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305791 VAD Coordinator RN

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
The VAD Coordinator is responsible for care coordinator of patients who are recipients of mechanical circulatory support devices. Care coordination is complex and includes care of the patient across the continuum: pre-implant evaluation, assessment and education; perioperative assessment; inpatient management; outpatient long-term follow-up. The coordinator will be considered the device expert and provide advanced troubleshooting for staff, patients, and families. Accordingly, the coordinator will also be responsible for education of staff, patients, and their caregivers. The VAD Coordinator is the lead in a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care.The VAD Coordinator is required to maintain the program quality and performance. This includes incorporating evidence-based literature into practice, updating and maintaining policy and guidelines, and maintaining program to meet standards as set forth by the Joint Commission. The Coordinator will also participate in research initiatives of the team and hospital, and support clinical trial enrollment.

-Bachelors Degree in Nursing is required\n-3+ years' of relevant Nursing experience required\n-5+ years Cardiac Surgery/Cardiology Intermediate Care or ICU experience preferred\n3+ years' experience working with mechanical circulatory support devices \n-An active Pennsylvania RN license is required at time of hire

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Posted: 2019-08-06 Expires: 2019-09-05

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Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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