviors. Must be able to perform the professional, clinical, and technical competencies of an acute care APP in the Department of Cardiac Services including daily rounding with multidisciplinary team, formulation and implementation of plan of care, invasive bedside procedures, and ACLS protocols. Writes orders for medications, laboratory work, and diagnostic tests.# Interprets laboratory and diagnostic test results. Able to evaluate medical/surgical problems of Cardiac Services patients and appropriately requests consults to other specialties when indicated. Coordinates safe discharge/transfer of cardiac services patients. Provides education to patients and/or families about preventive care, medical issues and use of prescribed medical-surgical treatments and/or medications pertinent to the Cardiac Services patient#s condition. Documents all medical evaluation, diagnoses, procedures, treatments, outcomes, education, referrals, and consultations consistent with all regulatory standards and evidenced-based standards of care. Maintains documentation compliance for appropriate coding and billing. Safely perform invasive bedside procedures required of the cardiac services patient. Coordinates safe discharge/transfer of cardiac services patients. If work area includes the operating room, APP must be able to: Perform endoscopic and open conduit harvesting. First assist in cardiac surgical procedures. Performs all other related duties as assigned. Education # Experience Requirements Graduation from Accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner Program Current National Certification. Minimum of 2 years Cardiothoracic Surgery APP experience.# Experience in endoscopic conduit harvesting. Current New York State Licensure Current DEA Licensure Current BLS and ACLS Certification Current Infection Control Certification Computer Skills: Basic Microsoft Office. Use Previous Epic software use preferred # Core Competencies Understands and adheres to the WPH Performance Standards, Policies and Behaviors Demonstrates ability to communicate in a professional manner in all interactions Demonstrates cultural sensitivity Attention to detail Independent judgment and decision-making skills Ability to adapt to a readily changing environment and requests Demonstrates an ethical practice of medicine Demonstrates strong, written and verbal communication skills. Establishes two-way communication by utilizing a variety of communication methods, actively listening to ideas and concerns and responding in an appropriate manner. Demonstrates ability to retain composure under stress # Physical/Mental Demands/Requirements # Work Environment May be exposed to chemicals necessary to perform required tasks. Any hazardous chemicals the employee may be exposed to are listed in the hospital#s SDS (Safety Data Sheet) data base and may be accessed through the hospital#s Intranet site (Employee Tools/SDS Access). A copy of the SDS data base can also be found at the hospital switchboard, saved on a disc. Constantly utilizes/operates computer to access and document information. Must be able to stand or long periods of time in the operating room and/or ICU. Ability to communicate with patients, families, and hospital employees on telephone and using email. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations. Primary Population Served Check appropriate box(s) below: Neonatal (birth # 28 days) Patients with exceptional communication needs Infant (29 days # less than 1 year) Patients with developmental delays Pediatric (1 # 12 years) Patients at end of life Adolescent (13 # 17 years) Patients under isolation precautions Adult (18 # 64 years) Patients with cultural needs Geriatric (# 65 years) 'All populations Bariatric Patients with weight related comorbidities Non-patient care population # The responsibilities and tasks outlined in this job description are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of White Plains Hospital.

This is a straight night shift position in our Cardiac Services division.

Position Summary

The APP will manage all aspects of perioperative care of cardiac patients in collaboration with our multidisciplinary Cardiac Services team.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities Includes the Following:

  • Understands and adheres to the WPH Performance Standards, Policies and Behaviors.
  • Must be able to perform the professional, clinical, and technical competencies of an acute care APP in the Department of Cardiac Services including daily rounding with multidisciplinary team, formulation and implementation of plan of care, invasive bedside procedures, and ACLS protocols.
  • Writes orders for medications, laboratory work, and diagnostic tests. Interprets laboratory and diagnostic test results.
  • Able to evaluate medical/surgical problems of Cardiac Services patients and appropriately requests consults to other specialties when indicated.
  • Coordinates safe discharge/transfer of cardiac services patients.
  • Provides education to patients and/or families about preventive care, medical issues and use of prescribed medical-surgical treatments and/or medications pertinent to the Cardiac Services patient's condition.
  • Documents all medical evaluation, diagnoses, procedures, treatments, outcomes, education, referrals, and consultations consistent with all regulatory standards and evidenced-based standards of care. Maintains documentation compliance for appropriate coding and billing.
  • Safely perform invasive bedside procedures required of the cardiac services patient.
  • Coordinates safe discharge/transfer of cardiac services patients.
  • If work area includes the operating room, APP must be able to:
  • Perform endoscopic and open conduit harvesting.
  • First assist in cardiac surgical procedures.

  • Performs all other related duties as assigned.

Education & Experience Requirements

  • Graduation from Accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner Program
  • Current National Certification.
  • Minimum of 2 years Cardiothoracic Surgery APP experience.
  • Experience in endoscopic conduit harvesting.
  • Current New York State Licensure
  • Current DEA Licensure
  • Current BLS and ACLS Certification
  • Current Infection Control Certification
  • Computer Skills: Basic Microsoft Office. Use Previous Epic software use preferred

Core Competencies

  • Understands and adheres to the WPH Performance Standards, Policies and Behaviors
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate in a professional manner in all interactions
  • Demonstrates cultural sensitivity
  • Attention to detail
  • Independent judgment and decision-making skills
  • Ability to adapt to a readily changing environment and requests
  • Demonstrates an ethical practice of medicine
  • Demonstrates strong, written and verbal communication skills. Establishes two-way communication by utilizing a variety of communication methods, actively listening to ideas and concerns and responding in an appropriate manner.
  • Demonstrates ability to retain composure under stress

Physical/Mental Demands/Requirements & Work Environment

  • May be exposed to chemicals necessary to perform required tasks. Any hazardous chemicals the employee may be exposed to are listed in the hospital's SDS (Safety Data Sheet) data base and may be accessed through the hospital's Intranet site (Employee Tools/SDS Access). A copy of the SDS data base can also be found at the hospital switchboard, saved on a disc.
  • Constantly utilizes/operates computer to access and document information.
  • Must be able to stand or long periods of time in the operating room and/or ICU.
  • Ability to communicate with patients, families, and hospital employees on telephone and using email. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.

Primary Population Served

Check appropriate box(s) below:

Neonatal (birth - 28 days)

Patients with exceptional communication needs

Infant (29 days - less than 1 year)

Patients with developmental delays

Pediatric (1 - 12 years)

Patients at end of life

Adolescent (13 - 17 years)

Patients under isolation precautions

Adult (18 - 64 years)

Patients with cultural needs

Geriatric (> 65 years)

'All populations

Bariatric Patients with weight related comorbidities

Non-patient care population

The responsibilities and tasks outlined in this job description are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of White Plains Hospital.

Keywords: White Plains Hospital Center, White Plains , Advanced Practice Provider, Cardiac Services - NOCTURNIST, Other , White Plains, New York

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