Program Coordinator - Heart Failure - AGH

Job ID: J123316
Company: Allegheny Clinic
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Facility: Allegheny General Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: May 21, 2018

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GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Assesses, prepares, and provides nursing care to patients; provides ongoing care in collaboration with multiple physicians; provides and develops educational opportunities for staff and monitors outcomes.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assesses, develops, and administers plan of care and completes appropriate documentation. (30%)
  • Communicates with attending physician regarding plan of care and involves physician in clinical decision making of any issues that are outside the RN's knowledge base or scope of practice. (20%)
  • Assesses learning needs of patient and family and provides education based on individual needs. (20%)
  • Communicates and coordinates patient care with patient, family, community health services and interdisciplinary team. (15%)
  • Coordinates administrative functions for the Program, which may include staffing coverage and/or participating in marketing activities. (5%)
  • Ensures compliance with all regulatory agencies. (5%)
  • Participates in the development and implementation of departmental and hospital performance improvement activities. (5%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Current PA RN Licensure
  • Program area certification and/or CEU may be required.
  • 1-3 year(s) of experience in field of specialty.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing licensed in the state of Pennsylvania
  • 2 or more years of cardiology or critical care with a solid knowledge in Heart Failure Therapies
  • Thorough understanding of clinical indicators derived from implantable cardiac devises
  • Advanced Competency in computer skills such as Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
  • Required to obtain CHFN (Certified Heart Failure Nurse) certification within 24 months

Preferred

  • BSN

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