Mount Sinai Careers

Nurse Practitioner In Cardiology

Jamaica, New York
Nursing


Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal. 


Roles & Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of a licensed physician responsible for development, implementation, coordination and evaluation of clinical programs and services for designated patient populations.  Provides evaluation and direct patient care that promotes achievement/maintenance of optimal health.  


1.         Provides general patient care under the direction of or in consultation with the Director of Service or a Cardiology Attending.  Evaluates patient’s physical, emotional, and psychosocial status, and makes recommendations for treatment or referral as appropriate.


2.         Independently provides nursing services to patient/family/significant

            other, including education, counseling, medication management, and general health care instructions.

 

3.         Performs the triage process (telephone and in person) to assist patient in obtaining timely and appropriate care. Consults with others on the health care team as necessary.  Responds to appropriate medical emergencies within the department

 

4.         Acts as a liaison between patient, family, provider, medical facility, or other agencies involved with the patient.

 

5.         Confers with attending physicians, residents etc., to ensure delivery of optimum quality of patient care.  May participate in special projects as assigned.

 

6.         Participates in meetings with the physicians and other team members to discuss progress and/or management of specific patients.

 

7.         Performs other duties pursuant to clinical responsibility, such as arranging follow-up for patients, obtaining informed consent from patient, recalling patients for further evaluation and treatment, escorting patients, when necessary, to other areas of the hospital, etc. Informs patients of necessary post-discharge instructions as required.  Makes appropriate entries in patients charts.

 

8.         Demonstrates professional involvement by attending and participating in seminars, workshops and courses as presenter or author; keeping abreast of current literature and trends in practice; considers ethical issues  in professional nursing practice.


 Requirements:

1.      Job requires completion of NYS-approved program for training of registered professional nurses and an accredited program in Nurse Practitioner in order to gain knowledge of anatomy, physiology and clinical patient care.  Master’s Degree and certification in specialty area are preferred.

 

2.      Knowledgeable in the broad field of internal medicine.

 

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
 
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
 
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
 
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

 

for Live Chat Click Here