Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Cardiovascular Surgery


Job SummaryResponsible for patient care management, counseling, education of patients and families in collaboration with facility MD’s. These activities can be performed within PPG’s clinics as well as PPHS outpatient, inpatient, surgical suites, or other areas. All activities will be performed in support of the strategy, vision, and values of Phoebe. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. All activities must be in compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity laws, HIPAA, ERISA, and other regulations, as appropriate.General requirements Performs all job responsibilities in alignment with the core values, mission and vision of the organization Performs other duties as required and completes all job functions as per departmental policies and procedures Maintains current knowledge in present areas of responsibility (i.e., self education, attends ongoing educational programs) Attends staff meetings and completes mandatory in-services and requirements and competency evaluations on time. Demonstrates competency at all levels in providing care to all patients based on age, sex, weight, and demonstrated needs. For non-clinical areas, has attended training and demonstrates usage of age- specific customer service skills. Wears protective clothing and equipment as appropriate. Adheres to the hospital and departmental attendance and punctuality guidelinesWorking Conditions General environment: Works in a well-lighted, air-conditioned area, with moderate noise levels. May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights. May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids, or infectious organisms. May be required to change from one task to another of different nature without loss of efficiency or composure. Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur. Long-distance or air travel as needed - not to exceed 10% travel. May be scheduled as needed including overtime On call responsiblities include OR first assist, consults from referring physicians, EC and Cath Lab, inpatient floor, intensive care unit(s), and clinic.


Education Requirements Master's Degree in Nursing (Required)Experience Requirements 1 - 2 years Experience in perioperative nursing (Preferred) 2 - 3 years Experience with heart and vascular surgeries as either a surgical nurse, RNFA, or second assist(Preferred)General Skills Organizational Skills,Communication Skills,Interpersonal Skills,Customer Relations,Mathematical,Analytical,Grammar / Spelling,Read / Comprehend Written Instructions,Follow Verbal Instructions,Transcription,Basic Computer Skills,Microsoft Office Suite,General Clerical Skills.Physical Requirements Have near normal hearing; Hear alarms/telephone/tape recorder/normal speaking voice Have near normal vision: Clarity of vision (both near and far), ability to distinguish colors Have good manual dexterity Have good eye-hand-foot coordination Ability to perform repetitive tasks/motionPhysical Demands Occasionally within shift (1-33%) : Climbing,Pushing/Pulling,Lift/carry > 20 lbs with assistance,Lift/carry > 50 lbs with assistance. Frequently within shift (34-66%) : Sitting,Bending/Stooping,Twist at waist,Reaching above shoulder. Continuously within shift (67-100%) : Standing,Walking.Certifications and Licensures Required Certifications/Licensures : Nurse Practitioners Certification (NP-C),Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR),Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS),Achieve internal OR requirements for scrubbing technique and demonstrate competencies acceptable to the physicians within 18 months of hire.

Phoebe Putney Health System
Full time
Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant
Albany, Georgia 31701, US