The Children's Hospital of San Antonio, established in 1959, was the first children's hospital in South-Central Texas. Located downtown, this 190-plus-bed hospital serves more than 70,000 children annually from San Antonio, South Texas and around the world. The hospital (in partnership with Baylor College of Medicine) is the only academic children's hospital in San Antonio. Our highly specialized services meet the unique medical needs of children, from Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care to Children's Emergency Services, the latest treatments for deformities of the spine including titanium rib implants and halo traction, a Heart Center, a specialized asthma program, a highly regarded Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, and growing maternal services to include consultation, delivery, and maternal fetal medicine.
Under the guidance of the Director/Manager, accountable for the following; develops schedules for the unit within budgeted statistics; updates associate files, skills check lists and competencies; In conjunction with Education department develop skills lab and related competencies; develops documentation to support program; Oversees mentoring of new staff. Provides input on evaluations. The Patient Care Coordinator Manages day to day issues, working with staff, patients, and doctors. Ensures patient care assignments are safe. Identifies complex clinical issues and develops staff to provide excellent clinical care. Provide direct patient care as directed by the manager. Take call for the unit as assigned. Participated with Director/Manager in interviews for open staff positions. Assist in preparation for Joint Commission, CARF and other regulatory body surveys. Assist in or directs policy on the unit utilizing evidence based practice. Participates in unit council and Program Performance Improvement initiatives. Attends relevant meetings and communicates information to program members, implements new departmental policies and procedures. Other duties as assigned.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Basic Computer Knowledge Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and written.
Three to five years clinical experience in area of specialty. Prior experience in hospital clinical education and supervisory experience preferred.
Current Texas State RN license.
CPR- (American Heart Association)
ACLS-within 90 days of hire/transfer date