Job: Nurse Practitioner - Cardiology

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Job Description

Do you pride yourself in putting patient care first? Are you looking for a full-time, Monday-Friday position where you can utilize your medical knowledge and experience, along with your critical thinking skills on a daily basis? If so, we want to speak with you!

Due to growth, we are searching for an Advanced Practice Provider to add to our amazing team, based at our Dobson/US 60 office in Mesa! This position does involve travel to our other local locations and mileage reimbursement is provided.

POSITION SUMMARY

The advanced practice provider (APP) provides direct patient care to established patients in both the office and hospital setting in conjunction with their supervising physician(s) and within the scope of their license with the Arizona State Board of Nursing or Arizona Medical Board of Physician Assistants. The APP assesses, diagnoses, and treats patients that have previously been evaluated by the cardiologist for follow up care.  The APP can provide services under the CMS Incident To Rules or Direct Bill situation based on practice guidelines and physician supervision. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assesses, diagnoses, and treats patients in the office setting referred for follow up care from the supervising physician under the CMS Incident To guidelines. 
  • Assesses, diagnoses, and treats patients in the office setting referred for follow up care from the supervising physician under the Direct Bill process only when the Incident To Guidelines cannot be met and only with contracted payers
  • Orders Diagnostic Testing according to Appropriate Use Criteria and recommended Clinical pathways
  • Follows all CMS documentation and coding guidelines for accurate and timely completion of visit notes and billing processes.
  • Evaluates “urgent add-in” patients referred from triage phone calls, walk-ins or clinical staff and determines if they need to be seen by a physician based on the presenting problem. 
  • Reviews labs and other test results in the PAQ to determine clinical significance and the need for follow-up care for supervising physicians. 
  • Processes clinical tasks for supervising physicians daily to ensure timely and optimum patient care
  • Completes Peer to Peer calls for authorization of testing within 48 hours. Completes FMLA and Disability forms timely
  • Rounds on patients in the hospital setting as requested by their supervising physician and prepares preliminary hospital note for completion by the physician. May provide Tilt Table Testing Supervision if requested by Supervising Physician and has obtained appropriate privileges.
  • Complies with the Arizona State Board of Nursing or Arizona Medical Board Physician Assistant scope of practice and TCC APP Guidelines.

 Note: The essential functions outlined in this job description are intended to describe the general content and requirements of the position.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the position. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant program.
  • Current valid license as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in the State of Arizona required.
  • Must be familiar with the standard concepts, practices, and procedures in cardiovascular medicine.
  • Must maintain active privileges at participating hospitals and meet all requirements.
  • Current ACLS and BLS certification (must be obtained within 90 days if not current).
  • 40 wpm typing.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking ability in order to resolve problems and carry out instructions.
  • Ability to multi task.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills in an effective, clear, calm, friendly and professional manner. Demonstrates a high sense of urgency at all times. 
  • Ability to effectively communicate to all internal and external customers.
  • Manages tasks in a timely fashion.
  • Knowledge of basic computer and math skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents.

 

 PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Two years of experience in cardiovascular medicine in either hospital or office setting preferred.
  • Previous experience in CVICU or CCU preferred.

We offer a comprehensive compensation package that includes competitive salaries as well as:

  • Health, Dental & Vision coverage
  • Company Sponsored Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • PTO (vacation, sick & personal time off)
  • Company Paid Holidays
  • Employee Recognition & Rewards Programs with opportunities to earn gift cards and additional PTO
  • Mileage reimbursement

 

Locations

Tri-City Cardiology - Administration
6402 E Superstition Springs Blvd., Suite 224
Mesa, AZ 85206
Tri-City Cardiology - Baywood
6750 E. Baywood Avenue
Mesa, AZ 85206
Tri-City Cardiology - Dobson
1520 S. Dobson Road
Mesa, AZ 85202
Tri-City Cardiology - Scottsdale
8765 E Bell Road, Suite 110
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Tri-City Cardiology - South Gilbert
3530 S Val Vista Drive Ste. 103
Gilbert, AZ 85297
Tri-City Cardiology- San Tan Valley
36543 N. Gantzel Rd. Bldg. 15, Ste. 101
San Tan Valley, AZ 85140
Tri-City Cardiology - Administration
Tri-City Cardiology - Baywood
Tri-City Cardiology - Dobson
Tri-City Cardiology - Scottsdale
Tri-City Cardiology - South Gilbert
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