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Clinical Coordinator (RN) - Cardiac Rehab

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MidState Medical Center


Meriden, CT

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Job Schedule: Part Time
Standard Hours: 32
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:

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Serving our community since 1998, MidState Medical Center is a vibrant and progressive organization with a genuine concern for our patients, community, and employee’s alike. We’ve earned top honors for quality stroke care, gold level recognition for organ donation, and employing leaders in the field of cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation, providing the highest quality level of care.

Job Summary
The Cardiac Rehabilitation Nurse Coordinator will have expertise in the cardiovascular specialty areas. Their role will integrate the components of clinician, teacher, consultant and researcher into direct patient care.
Key Areas of Responsibility
• Completes Initial Assessment for patients referred to the outpatient cardiac rehabilitation program
• Identifies indications for participation, contraindications for participation and specific monitoring needs and risk factor modification goals for each patient.
• Completes patient education/counseling and documents treatment plan, including measurable goals, tailored to the individualized goals/needs of each patient referred to the program.
• Evaluates, monitors and documents multiple patients response to exercise therapy prior to, during and after exercise therapy. This ongoing assessment includes blood pressure, heart rate, rate of perceived exertion, telemetry/EKG, and may also include oxygen saturation, daily weight, blood sugar and ventricular assist devices
• Reports any significant participant acute conditions (e.g: dysrhythmias, blood pressure, angina symptoms, weight gain) to the supervising physician immediately. Reports ongoing, abnormal trends to physician/provider as needed (ex: elevated blood pressure; abnormally low blood pressure, episodes of hypo/hyperglycemia) via event report.
• Initiates ACLS measures and/or emergency care according to hospital policy. Works with team to prepare and maintain AACVPR Certification
• Completes tasks related to patient recruitment, insurance pre-certification, registration, and records management (Scott Care, Epic) as needed


Education: Associates degree from accredited school of nursing (ASN), Bachelor’s degree preferred (BSN)

Experience: Two years’ experience in a cardiovascular clinical area required e.g.: Coronary Care, Cardiac Rehab, and/ or Congestive Heart Failure. Previous experience in a cardiac rehab department with knowledge of exercise therapy preferred.

Licensure, Certification, Registration:
Current Connecticut RN State License
Current BLS/ACLS Certification

Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements:
• Meets the skills criteria for Cardiac Rehab Nurse Competencies.
• Capable of meeting the physical and emotional demands of the position
• Desire to work within a comprehensive health care team
• Keeps current in the field of cardiac rehabilitation through journals, in-services, mock codes, conferences and staff meetings

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