Requisition no: 527131
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Campus|Medical Center
Job Type: Officer of Administration
Bargaining Unit: n/a
End Date if Temporary: n/a
Hours Per Week: 35
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) will join a team of specialists in the fast-growing field of interventional cardiology. The primary focus will be to see patients in an outpatient setting, often independent from the supervising MD at offsite locations in the five boroughs. The NP will assess patients in clinic to evaluate cardiovascular disease and collaborate with physicians to implement the appropriate treatment plan. The NP will also be instrumental in assisting to develop patient volume and educating potential referring doctors regarding the team's capabilities.
Work collaboratively within a diverse team of professionals
Perform chart review prior to clinic days and assist in creating a patient summary.
Examine patients, complete a medical history and summarize each patient's condition to the physician.
Educate patients and their families on conditions and treatment options including risks.
Coordinate pre- and post-procedural testing in collaboration with the clinical coordinator.
Review results of pre- and post-procedural testing and communicate results to patients, families and referring physicians.
Respond to patient and family inquiries.
Assist patients in navigating through evaluation to procedure to post procedural follow up.
See both new patients and follow up patients in clinic and in other ambulatory settings.
Participate in weekly coordination of care meetings.
Help to develop referral pathways and perform outreach to referring clinicians.
Perform other activities as defined by patient need.
Master's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus one to two years of related experience
NCCPA Certification and State Licensure
Experience in a hospital setting, preferably in cardiology
Prior cardiology experience is required
Must be able to manage multiple cross-functional communications and process in a timely manner
Must have a high degree of professionalism in all communications
Highly organized with experience in managing complex schedules
Excellent communication skills with ability to work individually and as part of a team
Understanding that the patient is our highest priority
Participation in the medical surveillance program
Contact with patients and/or human research subjects
Successful completion of applicable compliance and systems training requirements
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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