RN Clinical Coordinator - UH-Clinic Physical Medicine and Rehabilitati
Company: UT Southwestern Medical Center
Posted on: January 15, 2021
The Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R)Clinic is part
of the Peter O Donnell Brain Institute. We are
specializedoutpatient clinic that sees a wide variety of patient
populations, includingbut not limited to, Concussion, Stroke,
Pelvic Floor, Musculoskeletal,Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord
Injury, Spasticity, and Neuropsychologicalpatients.
The RN Clinical Coordinator will supervise clinic nurses
&certified medical office assistants. Supervisory experience
and a background inrehabilitation is preferred.
UT Southwestern provides acompetitive and comprehensive benefit
package to all employees. Full timeemployees are offered medical
coverage at no cost. We offer low cost premiumsfor dental and
The Teacher Retirement System ofTexas is a defined benefit plan
with 5-year vesting with a Contribution Matchup to 7.5% of salary.
15 Paid Holidays. Tuition Reimbursement Program
Come join our team!
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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Performs other duties as assigned. **Other Duties: Performs
other duties as assigned.
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
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