Registered Nurse MCS Coordinator in Austin, Texas, United States
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Heart Hospital of Austin

Registered Nurse MCS Coordinator

Austin, TX, United States
Full-time • Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate
Registered Nurse   Job ID: 466206
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Introduction

Heart Hospital of Austin 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 Registered Nurse MCS Coordinator position.

Benefits

Heart Hospital of Austin 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)

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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 Heart Hospital of Austin!

Job Summary and Qualifications

The MCS Coordinator is a registered nurse who plans, coordinates and implements the care of the ECMO, heart failure patients and the pre/post-VAD patient, case management, as applicable, in both the in-patient and out- patient settings in accordance with the nursing process. This position has 24-hour accountability for the clinical practice of nursing and coordination for the delivery of patient care for the ECMO/VAD patient populations. This role encompasses coordination of human, fiscal and other resources, development of personnel, compliance with regulatory and professional standards, strategic planning and fostering of collaborative relationships. Participates in direct patient care as needed, including rotational on-call coverage. Collaborates with other team leaders in sharing of staff and resources, as well as assists in the cross training of the staff. Participates in providing patient specific care standards as directed, and follows service excellence standards to ensure high levels of patient satisfaction

  • Assist in the program development of ECMO and VAD.
  • Attend and participate in facility meetings.
  • Supports the ECMO/VAD Process Improvement Committee preparations as required.
  • Actively participates in administering patient care and management of related service.
  • Assist in the participation in ECMO/VAD Data Registries, Data Entry with accuracy and integrity of data as a priority.
  • Reviews, analyzes and takes action as needed to improve ECMO/VAD registry data. Participates in the development and maintenance of the VAD statistical databases, Intermacs and any registries pertaining to VAD services.
  • Communicates with staff and physicians on administrative issues and follows-up to bring closure to such issues.
  • Takes call for the ECMO/VAD program

Requirements

Experience

  • 2 years of critical care experience in a hospital setting
  • one year experience in management of organ failure/transplant/VAD/ECMO patients preferred

Education

  • Associate’s Degree-Major: Nursing. Employee will enroll in a RN to BSN program within first year of employment, and graduate with BSN within 3 years of enrollment date.
  • BSN Preferred

Licenses and Certifications

  • Current State of Texas Registered Nurse (RN) license or Compact Registered Nursing License. If Compact License, Texas license must be obtained within 90 days of hire
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification as per St. David’s Healthcare policy
  • ACLS certification as per St. David’s Healthcare policy

    This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

    Heart Hospital of Austin, which is part of St. David’s HealthCare, is a 58-bed hospital. We are one of the highest performing cardiovascular facilities in the nation. We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. It features a comprehensive 24-hour emergency department. We have an advanced Executive Wellness Program. Our six operating rooms (ORs), including three hybrid ORs serve the city of Austin. We have three catheterization labs and electrophysiology services as well. It is home to one of the largest non-academic cardiovascular research programs in the world.

    HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade.

    HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

    "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 Registered Nurse Clinical Nurse 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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    Registered Nurse
    Full-time • Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate

    COVID-19 Vaccination

    In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

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