The OHSU registered nurse (RN) provides compassionate, evidence-based, and efficient care to individuals, families, communities and patient populations. The RNs care delivery is consistent with the Oregon Nurse Practice Act, the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice, and the ANA Code of Ethics and meets the standards/expectations of a Professional Practice Model.. In that model, the RN demonstrates the professional role obligations of scientist, leader, practitioner, and knowledge transferor. Professional accountability enriches the RNs engagement as a leader in promoting a inter-professional culture of collaborative decision-making, innovation, life-long learning, and teamwork.
The OHSU Complex Valve Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the comprehensive specialized care for patients with advanced cardiac valvular disease in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. These patients are candidates for percutaneous valve intervention however may ultimately undergo this procedure, an open valve replacement or opt for a treatment regimen that optimizes medical management. In this position, the Coordinator will collaborate in the development, implementation and maintenance of all aspects of care for patients undergoing a percutaneous valve procedure in collaborations with the multi-disciplinary care team. The Complex Valve Coordinator will utilize discretion and independent judgment to facilitate seamless care from referral to follow-up for patients who are candidates for percutaneous valve intervention. The Coordinator will apply the nursing process to the provision of care for this subset of patients; and together with the interdisciplinary team, establishes a plan of care that starts at initial interventional evaluation and follows the continuum of care, including pre-procedure, post-procedure and continued follow-up post valve implant. The Coordinator will work with the patient and family to provide teaching, education and support throughout the valve replacement process. Additionally, the Coordinator supports the Complex Valve Programs internal staff education/competency plan and serves as a resource to all nursing departments for the care of this patient population.The Complex Valve Coordinator supports professional knowledge and healthcare management through effective interactions and communications with clinicians, healthcare administrators, community agencies and other professionals.
Current unencumbered Oregon RN license.
BSN required for external applicants;BSN preferredfor current OHSU employees.
Certification in Basic Life Support.
Communication skills including fluency in oral and written English.
Basic computer skills including the ability to send/receive email, navigate information technology associated with the position, and use Electronic Health Record information and tools.
Knowledge and experience caring for patients with cardiovascular disease
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
Masters degree in nursing or related field preferred.
Experience with Clinical research trials.
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As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm