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Send to my Email Email a friend Job ID 76469 Date posted 10/05/2016
Requisition ID: 76469
  • Facility: Sharp Grossmont Hospital
  • City: La Mesa
  • Department: Cardiac Services - SGH
  • Category: Advanced Practice Nursing Jobs
  • Job Status: Full-Time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • FTE: 1.0
  • Shift Start: Variable
  • Shift End Time: Variable
Location
This position is located in La Mesa, CA (San Diego County)
 
Hours
8-hour day shift, variable shift start times; some weekend coverage possible
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • MSN degree or related Health Care degree or equivalent experience
  • Current unencumbered California Nurse Practitioner (NP) license
  • Nurse Practitioner Certification (NP-C)
  • Current BLS for healthcare providers
  • Current ACLS certification
  • Cardiac RN experience
  • ICU/Critical Care RN Experience
  • Excellent grasp of medical and interventional cardiology
  • Strong Process Improvement skills
  • Ability to effectively work with Sharp management, staff and physicians
  • Critical thinker with strong assessment, prioritization skills and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and accurately with people; verbally and in writing
  • Strong time management skills
 
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • DEA Controlled Substance Registration
  • Two years Nurse Practitioner experience

Summary
The Cardiac Nurse Practitioner (NP) position is with the Heart and Vascular Department at Sharp Grossmont Hospital (SGH).  This NP position is responsible for assessment and intervention, as well as throughput for the Medical Cardiology/Interventional Cardiology and Electrophysiology patient population under the care of the supervising physician. This role includes active participation in performance improvement, the achievement of quality outcomes with a key role in promotion of evidence based medicine.  The Cardiac Nurse Practitioner will assist in coordinating care with the cardiologist(s), reviewing care, throughput and preparing the patient for discharge; assuring core quality metrics are met during the stay and upon discharge.  The NP must possess excellent interpersonal skills for staff and physician interactions, as well as communication within the Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant groups.
The Heart and Vascular department at SGH is a dynamic, highly dedicated group, focused on evidence based practice, quality data and improving performance. Their focus is on providing the best care to patients and cultivating positive, collaborative relationships with physicians and hospital staff.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the largest not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital in the region with 500+ beds.  The hospital has outstanding programs in heart care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, robotic surgery, mental health, stroke care and women’s health.  In addition, the hospital’s Emergency and Critical Care Center is one of the most technologically advanced emergency and intensive care facilities in the nation.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is nationally recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices.  This designation is the “gold standard” for patient care and nursing excellence and is the highest honor awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Essential Physical Requirements may include the following:
  • Physical exertion such as long periods of standing
  • Walking
  • Bending
  • Stretching
  • Lifting
  • Reaching
  • Working at computer
  • Working at bedside
  • Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview
    Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
    Keywords: 76469, Nurse Practitioner, Heart and Vascular, Cardiac, Medical Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Electrophysiology, Performance Improvement, Nursing Jobs, RN, Nurse, San Diego
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