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Registered Nurse III – Ambulatory Heart Clinic – 8-Hour Day Shift – Los Angeles, California – Ambulatory Care

Vivian Health

This is a Full-time position in Los Angeles, CA posted September 10, 2021.

Are you ready to bring your expert clinical skills to a world-class facility recognized as top ten in the country for cardiology? Do you have a passion for the highest quality and patient happiness? Then please respond to this dynamic opportunity available with one of the best places to work in Southern California! We would be happy to hear from you.

The Smidt Heart Institute is home to a distinguished team of experts who are setting the bar for cardiovascular care in the United States.

The Institute unites 16 centers and programs to diagnose and treat the full spectrum of heart and vascular conditions for all patients, from infants to those with advanced disease. Compassionate care is integrated with an agile research enterprise, giving patients access to pioneering treatments.

You can look forward to collaborating with our world-class faculty and attending physicians. We aim to provide deep expertise across all specialties, including transplantation, stem cell therapy, congenital heart disease, women’s heart health, valve disorders, arrhythmia and hypertension.

The Department of Cardiology and Heart Institute are expanding their outpatient clinic practice to offer post-discharge evaluations and treatment to CSMC Medicare patients with Heart Failure who are enrolled in the Bundled Payment Cardiac Care clinical episode. You will care for patients and treat accordingly to avoid admission to the medical center and a 30-day readmission. You will also triage patients from the clinic to other treatment sites (e.g. Procedure Center or other Clinics) as necessary.

Summary of Essential Duties:

  • As a Clinical Nurse III you will perform a variety of direct patient care activities specific to the unit and needs of the patient population
  • Perform patient assessments, triage patient concerns, provide clinical education to patients for pre-ops and other disease management education
  • Manage anticoagulation, coordinate patient care, and maintain overall management of the ambulatory cardiac clinic with over 20 providers daily
  • Obtain prior authorizations
  • Triage phone calls from patients, pharmacies and other providers
  • Identify the ability of pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients to follow direction/instructions, as well as safety concerns in the age-related populations
  • Institute additional measures to provide a safe environment