Clinical Coordinator CHC Days 7a-7p
Odessa Regional Medical Center was founded in 1975 as Odessa Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Through the years, the hospital grew and evolved into a full-service healthcare facility and the name was changed to Odessa Regional Medical Center to reflect its larger campus and more comprehensive services. The hospital has 225 beds and has approximately 250 physicians on staff and has over 700 employees.
Today, ORMC offers a wide spectrum of healthcare services, including advanced diagnostic imaging technology, emergency care, innovative surgical procedures, maternity care, comprehensive cardiac services and general medical care.
About the Position:
The CHC Clinical Coordinator is a member of the Admin-DSRIP department on the West Campus of ORMC. This position is responsible for the clinical management of the Community Health Center (CHC) programs and staff that implement them. This is a true hybrid position that merges clinical with administrative in a hospital outpatient setting, as well as working with our inpatient population and staff. Participation in data gathering and reporting is expected, with strong emphasis on accuracy and quality. Data may be gathered through reports and/or a manual tracking system utilizing Excel and surveys throughout our system.
CHC Clinical Coordinator is Chair of the Diabetes Advisory Committee, made up of local providers and leaders, and responsible for reporting to maintain Accreditation for programs housed within the CHC. Responsibility for the continuous development of staff and curriculum utilized for education in the department is critical, maintaining standards of care and best practices, and keeping current with changes in the healthcare industry.
Obtaining certification as a Lifestyle Coach is required to be more effective in teaching patients and staff. The CHC Clinical Coordinator will be an expert in the field of Diabetes Education and hold a Certified Diabetes Educator certification within 2 years of hire. This position is the contact and resource for all things regarding diabetes management for our outpatient, inpatient, staffing and community populations.
Patient Education and support services are interactive, collaborative, and ongoing. A process through which people with, or at risk of chronic disease gain the knowledge and skills needed to modify behavior and successfully self-manage their disease. The process incorporates the individual’s needs, goals, and life experiences, while guided by evidence-based standards. The overall objectives are to support the patient’s decision-making, self-care behaviors, and problem-solving skills using active collaboration with the all involved to improve clinical outcomes and quality of life. This position requires a flexible schedule, including days, evenings, and Saturdays. Schedules may vary from week to week.
The successful candidate will enjoy a diverse and collegial environment with high aspirations, frequent deadlines, open door policies and a collaborative team focused on maximizing efficiency and positive impact to the patient. Team building for effective operations is ongoing and imperative with rewarding outcomes for our staff and community.
- Bilingual in English & Spanish (verbal and written)
- Current licensure in Texas as: RN
- CPR Certified
- Lifestyle Coach certification in DPP; or to obtain within 6 months
- Certified Diabetes Educator; or obtain within 2 years
- Accreditation maintenance and reporting
- Successful Employee Management experience
- Intermediate skill with Microsoft Office (emphasis in Excel) and technology
- Travel within our 16 county Region and State
Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.