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Mechanical Assist Device Coordinator (Registered Nurse required)- Heart & Vascular Administration- F Vanderbilt University Medical Center Occupation: Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
Location: Nashville, TN - 37201 Positions available: 1
Job #: 2204431
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Mechanical Assist Device Coordinator (Registered Nurse required)- Heart & Vascular Administration- FT Days

Job Summary:

The Medical Assist Device Coordinator focuses on support of the Elective bridge to transplant mechanical assist device, and the Long Term bridge durable ventricular assist device. The Medical Assist Device Coordinator effectively communicates pertinent patient/family information to the health care team. Collaborates in establishing patient goals and evaluates progress to ensure effective outcomes. Furthers professional growth by engaging in learning activities according to the Board of Nursing standards.

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Vanderbilt’s highly skilled physicians offer the most advanced heart treatments available. Our board-certified physicians receive extensive training in their specialties, making them uniquely qualified to offer you effective, personalized care. That’s why U.S. News & World Report ranks us among the top 20 programs in the country for heart care, and we are the only top-ranked cardiology and cardiac surgery program in Tennessee. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is ranked the #1 adult hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville. We are known for:

Vanderbilt is a recognized leader regionally and nationally for heart care programs including:

· Advanced heart failure: We provide comprehensive, effective care for patients with advanced heart failure. Our team offers leading-edge procedures, including heart transplant and VADs. In fact, we are the one of the top programs in the region, with a team that regularly ranks in the top 5 nationally. We were also one of the first hospitals in the region to offer VADs and continue to pioneer advances in VAD technology.

· Adult congenital heart disease: Vanderbilt has the only program in the region with specialists who are board certified in treating adults with congenital heart disease.

· Vascular medicine: We have the only dedicated vascular medicine program in the area. Our team focuses specifically on diagnosing and treating all types of vascular diseases.

· Aortic disease: Our surgeons pioneered new treatments for repairing aortic aneurysms. We continue to innovate new treatments for patients with aortic disease. Patients from around the region with complex aortic aneurysms and dissections come to us for treatment.

Position Shift: FT

Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:

Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded, and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity — of culture, thinking, learning and leading — is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt’s mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.

Our Nursing Philosophy:

We believe highly skilled and specialized nursing care is essential to Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s mission of quality in patient care, education and research. We believe nursing is an applied art and science focused on helping people, families and communities reach excellent health and well-being.

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Basic Qualifications Other : Bachelor's of Science in Nursing and 3 years relevant experience Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR): * Registered Nurse Required Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands: * Light Work category requiring exertion up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally and uses negligible amounts of force to move objects. Movement * Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving. * Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot. * Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another * Occasional: Lifting over 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects from one level to another, includes upward pulling over 35 lbs, with help of coworkers or assistive device * Occasional: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device. * Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward. * Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles * Occasional: Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching or maneuvering self, patient and equipment simultaneously while working in large and small spaces * Occasional: Climbing: Ascending or descending stairs/ramps using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. * Occasional: Kneeling:Bending legs at knees to come to re

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