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Program Coordinator Chest Pain Center - OHVI Administration

PeaceHealth is seeking a Program Coordinator Chest Pain Center - OHVI Administration for a 1.0 full time equivalent Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of Variable.

Req ID: 159643



This position oversees and guides the function of the Chest Pain Center. In collaboration with the Director, Medical Director and interdisciplinary team, develops and monitors chest pain protocols, order sets and clinical guidelines. Provides clinical quality and performance improvement expertise to enhance outcomes. This position assists in the planning, development and implementation of processes and protocols related to this population. Collaborates with physicians, caregivers, ED, nursing units, EMS and community to improve care.



  1. Coordinates and provides direction to the Chest Pain Team including coordination and communications with the medical staff, nursing, and other clinical support areas by providing accurate and timely information and written communication.
  2. In collaboration with the Director, Medical Director and interdisciplinary team, develops and monitors chest pain protocols, guidelines, order sets.
  3. Serves as a resource for hospital staff on all chest pain related issues
  4. Coordinates and implements process improvements. Identifies areas of opportunities and works closely with clinical staff and management to ensure compliance.
  5. Conducts and coordinates inter-facility, EMS and regional professional staff training.  Participates in community education and promotion of the program and practice guidelines among current and future sites.
  6. Collects and enters data into Chest Pain registry.  Analyzes and interprets data.  Compares outcomes against program goals.  Participates in protocol design for data collection, feedback and analysis. 
  7. Coordinates planning, evaluation of program effectiveness, efficiency and quality of service.  Represents the program on inter-facility committees to enhance and foster optimal care.  Provides ongoing assessment of program needs.
  8. Facilitates changes in clinic processes that will promote the goals and objectives.  In collaboration with Director and Medical Director provides leadership for the STEMI program.
  9. Coordinators inter-facility transfers and protocols, in collaboration with the patient access center.
  10. Utilizes the concepts of Quality Improvement when planning and implementing process changes.
  11. Conducts quarterly reporting of program effectiveness to ensure long-term sustainability.
  12. Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS (required unless otherwise noted)



•           Graduate of an accredited State Board of Nursing approved program.

•           Bachelor of Nursing (BSN) degree or equivalent Bachelors’ degree.

•           Master degree preferred.



•           Minimum of four years in a health care setting. 

•           Experience in EMS, prefer paramedic training.

•           Demonstrated experience in providing educational seminars.



•           Current RN license in the state of practice.

•           Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required at date of hire.

•           ACLS certification.



  • Demonstrated leadership abilities with skills to develop and direct a multidisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks at one time
  • Demonstrated ability to promote positive relationships and a customer-focused work environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a self-directed environment
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of current ACC STEMI guidelines



  • Work requires moderate physical exertion up to 33% of the time.
  • Ability to seldom lift objects weighing up to 40 lbs.
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation.  Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).


Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.


About PeaceHealth


PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 


We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Springfield community please visit our homepage:


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Location: Springfield, SHMC at Riverbend (420)
Job Category:  Nursing 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $35.55, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Advanced Cardiac Life Support; Basic Life Support; Registered Nurse - Oregon


PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.


The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.


Posting Notes: Springfield || Nursing || Other - Nursing || Full Time || HOSPITAL ADMIN

Full time
Springfield, Oregon 97477, US