RN Clinical Coordinator - NICU
Provides unit-based clinical education aimed at improving the quality and safety of patient care and for assisting the department manager in overseeing daily work unit operations in accordance with professional standards, internal policies/procedures and applicable regulatory requirements. An incumbent collaborates with appropriate personnel to ensure standards of care and standards of practice of specific patient populations are current and incorporated into nursing practice and assists management in maintaining continuity and quality of patient care. Work also includes: 1) analyzing clinical education needs and assessing employee competencies 2) identifying performance/compliance improvement opportunities and coordinating related projects/initiatives; 3) coordinating clinical quality and patient safety activities; 4) participating in the development and implementation of new/revised policies/procedures/protocols.
Work requires clinical nursing expertise and significant understanding of adult educational concepts, patient care standards/practices and applicable regulatory requirements specific to the assigned function. Knowledge of quality improvement concepts, methodologies and tools, and of the importance of data to performance improvement processes is also required. Although work is conducted using a team-based approach, an incumbent exercises considerable discretion and independent judgment in identifying non-compliance issues/concerns and in developing/implementing effective tactics/solutions to address and resolve them.
We are looking for a responsible and compassionate Registered Nurse with top-notch clinical skills, a caring attitude, and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. It is also important to display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to effectively educate patients and their families on the in-home healthcare process.
Additional requirements for this role include:
- Current Registered Nurse (RN) license that allows you to practice in our state
- Graduate of an accredited nursing program
- Five years progressively related work experience
- One year of charge or "lead" RN experience
- Basic Life Support (BLS) required
- Specialty certification within one year of hire
- Work experience in delivering clinical education and/or overseeing quality improvement projects is strongly preferred.
- Bachelor’s degree in nursing or other healthcare-related discipline pertinent to area of specialty is strongly preferred. An equivalent combination of additional qualifying education (e.g. BSN) may be substituted for up to two years of the experience requirement.
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