Clinical Nurse Coordinator (RN)
Company: Swedish Medical Center
Posted on: August 17, 2019
Description SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)
Do you want to be a part of a family and not just another employee?
Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and
inclusion thrive? Submit your application today and find out what
it truly means to be a part of a team.
We are seeking a--Charge Nurse--to ensure that we continue to
provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. We are an
amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking
a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as
meaningful as we do. We want you to apply now!
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including
competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth
opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do
excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical,
dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement,
employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and
student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this
Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000
Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900
facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER's, ambulatory
surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility based staff
continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have
been named in IBM Watson Health's top 10.
Swedish Medical Center: Level I Trauma Center in South Denver:
Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colorado, part of HealthONE,
serves as the Rocky Mountain Region's referral center for
neurotrauma and as the region's first Joint Commission certified
Comprehensive Stroke Center, a recognized leader in the most
advanced stroke care. Swedish offers patients the highest quality
care and the most advanced technologies and treatments in nearly
every medical specialty and is an eight time winner of the National
Research Corporation Consumer Choice Award and a Top 100 Hospital
recognized by Reuters. An acute care hospital with 368 licensed
beds, Swedish is located in the south metro Denver area where it
has been a proud member of the community for more than 100 years.
Annually, Swedish cares for more than 200,000 patients with a team
of 2,000 dedicated employees, 500 volunteers and more than 1,300
physicians. At Swedish Medical Center, our staff is at the heart of
delivering on our promise of Swedish Memorable Care. As a respected
medical provider, Swedish offers patients the highest quality care
and the most advanced technologies and treatments in nearly every
medial specialty. Recognized by the patients we treat every day, we
are a four-time winner of the National Research Corporation
Consumer Choice Award. Centers of Excellence Swedish, a Level I
Trauma Center, offers eight distinct centers of excellence:
Bariatric Surgery Center, Cancer Care Center, Emergency Services,
The Heart Center, Neurosciences, including The Stroke Center,
Orthopedic Services, Spine Program, Trauma Center, Women and
The Clinical Nurse Coordinator provides leadership through the
collaboration of the Director/Designee through planning,
organizing, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating the care
provided for patients. The delivery of care is based on criteria
that is age appropriate and is based on the physical, psychosocial,
cultural, safety and learning needs of the individual patients.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: fiscal, human
resource, and operational functions. The Clinical Nurse Coordinator
performs delegated duties consistent with the scope of practice and
functions within the philosophy and overall plan of care at Swedish
Medical Center and displays positive support for the overall goals,
values and mission of Swedish Medical Center.
If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction
and personal growth, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review
all applications. If you are highly qualified, you will hear from
one of our managers. Come unlock the possibilities and apply
Qualifications Position Requirements:
Current Colorado Registered Nurse License (may work on a current RN
compact license for the first 180 days of employment), Current BCLS
through American Heart Association.
Bachelor Science Nursing or actively pursuing with completion
within 3 years of hire required. Graduate of an accredited school
of nursing required.
Minimum of 2 years clinical RN experience required. Two years
progressive supervisory or charge nurse experience preferred. Able
to articulate and demonstrate knowledge of nursing theory and
Demonstrates the ability to have direct patient care and charge
nurse responsibilities. Ability to recognize the needs and concerns
of people and to maintain constructive relationships in all
interactions. Adheres to all departmental safety initiatives.
Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written manners.
Participates in counseling and guidance of personnel. Ability to
assume leadership role with the health team in planning and
delivery of patient care.
1. Demonstrated competence with patient care information
2. Strong planning, analytical and written skills.
3. Ability to utilize and coach others in the nursing process.
4. Ability to utilize database, spreadsheet, word processing to
conduct analysis of statistical reports.
5. Ability to educate, coach and mentor staff using adult learning
Degree of Supervision Required:
Minimal. Individual proceeds on own initiative, in compliance with
the philosophy, policies, procedures and practices of SMC and in
frequent collaboration with the Director/Designee.
Based on experience and continuous assessment and progress by
Director/Designee. Orientation includes formal nursing department
orientation of 2-4 days during first 2 weeks of employment.
Job Responsibilities & Job Knowledge:
Meets the expectations and assumes accountability for all on-going
job responsibilities. Balances unexpected tasks while performing
on-going responsibilities under ordinary direction and minimal
supervision. Current and proficient on job-related knowledge,
skills, and industry changes. Demonstrates understanding of job
relative to Hospital Operations.
1. Identifies and effectively assists in implementation of
strategic plans. Actively participates in department and hospital
strategic planning and effectively implements new programs and
2. Maintains an effective competency and staff development
3. Responsible for day-to-day operations such as: processing
payroll, managing department expenses, participating on hospital
committees, processing employee evaluations, managing personnel
issues. Does so in an effective and timely manner in order to meet
the needs of the department and organization.
4. Maintains a departmental staffing plan that meets the needs of
the customer and is responsive to the changing census.
5. Ensures compliance with TJC standards; federal, state and local
6. Communicates hospital needs and expectations as well as
pertinent information to staff in a timely manner.
7. Assures an appropriate skill mix and staffing levels in
accordance with volume demands.
8. Creates/fosters a positive environment; leads by example and by
holding staff accountable for their behaviors and attitudes
(compassionate, professional, communicative).
9. Performs other duties as assigned.
10. Implements all measures to insure patient safety including but
not limited to:
--- Understands Fall Policy and Core Measures and assures
implementation of appropriate measures/precautions
--- Discusses safety precautions with patients and family
--- Understands Medication Safety Procedures and assures
implementation of safe medication administration practices.
Consistently, accurately, and completely performs all job
responsibilities. Efficiently demonstrates cost consciousness by
organizing work processes within established deadlines, and using
supplies, equipment, and time according to budgetary
1. Demonstrates knowledge of cost factors in the routine
performance of duties; maximizes cost efficiency; implements
resource management strategies.
2. Executes job duties to achieve optimal productivity and
3. Maintains staffing patterns/numbers according to patient acuity,
case load and in compliance with hospital policy.
Assumes accountability for identifying problems and issues,
generating solutions, and anticipating effects of decision.
1. Analyzes systems and recommends appropriate system changes that
enhance healthcare services and delivery.
2. Is receptive to change or new ways of doing things.
3. Exercises professional judgment when addressing problems as
evidenced by a satisfactory resolution (approaches problem with
systematic and critical thinking, utilizes appropriate resources,
maintains a positive attitude, involves leadership when
4. Effectively responds to issues/problems pertinent to
departmental services that effectively meet the needs of the
customers and staff.
VIII. People Leadership:
Leads, coaches, develops, and recognizes staff to maximize
performance and growth.
1. Provides supervision, leadership, and direction to staff in a
manner that fosters a positive, productive work environment.
2. Provides opportunities for and supports staff career
3. Assures the qualifications and competence of departmental staff
through validation of licenses, certification, education, training
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