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Virginia Mason Medical RN - Outpatient: Cardiology in Seattle, Washington

JOB DESCRIPTION Job Number: 202387 Department: Cardiology Hours: variable 7a - 5pOur outpatient cardiology clinic has a new full-time position for an experienced RN. This will be a Monday-Friday schedule with no weekends or holidays!! This position coordinates all aspects of structural heart procedures, as well as provides support to the department in the day to day functioning of the cardiology and structural heart program including patient care and research coordination. The rolefunctions as a coordinatorincorporating all elements of Virginia Mason's Nursing Professional Practice Model into caring for patients from initial referral, consult, procedure, inpatient hospital stay post-procedure, transition back to the referring physician, and through one year post procedure follow up and date collection for quality tracking purposes. At Virginia Mason our Registered Nurses blend skill, expertise and critical thinking with care, compassion and personal relationships to truly connect with their patients. Ours is a culture that fosters learning and innovation and challenges you to reach your full potential.Our Registered Nurses, physicians and other team members collaborate to provide the most positive patient experience possible. As the experts on the front line of patient care, you will have the opportunity to provide input and insight in creating change, improving process and reshaping the way our patient care is delivered.As a Registered Nurse at Virginia Mason youare able to grow personally and professionally as you make a dramatic difference in the lives of others.The responsibilities of the Registered Nurse in this role includes:Performs pre-structural heart procedure duties such as communicating with patients, referring physicians, and scheduling team on the status of patients within the structural heart process. Coordinating and facilitating quality management of a cardiac-based outpatient population across the continuum of care.Providing skilled triage and assessment, education, collaboration and coordination of healthcare and community resources, Educating patients and caregivers, providers, and team members on the procedures, what to expect before, during, and after, and instructions for home care and follow up.Providing patient advice and education throughout the continiumn of careAssisting in prioritizing daily work of the clinic Providing direction to team members, including oversight of Medical Assistant's clinical competency. Qualifications:Current Washington State licensure as an RNCPR certification is required every two yearsBachelors of Science of NursingStrong patient assessment skills, ability to work collaboratively in team setting, current working knowledge of electronic medical records.Ideal candidates will have a strong background in cardiology, excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Care coordination and experience collaborating with various stakeholders is also strongly preferred. Virginia Mason offers much more than competitive compensation and benefits. With continuing education opportunities and the added potential of relocation assistance, you will find our commitment to your well-being is both rewarding and refreshing. There is also the lifestyle benefit that comes with finding yourself in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by the vibrancy and sophistication of one of the most livable cities in the country, finding the perfect urban or outdoor pursuit will instinctively and pleasurable become second nature.We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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