(RN) Adult Congenital Heart Disease Nurse - 113594
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#113594 (RN) Adult Congenital Heart Disease NurseFiling Deadline: Tue 2/8/2022
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The team seeks a highly dynamic nurse who, under the direction of the medical director, will coordinate care for rapidly growing adult congenital heart disease population. Key duties include referral screening, patient assessment and diagnosis planning; triaging patient calls; procedure coordination; case management; medication prior authorizations; insurance justifications; and patient education. The individual must be able to communicate with patients and their family members in a developmentally appropriate and compassionate manner.
The ACHD program is undergoing accreditation with the ACHA and the nurse will help assist and support the accreditation and re-accreditation. The ACHD team has patient support groups several times a year that the nurse coordinators coordinate and help facilitate and the team actively participates in community events. The nurse coordinator will work alongside the senior adult congenital nurse coordinator, nurse practitioner, and admin staff.
Autonomous nursing care is the ability of a nurse to assess and provide nursing actions as appropriate for patient care populations based on competence, professional expertise, and knowledge. The nurse is expected to practice autonomously consistent with ANA Standards of Practice and Professional Performance. Independent judgment is expected to be exercised within the context of interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to patient care.
While not required, a cover letter is highly recommended when applying to this position.
Must be a graduate from an accredited school of Nursing.
RN License issued by the State of California.
BLS/CPR and ACLS certifications at time of hire with commitment to get ART within six (6) months of hire date.
Minimum of two (2) years case management, outpatient clinic, or care coordinator experience.
One (1) year recent cardiology RN experience.
Proven knowledge of Congenital Heart Disease.
- Previous experience working with Congenital Heart Disease patients.
- Pediatric Care.
- Experience doing telephone triage.
- EPIC knowledge.
- Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and various locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Selected candidate may be hired at the CNIII level pending review and approval by the Nurse Executive Council.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
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