Structural Heart/Heart Failure Coordinator
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- Excellent Pay and Generous Benefits including a Pension and Continuing Education Reimbursement
- Excellent Team Orientated Culture
- Free Gym for Employees
Under the leadership of the department director, the Structural Heart/ Heart Failure Coordinator is responsible for program development and management that maintains an interdisciplinary approach to patient centered care. This position is responsible for providing leadership and facilitating all activities and services across the health system regarding care for patients with heart failure and structural heart disorders. The incumbent of this position will coordinate patient care and evaluation, design and align resources to support program initiatives, program development, develop and maintain relationships with internal and external referring physicians, and development of a program database.
Additional responsibilities include: acting as a liaison between patients and other healthcare providers; coordinating functions as a resource for patient, families, nursing staff, and physicians; promoting community awareness and education; and incorporating high-quality patient care and community service into daily practice. The Coordinator maintains oversight of all data bases related to the programs and provides reports as required. The Coordinator also maintains registered nurse competencies by possessing the skills and knowledge to competently provide appropriate nursing care.
Important dimensions of this position consist of quality, professional commitment, teamwork, interpersonal skills, safety, good public/customer relations and a broad nursing knowledge.
Minimum 5 years of experience in the management of cardiac patients, with at least 3 years of clinical experience in a hospital environment required. A strong cardiovascular clinical background with a comprehensive understanding of structural heart anomalies and treatments of, including but not limited to the following: valvular heart disease, thoracic/abdominal aortic aneurysms, ASD/PFO, left atrial appendage occlusion, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is essential.
Minimum skills: excellent physician relations, consensus-building, providing leadership and gaining support without direct authority, problem-solving, clinical expertise and judgment in the management and treatment of heart failure and structural heart conditions, demonstrated ability of being self-directed, results-oriented, exceptional communication skills (verbal and written), and proficient computer skills are required for Microsoft Word and Excel.
Demonstrated knowledge of program development, adult learning skills, and familiarity with regulatory and accrediting agency standards preferred.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) required.
Registered Nurse, licensed in the state of California.
Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification.
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