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RN- Clinical Coordinator- Radiology (Full Time, Evening shift) at Nicklaus Children's Health System

Posted in Nurse 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Miami, Florida

Job Description:

Job Summary


Assesses, plans, facilitates and evaluates the coordination of patient care according to unit/department policies and procedures. Provides clinical leadership, utilizes effective problem solving strategies and applies evidence based practice to improve patient care. Works under the supervision of the Nursing Manager/Director.



Minimum Job Requirements



  • CPR: Healthcare Provider


  • A minimum of 2 years RN clinical experience.


  • Experience as a Charge Nurse is required.


  • Microsoft Office Applications including Excel and Word experience required.


  • PALS within two years of hire as specified by department.


  • NRP/ACLS within one year of hire as specified by department.


  • RN licensure within the State of Florida.


 


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Essential Duties and Responsibilities


 


Clinical Leadership



  • Coordinates & continuously monitors patient flow, supports patient throughout utilizing appropriate resources from admission, transfer or discharge & facilitates the processes in a timely manner.


  • Identifies clinical strengths & opportunities, re-assigns patient assignments to support clinical competency, coaches & mentors employees to improve performance & clinical outcomes.


  • Flexes the employees to align with census fluctuations, collaborates with the Operations Administrators and Nursing Staff Office to meet hospital needs.


  • Promotes/practices cost containment and maintaining fiscal performance by ensuring appropriate supplies and par levels are maintained.


  • Supports departmental goals and the hospital strategic plan. Actively participates in the nursing governance council and unit based committee.


  • Conducts department huddles, communicates hospital and department updates and Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) Patient Perception Survey data.


  • Fosters staff empowerment and open communication, leads and guides staff to build a high performance and engaged team.


Patient/Family Communication



  • Works collaboratively with all levels of the hospital interdisciplinary team and promotes the team concept within the department & hospital wide.


  • Interacts with patients and families to review plan of care and solicits input and communicate any patient and family concerns to physician.


  • Ensures the provision of education about disease processes, treatment and documents patient/family teachings on health related needs in the electronic health record.


Nursing Care Functions



  • Administers direct patient care, as needed, especially during high census and/or when other resources are not available.


  • Oversees and assists staff in the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation.


  • Responsible for patient care coordination on designated shift to include accountability for patient throughput and outcomes.


  • Identifies opportunities to improve processes and assists with projects to enhance workflow utilizing Lean methodologies and tools.


  • Assists and supports the RNs and team with code blue and rapid response efforts.


Patient Care Rounds and Updates



  • Collaborates and rounds with a multi-disciplinary team in daily care planning rounds, as appropriate and fosters a Family Centered Care environment.


  • Communicates the patient's progress including critical findings and changes in the patients' condition.


  • Implements and documents the plan of care in collaboration with the other disciplines and services to assure safe and efficient care.


Charting/Documentation


  • Actively participates in the performance review process through chart reviews and validating timeliness of charting and all requirements are met.

Quality/Safety



  • Ensuring all staff on the assigned shift is adhering to the regulatory requirements of the Joint Commission, CMS, DOH, & other accrediting agencies.


  • Ensuring all staff is adhering to hospital policies and procedures.


  • Promotes a safe "error free" working environment by consistently performing infection prevention are adhered to on their assigned shift.


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities



  • Career Development: National certification preferably within 5 years of hire.


  • BSN Degree or currently enrolled in BSN program.


  • Strong customer service, problem solving, critical thinking, time management and conflict resolution skills.


  • Pediatric Nursing in an acute care setting is preferred.


  • Trauma certification as specified by the department.


  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.


  • Ability to positively influence, hold self and others accountable.


  • Ability to collaborate in a multidisciplinary team, and lead a team to achieve business results.


(EOE DFW)