Cardiac Services Program Coordinator - Full Time

  • Company: Hospital Corporation of America
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Posted: December 12, 2017
  • Reference ID: 01541-15343
Serving the community for nearly 60 years, Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center provides the most comprehensive, quality healthcare in Southern Nevada. As Las Vegas' largest acute care facility, Sunrise provides sophisticated inpatient and outpatient services to the community. Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center has been selected the Consumer Choice Award recipient for 15 consecutive years and had earned the American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award. We are also ranked Nursing Professionals Top 100 Hospitals to work for!

Cardiac Services Program Coordinator - Full Time No Weekends


The Cardiac Services Program Coordinator, under the direction of Director of Cardiac Cath Lab Services, shares responsibility for coordinating program development in conjunction with cardiac service line leaders to ensure objectives, outcomes, and goals are achieved. The Cardiac Services Program Coordinator is responsible for assuring evidenced-based standards of care for cardiac patients are met as required by The Joint Commission, and other regulatory agencies (ie. Chest Pain Center Accreditation). The Cardiac Services Program Coordinator also is responsible for program development, planning, organizing, implementation, assessment, patient flow, and performance improvement of the service line. In addition, the program coordinator is responsible for hospital services utilization, staff and physician education and training, and marketing communications. He/She also monitors the quality performance of the cardiac program staff and physicians. The Cardiac Services Program Coordinator in conjunction with the Director of Cardiac Cath Lab Services monitors the cost center budget and contracts, and supervises support analyst staff related to the cardiac service line. He/She will function as a role model in the use of nursing process and develops, introduces, and evaluates new approaches to cardiac evidenced-based standards of care. The program coordinator works closely with the research staff to assess and enroll patient in current clinical trials as applicable. He/She works with the EMS and outreach coordinators to improve continuity of care prior to hospital arrival and provide feedback and education to EMS staff. He/She will take on other responsibilities as determined by the Director of Cardiac Cath Lab Services for the cardiac

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
MSN or MBA preferred
BLS, ACLS preferred

Minimum of 5 years nursing experience.
Minimum 2 years experience with, and knowledge of invasive and non-invasive cardiology procedures strongly preferred. Minimum of 2 recent years experience in Cardiac nursing (critical care, cath lab, CV surgery) preferred.

Prior experience as a Program Coordinator or Performance Improvement/Quality Coordinator preferred

Physical Assessment
Lab data interpretation
Nursing theory
Basic computer and hospital informatic skills: Microsoft Office
Familiarity with Joint Commission Core Measure requirements, Chest Pain Center Accreditation requirements
Familiarity with ACC- NCDR Cath/PCI and ICD registries and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Database

Current license to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Nevada

Special Requirements
Excellent customer service skills. Ability to communicate with patients, physicians, and staff as appropriate.
Public speaking skills. Strong networking abilities. Ability to work independently and be self-directed. Must be detail oriented and possess strong analytical and computer skills.

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