Dignity Health Arrhythmia/Atrial Fibrillation Coordinator in SACRAMENTO, California


Dignity Health Mercy General Hospital has been serving the Sacramento community for more than 100 years. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy General has been at its current site in the heart of East Sacramento since 1925. Mercy General Hospital has 342 licensed beds, a physician staff of more than 800 and is the highest volume cardiac procedure hospital in California. Mercy General is one of six Sacramento area hospitals that are part of Dignity Health, a system of 39 hospitals and medical centers in California, Arizona and Nevada.


Position Summary:

This position provides nursing care across the continuum of care services for patients that present with arrhythmia/atrial fibrillation conditions to facilitate appropriate advanced assessment and procedures. The incumbent will formulate a multi-disciplinary team approach to offer therapies and provide assessment to assure correct patient selection and therapy decisions. The incumbent designs and implements this new MGH program's services and activities and provides maintenance of all aspects of the program in collaboration with the physicians and other multi-disciplinary team members. This position may be involved in research clinical trials, patient and professional educational programs and continued patient follow-up. The role of this position will evolve over time to meet the needs of the patients and the program. The incumbent is accountable for maintaining quality standards for the responsive service and assures professional documentation; and maintains current and accurate policies, procedures, and practices; all in a manner that is consistent with the Mission and Philosophy of the Sisters of Mercy.

The incumbent shall demonstrate behaviors consistent with the core (Mercy) values in support with Mercy General Hospital and the Mission and Philosophy of Dignity Health.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least three (3) years experience caring for cardiovascular surgical/ interventional patients. ICU and/or EP/cath lab preferred.

  • Current California RN license, ACLS, BLS required.

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.

  • Bachelors degree in nursing or other related field.

  • Strong computer skills using Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point.

  • Database experience preferred.

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Job ID 2018-63127

Employment Type Full Time

Department Cardiology Clinic

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Mercy General Hospital

Shift Day


State/Province CA

Standard Hours Days

Work Schedule 8 Hour