Billings Clinic Cardiology Care Specialist RN - CV Surgery in Billings, Montana
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Cardiology Care Specialist RN - CV Surgery
CARDIAC SURGERY (Billings Clinic Main Campus)
Schedule: M-F 8-5
Employment Status: Full-Time (.75 or greater)
Hours per Pay Period: 1.00 = 80 hours (Exempt)
Starting Wage DOE: $26.55 - $33.96
The incumbent in this position is responsible for coordinating the care and services of cardiovascular patient populations across the continuum of care for both inpatient and outpatient services; promotes effective utilization; monitors health care resources, and assumes a leadership role with the multi- disciplinary team to achieve optimal clinical, financial and resource outcomes. Skilled in cardiac, program marketing, and patient/family education. Acts as a liaison for referring providers and patients.
Essential Job Functions
- Single point of contact for Thoracic patients. Both benign and malignant pathology. Complicated pulmonary patients, but primary multi-disciplinary and surgical patients.
• Patients, providers, referrals to be able to call with questions, follow-up, new patients, established care patients
• “Mission control”
- Clinically savvy and knowledgeable about thoracic disease
• Answer patients’ questions
• Review studies, history, appointment discussions
• Review pathology, tumor board discussions, and help fill in voids
• Educate on disease process, proposed treatment plans
• Educate where on the treatment plan pathway the patient is
• Triage patients issues, post-op complaints
• Follow up on studies, loose ends
• Will not contact patient with positive cancer results but will follow up once the provider has
- Integration of multi-disciplinary thoracic clinic coordinator
• Scheduling procedures, studies, appointments, consults
• Answer clinical questions
Integration with the cancer center, and Oncology navigation
Tumor Board – capture discussion/decisions with documenting in patient record
Take in for new referrals,
• Triage referrals to appropriate work-up, clinics and consults
• Maximize efficiency from time of referral to time of diagnosis/treatment
- Maintain database of multi-disciplinary patients
• Keep track of everyone’s progress throughout their treatment plan
• Keep track of surveillance
• Allow for publications, studies, analytics
LDCT – will maintain program coordination with Lindsey and Janice’s MA
Quality improvement projects:
• STS database
• Thoracic M&M
• Research Trials
• Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, Bachelors degree in nursing is preferred. Associate (or Diploma) RNs hired into this position must commit to completing their Bachelor of Nursing degree within 4 years after their hire date. Billings Clinic will help support the cost through financial assistance.
• Two years of nursing experience with at least one year in cardiac or critical care nursing preferred, but not required
Certifications and Licenses
• Current Montana state license as a registered nurse at hire
• Healthcare Provider CPR Certification at hire
• ACLS Certification at hire
Billings Clinic is Montana’s largest health system serving Montana, Wyoming and the western Dakotas. A not-for-profit organization led by a physician CEO, the health system is governed by a board of community members, nurses and physicians. Billings Clinic includes an integrated multi-specialty group practice, tertiary care hospital and trauma center, based in Billings, Montana. Learn more atwww.billingsclinic.com/aboutus (https://www.billingsclinic.com/about-us/)
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