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Registered Nurse (RN) - Clinical Nurse Coordinator - $35-55 per hour

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: The Colony
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Baylor Scott & White Health is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Clinical Nurse Coordinator for a nursing job in Plano, Texas.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Clinical Nurse Coordinator
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours, days
  • Employment Type: Permanent
    $10,000 Sign On Bonus
    *Must have at least two years RN experience to qualify for sign on bonus

    Location: The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano
    Specialty: LVAD Coordinator
    Shift/Schedule: Full Time- Day Shift- M-F- Call Required



    The LVAD Coordinator RN is a licensed professional who uses the Company nursing professional practice model to coordinate patient care delivery by the health care team and coordinates evaluation, admission, discharge of assigned Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) patients. Using the nursing process, the RN assesses the patient, identifies nursing diagnoses based on responses to health problems, implements an individualized plan of care, evaluates the patient's response and documents outcomes. The RN delegates interventions to health care personnel based on the Texas Nursing Practice Act, each patient's condition and the competencies of the employee.


    • Clinical Judgment: Using clinical reasoning, conducts accurate clinical assessments according to practice standards. Identifies and prioritizes patient and family needs. Implements the nursing plan of care. Modifies plan to meet clinical outcomes.
    • Clinical Inquiry: Systematically evaluates the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice, including, but not limited to, nursing sensitive indicators. Supports practice changes through research utilization and experiential learning.
    • Caring Practices: Creates a compassionate, supportive, safe and therapeutic environment for patients, families and staff. Manages both emotional and physical pain with the aim of promoting comfort and healing and preventing unnecessary suffering.
    • Response to Diversity: Recognizes, appreciates and incorporates a patient's and family's unique differences, such as culture, spiritual beliefs, gender, race, ethnicity, lifestyle, socioeconomic status, age, and values, into an individualized plan of care.
    • Advocacy and Moral Agency: Preserves and protects the confidentiality, autonomy, dignity and rights of patient and family. Creates an individualized plan that accurately reflects patient and family values and goals. Identifies and helps resolve ethical and clinical concerns.
    • Facilitation of Learning: Facilitates the learning for patients and families, nursing staff, other members of the health care team and community; integrating education throughout the delivery of care, including changes in level of care and discharge to home or other facility. Assesses and documents learning needs and outcomes.
    • Collaboration: Works collaboratively and interdependently with colleagues and community to develop and implement an integrated plan of care. Open and sensitive to all team members unique contributions. Delegates tasks and care to appropriate staff and ensures timely follow-up.
    • Systems Thinking: Uses strategies and available resources for problem-solving for patients, family and staff. Recognizes that resources are limited and considers factors related to safety, effectiveness and efficiency in planning and delivering patient care.
    • Professionalism: Improves nursing practice and the work environment through participation in shared governance and the decision-making processes, and meaningfully recognizing the contributions of others. Identifies personal goals and seeks opportunities to pursue life-long learning through continuing education, networking with professional colleagues, membership and involvement in professional nursing organizations, self-study, professional reading, certification and seeking advance degrees. Contributes to the professional development of peers, colleagues and others.


      • Knowledge and understanding of nursing for long term mechanical circulatory support devices, patient care standards and procedures.
      • Coordinates and participates in the clinical management of potential and post VAD patients in collaboration with physicians and the multidisciplinary team.
      • Oversees the coordination of VAD patients across the continuum, and requires the ability to interface successfully with patients and their family, physicians, heart transplant coordinators, nursing and other clinical staff
      • Educates nursing staff, patient and caregiver on VAD equipment and care.
      • Provides education to the community who will support these patients post-discharge.
      • Must be able to communicate thoughts clearly, both verbally and in writing with interpersonal skills to interact with a wide-range of constituencies.
      • Knowledge of laws, rules and regulations; standards and guidelines of certifying and accrediting bodies; hospital and department/unit standards, protocols, policies and procedures governing the provision of nursing care applicable to the area of assignment.


        Our competitive benefits package includes the following

        • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
        • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
        • Tuition Reimbursement
        • --PTO accrual beginning Day 1

          Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or levelQUALIFICATIONS

          • EDUCATION - Associate's

          • --MAJOR - Nursing

          • EXPERIENCE - 2 Years of Experience



              • --------------Registered Nurse (RN)
              • --------------Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or transfer.

                Baylor Scott and White Job ID #9. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation). Posted job title: RN LVAD CoordinatorAbout Baylor Scott & White HealthBaylor Scott & White Health is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the state of Texas.Benefits
                • Holiday Pay
                • Continuing Education
                • 401k retirement plan
                • Sick pay
                • Wellness and fitness programs
                • Referral bonus
                • Employee assistance programs
                • Medical benefits
                • Dental benefits
                • Vision benefits
                • Benefits start day 1
                • License and certification reimbursement
                • Life insurance
                • Discount program

Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, The Colony , Registered Nurse (RN) - Clinical Nurse Coordinator - $35-55 per hour, Healthcare , The Colony, Texas

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