The Nurse Coordinator has direct responsibility for the daily operations of the assigned department of CV and IR Lab at Ridges. The responsibilities include the direct supervision of employees and for providing the safe and effective delivery of patient care including the planning, organizing and managing of most effective and safe care of patients. As a Nurse Coordinator this role provides primarily direct patient care with come supervision/educational accountabilities.
This position is 80 hours per 2 weeks, day shift, no weekends, no on-call and is eligible for full benefits.
Daily supervision of staff and participates in day-to-day operations of assigned department
With Nurse Manager and staff, recommends and assists with formulation of staffing policies and procedures and coordinates them with Fairviews policies
Assists with the staffing needs as evidenced by budgetary analysis and/or department indicators on an ongoing basis, providing an appropriate number, mix and selection of competent staff.
Promotes open and effective lines of communication within the department and with other Fairview departments.
Coordinate workload of inpatient and outpatients. Provide daily assignments, reviewing daily patient care requirements.
Evaluates care and leads members of the assigned team in finding ways to improve patient safety and delivery of care.
Ensures staff are compliant and have knowledge of Joint Commission standards as assigned.
Delivers safe and high quality patient care
Has basic information of all patients on unit/dept through shift
Consistently leads staff in following unit/dept /hospital policies and procedures and standards of care
Accesses appropriate resources to address clinical, ethical, legal and practice considerations in order to assure quality care.
Addresses patient complaints and concerns at time of occurrence and follows up as appropriate.
Has knowledge/expertise of patient population on unit/dept
Leads members of the assigned team in addressing issues as they occur.
Works in procedure rooms, covers charge role or supports charge person.
Provides Work Direction to CV Lab or IR Lab Staff :
Assigns patients to and directs work of staff
Clearly communicates expectations to staff
Assigns and monitors delivery of patient care and re-directs staff resources based on demands and needs of department
Solves work direction issues at the time of occurrence and provides information to manager as appropriate
Assists with direct patient care
Oversees organization, flow and coordination of all aspects of patient care
Communicates professionally and coordinates effectively with other health professionals and departments
Prioritizes emergent/urgent and routine activities
Utilizes patient focused care principles when making any decision regarding patient care.
Fosters a work climate that supports teamwork in the delivery of quality patient care
Values and respects each member of the inter-professional team
Challenges and motivates teams to work together and support each other
Welcomes and helps to integrate new staff into the unit
Leads with a positive attitude
Works with team members to help resolve conflicts that they are unable to resolve themselves
Act as a resource for staff, providing answers to questions and looking for teachable moments.
Models expected Fairview behaviors to promote healthy work environment
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