Experience:
1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
9/11/2017
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Industry:
Health Care & Medicine
Nurse Practitioner Cardiology Clinic
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

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.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.