RN - Chest Pain Center Program Coordinator - Full Time

York, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 65286

Job Description:

Under general supervision of the Director-Invasive Cardiology for WellSpan Heart and Vascular Services, is primarily committed to improving patient care, directly and indirectly, as a consultant, change agent, educator, researcher and leader for cardiovascular specific patient populations. Exemplifies and promotes nursing practice excellence by impacting on patient care outcomes. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team members to achieve and maintain accreditation through the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and develops educational programs that foster optimal patient outcomes within a defined population.


Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Accountabilities:

  1. Initiates, implements, and evaluates process redesign and system changes as required to achieve/maintain Chest Pain Program Accreditation.
  2. Assumes the role of project manager for the ACC Chest Pain Accreditation Program.
  3. Participates in the creation of new policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment and safety measures as it relates to the chest pain program accreditation process.
  4. Oversees and manages the Chest Pain Center (CPC) program with frequent collaboration from the multidisciplinary committee and steering committee as needed.
  5. Effectively organizes the essential components for process improvement in regards to the ACC standards of accreditation which focuses on governance, community outreach, pre-hospital, early stabilization, acute care, transitional care and clinical quality measures.
  6. Acts as a resource and role model.
  7. Coordinates the education, training and orientation of staff and students.
  8. Develops, implements and evaluates education programs for Wellspan Heart and Vascular, including staff, students and multidisciplinary teams.
  9. Collects, analyzes and disseminates data related to cardiovascular patient populations/audiences.
  10. Acts as a cardiac data administrator to oversee data abstraction for CPC accreditation database.

NonEssential Accountabilities:

  1. Attends meetings as required, and participates on committees as requested.
  2. Performs other related duties as identified.

Common Expectations:

  1. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the assigned patient population. Assesses and interprets patient age specific data and provides appropriate, age specific treatment. Provides direct patient care to assigned patient age group(s).
  2. Demonstrates a commitment to patient, visitor and staff by: complying with all applicable safety regulations; learning the impact of medical errors and methodology that will lead to reduction of errors; reporting actual and potential errors, as well as hazardous conditions; identifying opportunities to standardize processes and "error proof" systems that will lead to increased safety; and participating in safety education programs and root cause analyses as required.
  3. Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  4. Enhances professional growth and development through advanced/continuing education to maintain up-to-date knowledge, skills, and competencies. Shares pertinent information and job knowledge, related to readings, educational programs or participation in professional nursing organization activities
  5. Acts as liaison between the involved disciplines bringing all stakeholders to a common ground/accord.
  6. Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.The following are nonessential job accountabilities for purposes:


  • Notes:
    • Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum Experience:
    • 3 - 5 years
  • Minimum Education:
    • Master's Degree
  • Required Certification:
    • Registration and current RN license in PA; CNS Certification; CPR certification; Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
  • Physical Demands:
    • Frequent prolonged standing/walking
    • Occasionally lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients
    • Occasionally lifts supplies/equipment
    • Occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Welcome. Respect. Value.

Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)