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Division Coordinator ECMO

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Description IntroductionWant to join a team of daring managers who care without reservations or limits? Our St. David's HealthCare team is looking for a(an) Division Coordinator ECMO. HCA Healthcare is an advanced healthcare network that has committed up to $300 million to our incredible team members over the course of three years.BenefitsSt. David's HealthCare, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.

  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny

  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing

  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts

  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships

  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)

  • Colleague recognition program

  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

    Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

    HCA Healthcare is committed to research and clinical protocols. Do you want to impact standards of care and save lives across the country? Apply today to our Division Coordinator ECMO and be a part of the innovation of ideas.Job Summary and QualificationsThe ECMO Coordinator is a registered nurse, respiratory therapist, or perfusionist who serves in the role of subject matter expert, educator, consultant, and scholar to plan, coordinate, and implement and daily operations of the St. David's Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) program at multiple sites across the Austin Market. This role encompasses organization of human, fiscal and other resources, development of personnel, compliance with regulatory and professional standards, strategic planning and fostering of collaborative relationships. The ECMO Coordinator aligns with team leaders to conduct an evidence-based program focused to achieve exceptional patient outcomes. The ECMO Coordinator acts as the lead ECMO Specialist (ES) and participates in direct patient care as needed. This role oversees and ensures ECMO practices are concurrent with hospital, operational, and strategic goals, policies, and guidelines, and makes improvements where possible. The ECMO Coordinator works in close collaboration with Perfusion and ES teams regarding initiation, management, and removal of ECMO. The ECMO Coordinator develops and adapts the ECMO training curriculum to meet the educational needs of staff associated with the program and reviews proficiency of ES staff, including clinical competency, decision making, and professional conduct. The ECMO Coordinator provides feedback to leaders on ES performance as deemed necessary. The ECMO Coordinator pursues quality and excellence by conducting case reviews, pursuing performance improvement initiatives, and sharing program outcomes and statistics with program, site, and divisional leaders. The ECMO Coordinator monitors program data collection and ensures accurate record keeping and data abstraction for the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) registry. The ECMO Coordinator keeps current with new developments and research related to ECMO, including networking with other ECMO centers both within and outside the HCA enterprise. The ECMO Coordinator is involved in product evaluation and assessment and will assist with program development and implementation of new technology.
    • You will coordinate care of ECMO patients from candidate evaluation, selection, priming emergency management, and short and long-term follow-up care across the Austin Market sites of care for the St. David's HealthCare ECMO Program.
    • You will provide patient, family, and staff education. Ensure appropriate in-service with staff and physicians on new equipment and supplies.
    • You will serve as resource to multidisciplinary team caring for ECMO patients, providing expertise in device operation and troubleshooting. Develops and maintains ECMO technologies quality control, collection, analysis, and dissemination of data to appropriate parties.
    • You will develop policies, procedures, and standards of care and continuous quality improvement activities for the program.
    • You will assume a leadership role in the clinical setting.
    • You will accurately identify and diagnose issues, devise alternatives, implement plans, and evaluates and communicates results.
    • You will consult with medical providers, nursing and associated allied health staff on ECMO management and interventions.
    • You will seek consultation from medical directors as required to facilitate ECMO management.
    • You will assess functionality of equipment and collaborates with Biomed, Facilities, and Manufacturers in the scheduling, timing, and performance of regular preventative maintenance on ECMO equipment.
    • You will monitor ECMO supply inventory and ensure ongoing replenishment.
    • You will monitor ECMO equipment performance and ensure timely repairs or replacements.
    • You will assist in the preparation of departmental budget, projecting reasonable activity levels and expenses required to achieve approved net margin for work unit(s). Operate work unit(s) within approved budget.
    • You will assist in the overall operation of the hospital through active participation in projects aimed at achieving the hospital's mission and incorporate the values of the hospital in day-to-day activities.
    • You will perform as an expert clinician with extensive knowledge of ECMO for all phases of patient care.
    • You will ensure patient care practices are compliant with policy, procedures, and guidelines.
    • You will develop skill set in priming ECMO circuits, rapid initiation of ECMO, and removal of ECMO.
    • You will assure that patient equipment and supplies are available and in working order.
    • You will manage equipment, supplies, and charges in conjunction with hospital liaisons. You will perform Point of Care procedures in a timely manner according to established policy and procedure. Comply with all Point of Care quality control standards.
    • You will ensure medical record documentation is timely, accurate and complete.
    • You will initiate and maintain communication and collaboration with providers, nursing, allied health, leadership, and patients/families to develop, implement, and evaluate a patient plan of care.
    • You will actively participate in daily multidisciplinary rounds, sharing clinical expertise in ECMO.
    • You will assist in organization and implementation of the ECMO transport service.
    • You will facilitate ECMO case reviews with the medical directors and associated nursing and allied health staff.
    • You will cascade important information across Austin Market ECMO sites and HCA enterprise as appropriate.
    • You will assist in competency reviews of staff. Identify learning needs of staff members, and in collaboration with Nursing Education, develops plans to meet educational needs.
    • You will develop and/or review educational information related to ECMO for patients and families.
    • You will identify patient/family education needs and ensures adequate information sharing.
    • You will provide classroom training, bedside orientation, and skills lab precepting for bedside staff providing direct care.
    • You will facilitate onboarding for ES team with knowledge of hospital/departmental policies, procedures, and guidelines.

      What qualifications you will need:
      • Basic Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
      • Registered Nurse, or RRT/Respiratory Care Practitioner (RRT / RCP), or Perfusionist
      • Bachelors Degree, or Associate Degree
      • 2+ years of relevant experience
      • Preferred: Sound knowledge of basic anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, and critical care nursing and or critical care respiratory therapy.This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).St. David's HealthCare, which is one of the largest healthcare systems in Texas and the third-largest employer in the Austin area. St. David's HealthCare was formed through a unique partnership between HCA Healthcare and two local non-profits - St. David's Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation.

        HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. "Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.

        HCA Healthcare Co-Founder Unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to its patients, colleagues and communities. Help guide our team as a(an) Division Coordinator ECMO and help us improve more lives in more ways.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.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Austin , Division Coordinator ECMO, Other , Austin, Texas

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