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Penn State Health Cardiothoracic Nurse Coordinator - Critical Care Unit in Reading, Pennsylvania

Job Description

St Joseph Regional

Location: US:PA:Reading

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.00

Shift: Day

Hours: Day

Recruiter Contact: Erin McCaw at


The Cardiothoracic (CT) Nurse Coordinator serves as an expert level nurse in the care of CT patients and families and will participate in and oversee the clinical care of the CT surgery patient. This role will support team members caring for CT patients, and is expected to strongly collaborate with CT providers and the cardiac service line to optimize patient care, improve outcomes, such as extubation times, decrease length of stay, and promote patient safety and the early recovery pathways. The CT Nurse Coordinator will serve as a hands-on mentor and educator to team members caring for CT patients.


  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.

  • Minimum of three years acute care cardiac experience required.

  • Current RN licensure in the state of employment.

  • BLS certification required.


  • Bachelor of Science degree preferred.

  • Case management experience preferred.

    If chosen for this position, you may required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, martial status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday, email or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF ( for more detailed steps for assistance.

Position Cardiothoracic Nurse Coordinator - Critical Care UnitLocation US:PA:ReadingReq ID 5172