Providence St. Joseph Health

Job Information

Providence Health & Services Structural Heart Coordinator in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Structural Heart Coordinator (CV Administration, Days, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivery 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:

  • Implements and ensures best practices for all clinic protocols, practices, procedures and policies’ meets all regulatory and compliance guidelines, ensuring a safe environment.

  • Serves as a resource for identification, tracking and treatment alternatives for cardiac and vascular patients; coordinates recommendations for diagnostic studies and/or clinical interventions, as well as measurement and tracking of patient-specific and aggregate outcomes; tracks new technology trends, research findings, treatment models, etc. (if applicable).

  • In collaboration with medical leadership, incorporates new technologies, treatments and research into clinical practice. Tracks and analyzes physicians’ practices, referral patterns and market data; recommends initiatives in response to community need and growth opportunities.

  • Works with physician leader(s) to prepare clinical in-services, CME courses, marketing and collateral materials to create program awareness and understanding. Routinely reviews and ensures patient and referring physician education and collateral materials are current, coordinated, available and effective.

  • Works with physician leaders and the Director Cardiovascular Services to identify and recognize partnership(s) and growth opportunities. Interfaces with industry representative(s) for program awareness, research and partnership opportunities. Works with physician leaders for program content and structure. Builds internal and external program awareness, development and growth.

  • Facilitates referrals for surgeries and minimally invasive procedures. Coordinates appropriate testing and collates results for review.

  • Assists physicians in the synchronization and management of pre-operative evaluation, including coordinating the history and physical examinations, and ensuring appropriate documentation for diagnostic testing. Coordinates duties related to admission, including pre-operative orders, patient documentation, appropriate testing and scheduling of procedures.

  • Assists in the coordination of post-discharge short and long-term follow-up care.

  • Coordinates monthly case conference. If applicable, creates a tracking system/database to follow patient’s progress through the program including follow up evaluations. Schedules and coordinates cardiac, thoracic, and/or vascular procedures (i.e surgeries, diagnostic testing, minimally invasive, etc…).

  • Collaborates with Data Administrators to ensure the database is consistent with the recommendations and guidelines set forth by relative registries (i.e. STS/ACC, NCDR) participates in review and presentation of quality outcomes reports.

  • Navigates diagnostic imaging and PACS systems to ascertain potential surgical/minimally invasive candidates.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (Graduate of an accredited school of nursing) Or equivalent educ/experience

  • 5 years of experience in the management of cardiac patients.

  • 5 years of clinical experience in a hospital environment, if CVOR, CCRN, or CVRN certified.

  • Licensed Registered Nurse in State of Alaska.

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • CVOR, CCRN, or CVRN certification

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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 is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: Nursing - Other

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 303132