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RN Clinical Program Coordinator - Heart Failure

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Nursing
  • Full time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 

Date Posted: 09/01/2021
Location: Allegheny General Hospital
Department: Heart Failure
Status: Full Time
Shift:  80 hours every two weeks

Monday-Friday, daylight, 8hrs

No weekends, no holidays, no call
Union: No

The Allegheny Health Network is comprised of eight hospitals: Allegheny General, Allegheny Valley, Canonsburg, Forbes, Jefferson, Saint Vincent, Westfield Memorial and West Penn; and more than 200 primary- and specialty-care practices. And we have approximately 1,700 physicians in every clinical specialty, 17,000 employees and 2,000 volunteers. Together, we provide world-class medicine to patients in our communities, across the country and around the world.

For decades, the hospitals of Allegheny Health Network have been providing people with exceptional healthcare, care that helps people to live healthy lives and care that we deliver throughout their lifetimes.

Since 1885, Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) has offered medical care to Pittsburgh and its surrounding areas.  What started with just 50 beds inside two adjoining brick homes has evolved into a premier health care institution with over 600 beds.  Today, AGH still follows the founding partners mission statement, “Erected for the benefit of mankind to save life, relieve suffering and conserve health” by continually striving for outstanding patient experience and care.  Allegheny General offers its patients many modern-day amenities, state-of-the art surgical suites, innovative technology, and advanced medical treatments, which are delivered by its world-renowned doctors in conjunction with exceptional teams of nurses, technicians, clinicians and supporting staff.

Job Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Assesses, prepares, and provides nursing care to patients; provides ongoing care in collaboration with multiple physicians; provides and develops educational opportunities for staff and monitors outcomes.

Patient population is advanced heart failure, specifically CTEPH (Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension) and HOCM (Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy).  Includes both long term medical and surgical management of patient population. 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assesses, develops, and administers plan of care and completes appropriate documentation.
  • Communicates with attending physician regarding plan of care and involves physician in clinical decision making of any issues that are outside the RN's knowledge base or scope of practice.
  • Assesses learning needs of patient and family and provides education based on individual needs.
  • Communicates and coordinates patient care with patient, family, community health services and interdisciplinary team.
  • Coordinates administrative functions for the Program, which may include staffing coverage and/or participating in marketing activities.
  • Ensures compliance with all regulatory agencies.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of departmental and hospital performance improvement activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Current PA RN Licensure
  • Program area certification and/or CEU may be required.
  • 3 years nursing experience
  • 2yrs recent heart failure/cardiology experience, ICU or procedural area experience

Preferred

  • BSN

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