RN Care Coordinator - Heart & Vascular Center

York, PA | Professional | Tracking Code: 69501

Schedule & Location

Full Time Day (80 hours every two weeks)

Heart & Vascular Center 30 Monument Road York PA

Job Description

Under the supervision of the Heart and Vascular Leadership team, coordinates patient care in the outpatient setting to encompass a thorough continuum of quality cardiovascular/electrophysiology care for patients with implanted cardiac devices and external cardiac monitoring devices.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Duties and Responsibilities.

  2. Introduction of the patient to the health system.
  3. Serves as a liaison and consistent contact between the patient families and healthcare team throughout the process of diagnosis and treatment.
  4. Compiles patient’s current health record information, with investigation into current relevant test results, medications, lab results, and health history.
  5. Works to assist patients in coordination of the plan of care, including proper preparation of pts for tests and procedures, as well as follow up care.
  6. Interrogates, interprets and programs CIEDs providing full disclosure reports to the providers per protocol for approval and entry to the EMR.
  7. Monitor and evaluate critical cardiac rhythms and EKG rhythm analysis in-person and from remote transmissions and external cardiac monitor alerts.
  8. Evaluate and triage remote alerts from all device vendor websites, retrieval and triage of the information, prepares full disclosure reports for provider approval and entry to the EMR.
  9. Triage and assessment of symptomatic patients in the EP clinic with escalation of care to the provider level when necessary.
  10. Triaging and management of patient phone calls, in basket messages and communication of results.
  11. Ability to communicate critical findings to supervisor and/or providers directly and in a timely fashion.
  12. Ensure charges are entered accurately to include correct diagnosis codes.            
  13. Expectation of continuing education regarding electrophysiology and CIEDs.
  14.  Ensures the timely delivery of quality services for patients
  15. Establishes, monitors, and revises educational materials for patient teaching.    Provides individualized educational materials to patients and families for medications, diagnosis, CIEDs and remote monitoring services.
  16. Maybe responsible for PI and other metrics to determine effectiveness, quality and safety of the patient’s experience, as well as possible participation in quality programs.
  17. Thorough knowledge of evidence based / best practice.
  18. Assists providers with in-basket message clarifications.
  19. Protects patient confidentiality by promoting professional staff communications.
  20. Schedule CIED in clinic visits and remotes based on appropriate timing to support safe device follow-up care.

Required Education / Experience

  • 3 - 5 years cardiovascular acute care is with Cardiovascular implantable electronic devices (CIEDs RCES and / or CCDS certification preferred
  • RN is required; BSN is preferred
  • Cardiac rhythm experience mandatory
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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

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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.

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