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Magnet Program Coordinator (MPC) Part-Time

Company: University of Kansas Medical Center
Location: Topeka
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Position: Magnet Program Coordinator (MPC) Part-Time Schedule: Varied (Monday thru Friday) Location: University Kansas Health System - St. Francis (Main Campus) The Magnet Program Coordinator (MPC) coordinates activities required to attain and maintain the American Nurse's Credentialing Center's (ANCC's) Magnet Recognition Program designation. The MPC provides leadership and oversight to the strategic planning, implementation, and evaluation of Magnet program initiatives. The MPC will work closely with nursing and hospital administration, as well as the medical staff to ensure the organizational culture reflects all of the Magnet components. Magnet Program Coordinator (MPC) Part-Time duties include: Essential Job Functions Lead, mentor, and coach nurses at all levels in their understanding and practical application of Magnet standards Act as a knowledge expert and resource that interprets and integrates the Magnet standards into nursing practice. Promote evidence-based practice and research in nursing practice and educational processes Serve on shared governance councils and function as a liaison to all system departments and consultative resource for administration, nursing, non-nursing employees, physicians, and community Lead Magnet Steering committee Promote nursing excellence, recognition, and empowerment through shared decision making and professional development of nurses Communicate to senior leadership, managers, and staff any changes and updates regarding the Magnet program Develop, coordinate, and evaluate the Magnet program to advance a culture of excellence, including special events, ongoing Magnet campaign and various communication strategies Work in collaboration with Quality to collect, correlate, analyze and generate reports for nursing sensitive indicators Monitor, create, customize, and manage databases responsible to nursing's needs for the purpose of the annual demographic data collection tool (DDCT), interim monitoring reports, and the publication of the Magnet document Coordinate the preparation, editing, and publication of the Magnet document and oversees system preparation for Magnet related site visits - DDCT, Interim Monitoring Reports Work in conjunction with Director of Quality to prepare an operating budget, which estimates various expenditures, and monitors/reports the status of the budget on a monthly basis Contribute to strategic initiatives through timely data management, analysis, and graphic display for driving actionable nursing and organizational outcomes Attend local, regional, and national Magnet-related conferences and meetings Perform other job related duties as assigned Accountable for self and self-actions: Engages in self-evaluation of practice and takes action to improve knowledge and skills. Promotes consensus building and applies techniques of conflict resolution and conduct improvement. Retains accountability for quality of care given to the patient. What We Offer: Health, Dental, Vision, Disability & Life Insurance 401K Retirement Plan PTO Advancing Healthcare Together - The Future of Healthcare is in Topeka Kansas Why The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other. Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone's life and change the course of healthcare. Our Place. St. Francis Campus is proud to be a part of a long legacy of high-quality, compassionate care. For more than 100 years, the hospital has combined compassionate care with lifesaving technological advancements to our patients and the communities served. Today, the hospital has 378 licensed beds, a history of technological advancements, and a generous and supportive community. The UKHS - St. Francis Campus is fully accredited by the Joint Commission. We also have the following notable accreditations and certifications: Advanced Primary Stroke Center Certification Inpatient Rehab Stroke Certification Chest Pain Accreditation, by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, by the American College of Radiology (CoC) Accreditation We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information. COVID-19 and flu vaccines are required for all health system employees. Learn more at: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information - The University of Kansas St. Francis Campus (kutopeka.com) Requirements: Experience: 3 years' experience in an acute health care hospital. Previous project management experience preferred. Education/Certification: BSN, Licensed in State of Kansas. Master's preferred. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both oral and written. Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities. Basic computer skills with knowledge in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and QI Macros. Ability to prioritize, organize, and manage multiple tasks and deadlines. Knowledge of trends in healthcare industry and ability to conduct literature reviews to establish best practices.

Keywords: University of Kansas Medical Center, Topeka , Magnet Program Coordinator (MPC) Part-Time, Other , Topeka, Kansas

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