Tele-Critical Care Clinical Coordinator

Los Angeles, California
Jul 10, 2024
Sep 18, 2024
Job Summary:

Provides remote consultative and supportive nursing care to critically ill patients in the Intensive Care Units (ICUs) to multiple medical centers utilizing the in-room camera and EPIC technology from a remote, centralized hub. Collaborates with intensivists, hospitalists, MODs, nurses, respiratory therapists, and other staff to provide timely intervention for critically ill patients to achieve optimal patient outcomes. Guides, coaches, and assists the clinical team in the daily needs of critical care patients according to AACN guidelines.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Performs video monitoring and assessment of ICU patient data. Performs safety oversight rounds. Collaborates with the TCC physician located in the remote hub to ensure timely consultation and intervention on ICU patients requiring immediate intervention

  • Responds to requests by ICU RNs for nursing care consultation on ICU patients. Works remotely with bedside nurses in providing real-time, clinical decision support for ICU patients with conditions requiring immediate attention such as physiologic changes resulting from actions or inactions of the care team during evening and night shifts

  • Collaborates in continuous performance improvement activities with remote interprofessional teams to achieve optimal patient and family outcomes. Leverages technology in gathering and evaluating quality metrics to measure and report on patients data. Reviews critical care quality metrics

  • Provides consultation as a resource for education, assessment, and treatment of critical care patients

  • Maintains knowledge of evidence-based practice and new recommendations from specialty nursing organizations (e.g., American Association of Critical Care Nurses)

  • Identifies opportunities for improvement and reports this information to the Physician-in-Charge (PIC), Clinical Lead, and performance improvement teams

  • Monitors practice to assure policies & procedures are in effect and takes appropriate actions and follows up as needed

  • Co-leads and participates in regional committees

  • Serves as a subject matter expert for critical care recommendations from various organizations (e.g., AACN, TJC)

  • Develops strategies to ensure that performance improvement gains can be sustained over time.

  • Serves as a resource to regional committees for P&P development, implementation, and dissemination.

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