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LVAD/ECMO Coordinator - Cardiology Administration - FT Days at Careers | UC Irvine Health - 13405

Updated: November 14, 2019
Job Family: Management

Job Description & Salary Range


UC Title:                                       Nurse Services Supervisor 2

Position Number:                      10007213

Reports to:                                  Ambulatory Care Admin Mgr 1

Working Title:                             LVAD/ECMO Coordinator

Cost Center:                               Cardiology Administration (8759)

Bargaining Unit:                        None

FLSA:                                            Nonexempt

Job Code:                                    6508

Date Created:                             10/15/2019

Shift:                                              Day Shift

Hours:                                          40.00


Position Summary: 

Incumbent supervises the mechanical circulatory support (MCS) program. Participates in the clinical management of pre and post ventricular assist device (VAD) implant patients in collaboration with the physicians and coordinates the clinical evaluation of potential MCS candidates. Provides patient care and consultation during clinic visits, discharge and follow up. Is a resource for nursing and hospital staff on patient care, maintaining MCS equipment and. Oversees patient care in the mechanical circulatory program Facilitates the management of the mechanical circulatory patient population to promote efficient, cost effective, quality care to both the patient and the institution. Ensures compliance with state, federal, and organizational guidelines and other regulatory agencies.


Salary Range: 


Rate    Minimum  $41.19   Midpoint  $70.21   Maximum  $99.23


Required Qualifications:

Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload

All external candidates must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Basic Life Support Certification from AHA

Current ACLS certification

Current CA RN license

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Minimum 4 years recent clinical experience

Minimum one (1) year of experience as a VAD coordinator

Minimum tone (1) year of experience in acute care with VAD/MCS

Must be able to participate in on call rotation and work occasional weekends & evenings

Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job

Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties

Prior ICU Nurse experience


Preferred Qualifications:

Bilingual in English/Spanish or English/Vietnamese (certain clinics may require this qualification)

Working knowledge of cardiothoracic surgery patient care needs


Physical, Mental & Environmental Demands:

To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

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