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Orthopedic RN Clinical Coordinator, Educator
Memorial Hermann | Houston, Texas
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Orthopedic RN Clinical Coordinator/EducatorOrthopedic & Spine HospitalJob DescriptionM-F, Days, No Call, No Weekends

Responsible for serving as a clinical expert in the delivery and management of comprehensive patient care, utilizing research and evidence-based practice as necessary; for expertly caring for patients from multiple services/specialties, and for more complex diagnosis.

Minimum Qualifications:

* Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing; BSN preferred.
* Licenses/Certifications: Current State of Texas license or temporary/compact license to practice professional nursing, Certified in Basic Life Support, and Additional. certifications may be required based on discipline and/or nursing unit requirements.
* Experience: Ten (10) years nursing experience in area of specialty.
* Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of "we advance health" through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.

Principle Accountabilities:

* Plans, coordinates, and directs all activities between the interdisciplinary team to direct and facilitate departmental throughput in order to attain positive outcomes; coordinates with ancillary departments such as lab, radiology, registration, and bed board to ensure proper turn-around times.
* Makes daily assignments for all personnel according to the applicable skills inventory and the age and needs of the patient/population served; identifies and utilizes available resources to resolve problems; coordinates and collaborates with other clinical coordinators ensuring departmental staffing coverage.
* Acts as a liaison, to departmental staff, medical personnel, patients and family members; assist in any patient care concerns, issues and complaints; conducts daily leadership rounding on assigned unit.
* Utilizes critical thinking and sound clinical judgment and works autonomously to solve problems; escalates issues or notifies nursing leader/supervisor of significant occurrences, intervention, or delays, as appropriate.
* Facilitates resolution to patient problems and concerns, ensuring appropriate service recovery.
* Acts as a mentor/coach to assigned staff and provides input into the annual performance review of those staff members.
* Participates in a systemic, interdisciplinary, and ongoing evaluation of programs, process improvement and desired client-centered outcomes.
* Considers the diverse needs of each patient through the entire continuum of care, providing and ensuring the highest level of service according to established service standards, optimizing the patient experience.
* Promotes a safe and accountable environment; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards, being a good steward of resources, including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
* Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; may serve as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
* Adheres to all regulatory and Texas Board of Nursing standards.
* Performs other duties as assigned, within scope of practice and clinical competency.

Qualifications/CompetenciesAbility to Learn and Follow Procedures, Bachelor's - Nursing - Nursing, Building Collaborative Relationships, CR-Registered Nurse (TX Board of Nursing) - TX Board of Nursing, Diploma - Nurse - Nursing, English, Initiative, Multi-Tasking, NC-Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) - Various, Professional Integrity, Stress Management, Thoroughness, Troubleshooting, Years of ExperienceBachelor's - Nursing: Nursing, Diploma - Nurse: Nursing (Required)CR-Registered Nurse (TX Board of Nursing) - TX Board of Nursing, NC-Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Association

About Memorial Hermann

Memorial Hermann, a not-for-profit health care system, provides quality, comprehensive programs and services for a person's whole life. Through our 11 hospitals located in the Texas Medical Center and the greater Houston area, Memorial Hermann offers the convenience of health care in neighborhoods where people live and work as well as easy access to the resources and technology of a university-affiliated teaching hospital. Memorial Hermann takes a holistic approach to health care, offering programs and services that address the physical, social, psychological and spiritual aspects of well being. Our employees, volunteers and medical staff partners take pride in delivering care with compassion and respect.

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