Cardiology RN

Confidential Company  •  Palo Alto, CA
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/03/18 by Nina Mathews
Confidential Company
Palo Alto, CA
Staffing & Recruiting
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/03/18 Nina Mathews

We are looking forCardiology RN for our client in Palo Alto, CA

Job Title: Cardiology RN

Job Location: Palo Alto, CA - 55090

Job Type: Regular Full Time

Job Description:

  • Required Cardiology RN

Essential Functions:

  • Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patient rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings
  • Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of facility
  • An NP may provide only those medical services which he/she is competent to perform, which are consistent with the NP's education, training and experience, and which are performed in collaboration with a physician.
  • An NP shall consult with a physician regarding any task, procedure or diagnostic problem which the NP determines exceeds his/her level of competence or shall refer such cases to a collaborating physician
  • Evaluates and treats patients with acute, chronic complaints and health maintenance concerns related to specialty, according to written standardized procedures
  • Obtains complete histories and performs pertinent physical exams with assessment of normal and abnormal findings on new and return patients
  • Performs or requests and evaluates diagnostic studies as indicated upon evaluation of the patient
  • Administers, orders, furnishes and prescribes medications
  • Orders and collects specimens for routine laboratory tests, screening procedures and therapeutic procedures, including blood and blood products
  • Initiates arrangements for hospital admissions and discharges and completes appropriate paperwork
  • Recognizes situations which require the immediate attention of a physician, and initiates life-saving procedures when necessary
  • Effectively communicates and interacts with patients, families, staff and members of the community from diverse backgrounds
  • Participates in quality improvement initiatives

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying

Education:

  • Master's or doctoral degree in nursing from an accredited college or university
  • Graduate of an NP program accredited by the National League of Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Licensure/Certification:

  • Licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of California
  • Certification as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) in the State of California
  • Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association (AHA)
  • NPs with six (6) months or more experience, who will need to furnish medications, shall obtain a current furnishing license within six (6) months of hire

Skills:

  • Advanced Practice
  • Nurse Practitioner, APRN
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