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Single Ventricle Coordinator

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: May 5, 2024

Job Description:

Location:Dodson Medical Office BuildingDepartment:Cardiology-Outpatient ClinicShift:First Shift (United States of America)Standard Weekly Hours:40Summary: To coordinate the care and treatment of singe ventricle (SV) heart defect patients in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. The SV coordinator is responsible for following the SV patients in both the ambulatory and inpatient settings, from admission to discharge and subsequent follow-up visits; maintaining contact with patient and family throughout various touchpoints. The SV coordinator will be responsible for the CHAMPS program, including, but not limited to, assessment, enrollment, monitoring and evaluation of the program. The coordinator will coordinate SV clinic visits and testing as well as run the SV clinics as scheduled. The SV coordinator meets with and educates parents in the NICU and will maintain communication with parents after discharge. Under the direction of a board certified cardiologist and heart center leadership, the SV coordinator collaborates with the multi-disciplinary team to provide patient care and education to staff and families. The coordinator will collaborate with the West Texas coordinator to ensure continuity of care for patients in the West Texas area. The SV coordinator acts as a liaison between the multi-disciplinary team and the cardiologist. Also works with the Heart Center leadership for program growth and development related to the care of patients with single ventricles heart defects. Education/Experience:

  • Current license to practice professional nursing in the state of Texas.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in pediatric cardiology.
  • Cardiac ICU experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of congenital heart disease.
  • Demonstrated skill in patient care, communication, and interpersonal relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability in patient education.
  • Physical and mental skills to carry out job responsibilities.
  • BSN preferred.Licensure/Certification:
    • Current State License R.N.
    • BLS required
    • PALS requiredAbout Us:Cook Children's Medical Center is the cornerstone of Cook Children's, and offers advanced technologies, research and treatments, surgery, rehabilitation and ancillary services all designed to meet children's needs.Cook Children's is an EOE/AA, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Fort Worth , Single Ventricle Coordinator, Other , Fort Worth, Texas

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