Clinical Unit Coordinator - Maternal Infant Unit / Nursery
SUMMARY OF JOB:
The Clinical Unit Coordinator must be able to perform all aspects of the nursing process. She/he must be able to recognize, interpret, document AND demonstrate skills as required by patient population on assigned nursing unit. Under the direction of the Nurse Manager/Nursing Director, assists in planning, monitoring and improving unit operations in order to achieve hospital goals of quality, service and positive outcomes. Responsibilities include facilitation, communication, assessment, education and acting as a provider of care for clients, families and significant others. As a professional, assumes the role to assist the development of new staff nurses and the future development of the nursing profession. Follows hospital and departmental policies and the Pennsylvania Nurse Practice Act.
CONNECTING TO MISSION:
All individuals, within the scope of their position are responsible to perform their job in light of the Mission and Values of the Health System. Regardless of position, every job contributes to the challenge of providing health care. There is an ongoing responsibility for ensuring that the values of Respect, Compassion, Justice, Hospitality, Holistic Approach, Stewardship and Collaboration are present in our interactions with one another and in the services we provide.
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
Successful completion of Basic Arrhythmia and Critical Care courses
IV certification required
BLS certification required
ACLS required in the ED, ICU, CV Center, PACU, otherwise preferred
PALS required in the ED, NICU, PACU, otherwise preferred
8 hours annual stroke education and NIH certification for Telemetry, ED and ICCU CUC
Specialty certification preferred
Must be able to work alternating shifts and be flexible
Meets performance standards within probationary period