At the Medical Center of Aurora and Centennial Medical Plaza, every beat your heart makes matters to us. We understand how vital your heart health is to your quality of life, and how important your quality of life is to you.
Each year, our dedicated heart doctors and cardiothoracic surgeons enhance the lives of thousands of patients. Whether your heart disease is congenital, or has developed over the course of time, our skilled cardiologists will provide you with leading, cutting-edge treatment and preventative care.
Each type of cardiovascular disease is unique, and we believe our patients are also. That is why we are the only heart hospital in the metro Denver area to dedicate an entire tower to the care and recovery of our cardiology patients. Inside our doors you will find specialists who are engaged in research, inspired by technology, and most importantly, passionate about the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease.
The Medical Center of Aurora is a 360-bed HCA hospital just east of Denver, Colorado. The facility is a Level II trauma center known for its 24-hour emergency care, Spine Center of Innovation, and more.
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
Position Summary: The Center for Lung and Heart Health at The Medical Center of Aurora combines the expertise of multiple specialties to provide expert, world class care for patients with complex heart and lung disorders. The program focuses on patients with Congestive Heart Failure, Valvular Heart Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, and Lung Cancer. The clinic offers patients with these disorders access to a multidisciplinary, comprehensive approach to diagnosis and management of these disorder.
Under general supervision, in accordance with our mission and core values, utilizing advanced clinical knowledge and skills, the RN Coordinator will collaborate with physicians and nurse practitioners to provide direct care and oversee care coordination for patients in an outpatient clinic. Prioritizing the patient experience and offering exceptional customer service are of upmost importance. Job duties include, but are not limited to:
•Receive and review referrals for appropriateness, reviewing with an attending as needed. •Obtain all outside imaging, and other medical records •Coordinate initial work up and diagnostic testing for patients and families. Also assists families coming in from out of town in finding lodging and amenities. •Perform assessments and initial work up •Have all testing available for review by cardiologist and CTS at valve clinic visit •Participate in development of treatment or management plan. Assists in clinic alongside mid-levels and specialists •Patient and family education •Coordinates specialty visits such as dietitian etc. •Facilitate direct contact between specialist and referring physician regarding treatment plan •Coordinate any additional testing i.e. cath, TEE, CT •Upload required data to appropriate vendor and maintain communication with device representatives Provide clinical knowledge for authorization of procedures/pharmaceuticals •Provide patients and families access to clinic remotely via phone •Participates follow-up visits and coordinates further follow-up •Initiates and coordinates outreach programs. •Initiates and coordinates education for hospital staff. •Tracks required data for quality •Attends weekly conferences where applicable •Enthusiasm for new treatment options for high and intermediate risk patients •May take call for patients needing off hours phone support •Consistently supports compliance and the principles of responsibility by maintaining confidentiality, protecting the assets of the organization, acting with integrity, reporting noncompliance, adhering to applicable federal and state laws and regulations and accreditation and licensure requirement •Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
The Medical Center of Aurora/Centennial Medical Plaza expects our core values to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community. The intent of these values is to assure that TMCA/CMP creates the environment where individuals choose to work, and that patient care services are of the highest quality.
If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. Come unlock the possibilities and apply today!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current licensure in the State of Colorado as a Registered Nurse required. BLS required.
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN Preferred.
Experience: Background in cardiac or pulmonary preferred.
Special Qualifications: Strong focus on customer service and patient experience; ability to use Microsoft WORD, Excel, and data entry; ability to multi-task,
Degree of supervision required: Involves general guidance and direction from supervisor and physician. Employee will be expected to perform most job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.
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