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Employment Opportunities

First Coast Cardiovascular Institute seeks talented and passionate individuals. Please continue to check this page for opportunities to join our team!

Marketing Associate Opening!

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong critical thinking skills with goal-oriented attitude
  • Valid Florida driver’s license required
  • Must be able to work in fast-paced environments
  • Experience in WordPress, photography/videography, and/or graphic design a plus

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the marketing, public relations, advertising and community outreach efforts of multi-specialty practice
  • Building strong relationships with referring physicians and community partners
  • Attend lunches, dinners and community events
  • Identify new marketing opportunities to build patient volume
  • Develop content for social media platforms, e-newsletters, digital marketing, and publications
  • Edit marketing materials as needed
  • Assist in photo and video shoots
  • Collect online patient reviews & testimonials
  • Assist Business Development Director in day-to-day operations
  • Complete administrative tasks as needed by the practice
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Compensation: TBD based on experience

Contact: Email your cover letter & resume to Noor Ashouri at nashouri@firstcoastcardio.com

Catheterization Laboratory Nurse Opening!

Summary: Assist physicians in the tasks and responsibilities necessary in the performance of cardiac catheterization and peripheral angiography. Independently provide patient care pre and post procedure with minimal supervision.

Duties and Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Assist in maintaining and operating cath lab and recovery equipment.
  • Utilizing sterile technique assist in set up and maintains the appropriate instrument and supply table for various procedures performed in the cath lab.
  • Maintain adequate inventory of medications and supplies for cath lab operations, reorder as necessary.
  • Transport patients from preparation area to cath lab.
  • Prepare the patient for and monitor patient during and after cath lab procedures.
  • Assist the physicians in cath lab procedures as requested.
  • Maintain and operate blood saturation equipment.
  • Administer appropriate medication and dosage per physician order in pre-procedure, during a cath lab procedure, and in recovery
  • Safely transport patients to recovery and monitor patients during transport.
  • Maintain a clean environment in the cath lab and recovery areas.
  • Maintain secure inventory of controlled substances and keep accurate records of all controlled substances.
  • Meet continuing education requirements in order to maintain license as required by State law.
  • Check code chart daily for all supplies, drugs, and check defibrillator for charge.
  • Perform appropriate quality control daily, weekly and monthly.
  • Assist physicians in preparing cath lab reports and enter data as required.
  • Proper disposal of biohazard and radioactive waste as regulated by OSHA and the Florida State Office of Radiation Control.

Education/Experience: An Associate’s Degree in nursing with a Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. A current Florida RN license and at least five years of cardiac care experience with three years of past cath recovery experience. Experience as a Cath Tech is a plus.

Compensation: TBD based on experience

Contact: Email your cover letter & resume to Jason Cook at jcook@firstcoastcardio.com

Recover Room Nurse Opening!

Summary: The Recovery Room Nurse is responsible for providing skilled nursing care during the pre and post catheterization period. This includes proper patient evaluation and preparation and monitoring patients post procedure.

Duties and Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Provides pre-cath care for patients (i.e., starts IV’s, preps area for cath, reviews procedure with patient).
  • Administers medication intravenously, orally, and intramuscularly as directed by physician.
  • Monitors patient’s vital signs as per pre and post cath orders and records data in a specified manner.
  • Evaluates patient condition at all times and notifies physician of any problems.
  • Performs CPR, defibrillates patient and operates temporary pacemakers and IABP when necessary.
  • Provides any necessary assistance to patient or physician in emergency situations.
  • Assists Technical staff as necessary.
  • Discharges patient from facility with help from Technician staff.
  • Responsible for accurate documentation of all patient data.
  • Maintains Recovery Room area in accordance with established guidelines.

Education/Experience: An Associate’s Degree in nursing with a Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. A current Florida RN license and at least five years of cardiac care experience with three years of past cath recovery experience. Experience as a Cath Tech is a plus.

Compensation: TBD based on experience

Contact: Email your cover letter & resume to Jason Cook at jcook@firstcoastcardio.com.

 

Insurance Verification Specialist Opening!

Full-time
Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The insurance verification specialist is responsible for verifying patient insurance coverage, to ensure necessary procedures are covered by an individual’s provider.*
  • Responsible for entering data and patient demographic information such as policy, patient, and co-payment in an accurate manner as well as verifying all existing information for accuracy and updates accordingly, which may require re-verification with the patient’s insurance provider.*
  • When necessary, the insurance carrier or primary care physician to gain correct information two weeks prior to the patient’s scheduled visit.*
  • Requires professionals to spend time on the phone with insurance companies and/or patients to convey coverages to patients.*
  • Serves as a resource to patients, providing them with pertinent information regarding their coverage, and working with patients to explain coverage amounts by their insurance policy, so they can understand why some procedures may be covered, while others are not.*
  • Provides the self-pay rates, if a patient doesn’t have insurance.*
  • Responsible for approval/deny notices that are sent to the patient’s chart for documentation.*
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Initiates authorization requests for outpatient and inpatient services in accordance with the prior authorization list and routes to appropriate staff when needed.*
  • Verifies eligibility and benefits for all patients.*
  • Answers phone queues and processes faxes within the established standards.*
  • Enters authorizations into the system prior to office visit.*
  • Notifies patient via phone of completed referral and mail a copy.*
  • Assists patients with scheduling appointments, as needed.*

Contact: Amy Williams, Referral, Insurance, and Authorization Manager AWilliams@FirstCoastCardio.com

 

Medical Scribe Opening!

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Transcribe history and physical exam, and document accurately the physician’s encounter with the patient and other’s present.
  • List all proper diagnosis and symptoms as well as follow-up instructions and prescriptions as dictated by the physician.
  • Transcribe patient orders including laboratory tests, radiology tests, medications, etc.
  • Welcomes patients by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries.
  • Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; reviewing and/or recording medical history; taking vital signs; confirming purpose of visit or treatment.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping patient care information confidential.
  • Serves and protects the physician or health care provider practice by adhering to professional standards, policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements.
  • EHR experience (eClinicalWorks EHR experience is preferred)

Contact: Kathryn LaBella

klabella@firstcoastcardio.com

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