Structual Heart Coordinator

Aurora, Colorado
Nov 14, 2023
Nov 22, 2023
Nurse, Registered Nurse
Contract Type
Full Time
Salary Estimate: $83616.00 - $125424.00 / year
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The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range of candidates hired. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include your specific skills, how many years of experience you have and comparison to other employees already in this role. The typical candidate is hired below midpoint of the range.


Do you want to be appreciated daily? Our nurses are celebrated for being on the front line, empathetic for patients. At The Medical Center of Aurora our nurses set us apart from any other healthcare provider. We are seeking a(an) Coordinator Cardiac Services to join our healthcare family.


The Medical Center of Aurora, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:
  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

At The Medical Center of Aurora, our nurses play a vital part. We know that every nurse’s path and purpose is unique. Do you want to create your own personal career path in nursing? HCA Healthcare is your career destination! Our scale makes it possible for nurses to create the career path that fits their life – for life – and empowers their passion for patient care. Apply today for our Coordinator Cardiac Services opportunity.

Job Summary and Qualifications

This position supports the mission of The Medical Center of Aurora/Centennial Medical Plaza of optimizing the quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person.

The Heart and Vascular Center at The Medical Center of Aurora focuses on the cardiovascular patient population, including arrhythmias, heart failure, ACS and valvular dysfunction

Under general supervision, in accordance with our mission and core values, utilizing advanced clinical knowledge and skills, the RN Coordinator will collaborate with physicians and nurse practitioners to provide direct care and oversee care coordination for patients in the Structural Heart Program both pre and post procedure, inpatient and coordinate the outpatient clinic. Prioritizing the patient experience and offering exceptional customer service are of upmost importance. Job duties include, but are not limited to:

·Receive and review referrals for appropriateness, reviewing with an attending as needed.

·Obtain all outside imaging, and other medical records

·Coordinate initial work up and diagnostic testing for patients and families. Also assists families coming in from out of town in finding lodging and amenities.

·Perform assessments and initial work up

·Have all testing available for review by cardiologist and CTS at valve clinic visit

·Participate in development of treatment or management plan. Assists in clinic alongside mid-levels and specialists

·Patient and family education

·Coordinates specialty visits

·Facilitate direct contact between specialist and referring physician regarding treatment plan

·Coordinate any additional testing i.e. cath, TEE, CT/MRI

·Upload required data to appropriate vendor and maintain communication with device representatives Provide clinical knowledge for authorization of procedures/pharmaceuticals

·Provide patients and families access to clinic remotely via phone

·Participates follow-up visits and coordinates further follow-up

·Initiates and coordinates outreach programs.

·Initiates and coordinates education for hospital staff.

·Tracks required data for quality

·Attends weekly conferences where applicable

·Enthusiasm for new treatment options for high and intermediate risk patients

·May take call for patients needing off hours phone support

·Consistently supports compliance and the principles of responsibility by maintaining confidentiality, protecting the assets of the organization, acting with integrity, reporting noncompliance, adhering to applicable federal and state laws and regulations and accreditation and licensure requirement

Position Requirements:

A.Licensure/Certification/Registration:Current licensure in the State of Colorado as a Registered Nurse, or current active multistate Registered Nurse license. BLS required from AHA or American Red Cross.

B.Education:Graduate of an accredited school of nursing – BSN required, MSN preferred.

C.Experience:Background in cardiac or pulmonary preferred and strong skills in coordination, facilitation, patient communication and physician relationships.

D.Special Qualifications:Strong focus on customer service and patient experience; ability to use Microsoft WORD, Excel, and data entry; ability to multi-task,

Performs independent nursing assessments, but works interdependently with the physician. Demonstrates an advanced level of expertise by incorporating critical thinking nursing practice. The Stroke Coordinator is accountable for his/her action. Provides safe and appropriate patient care within the Standards of Practice at RMC. Displays appropriate judgment and problem solving skills. Communicates positively and professionally with all internal and external customers. Demonstrates an ability to assume a leadership role with the health care team in planning and in the delivery of patient care.

Located in Aurora, Colorado, The Medical Center of Aurora offers over 346 beds. It has five medical campuses, including the Main South Campus, the North Campus Behavioral Health and Wellness Center, Centennial Medical Plaza, Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital, and Spalding Rehabilitation at P/SL. The Main Campus is a Level II Trauma Center with Primary Stroke Certification and Chest Pain Center accreditation, serving the eastern metro area and I-70 corridor. The South Campus has a Level III NICU. The hospital consistently receives 'A' grades from The Leapfrog Group and is recognized as one of the top five hospitals in the Denver metro area and the fourth-best hospital in Colorado by U.S. News & World Report. HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr. HCA Healthcare Co-Founder
Join a family that cares about every stage in your career! We are interviewing candidates for our Coordinator Cardiac Services opening. Apply today and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will reach out.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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