Heart Failure Program Coordinator (RN)
at Hartford HealthCare

Date Posted: 10/17/2019

Job Description

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 25,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

Join us at Backus Hospital as we live our values every day. As part of Hartford HealthCare we create a better future for healthcare in Connecticut and beyond. By embodying these values we have become nationally respected for patient care and most trusted for personalized coordinated care. Come be part of something special!

For more than 118 years, Backus Hospital has been the primary source of healthcare services for much of Eastern Connecticut. We are home to the only trauma center in New London and Windham counties, and are the only area hospital with LIFE STAR helicopter services. We deliver and coordinate a continuum of high-quality healthcare with the goal of improving the health of our communities.

In conjunction with the Heart Failure/Cardiology and Pulmonology providers and the Heart & Vascular Institute, the Heart Failure/COPD Program Coordinator is responsible for the development, implementation, coordination and evaluation of the clinical protocols/practice management guidelines related to the care of CHF and COPD patients. The program coordinator will collaborate with all other disciplines to provide education, support and consultation to enhance the quality of care delivered and facilitate optimum development of all services related to Heart Failure and COPD patients.

Job Requirements

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in nursing required, additional Master's Degree in health related or business field preferred.

Experience: At least three (3) years of experience in a clinical area (such as cardiology) or program management; three (3) years of cardiology/heart failure experience preferred.

Licensure, Certification, Registration: Current Connecticut License as Registered Nurse Required. Heart Failure certification preferred.

Language Skills: Highly effective verbal and written communication skills.

Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements
• Ability to work effectively with providers and other departments
• Computer literate and database managing experience

We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

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