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Job Title: Nurse Practitioner

Company: Good Samaritan Hospital

City/State: Suffern, NY

Category: Advanced Clinical Providers

Department: Cardiac Suite Prep/Recovery

Position: Full Time

Shift: Variable

Req #: 11163

Job Details:

Bon Secours Charity Health System (BSCHS) is seeking an Advanced Heart Failure Nurse Practitioner to be based at Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, New York. You will work collaboratively with physicians and other members of the healthcare team in providing care for inpatients and outpatients with all stages of congestive heart failure including transplant and LVAD. The position also includes education of staff nurses and administrative responsibilities including policies and quality initiatives. As this is a new program there is an emphasis on relationships with referring physicians, follow-up and feedback. Within the hospital the Nurse Practitioner is regarded as playing an integral part of the cardiovascular program.

Experience:

Minimum two (2) years recent experience as Nurse Practitioner with experience in CHF, basic outpatient VAD management and post-transplant immunosuppression Education, License, and Certification: Current New York State Nurse Practitioner license in good standing National Board Certification as a nurse practitioner in cardiology Current BLS, ACLS and DEA licensure Skills and Other Qualifications: Effective communication and interpersonal skills Strong organizational ability. EMR Database management Power point Essential Core Functions: Recognize and evaluate situations which call for immediate attention of a physician and institute, when necessary, treatment procedures essential for the life of the patient. Instruct and counsel patients regarding matters pertaining to their physical and mental health. Counseling may include topics such as medications, diets, social habits, family planning, normal growth and development, aging, and understanding of the long-term management of their diseases. Place orders, obtain consents and assist in bedside procedures. Initiate arrangements for admission, complete forms and charts pertinent to the patient’s medical record, and provide services to patients requiring continuing care. Initiate and facilitate the referral of patients to the appropriate health facilities, agencies and resources in the community. Use of specialized equipment for advanced heart failure patient care. For more information, contact Emily Mehedin, Director, Advanced Clinical Recruitment for WMCHealth at (914) 493-2140 or send CV to Emily@mehedin@wmchealth.org.