The Sepsis Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of the care of septic patients. In collaboration with physicians and other key interdisciplinary team members, the Sepsis Coordinator
1) Facilities protocol/Power Plan development and revision
2) Provides on going education in both the clinical and community settings
3) Coordinates with case management on an as needed basis to ensure comprehensive clinical care for septic patients
4) Utilizes continous quality improvement to assure quality of care while promoting improved patient outcomes
5) Assures compliance with evidence based guidelines, such as those endorsed by the Surviving Sepsis Campaign
6) Promotes patient and family centered care utilizing resources efficently and effectively
The coordinator will provide clinical expertise, leadership and oversight of all sepsis initiatives through the Sepsis Workgroup.
Registered Nurse with current, valid Georgia License.
Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing/Diploma required.
Minimum of two years of clinical experience in direct care of the critically ill patient required in either the Emergency Department or Intensive Care Unit; four years or more highly desired.
Background/experience in quality improvement highly desired. CEN and/or CCRN preferred or encourage completion within one year if not already certified. Certification in Infection Control (CIC) highly desired.
Georgia Regents Medical Center
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