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Providence Sepsis Program Nurse Coordinator in Mission Hills, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Sepsis Program Nurse Coordinator - (Full-Time, Monday through Friday, 8 hour/Day Shift) to Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills CA.

We are seeking a Sepsis Program Nurse Coordinator - Various units - The Coordinator is accountable for the overall management, leadership, and direction of the clinical and operational activities of the Sepsis program in accordance with Providence Holy Cross's Health Mission and Core Values. The Coordinator will work to create an environment that fosters a multidisciplinary team and collaborative approach to care, treatment and follow-up that achieves operational and clinical "Best Practice." The Coordinator works with department directors, leaders, and caregivers and oversees the daily operations of the Sepsis program; assisting nursing, medical and ancillary staff in providing quality care outcomes for the care of patients with sepsis. The Coordinator sustains excellent performance and tracks and reports impact of sepsis care delivery on patients' quality of life; always striving to improve, in partnership with all departments. They will also support efforts in error reduction, physician and nurse enrichment/satisfaction, length of stay measures and patient care resource management. Other responsibilities as assigned. who will apply the nursing process to develop and execute an age-appropriate plan of care for assigned patients by coordinating the interdisciplinary team to intervene according to assessment findings.

In this position you will:

  • Demonstrate Providence St. Joseph Health’s values of dignity, justice, compassion, integrity, and excellence to customers, employees, and visitors; and provide quality service in the performance of work assignments and duties.

  • Collaborates with nursing services and medical staff in identifying educational needs, providing education, and ensuring competency of the clinicians caring for patients with sepsis.

  • Functions as a patient advocate by performing real-time patient tracking, intervening when appropriate to ensure best patient outcomes.

  • Round each work day on all Sepsis identified cases in-house to monitor progress on goals of care and ensure compliance with CMS core measures

  • Work in concert with the ED MDs, ED staff, in-patient MDs and hospital staff to ensure seamless transition in care from ED to in-patient settings

  • Partner with Rapid Response Team and attends any Sepsis alerts to ensure timely and adequate delivery of care per Sepsis care guidelines

  • Implement and maintain established department, unit, administrative, and clinical policies/procedures for patient care, safety, and infection control.

  • Participate in improving organizational performance activities as assigned.

  • Provide direct patient care and consults with other specialists as indicated.

  • Conduct initial and ongoing patient assessment with attention to each patient's physical, emotional, psychosocial and spiritual needs.

  • Monitor each patient's clinical condition per unit/dept standards and reports changes as appropriate.

  • Administer prescribed medications and treatments according to physician orders and/or hospital-approved protocols.

  • Develop and teach individualized patient education according to assessed learning needs.

  • Document in a clear, concise, and organized manner to ensure the accuracy of the medical record.

  • Collaborate and effectively communicate with other personnel to maintain good employee relations, give and receive critical feedback with professional demeanor, meet interdepartmental objectives, and optimize patient care.

  • Provide direction to team members to coordinate care of assigned patients and problem-solve patient care issues during the shift.

  • Orient and educate new employees and students as assigned.

  • Prepare patients for scheduled procedures and assist physicians as needed.

  • Demonstrate sensitivity to each patient's comfort, safety, and privacy needs.

  • Activate the chain of command to follow through on complaints, incidents, ethical concerns, or unusual occurrences.

  • Participate in meetings, educational events, license/certification renewals, and professional associations as appropriate to nursing specialty.

  • Responsible for own professional growth, development and maintenance of essential critical care nursing skills.

  • Ensure an adequate stock of supplies and proper functioning of equipment.

  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested by the Chief Nursing Officer.

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills a must.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

  • Current California Registered Nurse license in good standing

  • Current BLS for Healthcare Providers sponsored by the American Heart Association (AHA), the American Red Cross (ARC) or the Military Training Network (MTN)

  • Current ACLS in good standing

  • NIH Stroke Scale (NIHSS) Certification

  • AVADE Training (can be obtained after hire)

  • 3 years RN experience in inpatient clinical nursing practice or inpatient clinical nursing practice is candidate possesses a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with specialty training as a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS), Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL), or Nursing Education.

  • Proficient in project management or data base management and competent in problem solving.

  • Ability to work independently with clear communication skills.

  • Ability to work with intense activity over a prolonged period of time handling conflict situations calmly.

  • Experience with Microsoft desktop programs including Access.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience as a program coordinator, nursing leadership position or educator

  • Statistical analysis experience

  • Experience working with and reporting on Sepsis patients

About the hospital you will serve.

Nationally recognized for clinical excellence and trauma care, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center is a 377-bed, level II trauma center in Mission Hills, California. We are the only Magnet®Designated Hospital in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Holy Cross also has been recognized this year by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of the best places to work in Los Angeles. As our reputation for excellence grows, so does our facility. We have recently expanded our medical center with the addition of a new 138 bed patient care wing. This expansion has made Providence Holy Cross Medical Center one of the largest hospitals serving the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Critical Care Nursing

Location: California-Mission Hills

Req ID: 270852

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