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Sepsis Coordinator - Clinical Outcomes

2131 South 17Th Street
Wilmington, NC

Date Posted: Oct 12, 2020

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Job Description

Description

About NHRMC

NHRMC, established in 1967 in Wilmington, NC, is recognized as a preeminent healthcare organization focused on leading our community to outstanding health. We have an 855 bed network of hospitals and multi-specialty physician group practices with more than 200 physicians. With a network of primary, specialty, neighborhood clinics and regional medical centers; you will find our culture is the very definition of best in practice. Join us and find out how many ways NHRMC offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients and community.

About the Job

Location: New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Department: Clinical Outcomes

Full Time Equivalent: FTE: 1.000000

Work Type: 64 to 80 Hours Pay Period

Work Schedule: 9HR DAY - Most of shift btwn 7A-4P

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: Yes

What You'll Do

Summary:

The Sepsis Coordinator works under the supervision of the Director of Clinical Effectiveness and Patient Safety. The coordinator is responsible for the development and implementation of the Sepsis Program at New Hanover Regional Medical Center and for driving the successful campaign of the Sepsis Quality Pillar Goal. The coordinator monitors the day-to-day clinical activities of the Sepsis Program and serves as primary contact with clinical areas throughout New Hanover Regional Medical Center. This person is responsible for the organization and presentation of concurrent data and information to the Sepsis Committee. 


Responsibilities:

1.Facilitates the continual development, implementation, refinement and ongoing adherence of sepsis program protocols and therapies and promotes adoption of national standards and best practices in the management of sepsis patients at NHRMC.

2.Ensures the protocols and therapies become the standard of care followed within the facility.

3.Collaborates with medical and hospital staff to provide multidisciplinary care to septic patients.

4.Assists with sepsis education in the early identification and treatment of septic patients. Provides education clinical expertise to care team, patients and families.

5.Identifies and integrates patient learning needs, abilities and readiness into the Plan of Care.

6.Participates in rounding and proactively responds to patient needs to improve patient outcomes and positively impact overall patient experience.

7.Daily monitoring of reports designed to capture sepsis patient population and daily chart audits.

8.Collects, analyzes and disseminates sepsis program patient data to assist with documentation, coding, clinical care and improved outcomes.

9.Performs comprehensive case reviews to ensure maintenance of care standards and recognition/reparation of process issues.

10.Meets weekly with Physician Champions

11.Updates sepsis data weekly for reporting of OPPE for physicians and allied health providers.

12.Provides leadership for the Sepsis Committee in implementing improvement processes.

13.Participates in and coordinates research to further sepsis care. 

Position Requirements

Credentials:
Essential:
* Registered Nurse

Education:
Essential:
* Masters Degree

Other information:

Experience: Five to seven years of clinical practice, preferred experience in emergency medicine, cardiac services or intensive care. Combined clinical experience with experience in research, data management or program management will be considered. Current knowledge of sepsis care.Effective speaker before large and small groups. Must be able to communicate and be literate in the English language.

Demonstrates standards of performance (ownership, teamwork, communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence. 

Performs other duties as assigned. 

Individual will possess commensurate combination of education, experience and qualifications. 

Other Information

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications which may be required of the employee assigned to the position. Depending on the location of the job, duties may vary. Receipt of the job description does not imply nor create a promise of employment, nor an employment contract of any kind; my employment with the Company is at will.

  • Member Top 100 Hospitals – In 2016 NHRMC was recognized as a Top 100 Hospital demonstrating significant investment and financial sustainability for the communities we serve. 
  • Newsweek's 2020 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals - NHRMC Betty H. Cameron Women's & Children's Hospital was named as a Best Maternity Care Hospital by Newsweek. 
  • Forbes America’s Best Large Employers 2018 and 2019Link 
  • Becker’s 150 Top Places to Work in HealthcareLink 
  • Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience

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