Cardiovascular Program Coordinator

Posted on: March 15, 2019

Institution

Pardee UNC Healthcare

800 North Justice Street
Hendersonville, NC 28791

Description

The Cardiovascular Program Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and implementing services and activities related to the stroke and cardiovascular programs. The Coordinator actively cultivates collaboration, enthusiasm and mutual respect while planning, developing, implementing, coordinating, directing and evaluating the cardiovascular programs (stroke and chest pain) which are designed to optimize outcomes in care, maximize the consumer’s involvement in his/her plan of care, improve service levels, reduce length of hospitalization and decrease costs. The Coordinator assumes joint responsibility with the nursing service, service line and program medical directors for achievement of program standards and ongoing quality management. The Coordinator is pivotal in integrating cardiovascular services throughout the healthcare continuum (pre-hospital, emergency department, inpatient and back into the community).

EDUCATION
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing as a Registered Nurse; BSN required. Master’s Degree preferred.

LICENSURE
Must be licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina or one of compact states.

EXPERIENCE
Must have a minimum of three (3) years relevant Stemi or Cardiovascular coordinator experience serving the needs of consumers with cardiovascular disease across the care continuum. Must demonstrate applicable direct clinical patient care experience in caring for consumers with cardiovascular disease within the past 5 years. Must demonstrate ability to provide high standard of service excellence. Possess requisite leadership qualities for the role including excellent communication skills, mentoring, organizational and time management skills and service excellence modeling. Quality and Database Management experience preferred.

CERTIFICATION
Current BCLS, ACLS certification required.

Contact Person

Candace Shuler
candace.shuler@unchealth.unc.edu