Acute Care Provider for VAD Coordinator Opportunity in Nashville, Tennessee

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Job Details

  • Location: Nashville, TN, 37203
  • Date Posted: 2022-06-02
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Category: Healthcare
  • Req Number: J-041649
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Job Summary:

TriStar Centennial Medical Center’s premier cardiovascular consultant group is seeking a certified acute care provider for a VAD Coordinator role in Nashville, Tennessee.

Qualified Candidates:
  • Acute care nurse practitioner or physician assistant certification
  • Tennessee licensure or ability to obtain
  • Two years hospital experience in a cardiac or CV surgical ICU
  • Experience caring for mechanical circulatory support and advanced heart failure patients is preferred
  • Full time, 4, 10 -hour shifts
  • Shared call responsibility

Job Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinates and participates in patient evaluation and selection for advanced therapies
  • Coordinates/leads patient selection and performance improvement meetings
  • Outpatient clinic visits, clinical management, and care coordination (shared call with 2 other coordinators)
  • Inpatient discharge planning/care coordination 
  • Inpatient and outpatient education to VAD patients and their caregivers
  • Oversees/provides education to acute care staff and community resources (EMS, rehab, home health, etc.)
  • Participates in the development and maintenance of VAD statistical databases and associated registries (INTERMACS) 
  • Equipment and supply management using online inventory tool 
  • Joint Commission certification preparedness
  • Involvement with community outreach on VAD safety measures and awareness
  • Liaison between surgeons, heart failure cardiologists, industry partners and patients

Incentive/Benefits Package:
  • Competitive salary with additional call pay
  • Comprehensive benefits package including paid malpractice
  • CME and dues allowance

About TriStar Centennial Medical Center:
  • 741-bed comprehensive facility offering programs including behavioral health, 24-hour emergency, heart and vascular, imaging, neurosciences, oncology, orthopedics, rehabilitation, sleep disorder and women’s services
  • 43-acre campus, home to TriStar Centennial Heart & Vascular Center, TriStar Centennial Women’s Hospital, The Children’s Hospital at TriStar Centennial, Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at TriStar Centennial Medical Center, TriStar Centennial Advanced Joint Replacement Institute and TriStar Centennial Parthenon Pavilion
  • 32,500 + annual patient admissions, 87,500+ annual ER visits, 3,100+ staff, and over 1,000+ physicians
  • 24/7 APP coverage of CICU unit
Nashville is home to nearly 2 million people, more than 53,000 businesses, and over 500 healthcare companies are headquartered in the Nashville region, making healthcare the #1 industry.  Tennessee has the second lowest state and local tax burden per capita, and no state income tax.  Nashville ranked “Top 10 city to live after the pandemic” by Today and the Wall Street Journal ranked Nashville the second hottest job market in the country (2020).