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Ventricular Asst Coordinator Nurse

Company: CHI St Vincent Health
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

CHI St. Vincent a regional health network serving Arkansas is part of CommonSpirit Health. We have served Arkansas since 1888 with a history of many firsts. Together with more than 4500 coworkers 1000 medical staff and 500 volunteers we consistently receive praise for care advancements. - CHI St. Vincent Infirmary and CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs are two of just over 400 Magnet hospitals nationwide and two of just four in Arkansas. CHI St. Vincent Infirmary Arkansas's first hospital to achieve Magnet status earned its first re-designation as a Magnet hospital for its continued commitment to nursing excellence on May 24 2018 and employs the highest standards of quality and ensures that patient care and safety are the top priority. Studies show that Magnet hospitals have better overall patient outcomes than non-Magnet hospitals.CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health in 2019. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community. -CHI St. Vincent provides you with the same level of care you provide to others. We care about our employee well-being and offer benefits that complement and support your work/life balance.We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:Free Premium Membership to our Care@Work program to help employees with child care pet care senior caregivers housekeepers & more.Health/Dental/Vision InsuranceFlexible spending accountsVoluntary Protection: Group Accident Critical Illness and Identity Theft -Adoption AssistanceEmployee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your familyPaid Time Off (PTO) -Tuition Assistance for career growth and developmentMatching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement ProgramsWellness Programs Responsibilities
In accordance with our mission and core values, utilizing advanced clinical knowledge and skills, the LVAD nurse will collaborates with physicians to plan, develop and implement the LVAD Heart Clinic. Develops updates and implements clinical standards of patient care and policies/procedures for clinical operations. Collaborates with referring cardiologists/physicians during the patient screening process. Acts as the central point of contact for the patients and families being screened for procedures necessary for the procedure. Coordinates the comprehensive care of the patient. Supports care conferences with the multi-disciplinary staff during the screening process and promotes a team approach to the patient program. Educates the patients and families about upcoming procedures and provides ongoing education to other staff members. Ensures clinical practice and patient care are consistent with policies and procedures. Develops a quality program focusing on patient outcomes, ensuring patient follow up and
maintaining data collection and entry. Coordinates all external and internal communication for the organization. Acts as a representative of the program to both internal and external groups. Consistently supports compliance and the principles of responsibility by maintaining confidentiality, protecting the assets of the organization, acting with integrity, reporting noncompliance, adhering to applicable federal and state laws and regulations and accreditation and licensure requirement. Research duties are to assume responsibility for completeness and accuracy of clinical data entry into InterMACs registry. - Qualifications
Education: - - Bachelor's degree in nursing (BSN), MSN preferred. Licensure/Certification: Current unencumbered RN licensure to practice in the State of Arkansas; Membership in professional organizations preferred. BLS preferred. Experience: - Significant experience in cardiovascular nursing (minimum of 3 years). Demonstrated strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate well with physicians and other members of a multi-disciplinary team. Strong computer skills and familiarity with electronic health care records. Skills in database management Knowledge and Skills: Demonstrated ability to problem solve and be supportive/innovative in the process of change; strong human relations skills with an ability to handle difficult/sensitive issues with regard to patient confidentiality; excellent written/oral communication skills; knowledge of electrophysiology procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines pertaining research related to the department.

Keywords: CHI St Vincent Health, Little Rock , Ventricular Asst Coordinator Nurse, Healthcare , Little Rock, Arkansas

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