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RN Patient Care Coordinator

Company: JPS Health Network
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: November 21, 2020

Job Description:

JPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported health care system for Tarrant County in North Texas. Licensed for 578 beds, the network includes an acute care hospital andmore than 40 community-based clinics, including19 school-based clinics. John Peter Smith Hospital is home to Tarrant County's first and only Level 1 Trauma Center, its only psychiatric emergency services site and has the largest hospital-based family medicine residency program in the nation. Our network employs more than 6,500 people.

Acclaim is our multispecialty medical practice group. Acclaim has over 300 providers serving the JPS Health Network in specialties ranging from primary care to general surgery and trauma. The Acclaim group has been formed around a common set of incentives and expectations supporting the operational, financial and clinical performance

outcomes of the network. Our goal is to provide high quality, compassionate clinical care for every patient, every time.

For more information, visit www.jpshealthnet.org.

To view all job vacancies, visitwww.jobs.jpshealthnet.org/ or www.teamacclaim.org.

Job Description:

Description: The Registered Nurse (RN) Patient Care Coordinator is responsible for performing assessments, collecting data and collaborating with other members of the Health Care Team in preparing and scheduling patients for surgeries, procedures and post-operative care. This job collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure safe, effective, and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes.

Typical Duties:

* Delivers nursing care to assigned group of patients to include education directed towards identified knowledge deficits, treatment planning, pain management and discharge planning utilizing the nursing process.
* Conducts, analyzes, and reports on quality indicators related to the efficiency of moving a patient from outpatient clinic status to post procedure status. Assists with developing and implementing measures that will enhance the process.
* Interfaces with professional organizations. Serves on committees, as necessary, related to surgical patient care quality, practice and/or education. Presents quality statistics as required to appropriate groups.
* Participates in interdisciplinary meetings that impact the care of their patients (i.e. Ortho Ops. OR Ops. Cancer Committee, etc.).
* Delivers quality nursing care while minimizing the risk of infection, contamination, harm, or injury. Maintains safe and clean working environment ensuring compliance with procedures, rules, and regulations.
* Provides and coordinates patient care, educates patients and public about various health conditions, and provides emotional support to patients and family members.
* Provides pre-procedure and post procedure education for patients, families, and caregivers. Serves as a resource person and assists other members of the health care team with protocols for scheduling procedures, including financial and medical necessity requirements.
* Collaborates with other members of the Health Care Team in preparing and scheduling patients for surgeries, procedures, and post-operative care.
* Ensures that patient care is delivered in accordance with established standards of nursing practices and regulatory guidelines. Interacts with physician staff to identify specific surgical needs for the patient, recognizing any potential barriers.
* Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Required Education and Experience:
* Bachelors Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing.
* 3 plus years of experience as a practicing Registered Nurse.
OR
* Associates Degree in Nursing from an accredited University.
* 5 plus years of experience as a practicing Registered Nurse.
Preferred Education and Experience :
* 3 plus years of experience as a practicing Registered Nurse in operating room, procedural, case management, or ambulatory care.
Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
* Current licensure by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas or proof of reciprocity of licensure between the State of Texas and another state.
* Current JPS recognized CPR Certification and must be maintained throughout employment.
* Completion of unit specific competency based orientation program within 90 days.
* Current JPS recognized Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification and must be maintained throughout employment.

Location Address:

1350 S. Main Street

Fort Worth, Texas, 76104

United States

Keywords: JPS Health Network, Fort Worth , RN Patient Care Coordinator, Healthcare , Fort Worth, Texas

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