RN Clinical Coordinator - UH-Clinic Physical Medicine and Rehabilitati
Company: UT Southwestern Medical Center
Posted on: March 29, 2020
Experience and Education Graduate of NLN approved Nursing program
and three (3) years experience as Registered Nurse is required. BSN
preferred. Current Texas (or BNE Compact State) license and BCLS is
required.A current Basic Life Support (BLS)certification, course
accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA).
Speciality areas may have increased experience requirements as
dictated by unity or standard of care. Must be able to read, write
and communicate in English.
Job Duties Provides direct patient care, including procedures and
tasks specific to the unit\'s patient population (performs all
duties of RN job description). Serves as a role model to other
staff when providing direct patient care.
Directly supervises and evaluates the provision of patient care by
other personnel assigned to the unit. Makes daily patient rounds.
Does random chart audits. Utilizes opportunities to teach and
mentor other nursing and ancillary personnel.
Manages staff to meet established productivity targets as a
appropriate. Reviews staffing/nursing assignments and revises as
necessary to meet the specific needs of the patients on a shift by
shift basis. Coordinates staffing with Central Staffing Office/
House Supervisor. Makes ongoing changes to staffing as determined
by fluctuations in census and patient acuity, to assure safe
delivery of care.
Role models pro-active problem solving by collaborating with staff
to ensure effective resolution of identified issues. Utilizes chain
of command for unresolved or escalating issues. Advocates for
patients and staff to provide for safe delivery of care and/or a
safe environment of care.
Demonstrates flexibility and willingness to provide coverage during
shifts when staffing crisis/shortage occurs.
Provides timely, confidential coaching and/or counseling of nursing
personnel as appropriate and follows up with accurate reports to
Clinical Nurse Manager.
Assures first person reporting of events through RL Solutions.
Ensures all staff are competent in entering event reports & serves
as a resource when necessary. Investigates facts of event reports
as able. Facilitates timely receipt of these reports for follow-up
by the Clinical Nurse Manager. Notifies Nurse Manager/Risk Manager
immediately of high risk situations.
Actively participates in routine & special patient care
conferences. Promotes and enthusiastically supports professional
growth of staff by providing equal opportunities for participation
in unit based activities, patient care/unit decisions, hospital
committees, and/or continuing education.
Collects information and maintains records regarding performance
and contributions on an on-going basis throughout the fiscal year.
Provides input and/or conducts annual performance reviews and
orientation evaluation of personnel assigned to the unit.
Coordinates self scheduling to maintain appropriate coverage for
unit needs. Maintains Kronos records on a daily basis, monitoring
for trends that require intervention ie., late clock-ins,
incremental overtime, missed punches.
Assumes delegated responsibility for inventory control of equipment
and supplies to ensure safe and effective patient care. Facilities
timely return of rented or borrowed specialty equipment. Solicits
staff input regarding equipment and supply needs for the unit.
Assists with staff meetings, special projects and the development,
implementation & evaluation of performance improvement activities.
Communicates data and solicits input from staff regarding
performance and quality imporvement ie. patient safety, infection
control. Actively participates on hospital work groups. Performs
other duties as assigned.
**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.
Security This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas
Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain
criminal history record information
UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and
working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members
of the University community. In accordance with federal and state
law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including
harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national
origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic
information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In
addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination
on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender
expression. Associated topics: bsn, care, care unit, hospice,
infusion, intensive care, psychatric, psychiatric, staff nurse,
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