1+ months

Magnet Program Coordinator

Houston Methodist
The Woodlands, TX 77380

Work Shift: DAY

Work Week: M \ F


Job Summary

At Houston Methodist, the Magnet Nursing Program Coordinator position cultivates a professional practice environment, by coordinating the Magnet process, assisting with document preparation, maintaining related databases, and supporting professional development. This position assists the Magnet Program Director in identifying nursing quality indicators, developmental needs, performance improvement and research initiatives and other activities that sustain and advance a culture of excellence. The Magnet Program Coordinator serves as an ambassador of the Magnet program employing a variety of communication strategies. This position collaborates with nurse leaders and staff using the ANCC Magnet framework of excellence to create and implement innovative staff engagement, systems and processes.

PATIENT AGE GROUP(S) AND POPULATION(S) SERVED
Refer to departmental "Scope of Service" and "Provision of Care" plans, as applicable, for description of primary age groups and populations served by this job for the respective HM entity.

HOUSTON METHODIST EXPERIENCE EXPECTATIONS
o Provide personalized care and service by consistently demonstrating our I CARE values:
\ INTEGRITY: We are honest and ethical in all we say and do.
\ COMPASSION: We embrace the whole person including emotional, ethical, physical, and spiritual needs.
\ ACCOUNTABILITY: We hold ourselves accountable for all our actions.
\ RESPECT: We treat every individual as a person of worth, dignity, and value.
\ EXCELLENCE: We strive to be the best at what we do and a model for others to emulate.
o Focuses on patient/customer safety
o Delivers personalized service using HM Service Standards
o Provides for exceptional patient/customer experiences by following our Standards of Practice of always using Positive Language (AIDET, Managing Up, Key Words)
o Intentionally rounds with patients/customers to ensure their needs are being met
o Involves patients (customers) in shift/handoff reports by enabling their participation in their plan of care as applicable to the given job

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Job responsibilities labeled EF capture those duties that are essential functions of the job.

PEOPLE \ 25%
1. Implements communication strategies throughout the organization to ensure accurate information regarding program purpose, initiatives, improvement strategies, and outcomes. Manages dissemination of information around Magnet initiatives via e\mail, newsletter articles, hardcopy handbook and presentations. (EF)
2. Serves as a resource in interpreting and integrating the Magnet standards, implementing a shared governance environment at the unit and hospital\wide level to ensure that the organization milieu reflects the internalization of the five components of the Magnet ModelR. (EF)
3. Contributes to improving nurse satisfaction/engagement by serving as a role model in effective verbal, non\verbal and written communication, which includes active listening, and facilitating teamwork with RNs, as evidenced by the annual RN\RN teamwork score and interprofessional relationship score. (EF)

SERVICE \ 25%
1. Assists with planning, developing and implementing all Magnet initiatives within documented timeframe(s) to ensure the goals of the program are met which includes overseeing and coordinating the Magnet application, document submission, site visit and/or re\designation processes. (EF)
2. Provides consultative services as needed, which includes serving as Magnet advisor to nursing leadership and staff to drive program to successful outcomes. Supports development and adoption of standards for evidenced\based knowledge practice. Facilitates integration of Magnet recommendations into nursing practice and outcome achievement (EF)
3. Develops informational/educational resources and reports on program for Management and front\line staff, providing education, and implementing strategies to respond to new program requirements and opportunities for improvement supported by external benchmarking. (EF)

QUALITY/SAFETY \ 25%
1. Collaborates with key stakeholders to manage and monitor changes to databases responsive to nursing\u0027s needs, e.g. National Database for Nursing Quality Indicators (NDNQI), Magnet Recognition Program reports, demographic reports, and RN engagement surveys. Reviews changes related to the Magnet Recognition Program and facilitates integration within the hospital. (EF)
2. Analyzes, synthesizes, and trends multi\year nurse engagement survey reports and supports action plans with recommendations for hospital\wide initiatives. Collaborates to ensure collection, correlation, analysis and generation of detailed reports and integrated quality data to Management and other key stakeholders regarding Magnet Recognition Program. (EF)
3. Contributes to development of hospital standards and guidelines' implements and monitors Magnet program initiatives that improve readiness and compliance. Creates, customizes and manages databases responsive to nursings needs. (EF)

FINANCE \ 5%
1. Implements department strategies to achieve financial target, optimizing efficiency and other areas according to department specifications. (EF)

GROWTH/INNOVATION \ 20%
1. Implements change management strategies to ensure successful execution of Magnet program. Coordinates and evaluates programs to advance a culture of excellence, including special events, ongoing Magnet campaign and various communication strategies. (EF)
2. Advances Houston Methodists external image to the public through external meeting attendance, publication and speaking engagements. Participates in hospital\wide committees as a designee of the Magnet Program Director. (EF)
3. Assumes an active role in promoting professional and other work environment initiatives, e.g., engages and mentors nurses to advance publications and presentations. (EF)
4. Attends workshops and other educational programs, to ensure awareness of current developments and trends in the Magnet program. Stays up\to\date with professional organizations standards and submit abstracts to national conferences. Completes and updates the individual development plan (IDP) on an on\going basis (EF)

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive' the employee will also perform other reasonably related business/job duties as assigned. Houston Methodist reserves the right to revise job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
o Bachelors degree from an accredited school of nursing
o Masters degree preferred

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
o Three years of experience in nursing and/or nursing leadership
o Two years prior experience with project/program management in a Magnet health care setting preferred

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
o Texas RN license or temporary TX RN license, should obtain permanent license within 90 days. Compact license acceptable according to current Board of Nursing requirements.
o American Nursing Credentialing Center (ANCC)\recognized certification

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
o Demonstrates the skills and competencies necessary to safely perform the assigned job, determined through on\going skills, competency assessments, and performance evaluations
o Sufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to perform the essential functions of this job, especially with regard to activities impacting patient or employee safety or security


Equal Employment Opportunity

Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor €“ priority referral Protected Veterans requested.



Company Profile

Houston Methodist The Woodlands opened on June 26, 2017 as the eighth hospital in the Houston Methodist system. This new 187\bed, 470,000\square\foot, full\service, acute care hospital offers many of the same services as our flagship hospital inthe Texas Medical Center. Also on the $380 million hospital campus, located at the intersection of I\45 and TX 242, is a medical office building, which opened in March 2016. Medical Office Building 1 includes a breast care center, cancer center \u0026amp' infusion center, orthopedics \u0026amp' sports medicine, rehabilitation services, wellness services, and an outpatient laboratory in addition to multi\specialty physician practices. A second medical office building and 785\car parking garage opened in 2018.

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Posted: 2020-05-29 Expires: 2020-12-27

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