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Saint Barnabas Health Care System Registered Nurse Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Coordinator (RN, VAD), Newark, in Newark, New Jersey

Registered Nurse Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Coordinator (RN, VAD), Newark, NJ, Full Time, Days Req #: 0000122125 Category: ICU/Critical Care Nursing Status: Full-Time Shift: Day Facility: Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Department: Cardiac Recovery Room Location:Newark Beth Israel Medical Ctr, 201 LYONS AVENUE, NEWARK, NJ 07112-2027 Job SummaryProvide clinical expertise to all hospital departments on use of Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) care of the patient and patient management. Provide day to day patient management to ensure quality care and mentor inpatient nurses on the care of this patient population. Work with nursing education to provide annual refresher education and competence. Manage patients in the outpatient setting. Work with health care providers in patients' local community to recognize the device and how to provide basic support. Collaborate with research staff to ensure all protocols are followed. Work with Administrative Director to ensure patient care and program policies meet or exceed regulatory expectations at all times.EDUCATION- Must be a graduate from an accredited school of nursing.- Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing (BSN).REQUIREMENTS- Current New Jersey RN licensure required.- 3 years plus of recent applicable clinical experience which includes in any of the following: cardiology, cardiac surgery, LVAD/Heart transplantation or critical care.- VAD experience required.- Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certifications required via American Heart Association.- Completion of all Orientation requirements of RWJBarnabas Health.- Successful completion of all Orientation Programs.Additional Information:First established in 1901, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center is a 665-bed quaternary care, teaching hospital that provides comprehensive health care for the region. Staffed with more than 800 physicians, 3200 employees, and 150 volunteers, our hospital is ready to provide you and your family with the quality care you need. At Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, we are committed to quality and excellence in patient care. Our goal is to exceed your expectations and to provide you with an environment that is conducive to healing and promotes patient safety. The Newark Beth Israel Medical Center management and staff abide by the philosophy that all patients are to be treated with respect, dignity, and sensitivity.RWJBarnabas Health is the most comprehensive health care delivery system in New Jersey and the state s second-largest private employer with more than 32,000 employees, 9,000 physicians and 1,000 residents and interns. The system includes eleven acute care hospitals, three acute care children s hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation hospital (Children s Specialized Hospital).We offer a great work environment, competitive rates and excellent benefits, including:- Medical/Dental/Vision plans- 401 (k)- Vacation/Personal/Holiday/Sick Time Off- Short & Long Term Disability- Basic Life & Accidental Death Insurance- Tuition Reimbursement- Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending AccountsNewark Beth Israel (NBI) is an equal opportunity employer. RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.