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Registered Nurse

Clinical Nurse Coord PT/PD - Pulmonary Vein - 001

Houston, TX, US
    Position: Clinical Nurse Coord PT/PD - Pulmonary Vein - 001
    Talent Area: Registered Nurse
    Full/Part Time: Part time
    Location: Houston, TX, US
    Department: Cardiovascular Surgery
    Shift: Days
    Job ID: 409511

We are searching for a Clinical Nurse Coordinator (RN) – Cardiovascular Unit – someone to manage daily clinical and personnel activities for the Department. Participates and coordinates the delivery of high quality, family centered and developmentally appropriate patient care. Collaborates with ancillary departments to ensure timely and appropriate care.

Think you have what it takes?
•   Ok with part-time (weekdays) 
•   Cardiovascular background preferred 


REQUIREMENTS
•   Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred
•   Nursing license from Texas Board of Nursing or Nurse Licensure compact
•   BLS- Basic Life Support from American Heart Association
•   2 yrs. Nursing experience


KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
•       Knowledge of nursing and surgical procedures.
•       The ability to effectively utilize Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, and Excel).
•       Excellent communication skills.
•       The ability to problem solve and multi-task.


RESPONSIBILITIES
•       Utilizes evidence-based nursing interventions during clinical visits, telephone encounters, and electronic communications according to state regulations, regulatory agency standards, and organizational policies and procedures.
•       Determines which standards of care and practice apply to the patient; coordinates and communicates this information to other health care team members, in order to meet patient needs.
•       Coordinates visits with physicians, ensures appropriate consultations in hospital by working with the Coordinators.
•       Coordinates visits with diagnostic imaging department and appropriate sub-specialists.
•       Coordinates initial education of patients by phone.
•       Assists intake coordinator with initial appointment.
•       Assists with pre-approval of procedures through conversations with insurance verifiers and case managers if necessary.
•       Ensures appropriate patients are presented at weekly multi-disciplinary case conference for care plan design and care coordination.
•       Attends the monthly faculty/staff meeting and presents information on issues.
•       Develops, in conjunction with the Patient Experience team, patient satisfaction and other tools to assess the effectiveness of the services provided.
•       Works with providers and other team members to develop patient educational materials, support groups or other services identified as important for patient care.
•       Supports staff in the development of their schedules and monitors effectiveness of process on staffing needs. Participates in the decision-making processes for hiring new employees.
•       Assists the coordinators and other members of the healthcare team in providing education to patients, families, communities and other hospital/medical staff concerning various aspects of care.
•       Provides appropriate educational material for families and staff. Formulates, implements, and documents teaching plans for patients.
 

About Texas Children’s

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.

Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.

To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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