Park Plaza & Plaza Specialty Hospitals - Houston, TX
Sepsis Coordinator (RN) - Quality Management
Located adjacent to the Texas Medical Center, Park Plaza and Plaza Specialty Hospitals offer the convenience of a community hospital with two distinct purposes. Since 1975, Park Plaza Hospital has been offering complete medical services, including surgery as well as outpatient, imaging and rehabilitation. Plaza Specialty Hospital, a hospital within a hospital, has been providing long-term acute care to those needing prolonged hospitalization and recovery since 1994.
Park Plaza and Plaza Specialty Hospital is currently looking for a Sepsis Coordinator (RN) - Quality Management.
The sepsis coordinator is a health care professional who works in collaboration with the medical and hospital staff to provide multidisciplinary care to the septic patient. The Coordinator provides clinical, professional expertise for patients, families and staff members. Scope of practice includes providing organized care to the patient with sepsis with focus on health promotion and disease prevention. The Coordinator also functions as an educator and coordinates care in critical care/sepsis patient care management, ensuring optimal patient care management and outcomes.
The coordinator will collect and analyze data surrounding the sepsis patients to assist with documentation, coding, clinical care, and outcomes.
Facilitates development and refines the sepsis protocol to become the standard of care within the facility, while providing and participating in the quality improvement process. Applies good verbal and nonverbal skills to achieve service goals of customer service and satisfaction. Collaborates with all members of the interdisciplinary team to achieve productive movement of the best practices within the organization. Maintains active involvement in nursing and hospital committees as necessary.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Graduate of Nursing/Respiratory Science or higher program. Demonstrates effective communication and interpersonal skills. Knowledge of infection control, critical care, and critical care protocols.
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/QUALIFICATION REQUIRED: Current licensure by the State of Texas.
State RN licensure
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Excellent interpersonal skills. Strong communication skills in both oral and written format. Flexibility to intervene on a moment's notice. Ability to problem-solve, and seeks assistance from team members when necessary; Ability to cope with death and dying; Ability to work with little direct supervision.
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