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Cardiology Nurse Practitioner

Company: Adventist Health
Location: Simi Valley
Posted on: November 13, 2022

Job Description:

Position Description The Cardiology Advanced Practice Provider provides clinic support services to providers and patients at the 124 Macaw Lane Simi Valley.
Location / Work Hours

  • Position is based on site at the Adventist Cardiology Clinic, 124 Macaw Lane Simi Valley California.
  • The hours will be 9am to 5pm Monday through Friday in the clinic. This position is full time, 40 hours per week. Position Qualifications
    • APP is responsible and accountable for safe clinical practice; must be knowledgeable of cardiac, vascular, and cardiothoracic patients, medications, standard treatments.
    • Maintain knowledge of current cardiac medications and procedures.
      • Minimum of three years of recent RN/NP/PA clinical experience in acute patient care, ICU or ER.
      • Outstanding communication and telephone skills
      • Ability to communicate via telephone with patients and provide good customer service
      • Demonstrates professional oral and written communication
      • Makes decisions that adhere to policy and use critical thinking skills
      • Possesses ability to effectively manage time Job Responsibilities Provider Support
        • Clinical management of patients for Simi Valley region. See patients in clinic for education and management.
        • Perform Cerner order proposals and medication refill proposals per provider guidelines.
        • Call patients of lab/test/procedure results within 24-48 hours of completion, including Zio Patch Monitoring, EKGs.
        • Communicate effectively lab and test normal and abnormal values or results and the importance.
          • Supervise exercise and nuclear stress tests per Adventist Health standard protocols.
            • Perform peer-to-peer authorizations with insurance companies for tests/procedures. Complete patient-required forms including return to work letters, employment forms, and disability forms. Perform cardiac clearances required for patients undergoing procedures and surgeries. Perform patient office visits for low acuity patients: blood pressure control, post cath lab procedures, coumadin education. As needed, perform hospital discharges post- cath procedures. Telephonic Patient Support Provide cardiac advice, education, and guidance telephonically for cardiac patients. Triage patient phone calls and advise patient on proper course of action in accordance with standards of care and established protocols/guidelines or in consultation with provider. Return patient phone calls in a timely manner - no later than the next business day, depending on urgency. Evaluate emergency patient situations and initiate appropriate patient care actions. Assess patient symptoms, determine acuity, identify appropriate action needed, advise patient appropriately. Document in Cerner and notify providers if urgent. Provide referrals to healthcare providers and community resources such as smoking cessation when appropriate.
              • Provide patient education and counseling on lifestyle modification, medications, and other areas as needed. Provide appropriate medical and nursing advice based on knowledge and/or what the provider specifies. Document in Cerner each patient telephone call and information provided to patient. Perform service recovery calls and document issues to improve clinic experience. Clinic Staff Training and Support Ability to be flexible and available to help clinic staff as needed. When needed, assist provider with exams or procedures. When needed, perform technical office procedures - EKG, pacemaker checks. Employed Model: Physicians Network Medical Group (PNMG) A competitive compensation and benefits package is available
                Vacation CME
                Cerner EHR system Medical/Dental/Malpractice

Keywords: Adventist Health, Simi Valley , Cardiology Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Simi Valley, California

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