Posting Note: The center for heart care at Phoenix Children’s is seeking qualified applicants for assisting in research and quality improvement of cardiac patients in general and those with Fontan physiology. The Fontan program at Phoenix Children’s provides multi-disciplinary care (including cardiology, hepatology, nephrology, pulmonology, nutrition, social work and psychology) to a large volume of children and adults with a Single ventricle heart disease who have undergone third stage (Fontan) surgery. The program maintains a database with currently >300 active patients, and designs complex care plan, protocols and undertakes research projects to improve outcomes of this medically fragile population. Currently, the clinical team consists of the medical providers, clinical nurse, nurse practitioner and medical assistant, who primarily engage in providing high quality clinical care to these patients. Job responsibility: The Specialty Care Coordinator II will assist in the achievement of desired patient outcomes through ongoing analysis of the quality measurement and identification of opportunities for improvement. Core competencies: • Participate in the ongoing research and QI activities at Heart center which include data management for the multi-centric registry (Fontan Outcomes Network) and institutional single ventricle database. • Monitor and maintain data integrity and validity and monitor data storage and sharing methods within and outside CHC, under the supervision of physician lead. • Collaborate with internal and external teams and data abstractors, participate in training and education for data management and assist the supervising physician lead in preparing reports of the outcomes and communication of results. • Additionally, serve as a resource to the department in the evaluation of systems and services , and help in application of the quality improvement data to the patient services provided by CHC. Experience Applicants with prior clinical experience with cardiac patients with congenital heart disease would be preferred for the role. RN Preferred.
CHC Cardiology Grants | Full-Time | Phoenix