The OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute is Oregon's only comprehensive heart program, with services ranging from prevention to transplants.
The Cardiovascular Medicine Clinic is a multidisciplinary practice with primary locations at the Center for Health and Health and Beaverton Clinics, and ancillary locations and the Center for Women's Health and Physicians Pavilion. The Practice cares for adult patients ages 18 and older with cardiac diseases. The Device RN is a key member of the multi disciplinary patient care team, which includes physicians, medical assistants, schedulers and other clinical and management support staff.
The Device RN is a key member of the multi-disciplinary patient care team, which includes physicians, medical assistants, schedulers and other clinical and management support staff.
Responsibilities include direct patient care, cardiac device interrogation and triage, telephone triage, clinical portions of pre-authorizations, participation in quality improvement, program and staff development within cardiology.
This position requires independent critical thinking, case management, engagement in transitions of care, and the ability to appropriately triage patients with complex, multi-system medical problems. The RN must be able to work as a team with providers, nurses, medical assistants, schedulers, and all other disciplines as needed, and functions in a collaborative manner to ensure effective and timely communication with the patient, family, and other team members.
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