Advanced Heart Failure Coordinator
The Advanced Heart Failure nurse coordinator collaborates with the Heart Failure team in all aspects of patient care, with a focus on coordinating care needs of the Advanced Heart Failure population from the time of referral through end-of-life and across all care settings. Assists in the management of patients with advanced heart failure, including those supported by Left Ventricular Assistant Devices (LVADs). Support of growth and expansion of the LVAD program. Coordinates and collaborates with VAD/transplant coordinators from LVAD implanting centers in support of LVAD share care program. Works to expand array of clinical services available to LVAD patients. Will play a central role in establishing an LVAD implanting center, including helping to meet regulatory and accreditation requirements in conjunction with the Heart Failure Program Manager. Coordinates evaluation for LVAD in potential inpatient and outpatient candidates. Supports patients referred to the advanced heart failure clinic. Serves as a resource for our Advanced Heart Failure patients (inpatient and outpatient). Develops quality assurance assessment tools for the Advanced Heart Failure program. Works in conjunction with the Heart Failure program manager to develop guidelines for program
improvement and growth.
- Education: Bachelor’s Degree required. BSN required
- Experience: Minimum of three years of clinical RN experience required. Three years of Cardiac, CCU, Stepdown or ED experience preferred.
- Licensure/Certification/Registration: Registered as RN in NC or compact state required. Certification as CHFN required.
- Additional Skills Required: Demonstrates interdisciplinary leadership skills, superior interpersonal communication skills and knowledge of computer database, data analysis and presentation skills. Organization skills, critical thinking skills, and clinical experience/expertise in HF management. Ability to work independently on their own as well as collaborative with interdisciplinary team
- Additional Skills Preferred:
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