Hackensack Meridian Health

Nurse Coordinator - Pediatric Cardiology - F/T - Days

Job ID
Pediatric Cardiology-Clinic P
HMH Physician Services, Inc.
Job Location
Position Type
Full Time with Benefits
Standard Hours Per Week
Shift Hours
Weekend Work
No Weekends Required
On Call Work
No On-Call Required
Holiday Work
No Holidays Required


Our team members are the heart of what makes us better. At Hackensack Meridian Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives — and we help one another to succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are

team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It’s also about how we support one another and how we show up for our community. Together, we keep getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of

positive change.


The Nurse Coordinator utilizes effective communication and collaboration skills, and ensures coordination of care with physicians, nursing staff and other disciplines/departments to facilitate positive patient outcomes.



A day in the life of the Nurse Coordinator at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:

  • Determines the requirements for nursing care by systemic assessment of the patient and family; establishment of nursing diagnosis; consideration of therapeutic plans of other health care professionals; delineation of short and long term nursing goals; and assessment of educational needs for patients and family members
  • Evaluates effectiveness and revises the nursing care plan as indicated
  • Collaborates with the physician and other health care professionals and implements a comprehensive plan of care for each patient and family Records findings of nursing assessment, goals, plan and outcomes of nursing intervention(s)
  • Coordinates diagnostic tests prescribed by the physician
  • Coordinates weekly status checks and follow-up clinics by assisting patients to prepare for examination; assisting physician with examination; and educating patients, when needed, for complying with recommendations of the physician
  • Identifies the needs of the patient population served and modifies and delivers care that is specific to those needs (i.e., age, culture, hearing and/or visually impaired, etc.). This process includes communicating with the patient, parent, and/or primary caregiver(s) at their level (developmental/age, educational, literacy, etc.)
  • Acts as a resource nurse for protocol groups and coordinates data management 


  • Graduate of a NLN/AACN accredited program in nursing
  • Current NJ State Professional Registered Nurse License required
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support HCP Certification required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills that may include but are not limited to Microsoft Office and/or Google Suite platforms.




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