professional nurse or social worker who assists in coordinating Emergency Department
care in accordance with established standards and philosophy of Coon Memorial
Hospital Emergency Department. Primary
responsibilities include coordinating home care services, coordinating
outpatient services, utilization review, liaison with payers, scheduling of
services and referral follow through within the team. OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens
Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
or Social Work.
Minimum of two years experience in health care or related field, demonstrating
management and leadership expertise, preferred.
Demonstrates ability in application of organization/communication skills
A nurse must be currently licensed to practice nursing in the State of
Currently licensed to operate a motor vehicle in the State of Texas.
Certified to perform BLS within 6 months of employment.
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and Mental Requirements:
Requires full range of body motion including, stooping and stretching. Also includes reaching to arms length and
bending form the waist or side-to-side to extend reach. May include squatting.
Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time on a
smooth, hard surface and/or carpeting.
Requires corrected hearing in normal range for
effective communication via telephone, face to face inquiries, alarms and
Cognitive skills required for reasonable
interpretation of assignments.
Visual acuity required to read assignments,
notes and reports relative to duties.
Legible handwriting for documentation and
communication. Requires corrected vision
in the normal range.
Must be able to adapt to rapidly changing
environment which may include stress and working irregular hours.
Keeps patient and employee information and all
Behaves in accordance with hospital
policies/procedures, demonstrating a professional manner in action and dress,
providing service to others in a willing and courteous manner.
Requires potential exposure to communicable diseases
Requires potential exposure to various
Requires ability to respond to emergency
situations that threaten the safety of others.
manual and finger dexterity for regulating and adjusting gauges and alarm
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
= Focuses on care provided by
the Emergency Department care team members to patients.
= Identifies needs to
facilitate quality care delivery.
= Communicates and negotiates
with payor sources based on the needs of the patient.
= Formulates an individualized
plan of care appropriately delegating/coordinating tasks and duties to Emergency
Department care team members.
= Utilizes sound knowledge
base for decision making and establishing priorities of patient care.
= Implements care and
supervises the Emergency Department staff in a knowledgeable, skillful and
consistent manner by proper application of psychomotor and cognitive skills.
= Complies with established
= Evaluates effectiveness of
care given by health care team members, including self, as reflected in the
documentation of patient’s progress/responses, communication skills and problem
identification and resolution.
OTHER SIGNIFICANT REQUIREMENTS:
Maintains confidentiality while working with confidential matters on a
Maintains continuous relationships with physicians, patients and family
Follows aseptic procedures and precautions when involved in direct patient
contact or handling potentially
= Attends educational inservices and staff
meetings as required by DHCHD.
Follows safety guidelines and policies for the Hospital.