RN Heart Failure Program Coord
Company: CHI Franciscan St Joseph Medical Center
Posted on: October 7, 2021
2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality
care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI
Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new
health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason
Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and
expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals
and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we are
empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and
well-being of our communities.
Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of
patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a
seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home.
From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized
care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with
convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and
innovative treatments and technologies.
As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following
starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the
Time Off (PTO)
health spending accounts (FSA)
401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
Assistance for career growth and development
premium account for additional support with children, pets,
dependent adults, and household needs
Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify
job is responsible for the coordination of Heart Failure (HF)
initiatives regionally across CHI Franciscan Health (CHI-FH) and
for related community outreach, including developing, implementing,
managing and evaluating a comprehensive HF program in keeping with
professional standards, applicable regulatory requirements and
business/patient care objectives of the organization.
is focused on establishing and maintaining a comprehensive and
seamless inter-disciplinary continuum of prompt and high quality
patient care to meet the unique and specialized needs of heart
failure patients and to foster optimal clinical
incumbent works collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team on
program development/implementation efforts, and serves as a
clinical expert to healthcare providers, hospital staff, patients,
families and the community at large with respect to all aspects of
heart failure disease management and care.
includes developing and delivering education to patients with
emphasis on symptom recognition and risk factor modification, as
well as ongoing training/support to healthcare providers in general
heart failure care and the latest treatment
Essential Job Functions
and/or coordinates the development, implementation and organization
of CHI-FH HF Team Algorithms/Protocols/Clinical Pathway/Order Sets
in accordance with established policies, procedures, standards and
(in conjunction with interdisciplinary team) plans and procedures
to foster HF prevention/treatment/rehabilitation programs, address
efficacy/cost effectiveness of services provided, enhance customer
service and generate increased volume/revenue.
ongoing review and monitoring of HF care-related documentation to
ensure continued adherence to standardized HF orders, nursing
pathway and protocols and that care given was appropriate based on
established regulatory requirements/guidelines; identifies issues,
determines causes and provides education/guidance to preclude the
occurrence of future issues.
and reports on program including costs, patient/clinical outcomes
and patient satisfaction.
abreast of current and emerging technological developments of
interest to the organization and regulatory requirements with
potential for impacting existing programs; assesses applicability
to current initiatives/objectives, identifying opportunities to
enhance current processes/outcomes; develops recommendations as
and refines the CHI-FH strategy for HF disease management programs
based on national trends that affect the provision of service,
expectations of quality, and financial performance.
the capacity to market services to meet the needs of the heart
failure patient population.
degree in nursing, and three years of recent related work
experience that demonstrates the attainment of the requisite job
knowledge, skills/abilities, preferably in an acute care hospital
in Cardiac, Emergency, Trauma or Critical Care nursing.
degree in nursing is preferred.
licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the Washington State
Board of Nursing.
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers through the
American Heart Association.
PCCN, CCRN and/or Case Management Certification is
Keywords: CHI Franciscan St Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma , RN Heart Failure Program Coord, Other , Tacoma, Washington
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