Cardiovascular Care Coordinator in Live Oak, Texas, United States
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Methodist Hospital Northeast

Cardiovascular Care Coordinator

Live Oak, TX, United States
Full-time  Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkdays Only 
Category: Registered Nurse • Job ID: 196337
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Description

Introduction

Methodist Hospital Northeast is committed to investing in the latest technology enabling nurses to work more efficiently. Are you passionate about delivering patient-centered care? Submit your application for Cardiovascular Care Coordinator position and spend more time at the bedside with the patient.

Benefits

Methodist Hospital Northeast offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

You contribute to our success let us contribute to yours! Whether you choose to focus on bedside care, a leadership or C-suite role, shape business and operational outcomes, or work to deliver clinical excellence behind the scenes in data science, case management or transfer centers. Unlock your potential at Methodist Hospital Northeast!


Job Summary and Qualifications

What you will do in this role:

Plans, coordinates, implements evidence-based program components, provides patient education and facilitates education and partnership with operative, critical care, and acute care nursing team members to facilitate safe, effective care of open heart and other cardiac surgical patients. 

Serves as a resource and consultant to the units providing care to this patient population, and facilitates process improvement and program growth to ensure our cardiac surgery program offers the very best in-patient care, safety, and optimal outcomes.

Maintains quality assurance program, concurrent data review, and contributes to policy, procedure, and planning for cardiac surgical programs. Responsible for maintaining national registries and synthesis of data to drive quality outcomes. Serves on committees and reports to facility and division level committees for accountability and improvement projects.

Instrumental in keeping abreast of the physician utilization, maintaining positive relationships with a variety of physician groups, and ensuring our program makes it easy for each physician to feel success and comfort as they entrust their patients to our care.

Coordinator follows all patients from pre-operative preparation, facilitates heart team review of each surgical candidate, ensures care milestones are achieved during inpatient post-surgical care, and then facilitates interim follow-up for 3-6 months post-surgery.


Education/License/Certifications: 
  • Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing, with a Baccalaureate Degree in nursing preferred.

  • Certification in BLS, ACLS, Basic Dysrhythmia Course.

  • License to practice professional nursing in the State of Texas

Experience: 
  • Critical care experience with experience in cardiovascular assessment.

  • Knowledge of and ability to apply principles of adult education.

  • Supervisory experience is recommended but not required.

Methodist Hospital Northeast is a 232 bed, full service hospital. We are home to the Joint Replacement Academy. We offer the latest treatment options for knee and hip pain. We house an impressive neurosurgical program. This program offers services from elective spine surgeries to advanced and comprehensive brain and spine care. 

We are recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association as a Certified Primary Stroke Center. We handle patients with urgency. We are acknowledged by the American College of Cardiology as an Accredited Chest Pain Center with Primary PCIa. All complaints are handled crucially. We are identified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for having a Pathway to Excellence Program. We dedicate resources to our employees. We have received the Mission: Lifeline® Bronze Receiving Quality Achievement Award. This is awarded for implementing specific quality improvements. These measures were outlined by the American Heart Association. The improvements impact the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. This was outlined by the Texas Award for Performance Excellence. We have been nationally recognized by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade A.

"Across HCA Healthcare’s more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare.
Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow."- Jane Englebright, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN
Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive

Join a family that cares about every stage in your career! We are interviewing candidates for our Cardiovascular Care Coordinator opening. Apply today and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will reach out.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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