Nov 29, 2021

RN – Mechanical Heart Coordinator

  • Providence Health & Services
  • Spokane, WA, USA
Full-time General Nursing

Job Description

Description:

Providence is calling a Registered Nurse - Mechanical Heart Coordinator (Pshi Adv Heart Disease And Txp, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE/Full Time ) to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

*This is a full-time, exempt (salaried) position._

Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern system.

In this position you will:

  • Customer Service: Maintain and promote positive, open and honest interpersonal relationships with customers (physicians, employees, visitors, patients, and other SHMC publics). Provide high quality service to all customers; focuses on understanding customers’ needs and follows through. Demonstrate respect for the capabilities, different cultures and or personalities of co-workers and Medical Center publics within the mission/values of SHMC.
  • Communication: Promote and demonstrate effective, open and honest written and verbal communication skills.
  • Self Management: Demonstrate self-management behaviors which reflect a positive image of SHMC, following established policies and procedures and promote an efficient, cost effective work environment.
  • Ownership /Stewardship and Accountability: Demonstrate good stewardship of resources by treating property of customers, Sacred Heart Medical Center and co-workers with care and respect.
  • Teamwork: Work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of staff and other disciplines for problem solving without blaming.
  • Flexibility: Demonstrate flexibility by readily adapting to different situations to complete work.
  • PATIENT ACTIVITIES – PRE IMPLANT:
  • Receive referrals from transplant surgeon/s for ventricular assist device evaluation and reports referrals to team members.
  • Assess candidate and family for level of understanding and ability to learn. Notify team for appropriate consultations and evaluations.
  • Maintain timely and effective communications within and outside of Sacred Heart systems and monitors patient progress for appropriate intervention.
  • Accurately maintain patient chart with current medical data and assesses patient compliance.
  • Monitor admissions to hospital, perform inpatient rounds, review chart, collect pertinent data, and identify issues that may affect patient care, to include discharge planning.
  • Provide clinical and technical support to MDs and RNs in the operating room during VAD implant. Able to provide emergent evaluation and resolution of problems while in the O.R.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
  • Licensure to practice as an Registered Nurse in the state of Washington
  • 5 years Acute care nursing experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 3 years recent experience in critical care/transplant nursing.

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital has a commanding presence in Spokane, Washington and is a beacon of hope and healing for patients throughout the region. We have over 600 beds and are chosen by people from across the state for the da Vinci surgical robotic for heart surgery and parents from all over the Inland Northwest who have children with life-threatening conditions know they’ll find the care and comfort they need at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Nursing - Other

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 306296