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Job #9233927
VAD Coordinator
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Relief - 7:30am-4am - Varied Days & Hours, including Weekend & Holiday Coverage - 8 Hours/Week
Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health
1200 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001
Reporting to the Manager – VAD Program, under the general direction of the Division Chief of Cardiac Surgery and Clinical Nurse Director, and in collaboration with the Administrative Director of the Department of Surgery, assists in the development and growth of the Ventricular Assist Device Program. The VAD Coordinator will provide clinical expertise for patients with heart failure requiring ventricular assist device placement through all phases of care in the inpatient and outpatient setting. This role provides care to adult patients aged 18+.

  • 2+ years of experience in critical care required and minimum 2+ years of VAD program experience preferred.
  • Master's degree in Nursing or graduate from an AMA-accredited Physician Assistant Program required.
  • Acute Care Nurse Practitioner preferred, but not required.
  • Valid, unrestricted CRNP license and RN license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, if Nurse Practitioner. Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, if Physician Assistant.
  • DEA certificate, CPR and ACLS required.
  • Computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Excellent oral and written communication, customer satisfaction, problem-solving and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of relevant software and hardware.
Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health is an equal opportunity employer, and our policy prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
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