This position is responsible for promoting optimal care of the acute coronary syndrome patient in the context of a regionalized cardiac care system through coordination of clinical activities, professional and public education, quality improvement activities, analysis of cardiac registries with case analysis and administrative oversight of cardiac patient care units. This position acts as a resource and coordinator of efforts to all patient care areas regarding medical and nursing care as related to the acute coronary syndrome patient, and acts as the Chest Pain Center Coordinator. Manages care by maintaining effective lines of communication with all stakeholders.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Must possess minimum of three to five years experience in emergency/critical care/cardiac/cardiovascular nursing and in the care of cardiovascular patients, with advanced skills.
Must possess current Texas State RN license.
Must be CPR certified through the American Heart Association.
ACLS required within 6 months of hire/transfer date.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.