ADVANCED NURSE PRACTITIONER
CARDIOLOGY - OUTPATIENT
DANBURY AND FAIRFIELD, CT
FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE (FULL TIME) 4 or 5 Days per week
Northeast Medical Group (NEMG) was established with the goal of integrating providers across Yale New Haven Health System in a single group practice that offers enhanced collaboration, improved clinical quality and better practice management resources. Since 2010, community, hospital-based physicians and advanced practitioners have benefited from our affiliation with the region\u2019s five leading hospitals: Bridgeport, Greenwich, Yale New Haven, Lawrence & Memorial and Westerly, Rhode Island. Our commitment to them is to provide excellence in service with compassion and sensitivity to their needs and the patients they serve.
A nurse practitioner is a licensed, practitioner who is responsible for providing and coordinating primary care to an identified panel of patients including history, assessment, planning, intervention and consultation. The APRN works collaboratively within the practice support staff, with other APCs, and physicians, and utilizes a team approach in the care of the patient. The APC may diagnose illness and physical conditions and perform or order therapeutic and corrective measures. Assesses the physical and psychosocial status of patients by interview, health history, physical exam and diagnostic tests. Participates in quality and patient satisfaction improvement initiatives. Carries out responsibilities independently, if so certified, or with minimal need for supervision if not so certified. Maintains practice within the defined scope of practice for an APRN Exemplifies behaviors reflecting Service Excellence and support of the Strategic Dimensions by modeling the Core Success Factors as described in the Performance Review.
EDUCATION Educational preparation at the Master's Level of nursing. Graduation from an accredited Advanced Nurse Practitioner program required. In addition, holds a BSN degree from an accredited institution.
EXPERIENCE 1-3 years clinical experience related to the specialty of CARDIOLOGY required. Experience and training in electrophysiology preferred.
LICENSURE Certified as APRN by the Nursing Certification Board or American Nurses Credentialing Center. Completion of Master's Physician Asistant Program.Must hold a valid State Controlled Substance Registration, a Federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Certification, a valid State RN and APRN license. May hold a State Independent Practice license if qualified.
SPECIAL SKILLS Excellent clinical, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Ability to work independently.