Clinical Program Coordinator - IBD Clinic (Days)

 
Position: Clinical Program Coordinator - IBD Clinic (Days)

Job ID: 148705

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Nutrition/GI Administration

Talent Area: Professional - Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

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, a second community hospital opening in 2017. 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 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Clinical Program Coordinator — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you'll be responsible for the coordination of all activities related to evaluation and consultation, coordination of Physicians and/or teams for surgical interventions, family communication and education, coordination of multidisciplinary teams to assess and care for the patient, care of the inpatients, discharge planning, outpatient follow-up, as well as pertinent data management for the program and clinic for research, outcomes and/or reporting purposes.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Provides education to patients, families, communities, and other hospital or medical staff concerning all aspects of the disease as demonstrated by in-service records and the patient teaching record
  • Promotes education about the program to physician groups as well as in the community as observed by clinic chief or designee
  • Coordinates all activity for identification, evaluation, and presentation of potential patients according to departmental policy as observed by Clinic Chief or attending physician
  • Accurately maintains scheduling of outpatient appointments, including consultant evaluations, necessary testing, and visits in a timely and efficient manner
  • Provides patients and families consistent and complete follow-up information, including signs and symptoms of difficulties, and follow-up appointments on an ongoing basis as observed by clinic chief or designee’s review of patient
  • Ensures that physician orders are carried out appropriately and that results of all diagnostic tests are collected and reported to physician in a timely manner
  • Coordinates interdisciplinary team conferences to review cases and determine agreed upon plan of care
  • Provides accurate assessment of the patient’s medical condition when communicating with physicians and hospital personnel
  • Intervenes appropriately to prevent potential problems or complications
  • Acts as a patient advocate in maintaining communication and promoting continuity of care between clinical program and referring and community physicians


Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an educational program applicable to the program specialty (the area of applicable license):
    • RN – Licensed Registered Nurses from Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas
    • LMSW - Licensed Master Social Worker from Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners
    • LCSW - Licensed Clinical Social Worker from Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners
    • LMSW-ACP - Licensed Masters Social Worker-Advanced Clinical Practice from Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners
    • LMSW-AP - Licensed Masters Social Worker-Advanced Practice from Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners
    • LBSW – Licensed Baccalaureate Social Worker from Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners
    • RD – Certified Registered Dietician from American Dietetic Association
    • LD – Licensed Dietician from American Dietetic Association
    • PT – Physical Therapist from Texas Board of OT Examiners
    • OT – Occupational Therapist from Texas Board of OT Examiners
    • CCC-SLP – Certified-Speech Language Pathologist from State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology – Texas
    • TX-SLP – Texas Speech Language Pathologist from State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology – Texas
    • TXAUDLIC – Texas Audiology License from State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology – Texas
    • LPC – Licensed Professional Counselor from Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors
  • 3 years’ licensed clinical pediatrics required


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