Ventricular Assist Device Coordinator
TLI has been engaged by Umass Memorial Healthcare to identify and recruit a Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) coordinator. This position is responsible for facilitating the care and education of Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) patients and their families throughout the process to ensure continuity of care across the VAD/Transplant continuum. Participates in patient and caregiver education. Provides educational/outreach programs regarding VAD to health care providers, patient groups, community organizations, and others in the hospital’s service area. The VAD Program Coordinator is a member of the Core VAD Team Leadership.
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing with a minimum of three years of cardiovascular clinical experience. Masters degree in Nursing and/or VAD or advanced heart failure experience preferred.
UMass Memorial Medical Center is the region’s trusted academic medical center, committed to improving the health of the people of Central New England. It is one of five hospitals in the UMass Memorial Health Care which is the largest health care system in Central and Western Massachusetts. The health care system also includes home health and hospice programs, behavioral health programs and community-based physician practices. Approximately 1,700 physicians are members of their active medical staff, and they have 13,000 employees.