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Coordinator Open Heart Surgery Observation Program - AGH - Casual

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Pittsburgh, PA - Allegheny General Hospital
  • Education
  • Part time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 


This position coordinates Allegheny General Hospital’s well-established Open Heart Surgery Observation Program.  The incumbent will coordinate observations for students from area high schools, technical schools, colleges, and community groups providing them with a unique educational opportunity to observe a live open heart surgery case in an observation dome overlooking one of Allegheny General Hospital’s cardiac operating rooms. The program currently runs on a flexible schedule, offering observations Monday-Friday during the school year, with occasional dates in the summer months.


  • Serving as an ambassador for the program including hosting visits and assisting in providing information about and explaining the operative procedure to be performed. (40%)
  • Establishing and maintaining communication with participating schools and groups. (20%)
  • Facilitating group visits to AGH’s observation dome. (20%)
  • Record keeping, updating and maintaining statistical data on OHS observation visits. (10%)
  • Creating, managing and distribution of the open heart surgery observation monthly schedule. (5%)
  • Ensuring compliance with hospital visitation and confidentiality guidelines. Ensuring the cleanliness and safety of the dome environment (5%)
  • Additional duties as assigned.



  • High School/GED
  • 3 years of Background in nursing, biology or teaching
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Basic computer skills, including Microsoft Outlook and Excel.


  • Bachelor's degree

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