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Prog Mgr Valve Center

Job ID: 85651
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Prog Mgr Valve Center for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position. The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $46.46 – $69.68. The actual hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to, the job/position responsibilities, location, terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement, education, training, work experience, seniority, work performance, etc.

Job Summary

Responsible for the coordination of the Valve Center & Structural Heart Program. Ensures continuity of care through optimized patient assessment, clinical triage coordination, direct communication with physicians, daily patient management. Provides a continuum of patient and family education from referral to follow-up. Coordinator is the primary contact for referring physicians, patients, families, hospital and office staff, and vendors. This position oversees the OHVI Nurse Coordinators.

Essential Functions

  • Assist patient and families in understanding their diagnosis and the work-up involved to qualify for the TAVR/ Valve procedure and follow-up.
  • Develop and coordinate clinical guidelines of practice for office, OR, the ICU and the OHVI nursing unit.
  • Act as single point of contact for patients and families, including telephone triage, and the wait to be scheduled for the TAVR.
  • Follow patients through the continuum, including Pre-admission testing, inpatient admission, 30 day and one year follow up.
  • Reinforce patient education and direct patients and families to available resources and support services.
  • Ensure patients receive a treatment plan that is understandable and feasible.
  • Assess for clinical, emotional, spiritual, psychosocial and other patient/family needs.
  • Assures all Medicare requirements in National Coverage Decision for TAVR are completed.
  • Coordinate timely scheduling of tests, procedures, and appointments.
  • Develop case review presentation for case review meetings
  • Work closely with data analyst to collect TVT registry data, track outcomes and support strategic planning processes.
  • Participate in quality improvement initiatives.
  • Provides leadership for OHVI Nurse Coordinators.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education

  • Accredited School of Nursing Required through State Board of Nursing approved program 
  • Bachelor's Degree Preferred: Nursing.

Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years Required: Experience in Cardiac nursing including three years of clinical experience in a hospital environment 
  • Preferred: Management and/or program development experience

Credentials

  • Required: Registered Nurse- WA
  • Required Upon Hire: Basic Life Support 
  • Preferred: CVRN or CCVN certification

Skills

  • Must be able to work in self-direct environment. (Required)
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills. (Required)
  • Excellent physician relations (Required)
  • Providing leadership and support without direct authority (Required)
  • Proficient computer skills including MS Office applications. (Required)
  • Insight into the roles and responsibilities of the interdisciplinary team members. (Required)
  • Self-directed, results oriented (Required)

Working Conditions

Lifting

  • Patient handling no greater than 35 lbs. without the use of assistive equipment and/or devices (NIOSH).
  • Fine motor skills to be able to grasp and control medical equipment and perform precise procedures.
  • Push/Pull: Frequently up to 45 lbs. force (i.e., WOW, medical carts).
  • Perform hands on CPR at least 20 mins using 100-125 lbs. of force (National Assoc. of EMS Physicians and AHA) Frequency should be seldom or occasionally.
  • Ability to move around area with frequent sitting.
  • Bending/ stooping/ squatting/ reaching/ kneeling frequently.
  • Lifting (non-patient) up to 20 lbs. occasionally and 5 lbs. frequently.

Environmental Conditions

  • Exposure to biohazard, body fluids and airborne particles.
  • Must be able to complete tasks in a noisy environment.

Mental/Visual

  • Vision and hearing required within normal limits (glasses, contacts, hearing aids permitted).
  • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.

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