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Congenital Heart Program Nurse Coordinator

Company:
UCLA Health
Location:
Los Angeles, CA
Post Date:
May 13, 2022
Job Status:
Full-Time
Description:

Responsibilities


The congenital heart program nurse coordinator will provide access to


individualized care for congenital heart patients in need of surgery and


intervention under the direction of the Chief of Congenital Surgery and Manager


and in collaboration with UCLA cardiac surgeons, cardiologists, and the


multidisciplinary team. The


outreach coordinator would have an advanced understanding of congenital heart disease and the


critical care management of these patients.


Additional responsibilities include communicating with insurance companies and financial


counselors, individualizing patient/family teaching, development of educational


materials and programs for patients, nursing staff and physicians; development


of clinical protocols, policies and procedures for throughput of referred


patients; community education and public relations.


 Qualifications


BLS from the ARC or AHA, required


Current valid CA RN license, required BSN or MSN, 2 years of relevant RN experience with critical care management experience with complex cardiac disease, advanced cardiac surgeries, and ventricular assist devices, required Advanced knowledge of congenital cardiac anatomy and physiology along with ability to identify cardiopulmonary pathophysiology dysfunctions including those involved with complex adult congenital heart disease preferred


Ability to work with Community Cardiology Clinics to increase patient access to the UCLA Congenital Heart Program


Ability to work with referring physician practices and hospitals in the vicinity of UCLA Congenital Heart Program to increase referral base and provide access to new and existing patients (required).


Ability to develop protocols, procedures, and workflows to optimize the internal and external referral processes from initial referral point of contact to post treatment notification of referring physician and patient follow-up for congenital heart patient evaluations


Ability to lift packages and patient charts up to 25 pounds for distances to 10 feet.


UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


To Apply for this position, please click here https://ucla.contacthr.com/92433839


 


 


 


 


 


 


 

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