High Risk PCI Coordinator, Registered Nurse

Date Posted: 5/24/2024

Reports to: Director of CV Clinical Operations
Location: Mercy Hospital

Job Status/Hours: 1.0 FTE


The high-risk PCI Coordinator RN is responsible for the development and implementation of the multi-disciplinary high-risk PCI program. The coordinator will take a lead role in the overall function of the PCI program, understanding and articulating the mission, vision, goals and strategies for the program and patients served. The role will be centered on appropriate patient identification and selection ensuring consistent care and improved outcomes. Additional duties outside of coordination included patient identification and selection.


  • Partner with physician key stakeholders to develop PCI patient selection algorithm
  • Facilitate physician decisions based on patient selection algorithm
  • Development of patient care protocols and other documents required to facilitate standardization of care
  • Receive and review patient referrals for appropriateness, reviewing with an attending provider as needed
  • Establish contact with patient/family. Explain process and work-up.
  • Assist patient/family with navigation of testing schedule
  • Participate in development of treatment plan
  • Patient and family education
  • Facilitate direct contact between cardiologist and referring physician regarding treatment plan
  • Coordinate any additional testing i.e. cath, TEE, CT
  • Upload required data to appropriate vendor and maintain communication with device representatives
  • Facilitate scheduling and authorization of structural heart procedures
  • Contacts the patient 48-72 hours post discharge and then as needed until stable
  • Participates in follow-up visits and coordinates further follow-up per protocol
  • Coordinates concerns among multiple departments including but not limited to OR, cath lab, anesthesia, CT, echo, vascular, hospital units
  • Initiates and coordinates outreach programs
  • Initiates and coordinates education for hospital staff
  • Be available to patients and families through all stages of care
  • Establish strong working relationship with surgeons, interventionalist, advanced practice providers, and device representatives
  • Flexibility to adapt to innovative technologies and procedures as they evolve


  • Five to seven years of cardiovascular experience
  • BSN nursing preferred
  • Diplomatic personality, with strong drive to grow and own a program
  • Clinical assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation skills
  • Care Coordination experience a plus
  • Ability to communicate respectfully and effectively with physicians, patients, staff and public
  • Ability to manage numerous interruptions during the workday and reprioritize as needed
  • Sound knowledge of CV health and related diagnostic services
  • Ability to educate patients, families, staff, and students
  • Strong ability to problem solve and multitask
  • Ability to anticipate needs of patients while working closely with physicians to establish plan of care/continuum of care
  • Enthusiasm for new treatment options for high-risk patients

Demonstrated strengths in the following competencies:

  • Patient Focus
  • Composure
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Humor
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Standing Alone
  • Problem Solving
  • Time Management
  • Action Oriented
  • Communication (written and verbal)
  • Adaptability
  • Intellectual Horsepower

To apply, submit your resume to HumanResources@mhvi.com

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran or disability status.