Wound Care Clinical Coordinator (Rn)

Community Health System Cedar Park , TX 78613

Posted 2 months ago

Located minutes from downtown Austin,
Cedar Park Regional Medical Center is a level IV Designated Trauma Center with
more than 600 healthcare professionals working together to provide inpatient,
outpatient, surgical and emergency care for Cedar Park and the greater Austin
region. Department Overview The Cedar Park Regional Medical Center Wound Care Center is an outpatient clinic that specializes in treating patients with chronic, slow- or non-healing wounds. We offer evidence-based protocols and cutting-edge treatment to ensure our patients' wounds heal quickly. Our specially trained team of doctors, nurses and technicians provide comprehensive and cost-effective wound care to all patients, enabling them to return to a full life free from the pain of chronic wounds. Our multi-disciplinary panel of physicians specializes in podiatry, general surgery, plastic surgery and general medicine and offers our patients a well-rounded approach to wound healing. Position Overview

We are seeking a Registered Nurse for a Clinical Coordinator position in our Wound Care clinic. The Wound Care Clinical Coordinator is responsible for the clinical aspects of the Wound Care Center and coordinates services in providing quality care to patients with chronic non-healing wounds.

Responsibilities

Provide continuity of care for patients in collaboration with physicians with accountability for planning, implementation and evaluation of comprehensive wound care involving multiple disciplines and sites of care Demonstrate advanced knowledge of diagnostic data related to wound care by the ability to review cases for quality improvement, identifying key diagnostic data needed and integrating it into assessment, care and outcome In collaboration with the Program Director, provides direct supervision to clinical staff, including the hiring, disciplining, discharging, performance review, orientation and utilization Provides case management to a group of patients providing specific assessments according to protocols and procedures, clinical competence in procedural skills,treatments, and patient/caregiver education related to wound care management
Integrate knowledge of reimbursement into patient communication, collaborating with third party payers and professionals Responsible for clinical oversight for the treatment of hyperbaric patients, including HBO patient assessment and chamber operation, as required Collaborates with other health care providers, Wound Care Center Physicians, Program Director, and Medical Director regarding clinic and patient needs
Consistently looks at current processes and procedures and identifies and implements areas of improvement while adhering to HIPAA, JCAHO, DOH as well as hospital and DCS requirements
Provides staff recognition through positive reinforcement and constructive feedback
Collaborates with Program Director and Medical Director to develop, implement and manage a continuous Performance Improvement Program (PIP)
Collaborates with Program Director in coordination of program objectives, from a budgetary and financial perspective
Collaborates with Program Director and Medical Director to achieve Wound Care Center quality indicators Ensure staff attendance at mandatory education and monitoring of safe practices and safety education, including but not limited to, hazardous waste, CPR, body mechanics, infection control, exposure control, adverse reporting, fire and disaster planning Other duties as assigned Minimum of an Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN) from an accredited RN program. Bachelors Degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Texas, or license with a compact state American Heart Association (AHA) approved Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required upon hire Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in a Wound Care Clinic Previous nursing management experience strongly preferred
What we offer

Competitive Pay Shift Differentials Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance Matching 401(k) Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) Extended Illness Bank (EIB) Tuition Reimbursement RN Loan Repayment Program Clinical Ladder Program Employee Referral Bonus Program Opportunities for career advancement Rewards and recognition programs Additional perks and discounts


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