Community Health Systems Registered Nurse Clinical Coordinator - Wound Care in Cedar Park, Texas

Description:

Hospital Overview

Located minutes from downtown Austin, Cedar Park Regional Medical Center is a level IV Designated Trauma Center with more than 600 healthcare professionals working together to providecomplete inpatient, outpatient, surgical and emergency carefor Cedar Park and the greater Austin region.

Our culture nurtures each employee by developing a sense of purpose, providing worthwhile work and giving each of us the opportunity to make a difference in the patients we care for. Our goal is to create a great place for associates to work, physicians to practice medicine, and patients to receive the highest level of care in the community we call home.

We are seeking a Registered Nurse for a Clinical Coordinator position in our Wound Care clinic. The Wound Care Clinical Coordinator is responsible for the clinical aspects of the Wound Care Center and coordinates services in providing quality care to patients with chronic non-healing wounds through the use of hospital and nursing standards.

Responsibilities

  • Provides case management to a group of patients providing specific assessments according to protocols and procedures, clinical competence in procedural skills,treatments, and patient/caregiver education related to wound care management

  • Provides HBO patient assessment and chamber operation as required.

  • Organizes and prioritizes clinical responsibilities, provides direct supervision to clinical staff, (RN, LPN, MA, Med Assist, etc)

  • Collaborates with other health care providers, Wound Care Center Physicians, Program Director, and Medical Director regarding clinic and patient needs

  • Consistently looks at current processes and procedures and identifies and implements areas of improvement while adhering to HIPAA, JCAHO, DOH as well as hospital and DCS requirements

  • Engages in staff development, providing general in services as well as individual instruction and orientation. Provides staff recognition through positive reinforcement and constructive feedback

  • Collaborates with Program Director and Medical Director to develop, implement and manage a continuous Performance Improvement Program (PIP)

  • Collaborates with Program Director in coordination of program objectives, from a budgetary and financial perspective

  • Collaborates with Program Director and Medical Director to achieve Wound Care Center quality indicators

Qualifications

  • Minimum of an Associate s Degree in Nursing (ADN) from an accredited RN program. Bachelor s Degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in an acute care hospital or Wound Care Clinic

  • Previous nursing management experience preferred

  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Texas

  • American Heart Association (AHA) approved Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required upon hire

What we offer

  • Competitive Pay

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance

  • Matching 401(k)

  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Extended Illness Bank (EIB)

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • RN Loan Repayment Program

  • Clinical Ladder Program

  • Employee Referral Bonus Program

  • Opportunities for career advancement

  • Rewards and recognition programs

  • Additional perks and discounts

Job: Nursing Services

Organization: Cedar Park Regional Medical Center

Location: TX-Cedar Park

Requisition ID: 1754649