Job Summary: Clinical management of pre and post implant patients in collaboration with the physicians. Coordinates the clinical evaluation of potential VAD candidates. Coordinates discharge plans and provides follow-up consultation for discharged patients and sees patients at clinic visits. Educates nursing staff and patient/caregiver on patient care, maintaining VAD equipment, and safety measures. Provides education and support to community health care professionals who may encounter VAD patients. Serves as a clinical expert and leadership consultant to all appropriate hospital staff and to the larger community. Ensures compliance with state, federal, and organizational guidelines and other regulatory agencies, as appropriate. Performs other related duties as required.
Required Education: Graduate from an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program
Preferred Education: Graduate from an Acute Care-Cardiovascular Nurse Practitioner Program
Required License: RN, Certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Preferred License: None
Required Experience: Minimum of two years of clinical nursing experience as an ACNP in cardiovascular care. One year experience as a VAD Coordinator.
Preferred Experience: Minimum of four years of clinical nursing experience as an ACNP in cardiovascular care. Two years experience as a VAD Coordinator.
Education: Master's Degree
License or Experience: RN Required 2 years experience required
Mission Hospitals - 13 months ago
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