The Nurse Coordinator is a professional nurse who coordinates the delivery of nursing care for the patients in their specialty care. The coordinator is responsible and accountable to identify before surgery a patientâ��s medical, physical, psychological and spiritual needs, thereby reducing the number of surgery cancellations and length of hospital stay thru education and preoperative testing. Preoperative assessment is essentially a clinical risk assessment where the health of a patient is appraised to ascertain that the person is fit to undergo the anaesthetic for a planned operation. S/he provides preoperative patient education and plans of care with other health team members. Initiates discharge planning based upon admission assessment, collaborates with other interdisciplinary teams for patients needs such as discharge planning. The coordinator provides leadership and organization by working cooperatively with ancillary services and the interdisciplinary team.The coordinator maintains supervisory responsibility, ensures compliance with regulatory agencies and is responsible for consultation with the patientâ��s home nursing facility, nursing staff and physicians.
Current RN licensure in the State of Texas or
compact state required, BSN required or enrolled
within 6 months
Any other certifications staff nurses in area managed are required
Primary Location: El Paso, Texas
Facility: The Hospitals of Providence Sierra Campus
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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