Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
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.
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
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@email@example.com.
WMCHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Westchester Medical Center Health Network to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age (40 or older), marital status, genetic information or carrier status, disability (mental or physical), citizenship status, pregnancy, military service or veteran status, arrest or criminal accusation, domestic violence victim status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
Internal Number: 11163
About Good Samaritan Hospital of WMCHealth
WMCHealth is a 1,900-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with ten hospitals on eight campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2 and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region’s only acute care children’s hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, a state of the art Telemedicine program, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley.