Under the direction of the Medical Director of the Electrophysiology Services, the Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for the assessment and management of patients in the Electrophysiology unit. This will include diagnostic and therapeutic interventions under a medical collaborative agreement.
Perform clinical histories and evaluations.
Coordinate pre-operative care and telephone triage of patient care in the outpatient EP practice.
Serve as a liaison between lab attending physicians and referring physicians to ensure timely follow-up.
In consultation with attending physicians, discharge patient from the floor in the morning after EP procedures.
Under the supervision of attending physicians, responsible for inpatient assessment and inpatient ICD/Pacemaker interrogations.
Responsible for device management as needed for both the OR and MRI departments.
Assist in the Electrophysiology clinic at the Heart Center.
Responsible for both in-person device checks and remote follow-up.
Responsible for the management of remote implantable cardiac monitoring services for implantable loop recorders.
Serve as staff educator for in-services, as needed.
Provide support to the EP CN III and serve as an assistant coordinator for day to day lab activities.
Other responsibilities as assigned.
Requires Master's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus one to two years of experience and current New York State NP and RN license.
Must be eligible for ANCC Board Certification. Recent experience in Electrophysiology required. Excellent clinical, interpersonal and communication (both written and verbal) skills required
Experience working in Cardiology preferred.
Participation in the medical surveillance program.
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