Start Date: Immediately after credentialing

Our Left Ventricular Device (LVAD) Program Coordinator will be vacating his position as of 1/1/2022 and we are looking for a temporary coverage practitioner for approximately 3 months.

The general schedule would be working hours of Mon-Fri from 0800-1630 with on-call coverage rotating every other week starting on Wednesday at 1630 until the following Wednesday at 1630 (15 days per month).  The alternate on-call weeks will be covered by me in the interim.

On-call coverage would include management of all phone calls, emails, VAD patient hospitalizations/ED visits during the designated timeframe each week.

The other crucial piece would be that the locum must already have been trained and completed the required Abbott Heartmate III education via the vendor.  All VAD Coordinators are required to undergo this training which can take approximately 3 months to complete, therefore it is essential this have already been done by the candidate.

Responsibilities of a VAD Coordinator include, but are not limited to:

1. Patient consultations and evaluations prior to implant and after implant, ability to place orders, document progress notes, and prescribe medications if credentialed as an Advanced Practice RN or Physician Assistant. 

2. The coordination of care pre-operatively, intra-operatively, and post-operatively while the patient remains hospitalized 3. The arrangement of follow-up care at discharge 4. Continued communication and support for the program’s implanted patients with 24/7 response if necessary to the hospital 5. Coordination with other VAD programs on patients that present to this facility for care 6. Coordination of care with community entities such as primary care, heart failure clinics, home health, durable medical equipment

Inpatient rounding on cv surgical patients
VAD Experience
BC PA with CVT experience
Active NV License
Active NV DEA
Life Supports
Competitive Rates
Malpractice Insurance with a tail.

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