CHOMP Nursing

Nurse Practitioner - Cardiac Stress Testing (45033034)
Location: Monterey, California - United States
Posted: 3/22/2018

Nurse Practitioner - Cardiac Stress Testing

Per Diem Days, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Day shift Nurse Practitioner

The Cardiac Stress Testing Nurse Practitioner reports to the Administrative Director of Nursing. The NP provides direct care to patients undergoing inpatient and outpatient cardiac testing. The NP will be responsible for supervising Stress Echocardiograms, Treadmills, Dobutamine and Bubble Studies, as well as cardiac nuclear imaging testing as ordered by staff physicians. Position works collaboratively with members of the nursing, cardiology and medical staff. Must have ability to depict lethal diagnostic information that should be considered emergent and communicate timely information to the physicians (both referring and reading). Also maintains registered nurse competencies by possessing the skills and knowledge to competently provide appropriate patient care.

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) functions under general Nurse Practitioner Standardized Procedure approved by the Interdisciplinary Practice Committee (CIDP), and provides routine care and management of the patient with acute and chronic complaints in collaboration with the supervising physician and through implementation of standardized procedures. The NP possesses skills and knowledge to competently provide excellent patient care, offer a high level of compassion, patience, and subject matter expertise. The NP will also educate patients and families in terms of services provided by the hospital and community resources when appropriate.


Demonstrated teaching, leadership, and critical thinking skills are essential. Clinical background in cardiovascular management is required with a minimum two (2) years of experience. Acute care hospital experience within the past five (5) years is preferred with an emphasis in cardiology.


As necessary for required licensures. Master's Degree in Nursing and relevant Nurse Practitioner training certification preferred.


Current California RN licensure and authorization as a nurse practitioner required. Certified by a recognized national certifying body that has established standards for nurse practitioners. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS and ACLS certification required. Certification by the American Board of Cardiovascular Medicine (ABCM) within 12 months of hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Per Diem
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Nurse Practitioner
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula is dedicated to identifying and meeting the changing healthcare needs of the people of the Monterey Peninsula and surrounding communities.

We are committed to providing high-quality services at a competitive cost and within a safe environment. We provide educational and public service programs to enhance the health of our community and the competence of those who provide the service.

We are committed to caring for all who come through our doors, regardless of ability to pay, to the fullest extent allowed by law and available resources.

Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula will be the healthcare organization in our region most concerned for those we serve, most chosen for the quality and value of our service, and most respected for the integrity, competency, and commitment of our employees, medical staff, and volunteers.

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