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PROGRAM COORD - CHEST (RN) - (20244)

Universal Health Services


Location:
MCALLEN, TX
Date:
02/22/2018
2018-02-222018-03-23
Job Code:
20244
Universal Health Services
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PROGRAM COORD - CHEST (RN) - (20244)

Facility Name
McAllen Medical Center
Location
MCALLEN, TX 78503 US (Primary)
Career Area
Nursing
Category
Registered Nurse (RN)
Job Description

Ensures that the requirements for the Chest Pain Center Accreditation are maintained for the STHS facilities and ensures completion of required actions. Provides leadership and consultative services for performance improvement activities for the Chest Pain/ACS/Cardiac program, and assist with compliance activities for all regulatory agencies for these programs throughout STHS.   A Registered Nurse responsible to assure each facility performs concurrent rounding on the Cardiac/ACS patients, medical record reviews and assures the integrity and maintenance of available cardiac registry databases, coordinates data collection processes, exhibits proficiency in data management, demonstrates knowledge of age specific processes of care, coordinates referrals when physician or departmental review is indicated and assists with regulatory compliance.  Performs concurrent review and chart studies while maintaining databases for cardiac patients, and participates in the quality improvement program to evaluate care for these patient populations. Assures education of the staff and the community regarding initiatives and care of the cardiac patients.  Works with the various cardiologists and other physicians to address identified Performance Improvement needs of the cardiac program through appropriate committees and activities.  Supports an organizational culture for Service Excellence and practices the Service Excellence standards to all customer groups.  This position summary contains the most relevant duties and responsibilities and does not exclude other assignments not mentioned.

 

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Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. 3 years experience in Emergency and Critical Care nursing.
  2. Must acquire and maintain 8 CEUs related to cardiac care annually
  3. Demonstrates competency and professionalism in verbal and written communication.
  4. Must have experience in an acute-care hospital environment.
  5. Hours are flexible but must be able to work in a high pressure environment subject to multiple and changing priorities and demands.
  6. A thorough understanding of the clinical aspect of patient care.
  7. Must demonstrate commitment and adherence to STHS’s Compliance Program and Code of Conduct through compliance with all policies and procedures, the Code of Conduct, attendance at required training and immediately reporting suspected compliance issue(s) to the Compliance Officer.

EDUCATION / LICENSURE:

  1. Registered Nurse currently licensed in the State of Texas, or part of a compact state license, or has a valid temporary RN license for the State of Texas while waiting to receive the permanent license. BSN preferred.
  2.  Must possess an Associate Degree, Baccalaureate Degree or Diploma from a School of Nursing or University.
  3. RN will have BLS upon hire (and maintain through employment) and be certified and maintain certification in ACLS within 12 months of hire. Certification must be in accordance with the curriculum of the AHA, for Healthcare Provider’s Program.

 

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