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We, the staff and faculty of the Frankel Cardiovascular Center (FCVC) team, are committed to advancing medicine and serving humanity through living and teaching our core values of Caring, Teamwork, Integrity, Innovation and Excellence.  Each FCVC employee is expected to understand and demonstrate that in every interaction we represent our entire organization in the care we provide and in the courtesies we extend to patients, families, and each respective team member.  The FCVC is dedicated to partnering with patients and families to deliver the safest and highest quality of health care.  Applicants are expected to review the following PowerPoint presentation which provides an overview of the Frankel Cardiovascular Center’s philosophy and culture:

Excellent service is an expected and integral part of the FCVC culture. To be considered for this position, a cover letter is required and should be attached as the first page with your resume.  The cover letter should address each of the following points in 50 words or less:

  1. Describe your background and qualifications and why you believe you would be a good fit for this position at the FCVC.
  2. Outline your service excellence, communications and event planning skills and experiences which would be applicable to this position.
  3. In your most recent position, how was service excellence emphasized?
  4. Describe a situation in which a customer or colleague was upset and the steps you took to resolve the issue to a reasonable conclusion.
  5. Describe your key impressions of the FCVC presentation found here:

Job Summary

This position is responsible for management of the TVT (Trans Catheter Valve Therapies) Registry. This role will be responsible for gathering, analyzing, and interpreting data to identify opportunities to improve the cost and quality of care in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.  Facilitate medical and disease management, assessment of physician practice patterns and case management. Prepares reports and conducts analyses of quality of care performance, based on measures of process and outcomes of care.  Work in a collaborative manner with physicians, nurses and other clinicians to develop strategies to improve performance.   Under FSLA, incumbents in this position are exempt.


Employs LEAN methods to improve cost and quality of care.

Works collaboratively with TAVR faculty and clinical team to enhance clinical documentation to meet registry requirements.

Develops tools and templates to improve management of registry.

Evaluates and analyze opportunities to merge data from various sources with registry.

Assures compliance with protocols, adherence to good clinical practice guidelines, FDA regulations, IRB and all other federal, local, and University guidelines. 

Oversees adverse events monitoring and recording according to standard operating procedures.

Acts as a liaison to faculty, nursing staff, study coordinators, and multiple UM departments, industry and registry partners. 

Support of TAVR Lead Meetings and TAVR specific Morbidity and Mortality meeting.

Other duties as assigned or required for registry or quality improvement projects.

Supervision Received

Functional supervision is received from the Structural Heart Program co-directors.  This position will work in collaboration with the lead program manager. Administrative supervision is received from the Frankel Cardiovascular Center Quality Data Manager.   

Supervision Exercised


Required Qualifications*

Bachelor’s degree in health related field with a minimum of 3 years of experience in a clinical or research field (5-8 years minimum experience for Senior level).

Demonstrated knowledge of medical and research terminology and understanding of cardiovascular related diseases including aortic disease and its pathway.

Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision with diverse teams of people in a diplomatic, collaborative and effective manner.

Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills with exceptional attention to detail.

Exceptional organizational and computer skills are required with proficiency in Microsoft software applications, UM outpatient and inpatient systems.

Demonstrated problem solving and conflict resolution skills.

Ability to multi-task, work well under time constraints and meet deadlines.

Demonstration of commitment to FCVC Core Values.

Desired Qualifications*

Registered nurse with minimum of 3 to 5 years nursing experience in cardiovascular related field. 

Registry experience.

Research experience with FDA Regulated trials desired.

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.