Under the guidance of the Director/Manager, accountable for the following; develops schedules for the unit within budgeted statistics; updates associate files, skills check lists and competencies; In conjunction with Education department develop skills lab and related competencies; develops documentation to support program; Oversees mentoring of new staff. Provides input on evaluations. The Patient Care Coordinator Manages day to day issues, working with staff, patients, and doctors. Ensures patient care assignments are safe. Identifies complex clinical issues and develops staff to provide excellent clinical care. Provide direct patient care as directed by the manager. Take call for the unit as assigned. Participated with Director/Manager in interviews for open staff positions. Assist in preparation for Joint Commission, CARF and other regulatory body surveys. Assist in or directs policy on the unit utilizing evidence based practice. Participates in unit council and Program Performance Improvement initiatives. Attends relevant meetings and communicates information to program members, implements new departmental policies and procedures. Other duties as assigned.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Three to five years clinical experience in area of specialty. Prior experience in hospital clinical education and supervisory experience preferred.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.