JOB PURPOSE:The Atrial Fibrillation Coordinator will be a resource and expert in the clinical field of cardiac rhythm management of patients diagnosed with atrial dysrhythmias. This position will be responsible for the development of standards and protocols of the Atrial Fibrillation program related to atrial dysrhythmia management in accordance to the key elements as specified by the collaboration of the Heart Rhythm Society and American Heart Association (“Get with the Guidelines: A-fib”) This position will also be responsible for the coordination of evaluation and screening process of patients diagnosed with an atrial dysrhythmia. Serve as the primary point person for the electrophysiology/cardiology team, including physicians, patients, and other clinical professionals. Coordination of inter-departmental processes and communication. Make recommendations to physician team for final determination. Serve as patient navigator. Ensure competency of staff with direct and indirect care of these cardiovascular patients across the cardiovascular continuum is current based on clinical evidence based guidelines and industry standards.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:Minimum of four (4) years of experience in the clinical field of cardiac rhythm management who possesses the knowledge of advanced clinical patient care related to atrial dysrhythmias is required.MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:Current License in the State of Georgia as a Registered Nurse.Valid BCLS/ACLS certification required.ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor’s degree preferred.Qualities that demonstrate creativity, innovation, proactive and collaborative relationship.Assumes responsibility for professional development and continuing education.Maintenance of current knowledge for care of patients with atrial dysrhythmias.
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