SHIFT: No Weekends
Work Schedule: Full-Time Days
We are currently offering a SIGN ON BONUS OF UP TO $5,000 for eligible candidates!
About Medical City of Fort Worth
Medical City of Ft. Worth is a 320 bed MAGNET facility located in the heart of Fort Worth. Medical City Healthcare serves as a tertiary referral center not only for Tarrant County, but also numerous counties within a 90 mile radius.
- Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI
- Accredited AMI Program
- Accredited Comprehensive Stroke Center
- Cardiovascular Center of Excellence
- Magnet Re-designation December 2015
The Structural Heart Nurse Navigator is a registered nurse who facilitates seamless care from referral through follow up. This position plans, coordinates and facilitates the care of the structural heart patient according to established national standards and practices. The registered nurse, functions autonomously, demonstrates professional behavior, critical thinking skills, scientific judgment, and leadership in the anticipation and planning for the care of the patient. The Structural Heart Nurse Navigator is involved in education of patients, families, physicians, and staff. This position works closely with a multidisciplinary team including cardiac surgeons, interventional cardiologists, cardiologists, radiologists and other members of the health care team in providing care for the structural heart patients. In addition, he/she will be accountable for tracking identified navigational and quality metrics as well as implementation of interventions to attain and maintain set metrics.
Education and Training Experience Required
Graduate of accredited school of professional nursing.
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred.
Graduate from an accredited Clinical Nurse Specialist program preferred.
Strong Clinical experience – prior cardiovascular experience required. Cardiac clinic experience preferred.
Prior Cardiac Cath lab, Cardiovascular ICU experience preferred.
Special Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
RN with current licensure or with temporary permit to practice from the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas.