The Clinical Coordinator is responsible for providing direction and clinical supervision of patient care for specified unit, patient population and assigned staff. The Clinical Coordinator is also a professional care giver with requisite clinical and coordinator experience, which promotes an atmosphere that is responsive to the needs of patients, nursing and medical staff. Is knowledgeable about SNF, Title 22 requirements, familiar with surveys and promotes the philosophy, goals and objectives of the department.
1. Demonstrates understanding of unit population including disease process, disabilities, illness, nutrition, treatment and intervention. Coordinates care on the unit.
2. Demonstrates ability to adequately staff the department according to acuity of patient population.
3. Reviews shift assignments, documentation, and ensure extra shift duties are completed for regulatory compliance.
4. Functions as a role model by demonstrating competency in clinical judgement, technical ability and psychomotor skills.
5. Facilitates Title 22 requirements on education for CNAs and SNF surveys.
6. Demonstrates knowledge of assessment, planning implementing and evaluation of patient care and staff performance.
• PATIENT SAFETY
1. Assures staff compliance with local, state, and federal law and regulatory requirements
2. Reviews medication compliance records, Narcotic sheets, and medication reconciliation forms for discrepancies.
3. Assures staff compliance with National Patient Safety Goals and other regulatory agencies requirements.
4. Assists administrative reports per policy and procedures and Infection Control procedures.
5. Coaches/Counsels staff for compliance to all regulatory standards and hospital policies.
• CUSTOMER SERVICE
1. Makes patient rounds on a daily basis. Patient rounding includes vigilance, environment safety issues, and identifying the eight (8) expected employee behaviors (bedside shift report, AIDET, hourly rounding, patient conference, pain management, using SBAR)
2. Provide timely coordination with the Director to promote solutions to issues and concerns for customers (physicians, patients, families, significant others.)
3. Attends interdisciplinary rounds, team meetings, and all other meetings assigned.
1. Assists Director with annual and ongoing performance appraisals of unit employees based on job description, goals and objectives, unit structure standards, protocols and procedures.
2. Assists with monthly employee schedules
3. Assists the Director with unit specific orientation of new employees and assuring staff compliance and completion of annual competencies in a timely manner.
4. Demonstrates self-directed learning and participation in continuing education to meet own professional development.
5. Assists Director with review, revision, and development of unit specific policies and procedures.
6. Other duties as assigned by administration with the scope of nursing practice.
Graduate of VN Program
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Two to five years of experience in clinical area required
Current CA LVN License
Current BLS Card
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