APN & Nurse Clinical Specialist - 497337



Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024

Title: APN & Nurse Clinical Specialist

Department Org: Heart Station - 109070

Employee Classification: J1 - Salaried Full Time HSC

Bargaining Unit: Professional Staff Association

Primary Location: HSC H

Shift: 1

Start Time: 8:00 am End Time: 4:30 pm

Posted Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience and education.

Float: True

Rotate: True

On Call: False

Travel: False

Weekend/Holiday: True

Job Description:

As a member of the health care team, provides advanced management of nursing care during the supervision and conduction of exercise testing of adult patients at UTMC. Coordinates daily activities in the exercise laboratories. Advises and collaborates with physicians, nursing staff, other hospital departments and heart and vascular center personnel to provide safe and patient-centered care.

Assesses, evaluates, supervises, intervenes, recovers, and refers as needed, all inpatients and outpatients undergoing exercise testing. Continuously monitors patient status before, during and after testing process and responds to patient needs according to patient care protocols. Responds to patient care needs throughout the heart and vascular center. Directs, coordinates organize, sets priorities, solves problems, makes judgments and decisions in a prudent and timely manner to provide superior patient care. Is accountable for all patient activity in the exercise labs. Demonstrates competency in the care of the patient in the following stages of the life cycle: adults and geriatrics.

Minimum Qualifications:

Current R.N. licensure in State of Ohio.
MSN with current or eligible APRN (Advanced Practice Registered Nurse) licensure in State of Ohio with emphasis on adult cardiac nursing.
Displays the ability to utilize expert intuition and critical thinking skills.
Must have ability to quickly recognize, identify and know treatment of cardiac dysrhythmias.
Must have knowledge of normal and basic abnormal 12-lead EKG findings.
Must be competent in the performance of cardiovascular and pulmonary history and physical examination.
ACLS training required (instructor status preferred).
AHA/CPR certification required in Basic Life Support Health Care Provider course as identified by The Heart and Vascular Center/Cardiology Clinic policy.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in performing diagnostic exercise testing. preferred.
Minimum of four years of experience in a coronary care unit or equivalent acute/critical care of adult patients with cardiac disease.

Conditions of Employment:

To promote the highest levels of health and well-being, the University of Toledo campuses are tobacco-free. To further this effort, the University of Toledo Health Science Campus Medical Center is requiring candidates for employment to be nicotine-free. Pre-employment health screening requirements will include cotinine (nicotine) testing, as well as drug and other required health screenings for the position. With the exception of positions within University of Toledo Main Campus and the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, the employment offer is conditional upon successful completion of a cotinine test and Occupational Health clearance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation.

The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.

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