Clinical Nurse Coordinator - West Campus

 
Position: Clinical Nurse Coordinator - West Campus

Job ID: 153025

Location: US-TX-Katy

Department: WC OTOLARYNGOLOGY CLINIC

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Weekdays

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is Houston’s first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children in one of the city’s most rapidly growing communities in the area from Sugar Land to Bryan-College Station, Texas. Located at I-10 and Barker Cypress, our 515,007-square-foot hospital houses the only 24/7 pediatric emergency room in the Greater West Houston area, four operating rooms, 16-bed pediatric intensive care unit, 46 acute care beds, advanced imaging services including MRI and CT scans, a neurophysiology sleep lab, a pathology lab and a full-scale pharmacy.   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.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for a Clinical Nurse Coordinator (Otolaryngology 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?
• Ambulatory project management/ coordinating experience



Responsibilities :

• 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



Qualifications:

• 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.



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