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RN, Clinic Coordinator - Laredo - Laredo, Texas - Clinical Nurse Coordinator

Company: Driscoll Childrens Hospital
Location: Laredo
Posted on: July 30, 2022

Job Description:

RN, Clinic Coordinator - Laredo - Laredo, Texas General Purpose of Job:
Coordination of the operation of the assigned components of the Valley Clinics including Quick Care.-- Position includes planning, implementing, monitoring, and improving the quality of services in collaboration with the Valley Clinical Director; overseeing the day-today-- patient care operations; and maintaining fiscal accountability.
A registered professional nurse who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients for a designed time frame and provides care to these patients via therapeutic use of self, nursing process, the environment and other health care team members.-- Operates within the Driscoll Children's Hospital mission, vision, and values.

  • Coordinate the development and education of new technologies as assigned as they relate to nursing.
  • Participates in teaching others/self development.
  • Coaches staff in how to improve performance through educational opportunities.
  • Develops goals annually to address the specific department educational needs of staff.
  • Pursue educational and leadership opportunities to enhance professional growth and clinical expertise.
  • Establishes professional goals annually in collaboration with Director.
  • Periodically review own goals and revises according to changing needs.
  • Attends professional development opportunities offered within the organization.
  • Pursues continuing education opportunities as appropriate.
  • Remain current in clinical and educational areas.
  • Network with other health care professionals.

    Human Resources:

    • Facilitate communication between all members of the health care team.
    • Communicates effectively.
    • Establishes working relationships.
    • Promotes collaboration and shares responsibility for conflict resolution as evidenced by observed communications and resolutions.
    • Provides written and/or verbal feedback for staff regarding evaluation of effectiveness in accomplishing the department goals and work performance of the department.
    • Maintains utmost level of confidentiality at all times.
    • Adheres to hospital policies and procedures.
    • Demonstrates business practices and personal actions that are ethical and adhere to corporate compliance and integrity guidelines.
    • Provides feedback for employee annual performance reviews.

      Quality Improvements:

      • Participate in meetings with the Director, Medical Director, and staff of unit.
      • Support opportunities for expansion of services.
      • Participates and fulfills her/his role in quality improvement standards/problem solving/decision making.
      • Integrate and promote department/service, professional practice, and hospital goals into practice.
      • Assumes a leadership role and acts as a "change agent" role model.
      • Remain current in health care policies and practices.

        Unit Oversight

        • --Oversight of equipment and supplies.
        • Completes clinic work as assigned.
        • Documents following unit guidelines.
        • Adheres to generic structure with regard to legal issues and patient rights.
        • Adheres to all unit safety policies.
        • Responds and appropriately documents unit/patient emergency situations.
        • Maintains working knowledge of unit structure.
        • Maintains a sense of professionalism.
        • Responsible for development of monthly Quick Care and Clinic staff scheduling.
        • Serves as a consultant to patient care provider staff, faculty in handling specific care needs.
        • Direct observation of patient care, employee and physician relations in Quick Care as scheduled by Director. Schedule will be adjusted on days for time scheduled in Quick Care.
        • Other duties may be assigned.


          • Effectively supports performance management system including:

          • Development feedback
          • Goal setting
          • Assesses competency
          • Progressive discipline

          • Strong knowledge of and effective in administering hospital policies and procedures.
          • Makes and implements decisions compatible with organizational goals.
          • Maintains composure, effectiveness, and flexibility under pressure.
          • Supervises the following job classes:

          • RN's
          • LVN's
          • MA's/CMA/ PCT (Specific to behavioral / customer service expectations.-- Communicates with physician regarding clinical skills.)
          • MOS

            To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.-- The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.-- Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
            Education and/or Experience:

          • Education:

            A.------ Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.

            Successful completion of DCH IV therapy Certification Course.-- Certification in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation techniques.-- Successful completion of DCH Orientation Course, Code Management, HIS/LIS courses, medication orientation course.-- Experience:

            Prefer pediatric experience but not required.-- Bilingual a plus.

            Certificates, Licenses, Registrations.
            List the licenses, certificates, or registrations that are required to perform the essential duties of this job.

            • Current Texas RN license.
            • PALS within one year of hire date (will attend PALS as per availability.)
            • CPR certification
            • National certification encouraged

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Keywords: Driscoll Childrens Hospital, Laredo , RN, Clinic Coordinator - Laredo - Laredo, Texas - Clinical Nurse Coordinator, Healthcare , Laredo, Texas

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