Perinatal Outreach Program Coordinator RN

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Fort Worth, TX US
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Texas Health Fort Worth

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Texas Health Fort Worth has an opportunity for Perinatal Outreach Program Coordinator.

Bachelor's Degree Nursing Required, Master's Degree Nursing Preferred.
Requires 3 years of experience in Perinatal Nursing.  
Licenses and Certifications:
RN, BCLS & NRP upon hire, Able to teach AWHONN Fetal Monitoring Classes, Inpatient Obstetric Certification and EFM Certifications are preferred.  

Leads and directs achievement in the provision of quality care to the perinatal patient population.
Participation in hospital-wide councils and system initiatives to increase patient safety, improve outcomes and help
promote the utilization of evidenced-bases research. Active involvement in nursing research activities. Oversees
development of appropriate policies and procedures required for the provision of effective and efficient care.
Analyzes data and coordinates implementation of practice changes as needed. In conjunction with team,
coordinates education and verifies competence of staff.

Develops and maintains collaborative partnerships with, Maternal Fetal Medicine staff,
Neonatology staff, Healthcare providers, nursing staff and peers to support the implementation, and on-going
evaluation of care delivery. Facilitates and assists in efforts to strengthen relationships with transferring physicians.
Provides referring providers with maternal and neonatal follow-up.
Monthly meeting with Medical Director of the Maternal Fetal Medicine and Division Director.
Routine attendance and participation in the Perinatal Committee meetings. QAPI
Follow-up of patients as needed.

Provides outreach education to lower level designated facilities. Coordinates and
facilitates provision of educational opportunities for staff, physicians, external providers of care, and the
community. Identifies and pursues opportunities to provide information and/or services to the community to
promote THFW. Develops, coordinates, manages and revises CNE programs for outreach education. Critically
appraises data and implements findings in patient care decisions. Identifies relevant areas for further nursing
research, initiates projects and participates on research team outcomes.
Identifies education opportunities within THFW. Participation in community and hospital health fairs Member of
Research Council
Participation in research projects.
Maintains relevant subject matter expertise in Fetal Monitoring. Qualifies as an AWHONN Fetal Monitor Instructor.
Maintains Perinatal and External Fetal Monitoring Certification.

Provides leadership and vision for the Perinatal Outreach Program in terms of operations, services and
patient care, consistent with best practices and evidence based care. Facilitates the linkage between strategic
business lines and provision of an effective and efficient Perinatal Outreach Program. Contributes to the strategic
planning process of the department based on outreach marketing referral patterns.
Participation in external professional organizations.
Measurable results demonstrated by meeting of performance indicators.

Entity Information:
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth is a 726-bed, Magnet-designated regional referral center that has served the residents of Tarrant County and surroundings communities since 1930. Hospital services include cardiovascular care, high-risk obstetrics, gynecology, orthopedics and sports medicine, neonatal intensive care, and trauma/emergency medicine. In early 2014, Texas Health Fort Worth will be opening a new 75,000 square foot Emergency Services Center, one of the largest in the region. Texas Health Fort Worth has more than 4,000 employees, 200 volunteers and nearly 1,000 physicians on its medical staff.  Texas Health Fort Worth recently received national recognition for its oncology program and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Tarrant County. The hospital is also a designated Cycle III Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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