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RN CHF Program Coord - Med Surg

Company: JPS Health Network
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

RN CHF Program CoordWho We Are

JPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported health care system in North Texas. Licensed for 578 beds, the network features 75 locations across Fort Worth, with John Peter Smith Hospital --home to Tarrant County's first and only Level 1 Trauma Center, only psychiatric emergency services site, and the largest hospital-based family medical residency program in the nation - and more than 40 community-based clinics. All told, our network employs more than 7,200 people.

Acclaim is our multispecialty medical practice group featuring over 300 providers serving the JPS Health Network. Specialties range from primary care to general surgery and trauma. The Acclaim group 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.

Why JPS?

We're more than a hospital. We're 7,200 of the most dedicated people you could ever meet. Our goal is to make sure the people of our community get the care they need and deserve. As community stewards, we abide by three rules:

1. Own it. Everyone who wears the JPS badge contributes to our journey to excellence.

2. Seek joy. Every day, every shift, we celebrate our patients, smile, and emphasize positivity.

3. Don't be a jerk. Everyone is treated with courtesy and respect. Smiling, laughter, compassion - key components of our everyday experience at JPS.

When working here, you're surrounded by passion, diversity, and dedication. We look forward to meeting you!

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Employment Type:

Full Time


Community Health

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Job Category:

Nursing / LVN

Hours Worked:

M - F 8am - 5pm


JPOC 1400

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Job Description:

Description: The Registered Nurse (RN) Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) Program Coordinator is responsible for coordinating care for congestive heart failure patients receiving care at JPS. The RN Program Coordinator is responsible for performing assessments, collecting data and collaborating with other members of the health care team to prepare patients for hospital discharge, assist with an effective transition to the ambulatory setting and provides patient, caregiver and community education as requested. The RN Program Coordinator collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure safe, effective, and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of established patient outcomes.

Typical Duties:

* Coordinates all components of the JPS Congestive Heart Failure Program.
* Provides patient, caregiver, and community education as required in a variety of settings, inpatient, ambulatory, classroom, etc. May assist in the development of patient, caregiver and staff education materials and course curriculum.
* Schedules post-hospital discharge clinic appointments and CHF education class appointments.
* Participates in regular meetings and process improvement initiatives with providers, clinic leadership, and other team members. Assists with developing and implementing measures that will enhance patient care.
* Delivers nursing care to congestive heart failure patients with an emphasis on education by identifying and addressing knowledge deficits, treatment planning, pain management, and discharge planning utilizing the nursing process.
* Conducts, analyzes, and reports on quality indicators related to the management of the congestive heart failure patients' care at JPS.
* Serves as the primary point of contact for clients and others. Links patients to appropriate care providers and or community resources to increase patient ability to manage their healthcare effectively.
* Serves as patient and caregiver advocate.
* Adheres to established productivity standards
* Collaborates with the health care team, contributing appropriate recommendations, strategies, and interventions in the interdisciplinary team conferences for complex patients that need intensive care coordination.
* Assesses patient's physical and psychosocial needs and makes referrals as appropriate. Coordinates patient care across the network and appropriate organizations by coordinating services with Social Services, Behavioral Health, Nutrition Services, and any other organization that would be of help to the patient by facilitating all necessary diagnostic processes by assisting with barriers such as lack of insurance, financial issues, need for personal support, language, and any other problems.
* Documents patient care in the electronic medical record. Keeps records/reports as needed for the JPS CHF program, including logs, statistics, etc.
* Interfaces with professional organizations. Serves on committees and task forces when requested. Presents quality statistics as required to appropriate groups.
* 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.
* Performs other related duties as assigned.


Required Education and Experience:
* Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing.
* 5 plus years of experience as a practicing Registered Nurse.
* Associates Degree in Nursing from an accredited college.
* 8 plus years of experience as a practicing Registered Nurse.
* 3 plus years of experience practicing as an accredited/certified CHF Nurse in a CHF Program.
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.
* Accredited/Certified CHF Nursing Certificate/License
* Current JPS recognized CPR/BLS Certification and must be maintained throughout employment. May be obtained subsequent to hire.
* Completion of unit specific competency based orientation program within 90 days.

Location Address:

1400 S. Main Street

Fort Worth, Texas, 76104

United States

Keywords: JPS Health Network, Fort Worth , RN CHF Program Coord - Med Surg, Healthcare , Fort Worth, Texas

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