Registered Nurse Shift Specialty Coordinator Telemetry - Telemetry
Company: Lutheran Medical Center
Location: Wheat Ridge
Posted on: November 19, 2023
Registered Nurse Shift Specialty Coordinator TelemetryJob
Working with department manager, the RN - Coordinator I provides
leadership and clinical expertise on their respective shift and
department. They are accountable for coordination of unit resources
to ensure that staffing to census and acuity is appropriate both
clinically and financially. They function as clinical support for
staff and are a role model of competency and professionalism.
Supervises and/or provides direct patient care. Assist and support
staff in responding to and problem-solving situations related to
patient/ family complaints, Physician concerns, risk management,
associate safety, and Hospital safety.
Respond to patient emergencies as needed. Responds as the charge or
lead person for disasters.
Collaborates with the staffing office and adjusts numbers of staff
for census changes during the shift.
Communicate with the oncoming Charge Nurse about census, staffing,
pending admissions and discharges, any problems she/ he needs to be
aware of, and any patient information that will be helpful in
Supports unit management team in managing department
productivity/staffing and timekeeping, and coordinating unit
Perform evaluations, coaching, and disciplinary actions as
Participates in hospital committees as unit representative as
Promotes the mission, vision, and values of SCL Health, and abides
by service behavior standards.
Performs other duties as assigned.
May be required to float to other departments (within the scope of
competency and qualifications) based on business need.
May be required to be placed on-call during a regularly scheduled
Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing is required.
A Registered Nurse with an ASN/ADN degree must complete a BSN
degree within four (4) years from the Registered Nurse's date of
hire unless the Registered Nurse has a minimum of fifteen (15)
years of proven continuous Registered Nurse experience in an acute
care setting. Failure to obtain a BSN degree within that time frame
may result in suspension or termination of employment. Any
Registered Nurse who takes legally protected leave during the Four
(4) year completion period may have the period extended by a
comparable amount of time.
Registered Nurses employed by St. Vincent, Good Samaritan, St.
Joseph, or Lutheran Medical Centers as of September 1, 2014, with
only an ASN/ADN will be exempt from this requirement. Registered
Nurses employed by Holy Rosary, Platte Valley, St. Mary's, Home
Health, and TSFP as of December 31, 2017, with only an ASN/ADN will
be exempt from this requirement.
A current license as a Registered Nurse in the state of practice is
Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support for
Healthcare Providers (BLS-HCP) certification upon hire or obtained
within 60 days of hire with prior approval. (ACLS/NRP/PALS as
appropriate for unit or service.)
A Bachelor's degree in Nursing is preferred
Certification as appropriate for unit or service is preferred
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements list
must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education,
training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform essential functions.
1. Regular attendance to perform work on-site during regularly
scheduled business hours or scheduled shifts is required.
2. Ability to work nights and/or weekends is required for
Ongoing need for an employee to see and read information, labels,
assess patient needs, operate monitors, and identify equipment and
supplies.- and -Frequent interactions with patient care providers,
patients, and visitors that require the employee to verbally
communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information,
alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly
during emergency situations.- and -Manual dexterity of hands and
fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision
This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting
patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation,
etc.- and -Expected to lift and utilize the 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.).- and
-May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended
period of time.
Anticipated job posting close date:
Lutheran Medical Center
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly
rate dependent upon experience.
$36.21 - $64.33
We care about your well-being - mind, body, and spirit - which is
why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that
covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of
wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected,
Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho,
Nevada, and Utah based caregivers, and for our Colorado, Montana,
and Kansas based caregivers; and our commitment to diversity,
equity, and inclusion.
Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran
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