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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
Ref No.: 18-02359
Location: Austin, Texas
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 03/29/2018

Essential responsibilities
· Functions independently to perform age-appropriate history and physical for patients.
· Orders and interprets diagnostic and therapeutic tests relative to patient's age-specific needs.
· Prescribes appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities
· Implements interventions to support the patient to regain or maintain physiologic stability, including but not limited to serving in the first assisting role.
· Facilitates the patient's transition within and between health care settings
· Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members by making appropriate referrals.
· Facilitates staff, patient and family decision making by providing educational tools.
Minimum qualifications
· Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
· Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program
· Current Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Licensure
· Current Nurse Practitioner certification in Cardiology
· Current provider card in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS); PALS provider card as required by department and facility
· Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Requested Experience
Clinical perioperative experience. 2 years' experience in the Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant role preferred.
Required licenses or certifications:
· Nurse Practitioner
· Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)
Cardiology Services Offered:
Carotid Doppler Ultrasound
Nuclear Stress Test
Weight Management
Transthoracic echocardiogram
Transesophageal echogardiogram-
Stress echocardiogram
Dobutamine stress echocardiogram
Intravascular ultrasound