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Registered Nurse Administrative Coordinator (RN) - Med Surg IMU/Cardiac

Job Ref: 27446

Talent Area: RN - Med/Surg

Location:
Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital
Houston, TX 77070

Area/Department: Nursing Unit-WN7E

Employment Type: Regular

Job Type: Full-Time

Organization: Houston Methodist

Work Shift: NIGHTS

Work Week: M - F


Company Profile

Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital opened its doors to Northwest Houston in December 2000. In May 2010, a major expansion on the 52-acre campus doubled the size of the hospital, brining more expertise, more state-of-the-art technology and more specialized care to the community. With 251 licensed beds, 14 operating rooms and over 1,400 employees, Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital was specifically designed to provide comprehensive, personalized care for the community.


Job Summary

JOB SUMMARY

Med Surg Unit 7 East

The Med/Surg Night Administrative Coordinator functions as the management liaison for the Med/Surg patient care unit during the night. Provides nursing expertise in the management of patient care, staffing, and interpreting and implementing established policies and procedures.

 

PATIENT AGE GROUP SERVED

 Adolescent, adult and geriatric.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

PEOPLE

  1. Supervises patient care delivery; identifies opportunities for improvement in systems and processes and takes appropriate action.
  2. Utilizes effective means of communication to keep staff updated, e.g. shift huddles
  3. Serves as a resource to unit staff and charge nurses and assists in patient care as needed
  4. Facilitates the promotion of teamwork; models desired behaviors
  5. Identifies learning needs of staff and ensures that needs are addressed.
  6. Assists manager in evaluating performance, coaching and counseling staff

 

SERVICE

  1. Promotes, coaches, and effectively supervises service initiatives that result in high levels of patient, family, and physician satisfaction.
  2. Performs daily nurse leader rounds; follows up on issues as needed and recognizes outstanding staff performance.
  3. Demonstrates effective conflict resolution and service recovery skills.
  4. Demonstrates ICARE values and customer service standards

 

QUALITY

  1. Demonstrates effectiveness in identifying and resolving problems
  2. Monitors and analyzes work methods, staff scheduling, unit systems, and patient flow and makes appropriate adjustments to ensure a high level of service quality
  3. Implements performance improvement projects
  4. Follows all safety rules while on the job.

 

 

FINANCE

  1. Collaborates with charge nurses to expedite patient flow and effective patient progression.
  2. Demonstrates good judgment in decisions involving staffing and productivity.
  3. Assists in ensuring accurate payroll by performing daily timecard maintenance and coaching staff on use of scheduling and payroll tools.

 

GROWTH

  1. Serves as a mentor/preceptor and actively participates on committees, performance improvement teams and quality improvement initiatives.
  2. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN) required

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

3 Years experience in an acute care setting required.

1 year of supervisory experience preferred.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED

 

Current license to practice as an RN in the State of Texas

Current CPR and ACLS (ACLS may be completed within 3 months)

Certification in specialty desirable; required within 12 months

 

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

 

Must be able to write and speak effectively in English

Must demonstrate effective interpersonal skills with all levels of healthcare team

Ability to multitask and manage changing priorities.

Ability to judge the appropriate action needed in response to change, circumstances and problems.

Basic computer literacy including keyboarding skills, ability to utilize Outlook, MethOD and the ability to navigate in a Windows environment.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

See attached ADA Activity checklist

 

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Hospital environment, May include exposure to hazardous chemicals and blood borne pathogens. Adherence to universal precautions is required.

Must be able to push, pull, and lift items weighing greater than 25 pounds.

Extended periods of standing and walking are required.

Able to flex hours and work days to meet need related to unanticipated acuity, volume changes, staffing, and/or problems; majority of hours will be worked on the night shift


Equal Employment Opportunity

Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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