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Clinical Coordinator- NICU (Full Time, Day shift)

Miami, Florida

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Position Type: Full-time

Shift Schedule: Day Shift

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  • We are there through all stages of health and life, both physically and mentally.
  • We believe in inspiring hope and promoting lifelong health.
  • We are a trusted partner to children and their families, not only in times of illness, but throughout their life journey.
  • We are guided by the CREATE (collaboration, responsibility, empowerment, advocacy, transformation, empathy) values and behaviors.

Joining a new organization can be daunting or overwhelming. But at Nicklaus, your colleagues make you feel welcomed. They taught me to celebrate our accomplishments and band together during challenging times. This is not easy to find in healthcare these days, so I’m grateful to have found an amazing place to work with people and leadership who have my well-being in mind.

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Benefits

Part-time and full-time employees receive the same benefits package.

Continuing Education

Encouraging and assisting with online and physical coursework

Professional Development

Course assistance, opportunities for teaching community education and more

Tuition Reimbursement

Options included for professional degree, leadership, technical courses and certificate training programs

Compensation & Success Sharing Programs

Nursing Step Program – Magnet Clinical Ladder

Comprehensive
Benefits Package

Healthcare, Dental, PTO, Life Insurance

Responsibilities

Job ID 21412 Date posted 11/13/2021

Description

Job Summary

Provides clinical leadership, compassionate and family centered care to Neonatal patients and families. Utilizes effective problem solving strategies, applies evidence based practice and a multidisciplinary approach in the plan of care. Provides rapid assessment, treatment, patient and family education and assures continuity of care through the discharge planning process. Works under the supervision of the Nursing Manager/Director.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • CPR: Healthcare Provider.
  • RN licensure within the State of Florida.
  • A minimum of 2 years RN experience and leadership skills.
  • NRP is required.
  • Microsoft Office Applications including Excel and Word experience.

Qualifications

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Clinical Leadership

  • Coordinates & continuously monitors patient flow, supports patient throughput utilizing appropriate resources from admission, transfer or discharge & facilitates the processes in a timely manner.
  • Identifies clinical strengths, opportunities & re-assigns patient assignments to support clinical competency, coaches and mentors employees to improve performance and clinical outcomes.
  • Flexes the employees to align with census fluctuations & collaborates with the Operations Administrators and Nursing Staff Office to meet hospital needs.
  • Promotes/practices cost containment and maintaining fiscal performance by ensuring appropriate supplies and par levels are maintained.
  • Supports departmental goals and the hospital strategic plan, actively participates in the nursing governance council and unit based committee.
  • Conducts department huddles, communicates hospital and department updates and Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) & Patient Perception Survey data.
  • Fosters staff empowerment and open communication, leads and guides staff to build a high performance and engaged team.

Patient/Family Communication

  • Works collaboratively with all levels of the hospital interdisciplinary team and promotes the team concept within the department and hospital wide. F: daily/T: 30 minutes
  • Interacts with patients and families to review plan of care and solicits input and communicate any patient and family concerns to physician. F: daily/T: 15 minutes per patient
  • Ensures the provision of education about disease processes, treatment and documents patient/family teachings on health related needs in the electronic health record. F: daily/T: 30-120 minutes

Nursing Care Functions

  • Administers direct patient care, as needed, especially during high census and/or when other resources are not available. F: weekly/T: 1-4 hours
  • Supervises and assists staff in the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation. F: daily/ T: 30-120 minutes
  • Responsible for patient care coordination on designated shift to include accountability for patient throughout and outcomes. F: daily/T: ongoing
  • Identifies opportunities to improve processes and assists with projects to enhance workflow utilizing Lean methodologies and tools. F: daily/T: ongoing
  • Assists and supports the RNs and team with code blue and rapid response efforts. F: weekly/T: 30-120 minutes

Patient Care Rounds and Updates

  • Collaborates and rounds with a multi-disciplinary team in daily care planning rounds as appropriate and fosters a Family Centered Care environment. F: daily/T: 15 minutes per patient
  • Communicates the patient's progress including critical findings and changes in the patients' condition. F: daily/T: 10 minutes per patient
  • Plans, implements and documents the plan of care in collaboration with the other disciplines and services to assure safe and efficient care. F: daily/ T: 10 minutes per patient

Charting/Documentation

  • Actively participates in the performance review process through chart reviews and validating timeliness of charting and all requirements are met. F: daily/T: 5-10 minutes per patient

Quality/Safety

  • Ensures staff on the assigned shift is adhering to the regulatory requirements of the Joint Commission, CMS, DOH & other accrediting agencies and following hospital policies & procedures. F: daily/T: 60-120 minutes
  • Promotes an "error free" working environment by consistently providing high-quality, safe care as per hospital policies, conducts prevention rounding & follows up on identified concerns promptly. F: daily/ T: ongoing

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Strong customer service, problem solving, critical thinking, time management and conflict resolution skills are required.
  • Career Development: National certification preferably within 5 years of hire.
  • BSN Degree or currently enrolled in BSN program.
  • Pediatric Nursing in an acute care setting is preferred.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to collaborate in a multidisciplinary team and lead a team to achieve business results.

(EOE DFW)



Job :

Nursing - Clinical

Primary Location :

Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus

Department :

NEONATAL ICU-2100-620010

Job Status


:Full Time
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