Nursing Program Manager - Chest Pain - Ben Taub Hospital
Harris Health System
Location: Houston, Texas
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 161676
The Chest Pain Program Manager (CPPM) is responsible for managing all services required to meet the individual health needs of patients admitted for chest pain. The CCPM applies expertise in ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI)/ Non-STEMI (NSTEMI) care and facilitates: patient care, multidisciplinary communication and collaboration, initiation of new consultation, quality assessment/audit; and leads/participates in education, data collection/reporting and research. The CCPM utilizes available resources to promote quality and cost effective outcomes.
1.Education/specialized training/licensure: a.Education: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing with a bachelors degree in nursing required. Masters degree in nursing preferred. b.Licensure/Certification: i.Certification in clinical specialty recommended; if not held at the time of appointment, must achieve within one year of hire ii.Current license or valid permit to practice professional nursing in Texas; current American Heart Association Basic Life Support and Advanced Life Support
2.Work experience: Three (3) years of clinical nursing experience in cardiovascular/CCU ICU, cath lab or emergency department. Data management, performance improvement processes and clinical analysis experience preferred
3.Management experience: Two (2) years in management or supervisory capacity.
4.Equipment Operated: Computer skills in Windows environment, word processing, data base management and reporting spreadsheets.
1.Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact) Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking) Bilingual Skills Required: No Writing /Composing (Correspondence / Reports)
2.Other Skills: Analytical, Mathematics, Medical Terms, P.C., Statistical, Word Proc,, Excel, Word and power point
3.Work Schedule: Flexible
4.Other Requirements: Knowledge of medical terminology. Ability to read and interpret medical records and laboratory reports. Accuracy and thoroughness; ability to work independently.
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.