Heart Hospital of Austin is part of St.
David's HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014.
Heart Hospital of Austin home to one of the largest non-academic cardiovascular research programs in the worldis a 58- bed hospital with a comprehensive 24-hour emergency department, an advanced Executive Wellness Program, five operating rooms (ORs), including two hybrid ORs, three catheterization labs and two electrophysiology labs. It is one of the highest performing cardiovascular facilities in the nation, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Healthgrades awarded Heart Hospital of Austin, in conjunction with its parent campus, St.
David's Medical Center, the 2016 America's 100 Best Hospitals Award, 2016 Patient Safety Excellence Award and the 2016 Outstanding Patient Experience Awarda unique trio of awards that only three hospitals in the nation were able to achieve. Heart Hospital of Austin has been named one of the Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals in the nation by Truven Health Analytics for nine years and to Truven's list of 100 Top Hospitals for four years, in conjunction with St.
David's Medical Center.
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.
JOB SUMMARY (Primary purpose of the position.)
The MCS Coordinator is a registered nurse who plans, coordinates and implements the care of the ECMO, heart failure patients and the pre/post-VAD patient, case management, as applicable, in both the in-patient and out- patient settings in accordance with the nursing process. This position has 24-hour accountability for the clinical practice of nursing and coordination for the delivery of patient care for the ECMO/VAD patient populations.
This role encompasses coordination of human, fiscal and other resources, development of personnel, compliance with regulatory and professional standards, strategic planning and fostering of collaborative relationships. Participates in direct patient care as needed, including rotational on-call coverage. Collaborates with other team leaders in sharing of staff and resources, as well as assists in the cross training of the staff. Participates in providing patient specific care standards as directed, and follows service excellence standards to ensure high levels of patient satisfaction.
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED (Minimum amount of specifically related experience which is required to perform the role at this level.
Requires a minimum of two years of critical care experience and one year experience in management of organ failure/transplant/VAD patients preferred.
EDUCATION REQUIRED (Minimum formal academic training which typically provides the knowledge and skills necessary for successful job performance. Note in Other if experience may be substituted.)
Bachelor's Degree-Major: Nursing
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Registered Nurse with current state licensure or licensure from a state within the Nursing Compact.
Required Upon Hire
Required within 90 days - If working under compact license, must have current state licensure within 90 days.
BLS certification from the American Heart Association
Required Upon Hire
ACLS certification from the American Heart Association
Required Upon Hire
Preferred: Certified in specialty area