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Posted: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 1:03 PM

Job Summary

Assesses, plans, facilitates and evaluates the coordination of patient care according to unit/department policies and procedures. Provides clinical leadership, utilizes effective problem solving strategies and applies evidence based practice to improve patient care. Works under the supervision of the Nursing Manager/Director.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • CPR: Healthcare Provider
  • A minimum of 2 years RN clinical experience.
  • Experience as a Charge Nurse is required.
  • Microsoft Office Applications including Excel and Word experience required.
  • PALS within two years of hire as specified by department.
  • NRP/ACLS within one year of hire as specified by department.
  • RN licensure within the State of Florida.

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Clinical Leadership

  • Coordinates & continuously monitors patient flow, supports patient throughout utilizing appropriate resources from admission, transfer or discharge & facilitates the processes in a timely manner.
  • Identifies clinical strengths & opportunities, re-assigns patient assignments to support clinical competency, coaches & mentors employees to improve performance & clinical outcomes.
  • Flexes the employees to align with census fluctuations, collaborates with the Operations Administrators and Nursing Staff Office to meet hospital needs.
  • Promotes/practices cost containment and maintaining fiscal performance by ensuring appropriate supplies and par levels are maintained.
  • Supports departmental goals and the hospital strategic plan. Actively participates in the nursing governance council and unit based committee.
  • Conducts department huddles, communicates hospital and department updates and Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) Patient Perception Survey data.
  • Fosters staff empowerment and open communication, leads and guides staff to build a high performance and engaged team.

Patient/Family Communication

  • Works collaboratively with all levels of the hospital interdisciplinary team and promotes the team concept within the department & hospital wide.
  • Interacts with patients and families to review plan of care and solicits input and communicate any patient and family concerns to physician.
  • Ensures the provision of education about disease processes, treatment and documents patient/family teachings on health related needs in the electronic health record.

Nursing Care Functions

  • Administers direct patient care, as needed, especially during high census and/or when other resources are not available.
  • Oversees and assists staff in the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation.
  • Responsible for patient care coordination on designated shift to include accountability for patient throughput and outcomes.
  • Identifies opportunities to improve processes and assists with projects to enhance workflow utilizing Lean methodologies and tools.
  • Assists and supports the RNs and team with code blue and rapid response efforts.

Patient Care Rounds and Updates

  • Collaborates and rounds with a multi-disciplinary team in daily care planning rounds, as appropriate and fosters a Family Centered Care environment.
  • Communicates the patient's progress including critical findings and changes in the patients' condition.
  • Implements and documents the plan of care in collaboration with the other disciplines and services to assure safe and efficient care.

Charting/Documentation

  • Actively participates in the performance review process through chart reviews and validating timeliness of charting and all requirements are met.

Quality/Safety

  • Ensuring all staff on the assigned shift is adhering to the regulatory requirements of the Joint Commission, CMS, DOH, & other accrediting agencies.
  • Ensuring all staff is adhering to hospital policies and procedures.
  • Promotes a safe \"error free\" working environment by consistently performing infection prevention are adhered to on their assigned shift.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Career Development: National certification preferably within 5 years of hire.
  • BSN Degree or currently enrolled in BSN program.
  • Strong customer service, problem solving, critical thinking, time management and conflict resolution skills.
  • Pediatric Nursing in an acute care setting is preferred.
  • Trauma certification as specified by the department.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to positively influence, hold self and others accountable.
  • Ability to collaborate in a multidisciplinary team, and lead a team to achieve business results.

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Associated topics: ambulatory, domiciliary, intensive care, mhb, neonatal, nurse clinical, psychatric, registered nurse, surgery, transitional

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• Location: Miami

• Post ID: 70609502 miami
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