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DescriptionJob Schedule: Full Time
Work where every moment matters.
Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.
Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals as well as a Level I trauma center. Hartford Hospital is on the cutting edge of technology & medical care and is home to the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. Housing the Northeast’s largest robotic surgery center, committed to becoming the best in the country for patient safety and is pursuing that goal by taking innovative action and creating a culture of safety at every level within the organization.
The Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute brings together cardiac care specialists – increasing collaboration and care coordination – all under one roof. Our system of care includes a truly integrated team with the most talented, experienced, and compassionate caregivers and physicians, backed by the latest cutting-edge technology.
The award-winning Heart & Vascular Institute is a national leader in advancing cardiac care, offering heart disease prevention, treatment, surgery and research. We received “top performer” recognition by The Joint Commission for performance on evidence-based care processes for the treatment of heart attack, and were recognized by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association as a Get with the Guidelines® - Stroke GOLD PLUS Achievement Award winner in 2016.
The HVI Interventional Cardiology Nurse Navigator is responsible for coordinating the individualized patient and family centered care of cardiac patients throughout the care continuum. They will work closely with physicians in the Cardiac Cath lab to coordinate the patient’s care plan, serving as a member of the multidisciplinary team, functioning as a patient advocate, educator, and liaison between the patient and all other appropriate services after discharge. The Nurse Navigator will coordinate and work collaboratively to ensure efficient transition of care for all referred cardiac patients. The initial patient population will be confined to Hartford Hospital Medical Group Interventional Cardiology elective patients admitted to JB2 with plans to extend role as needed. The role will also include collaboration with the office staff in Medical Office Building to identify high risk patients: such as caregiver issues, compliance problems, high levels of anxiety or other special needs related to the procedure. This role will work closely with the Cath Lab Manager to initiate collaboration with referring physicians and their office staff.
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing Required.
Master’s Degree/CNL preferred
Current CT RN Nursing Licenese
Highly experienced as an RN - Registered Nurse.
At least 5 years in cardiology in Cath Lab or EP preferred
Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements
• Must be self-directed and able to function independently as well as maintaining an effective presence in a team setting.
• Effective leadership skills with the ability to clearly communicate with tact and confidentiality.
• Ability to adapt and be flexible to the needs of the Heart and Vascular Institute as this role evolves.
• Ability to utilize advanced critical thinking and judgment to make safe recommendations.
• Ability to concurrently manage multiple priorities.
• Database management preferred.
• Experience with Excel and PowerPoint preferred.
• Must have own reliable transportation and valid driver’s license.
• Ability to network and build relationships with community providers and their staff
We take great care of careers.
With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.