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Providence Health & Services RN – Mechanical Heart Coordinator in Spokane, Washington


Providence is calling a Registered Nurse - Mechanical Heart Coordinator (Advanced Heart Disease, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Have responsibility for assignments involving technical and clinical support to include ventricular assist device preparation, device readiness, implant period management, device monitoring, post implant analysis and clinical training.

  • Share 24-hour responsibility for mechanical heart follow-up, including coordination of hospital admissions and monitoring clinical progress.

  • Actively participate in all Mechanical Heart Implants, Temporary Devices (excluding Impella CP) and procedures requiring sedation for this patient population.

  • Facilitate patient care through transplant clinic held every Monday and Thursday afternoon, with a strong focus on outpatient follow-up.

  • Travel/participate in outreach clinics both locally and in the PNW.

  • Effectively use transplant committee as an opportunity for care conference regarding difficult cases.

  • Provide professional, peer and patient education and participate in the development of patient education programs.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in Washington State, with current RN license or ability to obtain upon offer. Must have active WA RN license in order to start in this position.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN)

  • Current Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification

  • Recent nursing experience in cardiac critical care or cardiac step-down

  • 2 years caring for mechanical heart patients or exposure to this population.

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital has a commanding presence in Spokane, Washington and is a beacon of hope and healing for patients throughout the region. We have over 600 beds and are chosen by people from across the state for the da Vinci surgical robotic for heart surgery and parents from all over the Inland Northwest who have children with life-threatening conditions know they’ll find the care and comfort they need at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Critical Care Nursing

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 228518