Nurse Practitioner - Cardiac

Salem, MA | Advanced Practice Nurse

Overview

We are looking for a highly motivated cardiac nurse practitioner to join the clinical care team in a busy, private practice cardiology office.

The NP cares for patients with acute and chronic diseases managing therapeutic regimens, prescribing medications and performing other studies and activities that are deemed appropriate. New and follow-up patients will be seen and evaluated by the NP and physician input will be obtained as necessary as described in the nurse practitioner practice guidelines. Overseeing stress tests in the out patient clinic will also be a part of the job description.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
- Provides direct care to patients and makes necessary nursing judgments. Responsible for assessing the health care needs of individuals and, under the direction of the cardiologist, formulating and implementing care plans.
- Develops a collegial and collaborative relationship with other health professionals to determine healthcare needs of patients. Learns to develop relationships with patients that maintain and communicate trust and respect. Communicates effectively with patients and healthcare professionals in the exchange of information. * Documents all patient visits and interactions in the EMR system.
- Responsible for managing prescription refills and renewals.
- Responsible for reviewing all lab reports and informing patients of lab test results, as well as the results of any other diagnostic testing.
- Manages INR testing and monitoring.
- Responsible for triaging and responding to patient calls and inquiries that come through the administrative team.




Qualifications

Qualifications:
- Licensed registered nurse with a Bachelor degree in nursing, Masters in nursing and at least 2 years of experience.
- Demonstrated proficiency in cardiovascular care nursing, knowledge and skills preferred with special training and/or interest in CHF, STEMI , cardiac electrophysiology highly desired.
- Experience in cardiac stress testing highly preferred.
- Experience starting IVs is a plus, but not required.
- Ability to work independently and make clinical judgments, but also able to work as a vital part of the clinical team.
- Ability to work with patients 18+ years of age (majority elderly patients).
- Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
- BLS/ACLS certification preferred.
To apply for this position, please submit a resume/CV and cover letter.
Job Type: Full-time
Required education:
- Master's/NP with Mass license.


It is the policy of North Shore Medical Center and North Shore Physicians Group to affirmatively implement equal opportunity to all qualified candidates and existing employees without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, disability, Veterans of the Vietnam Era status; or any other basis that would be in violation of any applicable ordinance or law. All aspects of employment including recruitment, selection, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, termination, compensation and benefits.

Why North Shore Physicians Group?

You’ll practice at the leading edge of patient-focused medicine in one of New England’s most scenic and historic locations. And you’ll make a difference every single day. Make your move to NSPG. We’re one team, with one focus. Join us.


With NSPG you’ll experience:

Excellent quality of life

The North Shore area offers:

  • Communities with varied and rich histories and convenient access to museums, art, restaurants and shops.
  • Natural beauty, handsome architecture and vivid history — only 15 miles north of Boston.
  • 30 miles of gorgeous rocky coastline with breathtaking beaches and harbors.
  • World-class sailing and close proximity to the mountains and picturesque New England.
  • Easy access to a multitude of universities, colleges, and public and private schools.

Clinical excellence

  • Our practices are certified Level 3 NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Homes.
  • For the fifth year in a row, North Shore Medical Center has been ranked a top regional hospital in Boston and Massachusetts by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Our affiliate, Massachusetts General Hospital, is one of U.S. News & World Report’s top three Honor Roll hospitals in America.
  • NSPG and NSMC use the Epic EMR that integrates patient care through the Partners HealthCare System, including Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Career advancement

  • Grow, learn and develop new practice innovations.
  • Continue your medical education.
  • Make academic connections and explore teaching opportunities.
  • Explore leadership opportunities.
  • Develop clinical and administrative career ladders.

A supportive practice environment

  • Collaborative professionals.
  • Patient-centered care model.
  • Leadership that listens and values your contributions and ideas.
  • Autonomy and respect for your skills and expertise.
  • Excellent salary and benefits.

 

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