Magnet Coordinator

N Richland Hills, Texas
Competitive Salary
Dec 06, 2017
Dec 27, 2017
Contract Type
Magnet Coordinator

The Magnet Coordinator functions in the role of clinical leader to promote, develop, and assist with fostering innovation and excellence in nursing practice throughout the organization. Responsibilities will include oversight and coordination of the Magnet Program, assuring that Magnet is hardwired into the organization through coordination, education, and consultation with leadership. Magnet responsibilities will include oversight of all deliverables and deadlines including document preparation and submission, site visits, yearly DDCT, interim reports, NDNQI database management and analysis, and RN engagement survey. The Coordinator will collaborate with leadership to embed the professional practice model into clinical practice, foster, maintain shared governance and council structure, and mentor clinical staff in leadership skills at the unit and council levels. The Coordinator is responsible for advancing nursing practice and innovation through shared governance, practice councils and nursing projects that foster innovation and excellence as well as the formal recognition of nursing innovation and excellence. Responsibilities include developing structure and processes that foster innovation of clinical staff and oversight of programs that produce clinical nursing innovation and excellence. In collaboration with clinical and administrative leadership, the Magnet Coordinator assumes system-wide responsibility for coordinating all aspects of special projects for the nursing department and ensures that assigned projects are deployed and hardwired into all areas of the organization. The Coordinator is responsible for providing education that is consistent with the Medical City North Hills' policies, procedures and standards of practice as it relates to new processes implementation.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organizational assessment in meeting special project criteria.
  • Takes lead in implementing strategies to improve organizational performance.
  • Creates and implements innovative ways to transform organizational culture, systems and services.
  • Works closely with leadership and staff to promote a culture of Evidence Based Practice, innovation and excellence.
  • Serves as liaison between leadership, outside certifying organizations (i.e. ANCC, Malcom Baldrige, etc.), staff, physicians, and the community.
  • Serves as overall project manager with appropriate delegation skills.
  • Develops timelines and implementation plans to meet goals.
  • Manages change-management with department directors/clinical managers and facilitates effective change.
  • Designs PI processes specific to systems and maintains oversight of the collecting and analyzing of PI data as it relates to NDNQI data.
  • Designs and produces reports as required.
  • Works on organizational initiatives focusing on quality clinical outcomes.
  • Participates in hospital or departmental performance improvement activities.

Medical City North Hills

We opened on Sunday, May 7, 1961 as Glenview Hospital. The current facility at 4401 Booth Callaway Road was opened in 1983 and renamed Medical City North Hills. Medical City North Hills has 164 beds and is a Level IV Trauma Center.

To name a few Awards and Accomplishments:

  • Recognized by the American Heart Association as a Mission: Lifeline STEMI Receiving Center Silver Plus Performance Achievement Award Hospital (2015)
  • Accredited by The Joint Commission
  • Primary Stroke Center certification by The Joint Commission
  • First hospital in the United States to have a Cycle 4 Chest Pain Center with PCI
  • First hospital in Northeast Tarrant County to have an O-Arm Navigation System for computer-assisted spine surgery
  • Named a Pathway to Excellence Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for our excellent nursing environment

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