The Nurse Practitioner provides health care services under the direction of collaborating physicians. Is responsible for directing and coordinating health care plan for the assigned patient population by performing physical examinations, conducting approved diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, prescribing appropriate interventions and medications and collaborating with consulting physicians and health care professionals.
Applicants must be able to provide demonstrable experience working closely with physicians on management of Cardiology patients including clinic visits/appointments, hospital rounds, development and implementation of medical management plan, ongoing follow up of any patient care issues through out the day.
Crosses continuum of care starting with assessment and education, immediate post-procedure care and preparation for discharge. Experience with Cardiology is strongly preferred. Works closely with nursing staff including ICU, progressive and general care. The NP maintains the continuum of care through the coordination and integration of all phases of patient care using physician orders, progress notes, care plans, critical pathways, managed care guidelines, best practice protocols, evidenced based care, and the utilization review processes.
EDUCATION AND REQUIREMENTS
MS with Michigan Certification as an NP
Current Michigan Nursing License as RN and NP
Prefer, three years experience as a registered nurse preferably in Cardiology with minimum of one-year experience as an NP.
Recent NP graduates who have an interest in this area are also invited to apply; we will train the right candidates.
*PLEASE NOTE THIS POSITION IS IN JACKSON, MI*
Saint Joseph Mercy Health System - 18 months ago