Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN, Cardiology)
- Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) is a professional nurse prepared at the Master’s level that is an expert in a selected clinical area of nursing and collaborates with the multidisciplinary treatment team. He/she is able to perform advanced or specialized nursing practice and the performance of acts of medical diagnosis and treatment. He/she reports directly to the Director of Patient Care Services with input from the manager of the unit.
SUPERVISORY ACCOUNTABILITY: None
NATURE AND SCOPE:
This position interacts with physicians, nursing and other medical staff, patients and families.
Supports the mission, vision and values of the practice.
Responsible for working in a safe and protective manner at all times keeping in mind that safety and environmental hazards are the responsibility of all employees for themselves, other staff members and patients.
Acts as a role model by delivering direct nursing care to specific patients and families.
Provides nursing consultation to the multidisciplinary team for complex cases, extended lengths of stay, crisis situations and other specialty populations.
Demonstrates advanced knowledge of pathophysiology, epidemiological patterns (including emergencies, morbidity and mortality patterns within the specialty area).
Participates in orientation and continuing education programs for nursing staff and multidisciplinary personnel, which are relevant to the clinical specialty.
Applies advanced clinical expertise (clinical skills) within the context of the nursing process.
Participates in the formulation of Standards of Care, Protocols, procedures and structure standards.
Initiates the application of research findings to daily clinical practice.
Provides creative and innovative leadership to members of the nursing staff for the improvement of nursing practice, patient outcome, taking into consideration pertinent professional, economical and social trends.
Initiates consultations to other services as authorized.
Expedites requests for consultations and assists in scheduling of specialized tests and studies.
Provides education and counseling of patient and family in preventative care, medical conditions, and the use of prescribed drugs and treatments.
Collaborates with the Administrator and Manager in planning and implementing strategic initiatives.
Collaborates with physicians on care planning issues for complex patients.
Collaboration with multidisciplinary health team members to provide comprehensive care.
Provides educational programs/information to patients & families.
Provides expertise and support to Practice.
Utilizes research findings as a basis for practice and improving processes.
Assumes responsibility for own personal and professional development.
Applies knowledge related to growth and development status when interacting with neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.
Meets age specific physical and psychosocial needs of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.
Uses practice's criteria to report suspected abuse or neglect.
Attends in services and is compliant with essential education without prompting from manager.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Ability to write letters, memos and proposals in a professional manner.
Has working knowledge of Standards of Care and Standards of Practice.
Long periods of walking and standing.
Master’s Degree in Nursing required.
Current license to practice as an ARNP in Florida.
Two to three (2-3) years’ experience in clinical specialty area.
Direct clinical experience in past two (2) years.
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