RN VAD/Mechanical Circulator Support Coordinator Days
Posted on: April 5, 2021
2+ years of recent registered nurse experience strongly
Functions as a program, population-based expert clinician,
responsible for independent and interdependent nursing practice in
the care of patients with or receiving Mechanical Circulatory
Support. Assists educators in providing competencies for staff and
community education. Coordinates/optimizes health care team
interventions across the continuum including inpatient and
outpatient settings and is actively involved in meeting discharge
goals and long-term care outcomes. The MCS Coordinator serves in a
rotating on call capacity for the team, in order to provide 24 hour
coverage for both inpatients (staff) and outpatients. Supports
patients undergoing Mechanical Circulatory Support. Provides
therapy-specific education for patients, caregivers, staff,
providers, and community partners. Optimizes health care team
interventions; meets discharge goals and long-term care outcomes.
Serves in an on call capacity.
Work Schedule: Full Time Days
Serves as the primary nursing care coordinator prior to, during and
after the implantation of a Mechanical Circulatory Device. Serves
as a clinical leader for associated teams. Provides care
coordination to patients, including 24/7 on-call availability.
Reviews Mechanical Circulatory Support policies, procedures, and
manuals. Ensures compliance with policies and procedures. Maintains
Mechanical Circulatory Support program registry and statistics.
Assists with outcomes tracking and national comparison reports.
Collaborates on clinical trials and research projects.
Educates and assesses staff in the use of Mechanical Circulatory
Support. Leads train-the-trainer initiatives and super-user formats
to ensure provider competency. Coordinates community resources and
works with patients and caregivers to ensure emergency backup
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive
judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be
able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate
* Advanced Cardiac Life Support
* Basic Life Support
* Registered Nurse
* Other information:
Minimum Required Education: Graduate of an accredited
Registered/Professional Nursing program if less than 3 years
experience. Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Nursing.
Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as a Registered
Nurse (RN). Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider and
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
Minimum Experience: 1 year of related clinical experience. Critical
care experience. Preferred: MSN or related graduate education
preferred. Clinical care of Mechanical Circulatory Support Device
patients. Mechanical Circulatory Support Device Coordinator
* BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red
Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before
start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of
hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either
the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for
the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional
Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be
through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
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The pay range for this position is: $32.790000 - $50.820000 / hour.
An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon
organizational and individual performance.
UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive
total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this
package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement
plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance
with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing
education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits
such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees
and their family members have full access to our Employee
Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits
and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In
addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending
upon their need.
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