RN- Clinical Coordinator -Central Monitoring Telemetry Full-time Evening/Nights Tacoma

Location
Tacoma, WA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
2/7/2018
Closes
2/22/2018
Specialty
Other, Telemetry
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That’s what you’ll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You’ll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we’ll create healthier, stronger communities. Imagine your career at Catholic Health Initiatives!

Job Responsibilities
CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits.  We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.

Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!

 

Job Summary:
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.  

Job Requirements

Education/Experience:

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and five years of progressively responsible related work experience that would demonstrate possession of the requisite job knowledge and skills, including at least one year of “lead” or charge RN experience that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities.  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.

License/Certification:

Current active Washington State RN license.

Certification in specialty area to be obtained within one year of hire.

Current healthcare provider BLS Certification.

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