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Resuscitation Coordinator - Clinical Practice & Professional Development

UI Health
Chicago, Illinois 60608
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Resuscitation Coordinator - Clinical Practice & Professional Development


The Resuscitation Coordinator plays a vital role in the development, evaluation and implementation of the organizational resuscitation programs. Individual will be responsible for the implementation of standardized practice, assist in hospital utilization and resource management, coordination of care through the continuum, while monitoring and reporting quality outcomes. This position will liaison with Quality, Medical and Patient Care Services Leadership, providers, nursing staff, and emergency medical systems.


Essential Responsibilities:

Clinical

  • Uses clinical expertise to collaborate with nursing staff and other health care teams to improve patient outcomes.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to UI Health's values through teamwork and effective communication in an effort to achieve quality outcomes, patient safety, customer satisfaction and a clean, safe and therapeutic environment.
  • Coordinates the development and evaluation of the organization's resuscitation practice and control strategies, policies and planning.
  • Collects and performs statistical analysis, interpretation and dissemination of resuscitation data, including risk assessment surveillance priorities, and outcome analysis. Presents results at quality meetings across the enterprise.
  • Collects and analyzes resuscitation program data and performs preliminary investigation of adverse events. Organizes clinical case reviews and makes recommendations for improvement.
  • Produces regular reports and data analyses as requested. Maintains and provides oversight for data entry related to assigned programs and relevant data submissions. Maintains required competencies for registry management.
  • Monitors local, state, and federal regulations and ensures compliance with accrediting and regulatory agencies' standards and requirements. Assists with the development of educational resources and initiatives. Monitors research and developments in the field of resuscitation to identify best practice.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to UI Health's values through teamwork and effective communication in an effort to achieve quality outcomes, patient safety, customer satisfaction and a clean, safe and therapeutic environment.
  • Educates staff on consistent care and treatment of resuscitation patients. Searches for and assures current evidence is utilized in the treatment of the resuscitation patient and the continuum of care for this patient population. Plays a collaborative role with all providers in the identification, care and treatment of these patient populations. Assures policies, procedures and practices are current and evidence-based relative to protocols, and modifies as necessary.
  • Leads hospital, medical staff and shared governance meetings focusing on resuscitation as needed. Provides presentations and education as necessary to meet program goals.
  • Serves as a liaison between clinicians and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialists relative to resuscitation diagnoses.
  • Leads and organizes education efforts for hospital staff related to resuscitation equipment and practice (e.g. ACLS, CPR, Mock Codes, Simulation, Hypothermia, AED / Defibrillator).

Professional/Leadership

  • Advocates for patients, families, and their significant others, the community, and the nursing profession.
  • Integrates theoretical knowledge, evidence-based research, current standards of practice and clinical experience to provide "quality" patient care as measured by established nursing quality standards and other governing/accrediting health care bodies.
  • Recognizes and supports Shared Leadership as the selected method of nursing governance.
  • Receives and provides feedback to members of the health care team regarding performance/practice.

Organizational

  • Utilizes established communication channels/chain of command to escalate or resolve patient care problems.
  • Identifies recurring clinical practice and/or related unit problems and participates in problem solving and resolution.

Education/Research

  • Collaborates with other nurses and physicians to identify, promote and provide positive learning experiences for staff and students.
  • Assesses and analyzes education needs of colleagues, staff and students.
  • Leads and organizes education efforts for hospital staff related to resuscitation equipment and practice (e.g. ACLS, CPR, Mock Codes, Simulation, Hypothermia, AED / Defibrillator).
  • Plans, presents and evaluates learning/educational experiences for staff and students related to resuscitation.
  • Serves as a role model and/or resource to other nursing staff and students.
  • Accesses Medical Center intranet for relevant communication and to review and interpret changes in policy, procedure and other information pertinent to practice.
  • Conducts and supports other nursing and multidisciplinary research efforts on the unit and across UI Health.
  • Takes responsibility for continued professional growth/development by identification of learning needs and initiates strategies to meet such needs.

Requirements include:

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program.
  • Current Illinois Registered Nurse license required.
  • BSN required. Master's Degree in nursing or related field preferred.
  • Current AHA BLS/CPR and ACLS required.
  • BLS instructor / ACLS Instructor or attain within 6 months of hire.
  • Three (3) - five (5) years of relevant nursing experience in Critical Care/ED required.
  • Effective communication skills (oral and written) that facilitate therapeutic relationships between patients, families and health care providers.
  • Intermediate computer skills with the ability to become proficient in Electronic Health Record with on-the-job training.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook.
  • Experience working with clinical data sets, data management and process improvement initiatives required.

Salary & Benefits:

UI Health offers competitive benefit packages, including: vacation days, paid holidays, Floating Holidays, State University Retirement System, tuition waiver, tuition discount for dependents, and excellent medical, dental, and vision packages.

To Apply:


For consideration, please submit a complete application and supplemental resume by November 5, 2019

jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=124018

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

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Posted: 2019-10-28 Expires: 2019-11-27

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