RN Magnet Coordinator
Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Posted on: January 7, 2021
The Magnet Coordinator Registered Nurse (RN) is designated by the
entity's Chief Nursing Officer, and on his/her behalf leads and
coordinates activities related to the hospital's journey to Magnet
designation. The Magnet Coordinator is well versed on all Magnet
standards and acts as a resource and liaison between the CNO and
others to assess and facilitate organization readiness.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Ensures that the infrastructure and processes for achieving Magnet
designation are developed and sustained.
Coordinates preparation of Magnet documents for submission; may
write and/or edit much of the content. Coordinates collection of
data pertinent to Magnet submission requirements. Prepares,
analyzes and interprets data and prepares progress reports as
Organizes and prepares for Magnet site visit; coordinates all
events and activities during Magnet site visit.
Coaches and mentors nurses at all levels of the organization in
their understanding and practical application of Magnet standards.
Coordinates organizational wide communication methods for the
Leads the process of conducting a Magnet gap analysis re:
organizational journey to designation.
Serves as an administrator / trainer for the knowledge management
tool (eTeams) for shared governance council members.
Participates in system-wide development, tracking and reporting of
adequate benchmarking and reporting of quality/safety nurse
sensitive indicators (i.e., NDNQI). Tracks progress of facility
councils and entity representation in BSWH councils.
Facilitates in collaboration with appropriate nursing leaders the
process of nurse professional participation activities such as
certification, abstract submission, professional organizations,
community services, etc.
Monitors and maintains all records and reports as requested by the
ANCC Magnet Recognition Program once designation is achieved.
Collaborates with other BSWH hospitals re: sustaining and growing
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Knowledge and understanding of nursing and patient care standards
Knowledge of laws, rules and regulations; standards and guidelines
of certifying and accrediting bodies; hospital and department/unit
standards, protocols, policies and procedures governing the
provision of nursing care applicable to the area of assignment.
Knowledge of medical terminology; principles and practices of
health promotion, risk reduction, illness and disease prevention
and management; medications and drugs, common dosages, their
physical and physiological effects, and possible adverse
Knowledge of medical and professional nursing ethics and patient
Must be able to communicate thoughts clearly, both verbally and in
Interpersonal skills to interact with a wide-range of
Must have critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Ability to observe changes in the medical condition of patients and
effectively communicate these changes to other nursing staff
members and physicians/providers.
Ability to provide age-specific, quality, patient-centered care to
all patients through the nursing process and standards of nursing
practice with sensitivity and respect for the diversity of human
experience and to develop, evaluate, implement and, as necessary,
modify a patient care plan to meet the needs of individual
General computer skills, including but not limited to: Microsoft
Office, information security, scheduling and payroll systems,
electronic medical documentation, and email.
Facility: Baylor Scott and White Hospital- College Station, TX
Department: Administration Shift/Status: FT- Days
Our competitive benefits package includes the following
- Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
- 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
- Tuition Reimbursement
- PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
- EDUCATION - Bachelor's
- EXPERIENCE - 3 Years of Experience
- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION -
Registered Nurse (RN)
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