RN/Registered Nurse - Clinical Coordinator Nursing - Psychiatric
Clinical Coordinator Nursing - Behavior Health
SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL
*1. Demonstrates clinical competency to practice on the Behavioral Health Unit
*2. Manage day to day operations of assigned program, ensuring decisions, actions, and group performance contributes to the achievement of the unit, department and hospitals goals and mission.
*3. Communicates effectively with staff, peers, senior leader, internal and external customers.
*4 Utilizes quality improvement as basis to improve unit/departmental process.
*5 Ensures staff orientation and competencies in units of practice.
*6 Pursues own professional growth and development.
*7 Maintains unit readiness for regulatory surveys.
*8 Provides opportunity for employee development.
*9 Assumes accountability for decisions and actions.
*10 Promotes unit budgetary and management principles.
*11 Contributes to the smooth operation of the Inpatient/outpatient behavioral health and on call team.
*12 Ensures staff practice within the policies and procedures of the units in which they work.
*13 Serves as the coordinator of all disciplines to ensure well coordinated patient care is provided.
*14 Ensures Family Centered Care is provided in the department.
*15 Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
*16 Assumes 24/7 accountability for the units in absence of Sr. Leader.
*17 Provides direct nursing care, as needed, in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.
*18 Completes all elements of Utilization Review for all behavioral health patients
*19 Completes Wellness Checks on all eligible behavioral health patients
*20 Exhibits nursing characteristics of the Synergy Model as outlined in the Nursing Strategic Plan: Clinical Judgment/Advocacy/moral agency, Caring Practices, Collaboration, Systems thinking, Response to diversity, Clinical inquiry/innovator/evaluator, Facilitator of learning of patient/family educator