Clinical Nurse Coordinator Heart and Vascular

Employer
Medical City Denton
Location
Denton, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 01, 2021
Closes
May 27, 2021
Ref
4439_06251-137934
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Description

SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time


Registered Nurse Clinical Nurse Coordinator Heart and Vascular 

Medical City Denton 

Work Schedule:  Full-Time Night Shift (7pm to 7am)

 

Medical City Denton is a 208-bed, high-quality, acute care hospital with more than 850 employees and 300 physicians. Serving the people of North Texas, MCD is a Level III Trauma Center, a Primary Stroke Center and an Accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center offering advanced open-heart surgery. Magnet® recognized for nursing excellence.

 

Medical City Denton’s Heart and Vascular Unit, or HVU, is a 28-bed critical care telemetry unit for patients whose medical conditions warrant closer monitoring, but do not require continuous invasive monitoring.  HVU is a “step-down” critical care unit that cares for patients with cardiac and vascular diagnoses.  

 

Position Summary & Responsibilities:

 The Clinical Nurse Coordinator, under the general supervision of the unit’s director or designee the CNC assumes responsibility for direction and coordination of all functions in the unit on his/her designated shifts. In collaboration with other members of the management team, this individual is responsible for the ongoing assessment of the quality of patient care services provided in the unit or department.  

 The CNC:

  • Is a clinical Registered Nurse who can assume care for the patient population on the assigned unit.
  • Assumes responsibility for direction and coordination of all functions during the designated shift.
  • Functions as a resource person for staff member and assists in necessary education of individual members of the nursing staff.
  • Assumes responsibility for the overall quality of nursing care provided when s/he is on duty
  • Makes decisions regarding activities with these areas based on Administrative Operational Standards, Nursing Administrative Standards, Human Resource Standards, and Standards of Care for the unit, in collaboration with other members of the management team.
  • Collaborates with the multidisciplinary team to coordinate, evaluate, customize, and deliver high quality, patient-, family- and person-centered care.
  • Operationalizes evidenced-based practices to enhance patent safety and quality outcomes.
  • Represents the organization positively within the community, and participates in company-supported and other healthcare related community/patient events and in-services.
  • Will assume leadership responsibility for the management of the unit in support of the manager/director, including direct supervision of a portion of the unit/department staff, payroll editing, performance reviews, coaching and developing staff, performance management, recognition, and other duties as assigned. Each CNC on the unit will have designated responsibilities, that may rotate, within one or more of the following core areas:
  • Quality, Safety, and Regulatory Preparedness
  • Patient Experience
  • Employee Engagement, Physician Satisfaction, and Culture
  • Fiscal Responsibility including scheduling, overtime review, and supply management
  • Staff Development including education and competency; New Graduate (resident) and Preceptor support
  • Join our team and you will experience a total rewards package to support your health, life, career and retirement including:

    • A supportive and collaborative work environment
    • Opportunities to progress in function, skill, and pay
    • A competitive wage scale 
    • Generous tuition reimbursement, Student Loan Repayment and clinical certification support
    • A comprehensive health and wellness package including medical, dental and prescription drug coverage
    • HCA’s Time Away From Work Program that combines paid time off, disability coverage and leaves of absence (including paid family leave)
    • 401k Plan - 100% matching contribution — from 3% to 9% of pay — based on your years of vesting service

    Qualifications

    Position Requirements:

     

    Education

    ·      Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

    ·      BSN required within 1 year. Magnet®/Pathways® Accredited      hospitals require BSN at time of hire.

    ·      Current Texas RN license or RN compact license.

    ·      Current BLS issued by the American Heart Association.

    ·      Certification in specialty required within 1 year.

    ·      Completion of charge nurse course required within one year.

    ·      Other leadership training and activity in professional organizations highly preferred

     

    Two (2) years of clinical practice in the clinical specialty of his/her unit and leadership/ management experience is preferred

     

     

     

     

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