Cardiology Nurse Practitioner-Prefontaine Clinic - FT - DAYS

Bay Area Hospital • Coos Bay, OR 97420

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description

Full-Time Position (80 Hours Per Pay Period)

Shift: Varied hours Days: Varied

Wages Based Upon Experience

CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled



Support the organizations mission, vision and values by adhering to the behavioral standards of Bay Area Hospital. Comply with all laws and regulations affecting Bay Area Hospital. Be familiar with and adhere to the Code of Conduct and support the Bay Area Hospital Compliance Program. Effective communication skills and the ability to work effectively with people from various backgrounds are critical.

The Cardiology Nurse Practitioner is a licensed independent practitioner who is manages cardiology patients under the direction of the Cardiovascular Service Director.

(Essential job requirements listed in bold )

  • Provides quality care for patients including interviewing, examining, assessing, evaluating, prescribing and/or treating patients and employees within the NP scope of practice and knowledge base
  • Evaluates patients in the Emergency Room for admission
  • Makes daily rounds on Cardiology Services patients
  • Discharges patients from the cardiology unit when medically stable
  • Orders and interprets diagnostic and therapeutic tests relative to patients age-specific needs
  • Orders, prescribes and dispenses pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities as allowed by state and within scope of practice
  • Counsels patients regarding preventative care, medical problems, exercise, and the use of prescribed medications and treatments
  • Completes clear and concise medical history/progress notes for patient chart
  • Participates with health care team members in facilitating patients and families learning
  • Implements interventions to support the patient to regain or maintain physiologic stability
  • Implements interventions to support the patient to manage chronic conditions
  • Facilitates the patients transition within and between health care settings
  • Assists with the provision of care in accordance with facility, state, and federal regulations
  • Monitors the effectiveness of interventions
  • Collaborates with multidisciplinary health team members by making appropriate referrals
  • Integrates education, research and management, leadership and consultation into clinical role and functions relationships with nursing peers, physicians, professionals and others who influence the health care environment
  • Maintains an in-depth knowledge of NP principles, practices, standards and techniques, and applies this knowledge in accordance with Bay Area Hospital policies and procedures within laws and regulations governing NP practice in the State of Oregon
  • Participates in quality improvement projects as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned

For Outpatient Responsibilities

  • Primary outpatient position with inpatient coverage as needed

Minimum Requirements

(Essential job requirements listed in bold )

  • Exercises good judgment, demonstrates effective critical thinking skills
  • Flexible, able to prioritize and address multiple responsibilities concurrently
  • Works effectively under stress and frequently changing job requirements/situations
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Maintains confidentiality, thinks and acts independently with minimal supervision
  • Maintains regular, consistent and punctual attendance at the assigned job location
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to work productively with patient, families, other healthcare staff, and other departments
  • Ability to work weekends occasionally
  • Personal responsibility for ongoing educational growth, and collaborating with others to provide solutions for continued patient quality
  • Basic computer skills

(Essential job requirements listed in bold )

  • Meets criteria for Medical Staff or Allied Health Professional membership and privileges

(Essential job requirements listed in bold )

  • Meets criteria for Medical Staff or Allied Health Professional membership and privileges


Union Affiliation: None


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