Jan 26, 2022

Nurse Coordinator - Heart Institute

  • Children's Hospital Los Angeles
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA

Job Description

Job Description

Ranked No. 5 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) provides the best care in California.

Here world-class experts in medicine, education and research work together to deliver family-centered care half a million times each year. From primary to complex critical care, more than 350 programs and services are offered, each one specially designed for children.

The CHLA of the future is brighter than can be imagined. Investments in technology, research and innovation will create care that is personal, convenient and empowering. Our scientists will work with clinical experts to take laboratory discoveries and create treatments that are a perfect match for every patient. And together, CHLA team members will turn health care into health transformation.

Join a hospital where the work you do will matter—to you, to your colleagues, and above all, to our patients and families. The work will be challenging, but always rewarding.

It’s Work That Matters.


Position Summary: The Nurse Coordinator works under direction of the manager for the Heart Institute. Coordinates the care experience of patient populations by assessing and upgrading the quality and effectiveness of nursing care provided. Accepts accountability for maintaining and upgrading nursing practice standards and will be involved with Registry data. Supports and develops nursing staff to provide for a comprehensive nursing plan of care for a specific patient population.

Minimum Qualifications: 3+ years’ experience as an RN, with 2 years’ experience in area of specialty. Expert level knowledge of patient care principles and equipment; CHLA patient care policies and procedures. Basic knowledge of the principles of conducting clinical research, performance improvement, and project management. Ability to maintain a calm demeanor and direct responses to crises and emergencies.

Education/Licensure/Certifications: BSN current licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of California and AHA BLS and PALS required. National certification preferred.

Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) is a leader in pediatric and adolescent health both here and across the globe. As a premier Magnet teaching hospital, you’ll find an environment that’s alive with learning, rooted in care and compassion, and home to thought leadership and unwavering support. CHLA is dedicated to creating hope and building healthier futures – for our patients, as well as for you and your career!

CHLA has been affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California since 1932.

At Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, our work matters. And so do each and every one of our valued team members. Your race and ethnicity, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation and ability make you uniquely you – and that is just who we are looking for! So, bring the best of yourself and contribute to our mission in your own unique way.

Diversity inspires innovation. Our experiences, perspectives and backgrounds allow us to better serve our patients. As an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate the differences of our team members.