• Nurse Coordinator-Fetal Cardiology

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/15/2018 2:47 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    General Summary of Position Responsibility:

    The Nurse Coordinator coordinates services with the multi-disciplinary team to provide care to the electrophysiology/cardiac catheterization patient population. The Nurse Coordinator promotes and facilitates optimal care and works with a diverse group of individuals including families, device manufacturers and representatives, physicians, nurses and other hospital staff through clinical, administrative, professional, educational, and quality improvement activities. The position actively supports the Hospital's and the department's Continuous Quality improvement and Customer Service goals through modeling of appropriate behavior and by providing a work environment conducive to attaining these goals.


    Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Coordination and scheduling of clinic visits, procedures and specific needs
    2. Coordinates scheduling regarding procedures, including pre-operative/pre-procedure and post- operative/post procedure teaching for patients.
    3. Coordinates scheduling with other departments as needed, i.e. anesthesia.
    4. Coordinates the specific program activities which pertain to the patient and include both ambulatory and inpatients. Participates in team meetings and community functions as needed.
    5. Will scrub into and assist with electrophysiology and device cases as needed to assist MD.
    6. Transitions the patient from the outpatient to community setting regarding education (both community based and professional education). Provides education to patients and families for outpatient settings.
    7. Manages documents and supports pacer patient data base. Will participate in patient pacer checks both inpatient and ambulatory.
    8.    Provide recommendations and assistance to families and physicians both within and outside of the institution.
    9.    Participates in the development, implementation and ongoing assessment of policies, procedures, and guidelines that define the care of the electrophysiology/device patient.
    10. Establishes and maintains rapport, promoting collaborative communication, among a group of diverse health care providers, as well as maintaining an effective working relationship with these individuals.
    11. Acts as resource to hospital personnel with regard to care and coordination of services for patients.
    12. Travels with physician to outreach and Arrhythmia clinic sites to assist with procedures and other responsibilities as needed.
    13. Collaborates with Clinical Educators to meet the ongoing education needs of the nursing staff, as well as assisting with the education of new staff. Collaborates with the Director of Electrophysiology and other team members in the planning of educational programs.  
    14. Maintains current knowledge of care of the electrophysiology/device patient via literature and educational conferences and offerings.
    15. Other duties as assigned.


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    1. A BSN from an accredited school of nursing and current licensure as a registered professional nurse in the State of Illinois required.
    2. Master’s prepared from an accredited nursing program preferred.
    3. Candidate must have 3-4 years of pediatric nursing and Cardiac Catheterization Lab experience.
    4. Experience working in partnership with health care professionals and support staff in a clinical setting is necessary.
    5. Must demonstrates strong organizational skills, the ability to problem-solve and support teamwork in multidisciplinary setting.
    6. Computer skills required. This candidate must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills.


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