Nurse II/Clinical Coordinator (Maples) in Vernon, TX
Are you ready to be professionally challenged? Are you looking to be part of a dynamic team of engaged and committed professionals? Then the Health and Specialty Care System (HSCS) may be just the place for you! The State Hospital System, under the HSCS is comprised of nine psychiatric hospitals located throughout the state and one youth residential psychiatric center in Waco. The HSCS is a hub of excellence for forensic mental health and complex psychiatric care, with all facilities accredited by The Joint Commission. The hospitals provide state-of-the-art treatment that is recovery-oriented and evidence-based. Whether in a direct-care or support role, your contribution will make a difference in the life of a Texan. Apply now to join our team.
The Nurse II (Clinical Coordinator) performs complex (journey-level) nursing work that involves providing for the assessment, care, and treatment of patients. They are responsible for providing activities that support the mission of the program and the State Hospital. Participates in program development, maintenance, and clinical oversight. Conducts nursing audits to ensure on-going compliance with standards of care. Participates in the development of nursing specific program policies and procedures. Prepares the monthly nursing schedules. Participates in the hiring process and serves as a preceptor for newly hired RNs/LVNs. The Clinical Coordinator provides clinical RN coverage, as assigned by the Nurse Manager. The Clinical Coordinator serves as a member of the Performance Improvement Team (PIT). Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement.
Performs other duties as assigned. Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agency's obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location.
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