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Coordinator-Valve RN - ME Advanced Disease Center Baptist Memphis

Job ID: 18236
Job Category: Nurse RN
Job Type: Clinical Nurse
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Facility: BMH - Memphis Hospital
Location: Memphis, TN


The Valve Coordinator functions under the direction of the Administrative Director of Transplant Services. Participates in the clinical management of patients with cardiac valvular disease through the continuum of care in collaboration with the Baptist Heart Team. Coordinates the clinical evaluation of potential TAVR and TEER candidates. Participates extensively in the clinical management of patients referred to and treated through the Structural Heart Program. Provides ongoing education and support for the patient/caregiver through the entire process from referral to intervention to post-procedure care.


  • Receive and review referrals for appropriateness, reviewing with an attending provider as needed.
  • Establish contact with patient/family. Explain process and work-up and set expectations.
  • Obtain all outside imaging, scheduling screening procedures and valve clinic visit.
  • Assist patient/family with navigation of testing, valve clinic visit.
  • Participate in weekly Valve Conference with Heart Team.
  • Perform functional assessments and frailty testing.
  • Have all testing available for review by cardiologist and CTS at valve clinic visit.
  • 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.
  • Upload required data to data share site and maintain communication with the vendor.
  • Facilitate scheduling and pre-authorization of TAVR/TEER procedure.
  • Serves as a clinical expert and consultant to nursing, and team members at Baptist-Memphis.
  • Ensures compliance with state, federal, and organizational guidelines, as well as facilitates fulfillment of registry guidelines.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Requirements, Preferences and Experience


Minimum: Graduate of accredited nursing program


Preferred: A strong clinical background dealing with structural heart anomalies and treatments of valvular heart disease

Minimum: Five years' of clinical nursing experience or three years' of cardiac nursing experience

Licensure, Registration, Certification


  • RN
  • BLS within 14 days of hire

Special Skills

Minimum: Computer literacy

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid vacation/time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Sick leave
  • Service awards
  • Free parking
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Education assistance/continuing education
  • Employee referral program

Job Summary:
Position: 18147 - Coordinator-Valve RN
Facility: BMH - Memphis Hospital
Department: ME Advanced Disease Center Baptist Memphis
Category: Nurse RN
Type: Clinical Nurse
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Location: US:TN:Memphis
Located in the Memphis metro area
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