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J187953

Nurse Practitioner, Cardiology/Critical Care

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Pittsburgh, PA - Allegheny General Hospital
  • Direct Patient Care Providers
  • Full time
  • Rotational (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Provides assessment and treatment of patients in collaboration with the physician in their specialty area.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborates with members of the healthcare team to coordinate, implement and evaluate patient care (25%).
  • Evaluates medical health and developmental history of the patient by performing basic physical assessment using observation, inspection, auscultation, palpation, and percussion (25%).
  • Discriminates between normal, normal variation, and abnormal deviations by specific screening tests and refers patient with abnormal finding to appropriate members of the primary healthcare team (25%).
  • Prepares written prescription orders for drugs and controlled substances, administers medication and injections, sutures wounds and provides wound care. (15%)
  • Educates patients and family members regarding health and preventive medicine, medications prescribed, treatment instructions and recommends community resources as appropriate. (10%)

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Bachelor's degree and approved Master's or post masters nurse practitioner program.
  • Current RN and CRNP licensure.
  • Hospital setting only
  • Acute Care NP
  • Must be available to work weekends and Holidays
  • 24/7/365 Unit coverage

Preferred

  • Prior experience in area of specialty.

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