This is a full-time, working 40 hours per week, exempt role.
Hours: M-F 8am-5pm *No weekends*
*Open to job sharing*
Min pay rate: $31.34/Hr.
*pay is commensurate with experience
Minimum of five years’ experience required; Perinatal and/or Neonatal nursing experience preferred, Obstetrical required
The Nurse Program Coordinator assures care continuity for patients and families in the Program. The role plans, organizes, analyzes, implements and evaluates patient care in the program. The Nurse Coordinator collaborates with the Program Medical Director, multidisciplinary care staff, and other administrators in the development, implementation, and evaluation of all program components.
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1. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to establish program goals and services, protocols and best practive guidelines and to evaluate program outcomes.
a. Facilitates resolution to any identified issues.
2. Ensures integrated case management to assure quality and continuity of patient care and longitudinal follow up, which may include:
a. Provides support and information for patients.
b. Establishes an effective relationship with patient/family and ensures appropriate assessments, managing care and treatment, making referrals, and advocating for services for patients/families through the program.
c. Assists patients/families through the process.
d. Facilitate clinic flow to ensure efficient care delivery.
e. Arranges all initial postnatal follow up. Documents and monitors outcomes on high risk fetal center patients.
3. Develops and maintains relationships with appropriate community organizations.
a. Participates and/or provides input to appropriate committees and planning bodies, both internal and external, and encourages participation of staff in these department, hospital and community groups as appropriate.
b. Conducts formal and informal meetings with program team to keep staff apprised of relevant issues and updates
4. Expertly uses and serves as a resource for the nursing process, Standards of Care, clinical pathways, and clinic specific competencies, to:
a. Complete the appropriate health status assessment
b. Document a plan of care on the medical summary and/or clinic visit sheet or electronic medical record as appropriate
c. Delegate patient care as appropriate
d. Evaluate patient care and patient’s response/progress
e. Reassess patients and revise plan of care as appropriate
f. Supervise patient care
g. Plan discharge
h. Plan, provide, delegate, and evaluate patient/family education as appropriate
i. Collaborate effectively with all health care disciplines to facilitate optimal patient and family health and full potential.
5. Demonstrates awareness of and support for the principle of Family Centered Care.
a. Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served.
6. Communicates patient care needs/expectations/priorities to assigned Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), Patient Care Assistants (PCAs), and allied health personnel.
7. Effectively relates and interacts with patient, families, and health care team and serves as a role model for others.
a. Demonstrates effective communication being a critical link with attending & consulting physicians and all health care team members.
8. Effectively manages patient care through one or more of the following:
a. Delegating and coordinating care for patients
b. Care conferences
c. Clinical rounds
d. Lead nurse responsibilities
e. Other coordination activities
9. Participates in clinic, hospital meetings, and shared governance/unit council
10. Participates & contributes to the professional development of peers and colleagues
a. Completes peer reviews
b. Serves as preceptor/resource
c. Provides and/or coordinates continuing education programs
d. Assists with clinical competency assessment
11. Participates in research, quality improvement activities, and special projects.
a. Assist in the development and implementation of process improvement activities to achieve optimal clinical, financial and satisfaction outcomes.
12. Accepts and supports change in a positive manner.
13. Practices professional nursing in accordance with ANA Code of Ethics for Nursing.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
LICENSURE: Registered nurse in the State of Ohio required.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree required, Masters Degree in Nursing preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of five years’ experience required; Perinatal and/or Neonatal nursing experience preferred, Obstetrical required
Strong knowledge of computer databases desired.
SKILLS: Effective customer service, communication (oral, written, presentation), conflict resolution, problem-solving and interpersonal skills required for interaction with contacts required .Self-motivated, highly organized, exceptional communication, prioritization and problem solving skills, creative, enthusiastic, empathetic and care.
MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Must be able to see, hear, speak, read, and perform manual tasks with or without accommodation and care for oneself, with little or no difficulty. Performance of principal duties and responsibilities may require ability to travel. The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.