Advertised Summary Job Description: The Clinical Coordinator II will be responsible for working with the LVAD team consisting of cardiac Surgeons, Cardiologists and Nurse Practitioners under the Guidance of the Chief Nurse Practitioner. The Clinical Coordinator will implement nursing care in the outpatient settings. He or she will be based in office and clinical settings for VAD patients. The incumbent will be responsible for obtaining and reviewing laboratory and other diagnostic tests results and implement necessary adjustments, as discussed with the VAD team (NP'S, cardiologist or surgeon as the case requires) and will be responsible to document the results/intervention. He/she will assist in obtaining prior authorizations for medications/diagnostic procedures for VAD patients and other insurance matters as directed by the NP. He/she will be expected to evaluate symptomatic patients and conduct telephone triage. He/she will assist in the completion of preoperative prior to VAD surgery and he/she will assist with NP in clinical setting in obtaining vital signs, downloading VAD data and collecting intermacs data.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a Bachelor degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus 4 years of experience. A Master's degree can substitute in part for the required experience. Graduate of an accredited Registered Nurse Program from a recognized college or university. Current New York Registered Nurse License, BCLS and ACLS certification with recent cardiology experience required. Excellent clinical, interpersonal and communication (both written and verbal) skills required, Bi-lingual a plus
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