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The Advanced Practitioner (Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner) is responsible for assisting in the care of the cardiac patient in inpatient and outpatient settings under the supervision of the Physician.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Initial evaluation, history and physical examination of all assigned patients whether they are inpatient or ambulatory patients.
Daily evaluation of patients, transcribing orders as directed by the physician, writing appropriate progress notes, and providing/participating in patient teaching as needed.
Perform therapeutic and diagnostic procedures as directed by the supervising physician. (See credentials list.)
Assist the physician with the medicine clinics and subspecialty clinics as assigned.
Attend appropriate continuing medical education so as to maintain state licensure and additional certifications as applicable.
Adjunct faculty to various college/university programs as clinical instructor.
Comply with all network and departmental policies regarding safety, attendance and dress code.
Demonstrates competency in the assessment, range of treatment and knowledge of growth and development appropriate to the age of the patient treated.
Demonstrates/models St. Luke's University Health Network core values and customer service behaviors in interactions with all customers (internal and external).
Maintains confidentiality of all materials handled within the Network/Entity as well as the proper release of information.
Complies with Network and departmental policies regarding issues of employee, patient and environmental safety and follows appropriate reporting requirements.
Demonstrates/models the Network's Service Excellence Standards of Performance in interactions with all customers (internal and external).
Demonstrates Performance Improvement in the following areas as appropriate: Clinical Care/Outcomes, Customer/Service Improvement, Operational System/Process and Safety.
Demonstrates financial responsibility and accountability through the effective and efficient use of resources in daily procedures, processes and practices.
Complies with Network and departmental policies regarding attendance and dress code.
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: Sitting for up to 3 hours per day and 3 hours at a time. Standing for up to 8 hours per day, 8 hours at a time. Walking for up to 6 hours per day, 1 hour at a time. Frequently fingering, handling, firm grasping and twisting. Rarely lifting, with assistance up to 100 pounds. Rarely pushing and pulling patients weighing up to 300 pounds in a wheelchair or bed. Occasionally stooping and bending. Seeing as it relates to normal near and far vision, and hearing as it relates to both high and low frequencies.
Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner, Medical Physician Assistant, or Osteopathic Physician Assistant with current license to practice in the state of Pennsylvania or New Jersey, as determined by the job location. Physician Assistants must also have a current certification through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Two years of experience desired, preferably in cardiology setting. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required.
WORK SCHEDULE :
Day shift with varying evening and weekend hours based on the needs of the department.
Please complete your application using your full legal name and current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!
St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.