The sepsis coordinator is a Nurse Practioner has 24 hour responsibility for the sepsis program. This person works in collaboration with the medical and hospital staff to provide multidisciplinary care to the septic patient. The Coordinator provides clinical, professional expertise for patients, families and staff members. Scope of practice includes providing organized care to the patient with sepsis with focus on health promotion and disease prevention. The Coordinator also functions as an educator and coordinates care in critical care/sepsis patient care management, ensuring optimal patient care management and outcomes. The coordinator will collect and analyze data surrounding the sepsis patients to assist with documentation, coding, clinical care, and outcomes. Facilitates development and refines the sepsis protocol to become the standard of care within the facility, while providing and participating in the quality improvement process. Applies good verbal and nonverbal skills to achieve service goals of customer service and satisfaction. Collaborates with all members of the interdisciplinary team to achieve productive movement of the best practices within the organization. Maintains active involvement in nursing and hospital committees as necessary.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Graduate of Nursing Advanced Practice Program. Demonstrates effective communication and interpersonal skills. Knowledge of infection control, critical care, and critical care protocols.
Current licensure by the State of Texas.
State RN licensure