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    MCS RN Coordinator (LVAD) - FT Days - Transplant Institute - Baptist Medical Center - Located In Oklahoma

    Integris Health
    Weatherford, OK 73096
    Full-time
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    Job Description

    The Mechanical Circulatory Support Coordinator provides comprehensive care to our MCS patient population from pre-implant throughout the duration

    of the patient's life while supported with the MCS device. This work has a direct impact on length of stay, quality measures as required by Joint Commission, as well as patient outcomes, safety and satisfaction. Our program supports over 160 patients, one of the largest in the U.S.

    ***$5,000 Sign On Bonus with a one year commitment***


    MCS RN Coordinator

    Job Code: 1325

    Position Summary:

    The MCS RN Coordinator educates family and patient throughout the transplant procedure. Ensures proper patient flow by coordinator with various departments throughout the hospital. The Coordinator will also assist the clinic in device research. Adheres to National Patient Safety Goals as appropriate based on the level of patient contact this position requires.

    INTEGRIS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All applicants will receive consideration regardless of membership in any protected status as defined by applicable state or federal law, including protected veteran or disability status.

    Essential Functions:

    The MCS RN Coordinator responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

    * Coordinates directly with physician staff, nursing and ancillary departments to facilitate proper flow of patient care

    * Directly prepares family and patient for surgery, outlining in detail patient procedure and through-put process

    * Assembles sterile pump in the operating room

    * Provides transplantation/implantation and discharge education to the recipient and family

    * Conducts nursing research and collaborative research with physician related activities, including gathering of data and analyzing results

    * Drives to the metro as well as rural communities to visit with patients and community agencies regarding care of the LVAD patient

    * Transports patients within hospital

    Accountability:

    The MCS RN Coordinator reports to the Nurse Manager.

    Required Physical Demands (Subject to Reasonable Accommodation):

    Keyboarding/Dexterity: Occasionally; activity exists up to 1/3 of the time
    Standing/Walking: Constantly; activity exits up to 2/3 of the time
    Strength (Lift/Carry/Push/Pull): Medium (Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, or 10 to 25 pounds of force constantly to move objects)
    Talking (Must be able to effectively communicate verbally): Yes
    Seeing: Yes
    Hearing: Yes
    Color Acuity (Must be able to distinguish and identify colors): Yes



    This position may have additional or varied physical demand and/or respiratory fit test requirements. Please consult the Physical Demands Project SharePoint site or contact Risk Management/Employee Health for additional information.

    Environmental Conditions:

    Exposure to infectious diseases, blood and body fluids. May be up 24 hours or longer at a time assisting with transplant procedures and patient care. Assumes 24-hour on-call responsibilities as scheduled. On-call requires return to the hospital for duty.

    All applicants will receive consideration regardless of membership in any protected status as defined by applicable state or federal law, including protected veteran or disability status.

    Qualifications:


    * Current licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Oklahoma or current multistate license from a Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) member state

    * 2 years nursing experience; ICU, medical-surgical, and/or clinical transplantation experience preferred

    * 2 years Critical Care LPN or Paramedic experience may be substituted for 2 years of RN experience

    * Bachelors degree in Nursing may be substituted for 2 years of RN experience

    * CCTC certification upon eligibility required

    * Valid Oklahoma driver's license and automobile insurance verification required

    * Must provide own transportation

    * Must be able to communicate effectively in English (verbal/written)

    Posting ID: 569337706Posted: 2020-09-16