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We are searching for a Clinical Nurse Coordinator (Cardiology Clinic) – 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’ve got what it takes?
• Pediatric Cardiology experience
• Coordinates visits with physicians and ensures appropriate consultations by working with the coordinators
• Coordinates visits with diagnostic imaging department and appropriate pediatric sub-specialists
• Provides follow-up to referring physicians through written documentation based on recommendations for clinical management discussed at the weekly multidisciplinary conference
• Assists the coordinators and/or other members of the health care team in providing education to patients, families, communities, and other staff concerning various aspects of care
• Formulates, implements, and documents teaching plans for patients
• Provides regular written and verbal follow-up with peer established guidelines
• Ensures an accurate, current, and comprehensive database of all sub-specialty patients is maintained
• Supports staff in the development of their schedules and monitors effectiveness of process on staffing needs
• 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
**individual will work with the AAOCA Patient Population**
• Bachelor's degree in nursing or associate's degree/diploma in nursing with acceptance or current enrollment in a BSN program and signed agreement
• Current RN license in the state of Texas
• Three (3) years of nursing experience
• Ability to effectively utilize Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, and Excel)
• Ability to handle confidential patient information
• Pediatric experience is preferred
• 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.
• The ability to work independently.
• The ability to handle confidential patient information is required