HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) Heart Transplant Coordinator in Dallas, Texas

Registered Nurse - RN * *HeartFailure/VAD Coordinator Schedule: Full Time Days Medical City Dallas

The Heart Failure/VAD Coordinator is a registered nurse who plans, coordinates and implements the care of the heart failure patient and the pre- and post-VAD patient, as applicable, in both the in-patient and out-patient settings in accordance with the nursing process. This will include Case Management duties as required. The scope of the role includes acting as a liaison with the heart failure patient population, the pre-transplant Heart Transplant Coordinator, the VAD Program Supervisor and community care providers in order to match patient clinical needs to program/procedural offerings. Coordinating information flow among medical, ancillary, nursing, financial and insurance company staff. Represents the heart failure, VAD and transplant program(s) through involvement in hospital and community activities. The Coordinator participates in the development and maintenance of the transplant/VAD statistical databases, Intermacs and any registries pertaining to VAD services. In addition, supports the VAD Process Improvement Committee preparations as required; takes call for the VAD program; educates the patient and family, staff and community as required and manages equipment, supplies, and charges in conjunction with hospital liaisons.

_About Medical City Dallas_ Medical City is a very “special” medical center located in far North Dallas that is designed with the health and well-being of the entire family. Prevention of disease is our focus, but treatment, when necessary is by some of the most highly specialized physicians in the country. In fact, patients travel to Medical City from over 75 countries and from all over the United States for the sophisticated treatment offered by some of its 400 in-house physician specialists….where they have access to the latest and most sophisticated technology. Over 95 different medical and surgical sub-specialists are housed within the “City”. Our medical center offers a full service adult and pediatric hospital, with separate adult and pediatric emergency rooms, outpatient centers, and a psychiatric hospital. Being recognized for their excellence in patient care, Medical City has received numerous awards including the Joint Commission’s highest honor bestowed to hospitals in the United States.

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_Education_ Graduate of accredited school of professional nursing. ADN required BSN preferred

_License Certification_ TX RN License BLS

_Experience_ Two years critical care experience One year experience in management of organ failure/transplant/VAD patients preferred **Willing to training CVICU nurses looking to advance their careers

Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Heart Transplant Coordinator

Location: Texas-Dallas-Medical City - Dallas

Requisition ID: 01505-85005