Intermountain Healthcare RN Clinical Expanded Role II - Part Time - Echo Cardiology - Primary Children's Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah

Job ID:215374
Greater Salt Lake area
Details:

About Us

What does it mean to be a part of Intermountain Healthcare? It means that the quest for clinical excellence is not just a goal, but a given. It means building an environment where physicians and employees can deliver the best in healthcare. And it’s realizing each employee or volunteer is vital to the healing process, because we can only achieve theextraordinary together .

Being a part of Intermountain Healthcare means joining with a world-class team of over 36,000 employees and embarking on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment. Our mission is: Helping people live the healthiest lives possible.

Our patients deserve the best in healthcare, and we deliver.

Job Description

The RN Clinical Expanded II is responsible for identifying, coordinating, and evaluating projects and assignments. Provides clinical expertise, consultation, education and research to their designated area or specialty focus. Serves as a change agent; accepts and facilitates change. They are proactive and will assume a clinical leadership position.

Essential Job Duties

Assess:

  • Performs appropriate assessment of physical, social and psychological status (including cognitive, communicative and developmental skills as appropriate).
  • Seeks and evaluates information acquired from other members of interdisciplinary team: patient, family, physician, non-nursing disciplines, support staff, others.

Plan:

  • Uses assessment information and critical thinking skills to collaboratively develop individualized plan of care.
  • Actively seeks patient, family, team, and physician involvement to develop plan of care including needed education.
  • Collaboratively plans and prepares patients for further support needs once the current episode of care outcomes are met (i.e., teaching, referrals, and follow-up).

Implement:

  • Directs the interdisciplinary care team via delegation, coordination and collaboration as appropriate.
  • Provides or delegates care consistent with plan of care, guidelines of care and professional licensure provisions.
  • Demonstrates the ability to set priorities and to coordinate and organize patient care delivery through effectively managing time, supplies, and resources.

Evaluate:

  • Evaluates patient response to interventions through review of achievement of goals, clinical outcomes, patient and family satisfaction.
  • Revises plan of care as indicated, and reassesses changes as appropriate.

Professionalism:

  • Promotes nursing profession and participate in development of others.
  • Integrates legal and ethical standards into practice: complies with regulatory standards, practices within scope of licensure, provides accurate & timely documentation, and understands legal implications of care delivery.

Clinical Leadership:

  • Provides clinical expertise in the specialty area and is a pathfinder in the identification and development of quality patient care delivery.
  • Coordinates and implements Clinical Program initiatives and processes and monitors outcomes.
  • Develops and implements department or specialty care area projects or programs as identified.
  • Coordinates policy development with corporate-wide initiatives. Ensures and initiates standardization and development of department protocols, policies, and procedures for patient care delivery.

Consultation / Liaison:

  • Serves as a department and/or specialty care area representative on committees or task forces relating to area of expertise.
  • Serves as a consultant/liaison to healthcare team members, patients, families & community.

Education:

  • Acts as a resource, consultant and mentor to staff and Education Consultant within department or specialty care area.
  • Performs needs assessment of staff working with specialty patients. Coordinates with Education Consultant to facilitate the development and implementation of in-services related to this patient population.

Research:

  • Utilizes current research to improve nursing practice and to guide the development of standards for nursing care of specialty patients.
  • Maintains a global perspective of the changing health care environment, at the unit, hospital, local, and national level.

Posting Specifics

  • Benefits Eligible: Yes
  • Shift Details: Part Time, 30 hours/week
  • Department: Echo Cardiology
  • Additional Details: The Fetal Heart Nurse Coordinator is responsible for the ongoing coordination and the expansion of the Fetal Heart Program in combination with the New Fetal Center. This individual will coordinate the day-to-day needs of the program including: scheduling, communication with the fetal heart physician at Primary Children's Hospital, and the referring physicians and the patients. This individual serves an important role in parent counseling, educating the families regarding the diagnosis, explaining treatment options and arranging pre and postnatal follow up. This role requires the clinical training and expertise of an RN and an excellent communicator.A successful candidate will have expertise with database management; and will manage and further develop the Fetal Program database utilizing common computer programs such as Microsoft Excel and Access.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited institution (degree will be verified).
  • Current RN License in state of practice.
  • BLS Certification for healthcare providers.
  • 2 years of clinical nursing experience.
  • Experience in assigned clinical area.
  • Leadership and mentoring experience.
  • Basic computer skills.

Physical Requirements

  • Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.
  • Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.
  • Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.
  • Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.
  • Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).
  • May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.

Please Note

All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Additional Details:

Working Hours 30

Primary Work Location Primary Children's Hospital

Expertise Nursing

Job Type Part Time

Location US-UT-Salt Lake City