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Sepsis Coordinator (RN) Full Time No Weekends

Company: Lawnwood Regional Medical Cntr
Location: Fort Pierce
Posted on: January 28, 2019

Job Description:

Lawnwood Regional Medical Center
Registered Nurse Sepsis Coordinator FT Days 1.0

Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute is a 365-bed acute care hospital. Home to the Treasure Coast Level II Trauma Center, it provides life-saving care for patients with critical injuries from St. Lucie, Indian River, Okeechobee and Martin counties. Specialty services include a full range of cardiac care from diagnostics to open-heart surgery, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Behavioral Health, and an Inpatient Physical Rehabilitation Center.
In 2014, Children's Services expanded, a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and the new Pediatric ER opened. These dedicated services for the smallest and the sickest children provide quality, child-friendly care, close to home.
Lawnwood is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated as a Top Performer and a Certified Primary Stroke Center. Lawnwood is the only hospital on the Treasure Cost with a Truven Top 50 Cardiovasular Hospital designation and CARF Accreditation.
At Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute, patients come first - no matter what!

We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance.

Position Summary:
Demonstrates a high level of clinical competence that creates an environment of clinical excellence resulting in improved individual and group clinical outcomes. Facilitates individualized, evidence-based, highly effective care to patients and families through coordination/collaboration of the entire healthcare team. Collects and analyzes data surrounding the sepsis patient to assist with documentation, coding, clinical care and outcomes. Through role modeling, coaching and demonstration, fosters learning for the staff and promotes outcomes-oriented nursing practice.

  • Maintains clinical competence.

  • Coordinates process for facility's sepsis program.

  • Serves as a role model, consultant and clinical resource to medical, nursing staff, and other health care providers to promote health and reduce illness for specified groups of patients.

  • Makes patient rounds daily to integrate essential information in order to prioritize and provide care that maximizes outcomes.

  • Evaluates currently used as well as new products and makes appropriate recommendations to enhance patient care.

  • Promotes efficiency and economy in the use of equipment, materials and supplies.

  • Maintains open lines of communication with physicians, nursing, case managers and other healthcare professionals regarding patient/family needs and identifies areas of improvement throughout the hospitalization.

  • Assists in the development of policies, procedures, standards, clinical pathways, order sets, and other resource material.

  • Assists in the development, implementation and assessment of quality improvement activities.

  • Assists with formal and informal educational activities for nursing staff, based on assessed needs of the staff, new policies and procedures and quality improvement issues to improve patient care.

  • Provides educational activities utilizing varied adult teaching-learning principles for specific patient population and their families.

  • Collaborates with and/or serves as consultant as it pertains to the education of nurses on program development and assists with the evaluation of the program, as well as revises when necessary.

  • Works collaboratively with Director and Nursing Management Team to identify nursing competency assessment needs.

  • Coordinates and leads patient care conferences in order to guide clinical team.

  • Participates in the development of individualized plan of care with the appropriate healthcare providers to progress the patient through the hospital process to the time of discharge.

  • Participates in the selection and preparation of educational materials for nursing staff and patient and/or families as it pertains to the care of specific patient populations.

  • Attends selected meetings as appropriate.

  • Assumes responsibility for own professional growth as evidenced by involvement in professional nursing organizations and attendance at related seminars.

  • Establishes effective working relationships with staff, physicians, administrators and other departmental professionals on an ongoing basis.

  • Assumes all other responsibilities as identified by the VPQ.

  • Rounds with identified physicians as necessary.

  • Consults with patient/family members/staff regarding discharge plans on a daily or as needed basis.

  • Works collaboratively with Case Manager and physicians regarding patient's discharge plans and any pending issues that may delay the process.

  • Documents patient care findings and interventions.

  • Reviews charts, identifies and evaluates quality of care, infection control and safety and risk management concerns. Forwards findings to personnel responsible for specific concern.

    Seeking Florida RN, BSN preferred

    Experienced RN in ICU/Critical Care/Sepsis Management preferred

    Previous Core Measures Data Abstraction skills preferred but not necessary

    Demonstrates effective leadership, teaching and clinical skills. Role model in critical thinking, assessment skills and evidenced based nursing care. Excellent human relations and verbal/written communication skills. Knowledge of adult learning principles. Serves as role model and resource for nursing staff and other mid-level providers. Use of technology and resource management

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