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We are searching for a Registered Nurse Service Coordinator (Cath Lab) —someone will support excellence in clinical practice and the care of patients in accordance with their developmental stages. The Service Coordinator will help in the daily operations of the service by assisting the Managers by promoting the development of other nursing professionals, demonstrating clinical expertise, and implementation of the departmental standards of nursing practice.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
• Ability to have flexible schedule
• Knowledgeable of Cath Lab procedures
Specifics of Role
• Collects data from patient, family, laboratory, and other medical reports according to guidelines as documented on the Preoperative/Holding Area Assessment form
• Develops a plan of care based upon the nursing assessment reflecting the biophysical, psychological, age appropriate developmental, environmental, cultural, and spiritual needs of the patient as observed by the supervisor
• Formulates, implements, and documents individual teaching plans based on patient/family assessment as observed by supervisor
• Cares for one or more of the following age groups routinely: Neonates, Infants, Toddler, Preschool Age, School Age, Adolescent, and Adult
• Demonstrates consistent positive interpersonal skills in dealing with patients, families, and visitors to generate a feeling of trust and caring as observed by supervisor
• Uses supplies and equipment appropriately, replacing unused supplies and equipment in their appropriate storage areas
• Coordinates, organizes, and supports all activities of designated specialty service, e.g., CHSS, ENT, Eye/Dental, General, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Plastics, Urology, and Transplant
• Assists other employees in troubleshooting problems, errors, and performance of workload in order to meet established turnaround times as observed by supervisor
• Assists when requested with the evaluation of new equipment/product and the writing of new procedures as it pertains to the usage/function of new equipment
• Bachelor's degree in nursing or other degree in nursing with acceptance or current enrollment in a BSN program and signed agreement
• Current licensure with the Board of Nursing for the State of Texas and current BLS certification is required
• 2 years’ Operating Room Experience
• Ability to perform generic and unit-based competencies including the specific care of age and diagnosis appropriate patients
• Demonstrate positive interpersonal skills.
• Utilize time and resources in a cost effective manner.
• Demonstrate flexibility; demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills.
• Delegation, operates various medical/surgical equipment.
• Utilize a personal computer to include word processing and basic office equipment.
• Demonstrated competence in the service.