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:
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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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