Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
The Nurse Practitioner (NP II) is a licensed practitioner who is responsible for the management and coordination of care for the Cardiothoracic-Vascular Surgical and Cardiovascular patients in accordance with State and Federal rules and regulation and the standards of practice for NP’s (BRN, 2013; AANP, 2019). The NP practices as a member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team using standardized procedures to independently examine, diagnose, treat, implement, and evaluate patients in collaboration with supervising physician(s).
The incumbent supports management in achieving a high-quality program for the Cardiothoracic-Vascular Surgical and Cardiovascular patient populations, for both clinical outcomes and customer service in an efficient manner. The NP II is knowledgeable of the latest clinical trends, best practices, regulatory requirements and reimbursement patterns for patients in the specialty program.