Nurse Coordinator

Metro Health Visit Original Ad Wyoming, MI USA

JOB DESCRIPTION

General Summary:

The Clinical Coordinator is a Registered Nurse leader who assists in the management of
the nursing unit and coordinates nursing personnel and patient care activities.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

COORDINATION:

  • Schedules staff based on budgeted patient care hours, skill mix and patient needs.
  • Facilitates patient flow and daily operations of the department.
  • Manages appropriate staff resources and allocate based unit activity and budgeted hours per unit.
  • Provides clinical direction, evaluate staff performance, and complete evaluations on time according to schedule.
  • Performs daily maintenance and payroll processes of time and attendance in ActiveStaffer and ReportXpress.

CLINICAL

  • Functions as a role model, demonstrating expertise in clinical judgment, technical skills, knowledge base and execution of the nursing process.
  • Mentors staff in the nursing process and appropriate delegation.
  • Participate in temporary assignment measures, as needed.

LEADERSHIP

  • Participates and serves on committees, task forces, and work groups at the department and hospital level as determined by the manager.
  • Assists in the development, maintenance and revision of departmental and hospital standards, policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and consistently applies hospital and departmental policies.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of professional standards of care.
  • Supports professional growth and staff development of all unit employees.
  • Collaborate effectively with unit staff, department manager, other departments, physicians, and senior leadership.
  • Manages situation in an effort to maximize safety and minimize risk.

COMMUNICATION / CUSTOMER SERVICE

  • Demonstrates clear and effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrates effective conflict resolution skills.
  • Appropriately utilizes and promotes the use of the chain of command.
  • Demonstrates and promotes excellent customer service
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and respect for patients’, families’, and employees’ rights, including confidentiality.

QUALITY / OUTCOMES

  • Assist in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of quality management, infection control, and survey readiness activities.
  • Actively promotes safety initiatives within department and hospital.
  • Performs weekly audits to ensure compliance with nursing standards and policy.

PROFESSIONALISM

  • Achieves professional development goals as set in previous evaluation or counseling session with manager/director.
  • Independently manages mandatory education and competency requirements.
  • Demonstrates accountability for own professionalism including appearance, attendance, efficient use of time, attitude, and organization of personal work area.
  • Supports change process and mentors others in the change process.

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