Clinical Nurse Coordinator (RN) - Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (8a - 5p)

 
Position: Clinical Nurse Coordinator (RN) - Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (8a - 5p)

Job ID: 150667

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (WT)

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

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, 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.    

Summary:

We are searching for a Clinical Nurse Coordinator (Epilepsy Monitoring Unit) — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will manage daily clinical and personnel activities for the assigned department. You will participate and coordinate the delivery of high quality, family-centered, and developmentally appropriate patient care. Lastly, you will collaborate with ancillary departments to ensure timely and appropriate care.

 

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Responsibilities :

 

 

  • Utilize evidence-based nursing interventions during clinical visits, telephone encounters, and electronic communications according to state regulations, regulatory agency standards, and organizational policies and procedures

 

 

  • Assist coordinators and members of the healthcare team in providing education to patients, families, communities, and staff concerning aspects of care

 

 

  • Coordinate nursing care of patients across various departments and subspecialty services by demonstrating commitment to the team, flexibility, professional interpersonal, communication, critical thinking, and customer service skills

 

 

  • Collect and maintain data on patient referrals and consults, to effectively manage the program and comprehensive database of subspecialty patients

 

 

  • Act as a patient advocate in maintaining communication and promoting continuity of patient care within the department, multidisciplinary teams, and referring/community physicians

 

 

  • Support staff in the development of their schedules and monitor the effectiveness of the process and staffing needs

 

 

 

 

 

 



Qualifications:

 

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing or

 

 

  • An associate degree in nursing with acceptance or current enrollment in a BSN program and signed agreement or

 

 

  • A technical degree in nursing with acceptance or current enrollment in a BSN program and signed agreement or

 

 

  • Must be currently enrolled in a nursing bridge program working toward an MSN with a verified BSN-equivalency or a signed agreement

 

 

  • Licensed Registered Nurse for the state of Texas

 

 

  • Basic Life Support certification from the American Heart Association

 

 

  • A minimum of 3 years of nursing experience

 

 

  • New hires, current TCP/TCU employee, and HP/HPC employees who enter the role effective 4/1/19: require either (1) a bachelor's degree or (2) an associate degree or technical diploma with current enrollment in a BSN program and a signed agreement to obtain a BSN

 

 

  • Transfers effective 4/1/19: Current employees already in RN-required jobs who enter the role effective 4/1/19 require either a bachelor's degree, an associate degree, or a technical diploma in nursing

 

 

  • Employees in the job prior to 4/1/19: Current incumbents who were in the job prior to 4/1/19 require either a bachelor's degree, an associate degree or a technical diploma in nursing

 

 

 



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