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Memorial Hermann Health System

Clinical Coordinator ICU/CVICU- Greater Heights

Houston, Texas

Overview

As a nurse, you’ll find a collaborative environment, and you’ll have the tools you need to rise to any challenge and an entire network of support. Here, you’ll find a range of nursing opportunities that stretch across specialties and locations along with support, training and the kind of growth opportunities you’d expect from a national leader in health care.

  • Job Type: Full-Time, Part-Time, PRN
  • Job Level: Mid
  • Travel: No
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SUCCESS PROFILE

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  • Compassionate
  • Trustworthy
  • Team Player
  • Flexible
  • Quick Thinker
  • Collaborative

Quote

If I had to describe the work environment in one word, it would be “team-focused.” I have seen my unit come together during the most challenging times and I experienced the difference a unified team approach can make in patient care. My colleagues inspire me.

– Ingry U., Critical Care RN

TOTAL REWARDS

  • Health Insurance

  • Retirement Plan

  • Paid time off

  • Certification reimbursement

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Student Loan Repayment

JOB DESCRIPTION

Title Clinical Coordinator ICU/CVICU- Greater Heights Location 1635 North Loop West, Houston, TX 77008 Category Nursing Type Full time Requisition 100114442 Date posted 09/15/2021

At Memorial Hermann, we’re about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. Our goal is to provide opportunities for our diverse employee population that develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on patient care.

Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Memorial Hermann learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it.

Job Summary

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.

Job Description

Greater Heights Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Beds: 22; Ratio: 1-2:1

Shift: Full Time - Days, 7a-7p

Greater Heights Cardiovascular ICU (CVICU)

Beds: 8

Ratio: 1-2:1

**Memorial Hermann Greater Heights tied at No. 6 in the Top 10 statewide hospital rankings.**

Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital is now among an elite group of facilities nationwide that has received Magnet® recognition for excellence in nursing services by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®. The designation is one of the highest levels of recognition a hospital can receive and recognizes healthcare organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovation in professional nursing practice.  A 260-bed facility, Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital, located adjacent to The Houston Heights, has provided award-winning care to families in the community for over 50 years.

Minimum Qualifications

Education:Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing; Bachelors of Nursing preferred

Licenses/Certifications: 

  • Current State of Texas license or temporary/compact license to practice professional nursing 
  • Certified in Basic Life Support required
  • Additional certifications may be required based on discipline and/or nursing unit requirements

Experience / Knowledge / Skills:

  • Three (3) 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.

Principal 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.
  • Adheres to all regulatory and Texas Board of Nursing standards.
  • Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications 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.
  • Other duties as assigned.
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