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MCS Coordinator - Mechanical Circulatory Support (ADM CRD OFCR) 9/2/2016

University of California - San Francisco Medical Centers San Francisco, CA

Company
University of California - San Francisco Medical Centers
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
12091
AJE Ref #
576076691
Location
San Francisco, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Masters Degree

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Job Title

MCS Coordinator - Mechanical Circulatory Support (ADM CRD OFCR)

Job ID

12091

Job Code

0355

Job Family

Professional Support Staff

Location

Parnassus

Weekly Hours

40 ; 100%

Appointment Type

Career

Department

Mechanical Circulatory Support

Shift

Variable Variable

Full/Part Time

Full-Time

Union Information

This classification is not represented by a union

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Our legacy of unsurpassed patient care and unceasing mission to integrate high-tech medical research with clinical operations has led to our prestigious standing as one of the top 10 hospitals in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report. As a premier health care institution dedicated to advancing health worldwide, UCSF Medical Center can also be the best place to advance and shape your career.

The medical center's employees are one of the most important reasons why we are recognized as one of the nation's best hospitals. To work at UCSF Medical Center is to be part of an institution that provides the highest caliber of care to patients; a nurturing, dynamic and team-oriented atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.

Job Summary

The Mechanical Circulatory Support (MCS) Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the clinical, procedural, administrative and educational care of inpatients and outpatients with end stage cardiac and pulmonary failure patients requiring mechanical circulatory support under the supervision of the Cardiothoracic Surgery and Heart Failure faculty and MCS manager. This role will comply with all regulatory data needs for both patient populations (The Joint Commission, INTERMACS, STS, etc.).

The incumbent will collaborate with medical and nursing management on the preoperative and postoperative examination and assessment, diagnosis and planning, treatment implementation, coordination and continuity of care, which also includes outcomes management, patient/family education, consultation, and research. The incumbent will assume a leadership role with the interdisciplinary team to define and achieve optimal programmatic outcomes.

This position will also serve on hospital committees relevant to the care of the end stage cardiac and pulmonary failure patients requiring mechanical circulatory support.

The position will provide and oversee all MCS education for hospital wide staff (nursing and ancillary positions) as well as community facilities and patients and families.

UCSF Medical Center requires all Advanced Health Professionals (AHP) to be credentialed through its Medical Staff Services Office (MSSO) in order to practice and function in their clinical role. This applies to both adult and pediatric AHPs in the inpatient and outpatient clinical settings at all UCSF Medical Center sites (Parnassus, Mt. Zion, Mission Bay, Satellite Clinics, et al). Credentialing and approval of the Standardized Procedures takes between 60-90 days and must be completed prior to the first working day.

The flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations is required.

Required Qualifications

Nurse Practitioner

* Minimum one year of recent NP experience in a critical cardiac care unit, intensive care an operating room

* Master's Degree in Nursing

* Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of California

* Current licensure as a Nurse Practitioner in the State of California

* Active American Heart Association CPR certification

* Active American Heart Association ACLS certification

* California Furnishing license and DEA number required within one year of hire

* The flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations is required

Physician Assistant:

* Minimum one year of Physician Assistant experience in a critical cardiac care unit, intensive care unit or/an operating room

* Current licensure as a Physician Assistant in the State of California

* Graduate of a recognized Physician s Assistant Training Program

* National Certification by the National Commission on Certification for Physician s Assistants

* Current American Heart Association CPR certification

* Current American Heart Association ACLS certification

* DEA number required within one year of hire

* The flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations is required

Preferred Qualifications

* Research experience in investigational drug/device trials

Licensure/Certification

* Active American Heart Association CPR certification

* Active American Heart Association ACLS certification

* DEA number required within one year of hire

UCSF Medical Center requires all Advanced Health Professionals (AHP) to be credentialed through its Medical Staff Services Office (MSSO) in order to practice and function in their clinical role. This applies to both adult and pediatric AHPs in the inpatient and outpatient clinical settings at all UCSF Medical Center sites (Parnassus, Mt. Zion, Mission Bay, Satellite Clinics, et al). Credentialing and approval of the Standardized Procedures takes between 60-90 days and must be completed prior to the first working day.

Living Pride Standards

Service Excellence

* Demonstrates service excellence by following the Everyday PRIDE Guide with the UCSF Medical Center standards and expectations for communication and behavior. These standards and expectations convey specific behavior associated with the Medical Center s values: Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Diversity and Excellence, and provide guidance on how we communicate with patients, visitors, faculty, staff, and students, virtually everyone, every day and with every encounter. These standards include, but are not limited to: personal appearance, acknowledging and greeting all patients and families, introductions using AIDET, managing up, service recovery, managing delays and expectations, phone standards, electronic communication, team work, cultural sensitivity and competency.

* Uses effective communication skills with patients and staff; demonstrates proper telephone techniques and etiquette; acts as an escort to any patient or family member needing directions; shows sensitivity to differences of culture; demonstrates a positive and supportive manner in which patients / families/ colleagues perceive interactions as positive and supportive. Exhibits team work skills to positively acknowledge and recognize other colleagues, and uses personal experiences to model and teach Living PRIDE standards.

* Exhibits tact and professionalism in difficult situations according to PRIDE Values and Practices

* Demonstrates an understanding of and adheres to privacy, confidentiality, and security policies and procedures related to Protected Health Information (PHI) or other sensitive and personal information.

* Demonstrates an understanding of and adheres to safety and infection control policies and procedures.

* Assumes accountability for improving quality metrics associated with department/unit and meeting organizational/departmental targets.

Work Environment

* Keeps working areas neat, orderly and clutter-free, including the hallways. Adheres to cleaning processes and puts things back where they belong. Removes and reports broken equipment and furniture.

* Picks up and disposes of any litter found throughout entire facility.

* Posts flyers and posters in designated areas only; does not post on walls, doors or windows.

* Knows where the Environment of Care Manual is kept in department; corrects or reports unsafe conditions to the appropriate departments.

* Protects the physical environment and equipment from damage and theft.

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