HVIS Prep and Holding Patient Flow Coordinator Job

Christiana Care
Newark, DE
Mar 20, 2017
Mar 21, 2017
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Job Title: HVIS Prep and Holding Patient Flow CoordinatorLocation: Christiana Main BuildingCity, State: Newark, DelawareGeneral Description:PRIMARY FUNCTION:To function as a licensed professional care provider under the supervision of the department manager, utilizing leadership and clinical skills to coordinate daily unit operations and patient throughput. Effectively delegates patient care responsibilities to clinical staff, and facilitates communication among interdisciplinary teams.PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Functions as the clinical supervisor on shift; coordinates care activities considering age specific and acuity needs of patient Staffs unit according to patient acuity on current and oncoming shift Assures cost effective utilization of resources including staffing and scheduling Facilitates cases starting on time Coordinates daily staffing assignments, assures appropriate staffing according to expected level of service and patient care requirements for current and oncoming shift. Re-assigns staff as needed Notifies affected staff of any changes/ additions or cancellations in the schedule. Assures accountability of nursing staff. Assigns available staff to provide breaks and lunch/dinner relief Collaborates with SDS, ANM and NM when necessary Acts as a facilitator and motivates staff Manages and resolves conflict with staff/physicians/ anesthesia care providers Demonstrates advanced skills in direct patient care, delegation/evaluation of care Conducts initial and ongoing assessments designed to gather data relevant to patienta€™s individual needs Develops and monitors a plan of care through an interdisciplinary approach Serves as a role model, and mentor to staff in planning patient care using the nursing process; supports critical thinking and decision-making Collaborates with physicians concerning patienta€™s assessment, goals, care plans, and progress Collaborates with SDS, ANM and NM identifying high risk and clinically complex patients to provide appropriately skilled personnel Utilizes and promotes use of CCHS Guidelines, policies and standards of professional organization in conducting patient care Assesses and documents patient/family response to interventions Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to safely provide care appropriate to age of patients served as listed on Position Specific Orientation Checklist Establish priorities based on patient care needs Provides supervision and direction to other team members. Delegates tasks according to capabilities and scope of responsibilities Maintains a quiet environment Communicates pertinent information relative to patient care Treats patients and visitors with respect and courtesy Respects patienta€™s privacy and confidentiality Responds to special needs of patient/family, taking problems seriously Provides the most efficient, and economical method of providing safe and effective patient care in accordance with established standards Assists unit in achieving compliance with organizational and regulatory requirements Identifies system issues to facilitate improvements in patient care and unit operation Assists with development of department quality service plans and any identified PI opportunities Assures implementation, monitoring, and participation in analysis of plan of care/outcomes Provides oversight to performance improvement monitors on shift and supports accurate completion of documentation using the nursing process Assists the Nurse Manager and Assistant Nurse Manager in providing input for performance review, evaluation of clinical practice, and management of unit personnel Updates current knowledge and analyzes/evaluates new knowledge to recommend incorporation of best practice at CCHS Engages in independent learning activities Serves as a resource and patient advocate by promoting and facilitating an interdisciplinary approach to patient care Develops and utilizes leadership skills Communicates to health care team in a timely manner Collaborates with physicians/ anesthesia care providers to provide specific patient care Maintains a high degree of professional participation Attends appropriate committeesEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors degree in Nursing or Master's degree in Nursing required. BSN candidates must commit to completion of Masters program within 3 years of start date BLS Certification required ACLS Certification required At least three years of experience in related nursing field Procedure or Operating Room experience preferredWork Shift: DayShf,Rotat Day/EvenPosition Type: NursingJob Requisition #: 40691BRAbout Us: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.If you require reasonable accommodation to apply for a position, please contact our Human Resources Service Center at (302)327-5555 or (866)849-8598.Our Employee Welcome Center is open Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm to assist you in person with our application process..