Register Nurse, Clinical Coordinator

Harris County
Full Time TX 2223 W Loop S, Houston, TX 77027, United States
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Overview

Harris County Public Health has earned the 2023 Best Place for Working Parents Business Designation.

About Harris County Public Health:
Harris County Public Health (HCPH) includes a network of more than 700 public health professionals working together to improve health outcomes for the third most populous county in the United States. HCPH provides a multitude of services such as medical and dental services, community programming, and health education for the approximately 2.3 million people in unincorporated Harris County. Through its core values of innovation, engagement, and health equity, HCPH strives to bring meaningful solutions to public health issues while keeping Harris County healthy and vibrant.

Position Overview:
The Clinical Coordinator RN for the Immunization Program is a dynamic and integral role at the Harris County Public Health Department. This position entails comprehensive management of the Immunization (VFC and Private) and Communicable Disease Programs, focusing on assessing, planning, coordinating, and enhancing these programs. The role requires a proactive approach to healthcare, aligning program operations with public health goals. The Clinical Coordinator RN is also responsible for supervising nursing personnel, ensuring adherence to policy standards, and participating in developing and delivering training programs for staff and other immunization providers.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Program Coordination and Evaluation: Coordinate and direct the primary nursing activities of the Immunization Programs, including both VFC and Private initiatives, and evaluate their effectiveness.
  • Reporting and Collaborative Administration: Provide regular monthly reports on program activities and collaborate closely with clinic administration for effective nursing supervision, training, and clinical service delivery.
  • Staff Supervision and Professional Development: Supervise nursing personnel, including Immunization Compliance nurses and Perinatal Hepatitis B RNs, advising on professional growth, advanced training, and education and ensuring adherence to policy standards.
  • Performance Monitoring and Employee Evaluation: Monitor nursing performance against set standards, perform employee evaluations, and maintain proper licensures.
  • Program Assessment and Policy Implementation: Assess local Immunization Program needs and performance, recommend and implement necessary policies and procedures for program enhancement.
  • Training Program Development and Orientation: Develop, direct, and monitor training programs for staff and other Immunization providers, and participate in the orientation and training of new employees and nursing students.
  • Liaison and Training Collaboration: Act as a liaison with DHS and other training organizations, addressing program and community training needs.


Harris County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

If you need special services or accommodations, please call (713) 274-5445 or email

Requirements

Education/Licenses/Certifications:
  • Registered Nurse (RN) license: Current unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in Texas by the Texas Board of Nursing or a multistate license issued by the current state of residence that allows for nursing practice within Texas.
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certification approved by the American Heart Association
  • Must possess a valid Texas driver's license.

Experience:
  • At least Two (2) years of nursing experience, preferably in public health, immunization, or communicable disease management.
  • At least One (1) year of management or supervisory experience in a healthcare setting
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, and ability to multi-task and adjust priorities as needed
  • Self-directed with a high degree of critical thinking, independent judgment, problem solving ability
  • Ability to analyze and report complex financial information to reach sound conclusions and make practical recommendations
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality when dealing with sensitive information
  • Ability to work well with public and staff members
  • Must use your personal mobile device for our Multifactor Authentication process

Core CompetenciesOrganizational Leadership
  • Understands the organizational mission
  • Understands ethics and public good; is concerned with public trust
  • Demonstrates respect for the opinions and beliefs of others

Collaboration
  • Demonstrates a sense of responsibility for the success of the group
  • Collaborates with others to improve quality and address needs

Innovation
  • Ability to adapt to change
Interpersonal Abilities/Personal Characteristics
  • Uses sound judgment
  • Self-motivated
  • Organizes and maintains work environment to allow for maximum productivity


Communication
  • Communicates clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Written and verbal English competency
  • Able to read and follow directions


NOTE: Qualifying education, experience, knowledge and skills must be documented on your job application. You may attach a resume to the application as supporting documentation but ONLY information stated on the application will be used for consideration. "See Resume" will not be accepted for qualifications.
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