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  • Requisition ID: 179237
  • Department: 200410 Cardiology Cam b
  • Schedule: Full Time - Eligible for Benefits
  • Shift: Day
  • Category: Professionals

Position Purpose

Under the direction of the Institute for Heart and Vascular Health leadership, this position is accountable for coordination of care and educational support to cardiovascular patients. This nurse also assists the department’s leadership in coordination and conducting specific programs that support clinical excellence. The goals of this position and clinical programs are to improve the care experience of the cardiovascular patient and their family, facilitate the work of the physicians and meet the needs of the hospital’s community in relation to cardiovascular education, screening, prevention, and treatment.




Nature and Scope

This position is responsible for working closely with the multidisciplinary team to develop and implement an up-to-date plan of care. The incumbent will communicate with the team on behalf of the patient. Using clinical protocols this nurse facilitates patient referral to appropriate specialists for diagnosis or treatment and provides support and counseling to the patient and their family, as appropriate to the clinical situation. This position assists with the coordination and development of evidence-based protocols and may accomplish this work through leadership of committees of multidisciplinary professionals. The incumbent will proactively develop and enhance processes with the goal of improving the clinical experience for referred patients and the referring physician. In collaboration with the department’s leadership and/or Medical Directors, referring physicians and interdisciplinary team(s), this individual assists with coordination of multidisciplinary conferences and provides care as needed for patients and their families utilizing resources efficiently and effectively. The incumbent assists in the development and performance of specialty service educational activities and program evaluation. The incumbent works with marketing and outreach departments to educate referring physician offices and facilities on available services. This position assists in meeting the needs of the hospital’s community in relation to cardiovascular education, screening, prevention, and treatment. Most important, this position improves the care experience of the patient and their family. Other duties as requested are required.
This position does provide patient care.




The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.




Minimum Qualifications
Requirements - Required and/or Preferred




Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English. Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred. 


Three years acute care nursing experience, cardiology and cardiac surgery nursing preferred.
Experience in community health preferred. Management and/or program development experience preferred.


Ability to obtain and maintain a State of Nevada Registered Nurse license. 


Current BLS and ACLS certification by AHA standards required; advanced cardiac certification (i.e. CCRN, CHFN, CACP, etc.) preferred within two years of hiring. 

Computer / Typing:

Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Word and have the ability to use the computer to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.




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