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Sepsis Coordinator (RN)

Company: HCA Houston Healthcare Mainland
Location: Texas City
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Job Description:

Description SHIFT: No WeekendsSCHEDULE: Full-timeDo you have the career opportunities you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the nation's largest provider of healthcare services as a Sepsis Coordinator (RN) at HCA Houston Healthcare Mainland! -We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity. -HCA Houston Healthcare Mainland - Texas City, TX -Sepsis Coordinator (RN)Founded in 1952, -HCA Houston Healthcare Mainland -has been part of Galveston County for more than 55 years. Originally a 90-bed hospital, we have grown to a 223 bed acute care facility offering quality, compassionate care with state-of-the-art services. Our services include inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty services. - - -HCA Houston Healthcare Mainland is affiliated with HCA Houston Healthcare, part of the HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division. The division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers and diagnostic imaging facilities in greater Houston, Corpus Christi and South Texas. Facilities include: 17 hospitals, nine ambulatory care centers, 13 off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center. For more information, visit - -What you will do in this role: -Under the general supervision of the Quality Director, the Sepsis Coordinator is responsible for developing hospital wide educational curriculum for staff nurses and physicians focused on the early recognition of severe sepsis and activation of the Code Sepsis Team.; assessing the appropriate and early assessment of severe sepsis patient presenting the emergency department, the compliance with the sepsis bundle and issues related to the transfer of patient care to the ICU team; sepsis data collection and presentation to the hospital leadership and Medical Executive Committee. - - - --- Responsible for overall surviving sepsis program initiative and identifying areas for improvement in recognition, process of 'Code Sepsis/ Sepsis Alert' activation, compliance in completing the sepsis bundle and providing suggestion to improve outcomes.--- Evaluating hospital-wide Code Sepsis protocol compliance and the completion of the Early Goal Directed Therapy Sepsis Bundle.--- Build team of sepsis champions including charge and unit nurse, key physician representing the Emergency Department, Intensivist Group, Hospitalists and Surgeons.--- Participating on ICU Multidisciplinary Rounds to follow up on 'Code Sepsis' patients and identify missed opportunities for 'Code Sepsis' activation.--- Coordinate Sepsis Committee with committee Chair. - Includes preparing agenda, assuring minutes kept, presenting compliance data and conducting follow-up.--- Attend department staff meetings to create awareness, share successes/failures and answer questions (rotate departments or target by performance) with special focus on the Emergency Department.--- Conducting daily Sepsis Rounds during which unit patients and previous subjects of code sepsis are provided follow up and current length of stay, complications related to severe sepsis are addressed.--- Regularly meet with ICU, telemetry and ward nursing managers to provide follow-up/ feedback in the surviving sepsis initiative and to provide suggestion for improved compliance in this initiative.--- Serve as a resource for nursing and physician staff members providing the education, tools and strategies in improving their understanding of severe sepsis syndrome and their compliance with the protocol.--- Responsible for hospital wide data collection including, but not limited to: -A. Total cases of severe sepsis, with and without shockB. Sepsis Bundle Compliance within one hour of recognition and activation of the sepsis team. Unit and physician compliance (ED physician, Intensivist)C. Mortality rate Vent day, ICU LOS, sepsis CVC utilization rate for overall severe sepsis, severe sepsis with shock and severe sepsis without shock.D. Leads initiative in reviewing the success of the Surviving Sepsis Initiative and providing suggestion for improvement in the process of recognition, activation and implementation of the sepsis protocol.E. Examines current CVC utilization and ensures resource access and availability all in an effort to improve the early process for early intervention and hemodynamic monitoringQualifications What qualifications you will need: - - - - - - - - - - - - -
--- - - - - - - - - -BSN Required
--- - - - - - - - - -Current TX RN License in the State of Texas
--- - - - - - - - - -3-5 years experience of Acute Care, Critical Care, and/or ED experience with a solid grasp of hemodynamics. - - -One to three years recent experience in healthcare and/or Quality/Patient Safety/Risk Management preferred. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -HCA Healthcare ranks on Fortune's list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years and HCA ranks 63rd on the fortune 500 list. In addition Ethisphere named HCA as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies. We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Intrigued? We'd love to hear from you. -If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from the Talent Acquisition team.We are actively interviewing so apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.Notice Our Company's recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by clicking -.For questions about your job application or this site please contact HCAhrAnswers at 1-844-422-5627 option 1.

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