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Clinical Coordinator- Operating Room (Full Time, Day shift)

Miami, Florida

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Position Type: Full-time

Shift Schedule: Day Shift

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Nursing Step Program – Magnet Clinical Ladder

Benefits Package

Healthcare, Dental, PTO, Life Insurance


Job ID 21442 Date posted 11/13/2021


Job Summary:
Assesses, plans, facilitates, and evaluates the coordination of patient care according to unit/department policies and procedures. Provides clinical leadership, utilizes effective problem solving strategies, and applies evidence based practice to improve patient care.   Oversee and optimize the flow of department and provide exceptional patient care in a fast-paced environment.  Works under the supervision of the Nursing Manager/Director.
Minimum Job Requirements:
  • RN licensure in the State of Florida and in good standing prior to expiration and throughout employment. 
  • A minimum of 2 year of adult/pediatric RN experience in an acute care healthcare environment.
  • One year experience of managing the day to day operations of a Nursing Unit.
  • CPR: Healthcare Provider – maintain active and in good standing throughout employment.
  • PALS within 1 year of hire and in good standing prior to expiration and throughout employment.


Clinical Leadership Competency:
  • Reviews schedules, creates on-call schedules, makes assignments using flex options & proactively aligns the schedule with census fluctuation, collaborates w/nursing & monitors on an ongoing basis.
  • Accountable for patient and providing schedule coverage with internal resource. Collaborates with Anesthesia to optimize and manage add-ons & transfers.  Ensures ideal assignments for patient flow.
  • Monitors and communicates attendance discrepancies to Leader and ensuring compliance with attendance policy and guidelines.
  • Ensures department exceeds service scores and conducting huddles.
  • Coordinates and communicates hospital updates, metrics & Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) Patient Perception Survey data.
  • Provides timely mentoring, coaching & feedback to clinical staff and volunteers.  Ensures quality of nursing care, fosters staff empowerment, communication and leads staff to build an engage team. 
Patient and Family Communication:
  • Initiates the hand off report from receiving agent.  Communicates assignments with care team and holds ongoing huddles.
  • Works collaboratively with all levels of the hospital interdisciplinary team and promotes the team concept within the department & hospital wide.
Nursing Care Functions:
  • Audits all charts, consents, orders, H&Ps, and sets a plan of care for each patient.
  • Oversees and optimizes workflow while providing patient care during high census and directs workflow to assist with planning intervention and evaluation.
  • Assists and supports the RNs and team with Anesthesia stat issues.
  • Ensures completion of surgical documentation requirements (consent, labs, H&P, patient history, etc.). Completes process accurately as per department/hospital policies and procedures.
  • Identifies opportunities to improve processes and assists with projects to enhance workflow utilizing learn methodologies and tools.
Patient Care Rounds and Updates:
  • Collaborates and rounds with a multi-disciplinary team in daily care planning rounds and fosters a Family Centered Care environment.
  • Actively participates in the performance review process through chart reviews and validating timeliness of charting/incident reports and ensures requirements are met.
Quality and Safety:
  • Achieves a 95% CEI by conducting chart audits utilizing the EMR to ensure staff adherence to regulatory requirements of  DNV, CMS, DOH & other accrediting agencies.
  • Achieves and maintains acceptable standards with infection control goals and acceptable designated target/rates by performing infection prevention standards for assigned shift.
Common Duties:
  • Professional accountability for compliance thru timely completion of licensures, certifications, competencies, health requirements (PPD, N95, Flu), initial competencies & education requirements.
  • Maintains accountability and timekeeping expectations as outlined by the MCH timekeeping policy.  Complies with the attendance guidelines/procedures per Surgical Services Attendance Guidelines.
  • Ensures behavior is compliant with communication standards.
  • BSN degree or currently enrolled in BSN program.
  • Surgical Nursing in an acute care facility preferred. 
  • Career Development: National certification of Pediatric Nurse (CPN) or (CNOR) and/or certification equivalent preferred within 5 years of hire.
  • NRP/ACLS within one year of hire preferred.
  • Knowledge of AORN surgical standards preferred. 
  • Possesses proficiency in computers and Electronic Medical Record (EMR) preferred.
  • Strong customer service, problem solving, critical thinking, time management, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to positively influence, hold self, and others accountable.
  • Ability to collaborate in a multidisciplinary team and lead a team to achieve business results.
  • Ability to provide direction, coaching, mentor staff, and redirect unacceptable behaviors.

Job :

Nursing - Clinical

Primary Location :

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

Department :

OPERATING ROOM-2100-760000

Job Status

:Full Time
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