Nurse Practitioner for Valve Clinic
Location:
Bradenton , Florida
Posted:
December 12, 2017
Reference:
00309-7653
Experience a higher standard of care at Blake Medical Center located in Bradenton, Florida just minutes from the Gulf Coast beaches. Our 383-bed acute care facility has been named a nine-time "100 Top Hospital" and a "100 Top Cardiovascular Hospital" by Thompson Reuters, formerly known as Solucient. With a strong commitment to quality care, advanced technology and professional development we make sure our employees are well cared for too.

Along with dozens of specialties and accredited treatment programs, our award-winning hospital also features several Centers of Excellence: Heart & Vascular Institute * Chest Pain Center with PCI * Advanced Primary Stroke Center * Cancer Care * Joint Care * Spine Care Center

Develop you career by joining our 13-acre tropical campus ideally situated less than one hour south of Tampa. Make excellence your goal by joining our family of hospitals.

We offer a great place to work, competitive salary and excellent benefits:
Medical, Dental and vision Insurance, Paid Time Off Plan, Extended Illness Bank, 401k.

The Valve Clinic is a process for evaluating patients with complex diseases of the cardiac valves, such as aortic stenosis or mitral stenosis. The clinic is led by a team of expert cardiologists and surgeons from Blake's Heart and Valve Institute. Patients with heart valve disease are reviewed by a multi-disciplinary panel to determine optimal, customized treatment plans. In this way, the valve clinic is designed to be patient-focused and provide a holistic, integrated care model. The clinic also maintains a robust clinical database of complex valve disorders to support research and advances in the treatment of cardiac valve disease.

Responsible for working with cardiac patients following a heart attack, cardiac or valve surgery or interventional procedure. Must have a good understanding of heart anatomy and function, rhythm recognition, medications used in the treatment of heart and lipid disorders and knowledge of risk factor modification techniques. Responsible for daily patient and family education.
Qualifications:
Education
-Master's degree in Nursing required

Licensure/Certification
-Current ARNP licensure in the State of Florida
-Certifications required: BLS, ACLS

Experience
-One year in ARNP role preferred, Cardiac background highly preferred

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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