RN-Clinical Coordinator/Educator

Eisenhower Health

Rancho Mirage, CA

JOB DETAILS
HEADQUARTERS
Rancho Mirage, CA, US
LOCATION
Rancho Mirage, CA
POSTED
30+ days ago
Req#R0258298
Cardiac Service Line
Full Time,Day,8 Hour Shift
  • Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.
    • The RN-Clinical Coordinator/Educator provides leadership for all aspect of nursing care in the Cath/Ep Lab
  • Reports to
    • Scott Strech, Administrator Cardiovascular Services
  • Supervises
    • Staff RN’s, Nursing Assistants, Monitor Tech’s
  • Ages of Patients
    • Adult
    • Geriatric
  • Blood Borne Pathogens
    • High Potential
  • Qualifications
    • Education
      • Required: BSN or MSN or enrollment in an RN-BSN or RN-MSN program within 1 year of hire and completion within 5 years of hire if hired after July 1, 2012
    • Licensure/Certification
      • Required: California RN License; American Heart Association BLS, ACLS and PALS; basic EKG course within 90 days of hire and/or successful challenge of EKG exam
    • Experience
      • Required: Minimum four years of Emergency Department, ICU or Cath/Ep Lab experience
  • Essential Responsibilities
    • Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns reporting suspected violations.
    • Monitors department specific standards of care/practice.
    • Monitors unit readiness in TJC, California and Federal standards.
    • Ensure daily assessment of unit equipment to maintain quality controls (i.e. Crash Cart check, BGM, Med Refrigerators, ACT (where applicable).
    • Ensures unit based patient care equipment is working accurately without defect; places work orders when necessary with subsequent timely follow-up.
    • Rounds with staff members/patients daily to evaluate care and services of hospitalized patients.
    • Facilitates availability of adequate material resources and supplies.
    • Assists control of expenditures within the department.
    • Demonstrates proficiency in assessing shift staffing needs consistent with patient mix, census and acuity levels.
    • Sets priorities appropriate to daily patient/physician dynamics.
    • Assures patient acuity classification is completed and accurate.
    • Maintains communication and resolves issues regarding shift activities.
    • Coaches and educates staff Nurses regarding clinical questions.
    • Retains clinical skills for execution of patient care as necessary including expertise in the initiation of IV therapy.
    • Facilitates multidisciplinary patient care planning and rounding.
    • Collaborates with staff regarding necessary physician notification.
    • Effectively promotes and maintains the shared governance model.
    • Completes performance reviews on assigned staff.
    • Participates in touch base rounding with case management and primary nurse for patient.
    • Administers all aspects of human resource policies including disciplinary action as delegated by Clinical Director.
    • Resolves any patient, family or physician concerns/complaints consistent with organization-wide expectations; knowing when to engage the chain of command, (i.e. House Supervisor, Clinical Director or Patient Relations Representative).
    • Inputs employees’ timekeeping corrections as indicated on “Timekeeping Correction Form” as per policy.
    • Participates in creation of monthly schedule. Ensures schedules are completed in a timely fashion with staffing balance to meet volume needs and skill levels.
    • Concurrent monitoring and auditing of electronic and computer systems for compliance and correction with appropriate staff member.
    • Ensures staff compliance with required certifications.
    • Provides leadership for Radiology Nursing Services.
    • Acts as the Educator for the Cath/EP department. Provides education and materials for Cath/EP Lab.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of all Cath/EP areas, and can provide patient care in all Cath/EP areas.
    • Coordinates trials and acquisition of new equipment and supplies related to nursing supplies.
    • Provides training to the Cath/EP Lab staff on computerized charting and Order Entry.
    • Submits all new & changed orders to Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee for approval.
    • Attends Committee meetings.
    • Takes calls for Cath/EP Lab.
    • Participates in the monthly meetings to decide on best practices for the treatment of CVD.

About the Company

Eisenhower Health