Inpatient Direct Care Nurses - Baystate Health

Req#: R31412
Category(s): Nursing, Inpatient Direct Care Nurses
Full Time / Part Time: Per Diem
Shift: First

The Heart & Vascular RN Coordinator will play a vital role in enhancing the quality of patient care and optimizing clinical practices within our organization. Reporting to the nursing or service line director, you will be responsible for coordinating and leading the planning and implementation of clinical initiatives to improve the quality, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of care delivery in our H & V programs.

  • Collaborate closely with a multidisciplinary team and identified physician leaders to optimize patient outcomes and promote evidence-based practices.
  • Work in tandem with the heart failure and structural heart teams to enhance care coordination and ensure that appropriate patients receive timely procedures.
  • Strive to provide timely access to treatments, reduce readmissions, improve clinical outcomes, enhance patient satisfaction, and effectively manage financial resources.
  • Accountable for the effective management and coordination of care of patients primarily being evaluated for cardiovascular procedures.
  • Partner with the interventional cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgical team, and clinical staff of multiple departments, both inpatient and outpatient within Baystate Health and external local and regional healthcare facilities to coordinate the care of cardiovascular patients who are being evaluated and selected for cardiovascular procedures through their pre- and post-procedure care.
  • Works in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team to plan, direct, and evaluate the care provided to patients and their families. This coordinator is a front-line nurse leader with excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills. The coordinator possesses expert clinical knowledge, which is applied to systematically and continuously collect and assess data in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team and the ACC-NCDR Data Coordinator to provide and improve quality patient outcomes for the patient and Baystate Medical Center's Heart & Vascular program.
  • Collaborates with inter-professional team members to enhance outcomes across the continuum of care by utilizing, critiquing, and/or conducting research to promote evidenced based practice.
  • Evaluate current clinical practices of referring providers and staff and provide education to ensure research-based best clinical practice is delivered to patients. The Heart & Vascular RN Coordinator provides leadership as a member of the multidisciplinary team collaborating in the development, execution, and evaluation of their respective Heart and Vascular program.
  • Communicates professionally and effectively with the faculty and staff in planning for programmatic changes using tact, discretion, and diplomacy; is skilled in problem-solving techniques, conflict resolution, and team building development, and provides feedback to team members appropriately.
  • Assist and support patient and family in understanding and navigating through a complex clinical eval, maintain expert clinical knowledge and advanced certifications in nursing practice with a special focus in the specialty to be a strong clinical resource.

Qualifications

  • MA RN License
  • Bachelor's degree, master’s strongly preferred or matriculation
  • 5 years of relevant nursing experience in an acute care, cardiac inpatient setting

Hours & Location

  • Per Diem – Ideal candidate will be available to work at least 16 hours / week Monday – Friday
  • Location – On site and BMC

You Belong At Baystate

At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.

DIVERSE TEAMS. DIVERSE PATIENTS. DIVERSE LOCATIONS.

Education:

Bachelor of Science (Required), Master of Science

Certifications:

Registered Nurse – Other

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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