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Inpatient Cardiology APP - NP/PA

Location
Palo Alto, California
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
3 Aug 2022
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Day - 10 Hour (United States of America)

Exciting opportunity to join an innovative, physician led, APP run inpatient service caring for hospitalized patients with cardiovascular disease. The APP will be responsible for all aspects of inpatient care including admission and discharge, evaluation, diagnosis, and management for patients directly admitted to the service as well as delivering collaborative care through consults. Position will include rotating day, night, and weekend 12-hour shifts.

Role Specific description:

-Admit, evaluate, diagnose, manage, and discharge patients admitted to the hospital with cardiovascular conditions not requiring ICU care

-Collaborate with other inpatient teams throughout the hospital

-Performs in-house and ED consults for the service

-Present patients on daily rounds and function as part of the multidisciplinary team to collaborate on patient care

-Facilitates the coordination of inpatient and outpatient care and services

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION

Nurse Practitioner (NP): The Nurse Practitioner functions under the general Nurse Practitioner Standardized Process Protocol approved by the Interdisciplinary Practice Committee (IDPC). The Nurse Practitioner provides routine care and management of the patient with acute and chronic complaints, in collaboration with the supervising physician and through implementation of standardized procedures. Specific functions pertaining to the Service, Clinic or Department are established by the Nurse Practitioner and the supervising physician(s), and approved by the appropriate medical and nursing administrators, the IDPC, and the Stanford Hospital and Clinics (SHC) Medical Executive Board and Board of Directors.

Physician Assistant (PA): The Physician Assistant functions under the general Physician Assistant Role Description approved by the Interdisciplinary Practice Committee (IDPC). Specific functions pertaining to the Service, Clinic or Department are established by the Physician Assistant and his or her supervising physician(s), and approved by the appropriate medical and nursing administrators, the IDPC, and the Stanford Hospital and Clinics (SHC) Medical Board and Board of Directors.

QUALIFICATIONS

Inpatient cardiac experience preferred

Education
  • Physician Assistant (PA):
Bachelors degree or above from an accredited college or university.

Graduate of a PA program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc.
  • Nurse Practitioner (NP):
Masters 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
  • Physician Assistant (PA):
  • Licensure as a Physician Assistant (PA) in the State of California
  • Certification as a Physician Assistant (PA) by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
  • Certification in Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) from the American Heart Association (AHA)
  • An individual Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) license issued by the United States DEA for Schedule II-V controlled substances, required only if prescribing controlled substances to outpatients
  • Nurse Practitioner (NP):
  • Licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of California
  • Certification as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) in the State of California
  • National Board Certification as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) from an agency accredited by the American Board of Nursing Specialties (ABNS).
  • Certification in Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) from the American Heart Association (AHA).
  • Furnishing license issued by the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN)
  • An individual Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) license issued by the United States DEA for Schedule II-V controlled substances, required only if prescribing controlled substances to outpatients .
Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 676942045-2
  • Date Posted: 3 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Stanford Health Care
  • Location: Palo Alto, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent