Under the oversight of the Chief Nurse Practitioner for the Center for Advanced Cardiac Care (CACC), the Clinical Coordinator will work directly with the Heart Failure/Transplant Nurse Practitioners and Physicians. The Clinical Coordinator will implement nursing care in the outpatient setting. He/she will be based in office and clinic settings for heart failure and heart transplant patients.
Obtain and review laboratory and other diagnostic test results.
Evaluate symptomatic patients and conduct telephonic triage.
Provide initial and ongoing patient and caregiver education including but not limited to medication and lifestyle management and disease process.
Administer medications/treatments as ordered by the MD and/or NP.
Responsible for clinical documentation in medical records and for remote monitoring as prescribed by the MD and/or NP.
Perform the duties stated above in close collaboration/communication with the NPs and MDs of the CACC.
Perform other responsibilities as assigned.
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) or equivalent in education, plus 4 years of related clinical experience. A Master's degree can substitute in part for the required experience.
Graduate of an accredited Registered Nurse program from an accredited college or university.
Current New York Registered Nurse license, BCLS and ACLS certification with recent cardiology experience required.
Excellent clinical, interpersonal and communication (both written and verbal) skills required.
Spanish proficiency is desired.
Participation in medical surveillance is required.
Must successfully complete systems training requirements.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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