Responsible for overall management and direction for all clinical and business operations in the Vascular Office-based Lab (OBL) setting. Manages, directs, and coordinates the day-to-day activities of patient care. Develops staff and collaborates with physicians and multidisciplinary professionals. Ensures the cleanliness of the clinic. Collaborates with physicians and other multidisciplinary professionals. Promotes and encourages an environment that provides quality care. Promotes and encourages an environment that supports patient and staff safety.
- Performs responsibilities in a manner that promotes quality and safe patient care and customer service.
- Adheres to the scope of practice as defined by the Texas Nurse Practice Act.
- Manages personnel objectives by selecting, orienting, training, assigning duties, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and may discipline employees. Communicates updated policies and procedures and job expectations. Conducts annual performance appraisals and makes recommendations for staff increases.
- Ensures efficient operation of the clinic or unit by scheduling and directing the daily activities of the clinic/nursing unit.
- Develops and implements clinic protocols.
- Monitors facility and equipment condition and orders clinic supplies. Communicates and coordinates with the appropriate individuals for housekeeping activities and equipment repairs and/or maintenance.
- Communicates with patients, family, and staff in order to ensure nursing compliance with Baylor College of Medicine policies and procedures.
- Responsible for creating and monitoring adherence to budget for the clinic.
- Identifies and supports cost containment for patients and the clinic.
- Maintains patient confidentiality and protects operations by monitoring confidential information processing. Maintains documentation of patient care services by auditing patient and department records.
- Assists with treatment room examination and procedures on patients. Provides professional nursing assessment of patients.
- Schedule appointments, tests, and examinations with hospital and other doctor's offices.
- Proofs and identifies deficiencies of history and physical examinations.
- Document patient care services by charting in patient's record.
- Instructs patients concerning the preparations needed for tests and surgical procedures.
- Communicates with other health care professionals regarding orders and care of patients.
- Executes physician orders for all assigned patients and administers medications and treatments for patients.
- Promotes patient's independence by involving patient in defining and establishing patient care goals; teaching and counseling patient, friends, and family and reinforcing their understanding of disease, medications, and self-care skills.
- Provides telephone triage to patients and ensure patients receive the right level of care.
- Respects and supports patient rights and promotes positive family and patient relations.
- Responsible for meeting patient experience goals, provide service recovery, and address any patient complaints in a timely manner.
- Prioritizes and organizes work so that assignments are completed in an efficient and timely manner.
- Maintains clean and safe work environment; stocks, and orders treatment room supplies.
- Maintains a professional and cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information, responding to requests, and building rapport by participating in team problem-solving methods.
- Bachelor Degree in Nursing.
- Five years of experience as a licensed Registered Nurse (RN) with minimum one year of nurse supervisory experience. Degrees in lieu of experience will not be accepted.
- Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the State of Texas Board of Nursing.
- Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.
- Excellent communication skills with ability to respond promptly and accurately to customers' inquiries and requests for information.
- Ability to to exert physical effort in handling objects over thirty pounds.
- Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS).