The RN Cardiovascular Coordinator is a registered nurse who is independently accountable for the effective management, coordination of care, and development of education for specific patient populations being evaluated for advanced cardiovascular disease, procedures and treatments. The Coordinator partners with the interventional cardiologists, heart failure team, cardiothoracic surgical team, electrophysiologists, advanced practice practitioners, and other clinical staff throughout PMC, including internal or external inpatient and outpatient departments, to coordinate patient care. In collaboration with the multidisciplinary team, the Coordinator delivers patient and family centered care that meets or exceeds PMC standards of quality care in the Heart and Vascular Service Line. The RN Cardiovascular Coordinator has a strong knowledge base and nursing expertise in cardiovascular diseases and treatment modalities. After consulting with the multidisciplinary providers, the RN Cardiovascular Coordinator communicates with referring physician providers and clinical staff to ensure continuity of patient care.
Program Coordination and Patient Care:
â�¢ Conduct interviews with patient, family and other health care agencies to obtain past medical records, social and medical history and to assess their understanding of the plan of care.
â�¢ Prepare and analyze pre-procedure clinical data and consult with multidisciplinary team.
â�¢ Educate patient and family regarding all aspects of disease management, diagnostic and interventional procedures.
â�¢ Develop nursing care plans to ensure standards of care are achieved.
â�¢ Proactively review patient schedules to ensure efficiency in clinical workflows, identify and resolve potential conflicts.
â�¢ Communicate and problem solve with multidisciplinary team to solve complex patient care issues.
â�¢ Ensure appropriate resources are available to support patient care and procedures.
â�¢ Assess patientâ��s benefit coverage and communicate with hospital personnel responsible for payment of procedures, treatments and issues of medical necessity.
â�¢ Educate patient and family of signs and symptoms that require a follow up telephone call or triage visit.
â�¢ Conduct and document patient consultation to problem solve with the multidisciplinary team ensuring quality follow up medical care and interventions are provided.
â�¢ Collaborate with medical staff, nursing personnel and other health care agencies to facilitate patient and family needs.
â�¢ Assist with accurate data collection and analysis to support national registries, process improvement and quality initiatives.
â�¢ Serve as a resource person to staff within PMC, referring providers and clinical staff, the cardiovascular and electrophysiology laboratories, and inpatient and outpatient units.
â�¢ Participate in planning for seminars, conferences, symposiums or any educational event related to cardiovascular programs.
â�¢ Obtain advanced nursing certifications and specialty education to advance the care of the cardiovascular patient based on evidence-based practice.
â�¢ Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
â�¢ Three (3) years of nursing experience with emphasis on cardiovascular patient care.
â�¢ Five (5) years of cardiovascular clinical knowledge.
â�¢ Registered Nurse, Licensed in the State of South Carolina
Primary Location: Rock Hill, South Carolina
Facility: Piedmont Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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