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Nurse Practitioner Cardiology Clinic 8/12/2016

University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers Los Angeles, CA

Company
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
H85399
Location
Los Angeles, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Masters Degree
AJE Ref #
575862239

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Job Title:
Nurse Practitioner Cardiology Clinic

UCLA Title:
Nurse Practitioner PD

Job No.:
H85399

Work Hours:
Monday-Friday, Day Shift .6

Work Location:
Burbank Specialities

Job Type:
Per Diem

Duration:
3 months

Minimum Salary:
$66.67 / $11601

Maximum Salary:
$66.67 / $11601

Layoff Referral Deadline:


Bargaining Unit:
NX



JOB DUTIES:

The NP provides direct care to patients undergoing inpatient and outpatient cardiac procedures, cardiac evaluation, nuclear testing and other office based procedures in assigned clinic. The NP will be responsible for supervising Stress Echos, Treadmills, Dobutamine and Bubble Studies as ordered by staff physicians as well as all nuclear imaging testing. The NP will assist nuclear medicine tech with various tests, such as IM medication injections for thyroid scans, IV starts, and IV pump management for Hepatobiliary HIDA gallbladder ejection fraction scans and medication administration for Renal scans. Monitor patients during IV medication administration. Assess for adverse reactions or complications during all procedures and respond appropriately. Order medications, supplies, and maintenance of Emergency Cart for the department. Employee will be required to travel to other offices as needed to perform same duties.



JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Ability to perform patient care in an appropriate fashion, depicting all protocols consistent with appropriate diagnostic requirements. Ability to provide timely information to the physicians (both referring and reading). Ability to depict lethal diagnostic information that should be considered emergent and communicate with the appropriate entities. Ability to push heavy equipment to do portable studies. Ability to adhere to infection control initiatives as they pertain to the use of all equipment. Ability to adhere to policies and standardized procedures that govern practice. Ability to utilize computer applications to review information consistent and necessary for providing continuity of care (IDX, PCIMS). Ability to work under considerable pressure and in the modification of ongoing patient care assignment. Ability to work as a team, taking and giving direction to other team members as appropriate. California RN License and NP license. Current CPR Card. Master Degree in Nursing with Nurse Practitioner certification. One year of recent experience including at least six months in the area of specialization; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.



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