Intermountain Healthcare RN Coordinator II - Dialysis in St George, Utah
Greater St. George & Cedar City area
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The RN - Coordinator II provides clinical expertise and leadership to their shift and / or department. Accountable for coordination of unit resources to ensure that staffing to census / acuity is appropriate both clinically and financially. As a part of line management, this role will have significant leadership responsibilities, including several of the following: scheduling, maintenance of staff competencies, new employee selection / orientation, constructive discipline, and completion of annual employee performance reviews. The RN Coordinator II supports and enforces unit policies / procedures to ensure safe, efficient and effective patient care.
Essential Job Duties
- Performs appropriate assessment of physical, social and psychological status (including cognitive, communicative and developmental skills as appropriate).
- Seeks and evaluates information acquired from other members of interdisciplinary team: patient, family, physician, non-nursing disciplines, support staff, others.
- Uses assessment information and critical thinking skills to collaboratively develop individualized plan of care.
- Actively seeks patient, family, team, and physician involvement to develop plan of care including needed education.
- Collaboratively plans and prepares patients for further support needs once the current episode of care outcomes are met (i.e., teaching, referrals, and follow-up).
- Directs the interdisciplinary care team via delegation, coordination and collaboration as appropriate.
- Provides or delegates care consistent with plan of care, guidelines of care and professional licensure provisions.
- Demonstrates the ability to set priorities and to coordinate and organize patient care delivery through effectively managing time, supplies, and resources.
- Evaluates patient response to interventions through review of achievement of goals, clinical outcomes, patient and family satisfaction.
- Revises plan of care as indicated, and reassesses changes as appropriate.
- Promotes nursing profession and participate in development of others.
- Integrates legal and ethical standards into practice: complies with regulatory standards, practices within scope of licensure, provides accurate & timely documentation, and understands legal implications of care delivery.
- Projects staffing needs for current and following shift and / or department to provide optimal patient care.
- Ensures that staffing levels/skill levels match census/acuities for the unit.
- Ensures cost-effective use of staff by ensuring appropriate nurse to patient ratio and utilization of staff by monitoring use of premium pay, agency, cancellations, etc.
- Assists staff members with direct patient care as needed.
- Forecasts and communicates accurate information on admission, discharge and transfer to ensure appropriate patient placement.
- Communicates with appropriate care givers on difficult / challenging patients to facilitate appropriate care needs.
- Shares responsibility for the day-to-day operations.
- Serves as a clinical resource and role model to all staff members.
- Maintains / promotes positive customer service.
- Manages patient complaints or concerns promptly.
- Responsible for initial counseling of staff on performance issues.
- Assist swith employee hiring and orientation.
- May complete and conduct annual performance reviews of staff.
- Supports and enforces unit policies / procedures to ensure safe, quality patient care.
- Oversight responsibilities for competency of staff. This may include annual skills updates, ongoing educational in-services and completion of mandatory educational requirements.
- Oversight accountabilities for ongoing programs (i.e., patient safety, pain protocols, etc.). Evaluate the quality of clinical care and establish processes for continuous improvement.
- Entry Rate: $30.16 or more depending on experience
- Benefits Eligible: Yes
- Shift Details: full time, 40 hours a week, variable shifts, nights, weekends, call, etc.
- Department: Dixie Hospital - Dialysis
- Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited institution (degree will be verified).
- Current RN License in state of practice.
- Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) for healthcare providers.
- Unit specific certification as required (i.e., ACLS, PALS, etc.).
- 2 years of clinical nursing experience.
- Experience in assigned clinical area.
- Leadership and mentoring experience.
- Basic computer skills.
- Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.
- Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.
- Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.
- Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.
- Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).
- May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.
- 2 years of supervisory experience in a clinical nursing setting.
- Dialysis work experience.
All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Working Hours 40
Primary Work Location Dixie Regional MC
Job Type Full Time
Location US-UT-St George