Oct 05, 2020

RN Coordinator - Cardiothoracic Surgery/Single Ventricle Program

  • Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
  • Atlanta, GA, USA

Job Description

Work Schedule/Days: Day / Variable
Employment Type: Full-Time
Location: Egleston
Requisition #: 44863

JOB SUMMARY

Provides a coordinated approach to quality care for patients and families involved with cardiothoracic surgical services. Acts to ensure communication and education regarding patient hospitalization, daily plan of care, discharge, planning, and medical follow-up for patients and families. Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

EDUCATION
  • Bachelor of Science in nursing

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY
  • Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the single State of Georgia or Multi-State through the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment
EXPERIENCE*
  • Experience in advanced clinical pediatric cardiothoracic surgical/cardiology nursing
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*
  • NA
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*
  • Must be able to successfully pass the Basic Windows Skill Assessment at 80% or higher rating within 30 days of employment
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*
  1. Manages comprehensive episode of care for the surgical patient.
  2. Assists surgeon with clinical care of patients.
  3. Coordinates discharge process patient caseload.
  4. Promotes communication among multidisciplinary team members.
  5. Facilitates referrals from cardiologists and community in customer-oriented manner.
  6. Maintains professional development by expanding clinical and professional knowledge base.
  7. Participates in achievement of organizational and departmental goals. Performs other responsibilities as required.
  8. Demonstrates competencies that incorporate age-specific guidelines, including N = Neonate (less than 30 days), I = Infant (30 days to 1 year), EC = Early Childhood (1-5 years), LC = Late Childhood (5-13 years), A = Adolescent (13-17 years), AD = Adult, and ALL = all ages.
  9. Includes family/caregiver in patient care and provides effective education appropriate for learning needs of patient and family
SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistanceBending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)Climbing - Not PresentHearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)Standing - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)WORKING CONDITIONS*Definite potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 638 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 70 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for fourteen consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country. Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

Have questions about the recruitment process? Check out What to Expect.

Address: 1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322
Function: Nursing - Nursing-Bedside