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Job Summary:

The ECMO and HV Transport Coordinator provides patient care in a mobile environment to high risk patients and their families being transported to/from Froedtert Hospital from Wisconsin and other interstate locations. Acts as a resource in the care of ECMO, short term mechanical circulatory support device patients, and vascular emergencies while not on transport. As a recognized resource, they also assist in establishing and maintaining a high quality standard of care for the Heart and Vascular patient population. Assists with programmatic developments and maintaining quality standards and provide oversight for the training and education of ECMO, short term mechanical circulatory support devices, and vascular emergencies for clinical staff and providers under the direction and supervision of the medical director or designee for the program.


Two years critical care nursing experience and preferred one year of ECMO experience in order to develop a comprehensive understanding of patient care within a defined patient population and gain knowledge and skill in Cardiovascular procedures and standards. Consideration will be given to nurses who have at least one year of EMS experience with one year of critical care experience. Experience in other types of durable and non-durable Ventricular Assist Devices preferred.


Degree in Nursing (Baccalaureate or Graduate) is required.


Critical Care trained Must pass pre-placement physical exam and meet health requirements for flying within the physical capacity evaluation prior to hire and annually. Transport team must meet height requirements of not greater than 6ft 2in., not less than 4 ft 10 in.Transport team members must maintain a mission ready weight less than 250 pounds. Mission ready is defined as your weight including the flight suit, boots, and helmet with liner, coat with liner, and any other personal items that you carry. Requirements are subject to annual review with one-year advance notice to change. In the Fixed Wing/Rotor Wing/Ambulance, must be able to lift/carry 65 pounds, push/pull up to 40 pounds occasionally, reach overhead moderately, climb moderately, squat/bend/kneel occasionally, sit/stand moderately, walk/move about frequently, tolerate tight quarters, small spaces and sit in a confined space. Preferred cardiac critcal care training. Preferred experience in management of the ECMO and mechanical circulatory support devices and EMS transport


Requires current state of Wisconsin Registered Nurse License or a Multi-state Nursing License form a participating state in the NLC (Nurse Licensure Compact).

Perks & Benefits at Froedtert Health

Froedtert Health Offers a variety of perks & benefits to staff, depending on your role you may be eligible for the following:

  • Paid time off
  • Growth opportunity- Career Pathways & Career Tuition Assistance, CEU opportunities
  • Academic Partnership with the Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Referral bonuses
  • Retirement plan – 403b
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, Free Workplace Clinics
  • Employee Assistance Programs, Adoption Assistance, Healthy Contributions, Care@Work, Moving Assistance, Discounts on gym memberships, travel and other work life benefits available

The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin regional health network is a partnership between Froedtert Health and the Medical College of Wisconsin supporting a shared mission of patient care, innovation, medical research and education. Our health network operates eastern Wisconsin’s only academic medical center and adult Level I Trauma center engaged in thousands of clinical trials and studies. The Froedtert & MCW health network, which includes ten plus hospitals, nearly 2,000 physicians and more than 45 health centers and clinics draw patients from throughout the Midwest and the nation.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer who values and maintains an environment that attracts, recruits, engages and retains a diverse workforce. We welcome protected veterans to share their priority consideration status with us at 262-439-1961. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. During your application and interview process, if you have a need that requires an accommodation, please contact us at 262-439-1961. We will attempt to fulfill all reasonable accommodation requests.


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