San Antonio Regional Hospital

Structural Heart Nurse Navigator

Department
Cardiac Administration
Status
Regular Full-Time
Shift
Varied
Weekly Hours
40
Requisition ID
2017-5383

Overview

POSITION SUMMARY

The Structural Heart Nurse Navigator facilitates seamless care from referral to follow-up for patients with structural heart disease. The Structural Heart Nurse Navigator is responsible for the following:

  • Managing and coordinates all aspects of the structural heart disease program.
  • Facilitates a team approach and collaborates with the multidisciplinary team to establish a plan of care starting from initial interventional evaluation and following the continuum of care including pre-procedure, post-procedure, and continued follow-up care post procedure.
  • Work with the patient and family to provide teaching, education and support throughout the process.
  • Ensure accreditation and regulatory compliance, improvement with national and state/local public-reported measures.
  • Maintenance of established electronic database, and submits patient demographic, medical and progress report information within designated time frames as required by local, State, and federal agencies.
  • Participates in the department quality improvement program and strives to optimize patient outcomes through patient education and clinical expertise.
  • Scheduling outpatient evaluations, follow-ups, and implantation scheduling.
  • Marketing and community outreach for the structural heart program.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

Education:  Graduate of Nursing Program.  BSN or higher preferred.

 

Experience: Minimum 3-5 years' cardiac experience with demonstrated leadership skills required. TAVR experience preferred, TVT Registry experience preferred. Five years of experience in critical care nursing, with a focus in cardiovascular surgery. 

 

Knowledge and Skills:  Ability to deal effectively and problem solve with patients, families, physicians and hospital staff.

 

 

License/Certifications:  Valid CA RN license required. Current American Heart Association BLS card and ACLS required.

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