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    ***THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN THE MEDICAL SERVICE/ CARDIOLOGY- ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY LOCATED AT THE WEST ROXBURY CAMPUS***


    Work Schedule:
    Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    The cardiology section of the Department of Medicine of VA Boston Healthcare System West Roxbury Campus is currently recruiting for one full-time Nurse Practitioner position.


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    Responsibilities

    The incumbent will perform duties that are associated with the cardiology EP section that will include:

    • Management of an outpatient pacemaker-defibrillator clinic
    • Inpatient and outpatient arrhythmia consultation
    • Inpatient device checks
    • Discharges for patients admitted by EP
    • Assisting with alerts in remote monitoring of cardiac implantable devices
    • Interpretation of ECG, CXR and device tracings
    • Refill of anti-arrhythmics, cardiac medications and anticoagulants
    • Point of contact for patient phone calls regarding arrhythmia and device issues
    • Assessing risks in device advisories
    • Fluent feedback communication with referring health care provider
    • Consult triage and making arrangements for scheduling outpatient EP procedures including Pre-op testing
    • Discharge, patient teaching and follow-up care, anticoagulation use and INR monitoring
    The position falls under the Cardiology Section of the Medical Service with daily interaction and supervision by Cardiology faculty.

    The VA Boston Healthcare System, the largest consolidated facility in VISN 1, encompasses 3 main campuses and 6 outpatient clinics within a 40-mile radius of the greater Boston area. The consolidated facility consists of the Jamaica Plain Campus, the West Roxbury Campus, located on the Dedham line; and the Brockton Campus. In addition to the 3 main medical centers, 6 Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs). This role will be located at the West Roxbury Campus.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    00

  • Job family (Series)

    0610 Nurse

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/522338800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.