Description SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends) SCHEDULE: Full-time Since 1974, Del Sol Medical Center has provided quality healthcare to El Paso and the surrounding region. As a full-service, acute care hospital in East El Paso with a Level II Trauma designation in Emergency Services, we continue to expand our services to meet the growing needs of our tristate community, providing special expertise in Cardiology, Maternity & Child Services, a Level III NICU, a Center of Excellence designation for our Bariatric Clinic, a Level II Trauma Center, and a newly renovated 32-bed Rehabilitation Hospital. The physicians, nurses and staff at our 350-bed hospital are committed to providing the highest quality care with compassion and integrity. POSITION SUMMARY Under the general supervision of the unit's Director or designee, the Clinical Coordinator assumes responsibility for the direction and coordination of all functions in surgical services, in collaboration with the Director or in the absence of the Director. In collaboration with other members of the management team, the Clinical Coordinator is responsible for the ongoing assessment of the quality of patient care services provided in the unit. The Clinical Coordinator also collaborates with the Director regarding budgetary and strategic planning opportunities for improvement. The Clinical Coordinator assists the Director in providing nursing leadership to the unit and overseeing the clinical operations of the unit. The Clinical Coordinator leads the orientation and on-going education for the surgical services department. With respect to performance improvement the Clinical Coordinator: Assists the Quality Management Director in implementation of the hospital-wide Quality/Performance Improvement Program. Reviews medical records according to criteria outcome data identified. Assists the Quality Management Director in identifying and developing organizational improvement opportunities while looking at specific clinical outcomes Participates in education of hospital and Medical Staff in the Performance Improvement Program/Methodology and current Joint Commission/TMF/Federal requirements. Assists as directed in the Computerized Notification Reporting Program. Promotes positive Customer Service with Internal and External Customers. Actively participates or leads Quality/Performance Improvement Teams as needed. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Clinical Role Model - Demonstrates an advanced level of clinical skills and the ability to support others to achieve the delivery of quality care. Functions as a resource person for staff members and assists in necessary education of individual members of the nursing staff. Assumes responsibility for the overall quality of nursing care provided when he/she is on duty. Leadership - Demonstrates interpersonal skills and competency in leadership, supervision and management of staff. Assumes responsibility for direction and coordination of all functions during the designated shifts. Administrative - Demonstrates excellent skills in planning, organizing and managing personnel resources in a cost effective and productive manner for the operational area of the nursing unit. Makes decisions regarding activities within the unit based on Nursing and Administrative Standards, Human Resource Standards, and Standards of Care for the unit, in collaboration with other members of the management team. Customer Service - Demonstrates awareness of his/her unique position and method of dealing with customers. Continuously strives to exceed customer's needs. Qualifications REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS Current RN licensure in Texas or compact state. Required. Current BLS certification. Required Current ACLS certification and PALS certification. Required REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Minimum College: Associate Degree in Nursing or BSN. PREFERRED EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES Minimum of one (1) year of clinical practice in the clinical specialty of his/her unit (experience may be substituted for an area of similar patient types). Minimum of one (1) year of Charge Nurse experience. Leadership and management experience is highly desirable. CNOR certified Reads and writes Basic English with the basic skills necessary to transfer physician's orders. Knowledge of body substance isolation. Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs. Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred
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