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Clinical Nurse Coordinator Orthopedics

Company: Medical City Dallas
Location: Rowlett
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

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Clinical Nurse Coordinator Orthopedics Shift: Full time - Days

Location: Medical City Dallas Hospital

Introduction Do you have the career opportunities as a(an) Clinical Nurse Coordinator Orthopedics you want in your current role? We invest in what matters most to nurses like you - at home, at work, and at every stage in your career. We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Medical City Dallas which is a part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

Benefits Medical City Dallas, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence) Learn more about Employee Benefits

    Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

    Do you want to work where you have a voice? Nurses are at the forefront of our commitment to the care and improvement of human life. At HCA Healthcare, there are many ways for nurses to have a voice through professional practice councils, advisory councils, vital voices surveys, and units of distinction. We learn from our multi-generational nursing family. We partner with our Nurses at Medical City Dallas!

    Job Summary and Qualifications
    The Clinical Nurse Coordinator (CNC) ensures and delivers high quality, patient-centered care and coordination of all functions in the unit/department during the designated shift. In collaboration with other members of the management team, the CNC directs, monitors, and evaluates nursing care in accordance with established policies/procedures, serves as a resource person for staff, and models a commitment to the organization's vision/mission/values to support an unparalleled patient experience and clinical outcomes that contribute to overall departmental performance.

    What you will do in this role:
    • Assists with admission and discharge processes to ensure efficient throughput and high quality, patient-centered care.
    • Participates in the ongoing assessment of the quality of patient care services provided in the unit, in collaboration with other members of the management team.
    • Collaborates with subject matter experts and other managers to create an environment of teamwork that supports improved outcomes and service.
    • Supports a patient-first philosophy and engages in service recovery when necessary.
    • Supports the efforts of the facility to improve engagement by operationalizing current nursing strategies, including employee rounding, hourly rounds, and other initiatives.
    • Provides recommendations related to interviewing, selecting, and training new staff. Recommends and implements courses of action, including training and development, conflict resolution, personnel policy compliance, completion of performance evaluations, and/or disciplinary actions to ensure a competitively better organization.
    • Assists with staff scheduling. Manages all practical aspects of staff labor in accordance with patient care needs and established productivity guidelines.
    • Supports proper inventory control and assists with managing supplies and equipment. POSITION SUMMARY:

      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 POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
        • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
        • BSN required within 1 year. Magnet /Pathways Accredited hospitals require BSN at time of hire
        • 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
        • Current RN license in the State of Texas or compact license
        • AHA or ARC Healthcare Provider BLS
        • Two (2) years of clinical practice in the clinical specialty of his/her unit and leadership/ management experience is preferred This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

          Medical City Dallas is recognized for its advanced medical facilities and commitment to excellence in patient care. We are an 895+ bed tertiary care center. Our medical team consists of more than 1,500 physicians, many are recognized as the world's best in their specialties. Patients travel to Medical City Dallas from all over the United States and from other countries. We offer sophisticated treatment by our 400+ in-house physician specialists. Medical City Dallas has a full-service adult hospital and pediatric hospital. We have separate adult and pediatric emergency rooms, outpatient clinics and diagnostic centers. Our providers have access to state-of-the-art technology and are pioneering new medical procedures to accommodate patient needs. As a part of the Medical City network of hospitals, patients are ensured access to leading medical experts and advanced healthcare innovations across the network.

          HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

          "Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
          HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If this opportunity is your next step in your career path, we encourage you to apply for our Clinical Nurse Coordinator Orthopedics opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted by a member of our team.We are interviewing apply today!

          We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Medical City Dallas, Rowlett , Clinical Nurse Coordinator Orthopedics, Healthcare , Rowlett, Texas

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