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Registered Nurse / RN Clinical Coordinator Rehab

Company: UT Health Rehabilitation
Location: Tyler
Posted on: May 17, 2023

Job Description:

The Clinical Coordinator directs and supervises the professional and other staff members assigned to the department, supports and interprets the mission of the hospital and promotes harmonious relationships among nursing personnel, medical staff, ancillary departments, patients and families. The Clinical Coordinator provides for the delivery of care to a specific group of patients and evaluates the quality of that care in a systematic fashion, in order to improve care. The care is delivered within the framework of hospital philosophy and approved budget, and in concert with other departments and services within and outside of the hospital. The Coordinator must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. Responsibilities DUTIES, ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Identifies staff needs and develops an action plan for development and implementation by assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating services to meet the needs of the customer. Demonstrates excellence in verbal and written communication with the ability to assist all staff to improve their communication abilities. Provides for the integration of patient care services throughout the organization by coordinating all services to provide and implement appropriate nursing and clinical interventions. Assumes accountability for patient care delivery in the department. To utilize specialized nursing knowledge and discriminative judgement while giving indirect and direct patient care. Facilitates pre-admission assessment and obtains; patient health history (health status, health systems, current medications, allergies, labs, EKG, X-ray), verifies and clarifies information. Screens patient co-morbidities and other conditions that increase the risk for surgery and refers such cases to Hospitalist Provider for review and evaluation for the risks of anesthesia, relative to the procedure to be performed. Discusses high risk patients with physician as appropriate. Assures H&P is comprehensive and dated within 30 days of surgery. Reviews results of H&P (i.e. allergies, lab, x-ray, EKG) and notifies physician of any abnormal results. Provides patient with pre-surgical information and instructions by explaining; (but not limited to) facility admission policies, date of admission, NPO requirements, pre-operative medication instructions, etc. Coordinates with physician office Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS (CONTINUED): Education: HS diploma or Equivalent Graduate from an accredited Certified Medical Assistant Program Experience: 6 months medical clinic experience preferred Basic typing skills of 35 wpm Basic personal computer skills and comfort with Microsoft Windows operating system; database and word processing skills required Basic math skills Strong verbal and written communication skills Active listening skills Good problem solving skills Patient record documentation skills Strong time management skills Ability to think strategically and act tactically Ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time Ability to embrace the patient relationship to guide decisions and actions Medication administration. I.V. Therapy, or current Medical Assistant Certification. Demonstrates good team work Skills: The ability to perform routine blood draws. The ability to perform routine ECG. The ability to perform standard nursing assessment. Certification and Licensure: Basic Life Support through American Heart Association or The Red Cross Medical Assistant certification through National Healthcare Association (NHA) or National Workforce Career Association (NWCA) Compliance Requirements Comply with regulatory requirements, guidelines, and policies BEHAVIORAL STANDARDS: Service Patient Centered Customer Service: Genuinely care about people. Cultivate a compassionate environment: Changing lives for the better together. Quality Clinical and Operational Excellence: A relentless drive to be the best. Holistic Approach: Think and act for the benefit of the whole. People Promote a collaborative environment: Build effective working relationships with others. Identify and Develop Talent: Prepare others to deliver excellence. Financial Business Acumen: Know, own and drive our business. Continually Simplify and Improve: Work to make everything as efficient as possible. Growth Foster Innovation: Seek and apply leading edge solutions. Set Clear Direction: Tell others where you are going, how to get there and why. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Extensive walking and standing, physical/emotional stamina. Exposure to communicable diseases and biohazardous materials, danger of infection from contaminated materials, falls on slippery floors; possibility of injury from moving heavy equipment or patients ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Frequent exposure to blood and body fluids. Subject to varying and unpredictable situations. Now that you have read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients. UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

Keywords: UT Health Rehabilitation, Tyler , Registered Nurse / RN Clinical Coordinator Rehab, Healthcare , Tyler, Texas

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