Sep 24, 2021

Nurse Coordinator - ENT

  • Children's Hospital Los Angeles
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA

Job Description

NATIONAL LEADERS IN PEDIATRIC CARE

Ranked No. 5 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) provides the best care in California.

Here world-class experts in medicine, education, and research work together to deliver family-centered care half a million times each year. From primary to complex critical care, more than 350 programs and services are offered, each one specially designed for children.

The CHLA of the future is brighter than can be imagined. Investments in technology, research and innovation will create care that is personal, convenient, and empowering. Our scientists will work with clinical experts to take laboratory discoveries and create treatments that are a perfect match for every patient. And together, CHLA team members will turn health care into health transformation.

Join a hospital where the work you do will matter—to you, to your colleagues, and above all, to our patients and families. The work will be challenging, but always rewarding.

It’s Work That Matters.

POSITION SUMMARY

CHLA is currently recruiting an Otolaryngology/ENT Nurse Coordinator to provide high quality and compassionate nursing care to our Otolaryngology/ENT patient population throughout the continuum of care in a manner that incorporates patient and family focused model of care. The Otolaryngology/ENT nurse coordinator functions independently and collaboratively as an expert clinician, role model, and patient/family advocate in the specialty, guided by our mission to create hope and build healthier futures.


Essential Functions

The essential functions listed below are general examples and not a description of comprehensive duties.

  • Acts as expert resource in patient care issues related to Otolaryngology/ENT problems
  • Provides tracheostomy evaluation, treatment recommendation and, follow-up in the in-patient and out-patient settings.
  • Provides support to otolaryngology clinical operations as necessary
  • Educates patients and family on tracheostomy care management.
  • Documents clearly the plan of care, education, specific steps in care, including use of supplies and equipment.
  • Partners with nursing staff, physicians, and supports personnel to provide interdisciplinary tracheostomy care management.
  • Provides real-time education to all clinical staff members to improve their tracheostomy care skills.
  • Develops and teaches educational programs for healthcare team members on tracheostomy care management.
  • Promotes Evidence Based Practice and, participates in Research projects as appropriate.
  • Evaluates the efficacy of new and existing products for tracheostomy care.
  • Partners with Supply Chain Management (Value Analysis Program) to make recommendations for products and supplies.
  • Facilitates implementation of new products, using best practice and fiscal awareness.
  • Demonstrates willingness and ability to maintain and acquire new knowledge relevant to pediatric Otolaryngology/ENT nursing. Utilizes knowledge to improve individual, team, and organizational performance.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing
  • Minimum of five (5) years clinical nursing experience, pediatric experience preferred
  • Minimum of three (3) years Otolaryngology/ENT nursing experience.
  • Current California RN license
  • Current BLS and PALS certification
  • CORLN certification preferred.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred

Aptitude, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Positive attitude, compassionate, team player and, flexible.
  • Maintains high level of competence in otolaryngology/ENT specialty
  • Ability to work independently
  • Effective communication skills in English language
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Ability to work as a valued team member