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Cardiac Navigator RN

Company: CommonSpirit Health
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

**Cardiac Navigator RN**

West Des Moines, Iowa

MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center

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**Partnering for a stronger, healthier world.**

At CommonSpirit Health, we believe in the healing power of humanity. We invite you to explore our specialty areas and pursue a career in humankindness.

+ Employment Type: Full Time

+ Department: Cardiology Services

+ Hours/Pay Period: 80

**Requisition ID** 2022-270612 **Employment Type** Full Time **Hours/Pay Period** 80 **Shift** Day **Weekly Schedule** days **Remote** No **Category** Staff Nurse

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**Job Details**

**Overview**

MercyOne Central Iowa operates four not-for-profit Catholic medical centers in Des Moines West Des Moines Newton and Centerville and two specialty hospitals - MercyOne Children's Hospital in Des Moines and MercyOne Rehabilitation Hospital in Clive (965 beds total) - along with more than 20 additional facilities that house more than 50 primary care pediatric internal medicine and specialty clinics. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893 MercyOne Central Iowa has the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines and is also one of the largest employers in the state with more than 7000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1000 physicians and allied health associates. MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne which was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health - two of the country's foremost not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. MercyOne has more than 20000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states.

**Responsibilities**

1. Coordination of Care: Coordinated care for all appropriate patients throughout the continuum of care from diagnosis through rehabilitation.

1. Reconciles daily census for identifying heart failure patients in hospital.

2. Daily rounds on heart failure patients.

3. Participates in education through patient assessment, needs assessment, and initiation of discharge planning.

4. Collaborates with the patient's physician(s), primary nurse, coordinator, ancillary staff and extended care provided throughout the patients hospital stay to coordinate patient's plan of care and final discharge plan.

5. Participates in data collection and other quality improvement initiatives during hospitalization as directed.

6. Is an advocate for the patient and/or family.

7. Provides follow up support post discharge at specified intervals.

8. Follow-up phone calls as required.

9. Participates in data collection post operatively and post discharge as directed.

10. Works collaboratively with heat failure team and alternatively as heart failure nurse as needed (office or hospital).

2. Patient Education

1. Provides patient/family education as directed.

2. Provides educational materials via other routes when necessary.

3. Assists with reviewing, developing and updating materials to facilitate the education of patients and coaches.

+ Communication/Consultation:

1. Collaborates with physicians, offices, staff, and other multidisciplinary team members to facilitate the care of the patient related to continuity of care and coordination of care and education.

2. Works closely with heart failure team and acts as an alternate to nurse when appropriate.

3. Works cooperatively with extended care providers (home health, skilled care, rehabilitation and outpatient physical therapy) to ensure quality patient outcomes.

4. Participates in Joint Bundle committees as directed.

**Qualifications**

+ Registered nurse with valid license in State of Iowa required.

+ Bachelor's degree in healthcare field or actively pursuing, (BSN preferred).

+ Two (2) years of related work experience required, - 4 years preferred.

+ Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.

+ Excellent communication skills.

+ Presentation skills with small and large groups.

+ Valid BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required within 3 months of hire.

**Nursing excellence**

**starts with you.**

Are you a career fit with our CommonSpirit Health culture? To understand how we are structured, we believe in some core philosophies with the following:

We will **be stronger together,** achieving excellence in all we do, collaborating across the fields and growing our collective knowledge.

We will **let humankindness guide us** as we treat every person with holistic, personalized care for the body, mind and spirit.

We will **advance the science and art of nursing** as innovative leaders who demonstrate the power of evidence-based, compassionate care. If you believe in working together with humankindness for all to advance the science and art of nursing - then you have found your career fit with us!

"Our hope is that you will always feel inspired, knowing you truly are the heart and soul of CommonSpirit."

- Kathleen D. Sanford, EVP, Chief Nursing Officer

**Your Potential Career Path**

This is a snapshot of your potential career path highlights the series of job positions that help you progress towards your goals and objectives. Ultimately, your career path depends on your career values and personal goals.

**Success Profile**

What makes a successful Cardiac Navigator RN at MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center?

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**Equal Opportunity**

CommonSpirit Health--- is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to

a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for

employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender

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CommonSpirit Health--- will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

CommonSpirit Health--- participates in E-Verify.

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