Advanced Practice Provider – Electrophysiology (APRN/PA-C)

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Dept Number/Name: 0-6123-000 / Dept Of Internal Medicine College Division: USFHealth-College of Medicine Salary Plan: Faculty Job Code/Title: 9004 / Instructor I Hiring Salary/Salary Range: Negoitable Position Number: 00049611 ORGANIZATIONAL SUMMARY: USF Health’s mission is to envision and implement the future of health. It is the partnership of the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, the College of Nursing, the College of Public Health, the College of Pharmacy, the School of Biomedical Sciences and the School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences; and the USF Physician’s Group. USF is a global research university ranked 34th in federal research expenditures for public universities. For information regarding the USF Health, please visit our website at http://health.usf.edu/index.html POSITION SUMMARY: The Division of Cardiovascular Sciences and the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, is seeking an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant for a full-time position at the Instructor rank. Duties include, but are not limited to: evaluation with diagnostic testing and history taking in the patient population with a diagnosis or symptoms of a rhythm disorder or implantable cardiac device, providing pre- and post-procedure care and education for patients undergoing pacemaker or ICD implantation/ablation/WATCHMAN implant or other electrophysiology procedures in the hospital and out-patient settings, performing comprehensive History and Physical Examinations, independently provides care to patients in electrophysiology clinic under general or indirect supervision, manages medical problems; initiates, monitors and alters anti-arrhythmic therapies; orders diagnostic tests and prescribes appropriate medications, regularly confers with faculty electrophysiologists regarding diagnosis, treatment, best form of therapy projected, and alerts physicians to abnormal findings, triages inpatient consults, patient phone calls, renews prescriptions, coordinates care and assesses post-procedure problems, and facilitates patient discharges including patient education and follow-up care instructions with provisions for continuity of care after discharge. RESPONSIBILITIES: Evaluation with diagnostic testing and history taking in the patient population with a diagnosis or symptoms of a rhythm disorder or implantable cardiac device. Provides pre-and post-procedure care and education for patients undergoing pacemaker or ICD implantation, ablation, WATCHMAN implant, or other electrophysiology procedures in the hospital and out-patient settings. Performs comprehensive History and Physical Examinations. Independently provides care to patients in electrophysiology clinic under general or indirect supervision. Regularly confers with faculty electrophysiologists regarding diagnosis, treatment, and best form of therapy projected and alerts physicians to abnormal findings. Triages inpatient consults, and patient phone calls renew prescriptions, coordinates care, and assesses post-procedure problems. Facilitates patient discharges including patient education and follow-up care instructions with provisions for continuity of care after discharge. Assist and coordinate patient care with nursing and ancillary staff in the care of USF electrophysiology patients. Documentation of all orders, procedures, and progress notes on the patient?s electronic medical record. Interprets and documents remote device interrogations, holter, and event monitor tracings. Represents and supports the mission, philosophy, and goals of the Department. Participates in clinical and education objectives required for licensure, certification, and credentialing. Responsible for assisting in development, implementation, and maintenance of established departmental and hospital policies and procedures, including quality assurance, environmental, HIPAA, and infectious control regulations. Responsible for development and maintenance of inpatient protocols, credentialing, certification, and licensure under the direction of the USF Cardiology Faculty. Participation in Departmental Conferences, educational activities, and Quality Assurance and Improvement Programs and coordinates Quality Improvement processes with USF and TGH. Responsible to a Chair or other appropriate higher-level administrator of a State university. Responsible for teaching, research, service, and related administrative activities. Responsible for academic advising and related activities. May represent the university, college/school, or department. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: MINIMUM: Master’s or Medical degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate field of specialization or equivalent qualifications based on professional experience and otherwise qualified to perform assigned duties. Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Instructor. This position requires graduation from an accredited Advanced Practice Registered Nurse academic degree program and certification as outlined in Florida Statutes 464 and Florida Administrative Code, Chapter 64, or graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant academic degree program and certification as outlined in Florida Statutes 458 and 459 and Florida Administrative Code, Chapter 64. PREFERRED: Preferred qualifications include Certified Acute Care, or Acute Care Adult Gerontologic Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant.

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