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315056 VAD Coordinator RN

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
The Ventricular Assist Device Coordinator: -Coordinates the Ventricular Assist Device Program -Educates patients and their families about the program. -Assists on VAD procedures in the operating room. -Makes daily rounds on patients in the pre and postoperative stages. -Coordinates patient care in conjunction with cardiologists and cardiac surgeons. -Participates in clinical trials. -Cares for cardiac surgery patients & Heart Failure patients in an inpatient & outpatients setting.

- Valid nursing license in the state of Pennsylvania required\n\n -Bachelor Degree in Nursing required\n\n -Four years CT Surgery or ICU experience preferred; prior experience with mechanical circulatory assist devices preferred\n\n -Heart Failure background, Cardiac Surgery experience and critical care experience preferred\n\n -Good computer skills preferred. \n\n -Must be self-motivated, independent, and able to conceptually synthesize a comprehensive knowledge base to coordinate both clinical and educational activities in major area of clinical specialization. \n\n -Requires frequent use of independent judgment in a clinical setting in evaluating and treating patients with cardiothoracic surgical problems. \n\n -Physical demand may be strenuous at times, requiring long periods of standing or walking. Intense visual and auditory attention, along with mental alertness is essential, and the ability to work in stressful situations.

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Posted: 2019-12-04 Expires: 2020-01-03

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Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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