WellStar Health Systems Nursing Coordinator in atlanta, Georgia
At WellStar we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.
The Clinical Coordinator is a registered professional nurse who functions under the Nurse Manager and is responsible for providing leadership and assistance in facilitating activities/services for a department.
The Clinical Coordinator has shared responsibility for supporting and adhering to standards of practices, system, and department policies and procedures, and ensuring quality patient care. Other responsibilities include assisting with ensuring compliance with regulatory and legal requirements by all team members, visitors and providers. Key responsibilities of the RN Clinical Coordinator include ensure satisfaction, appropriate reporting, coordination of departmental functions, process improvement, vendor relations, equipment and supplies, service recovery, employee trust and engagement, and staff education.
The Clinical Coordinator will work in collaboration with the manager to maintain trust, retention, and recruitment. The Nursing Clinical Coordinator is a subject matter expert to all levels of nursing staff and nursing management for facility, clinical, and surgical practices. He/she fosters positive communication and collaboration practices for physicians and staff. The Nursing Clinical Coordinator is responsible for Performance Improvement and quality assurance aspects of functional area.
It is expected that all Nurse Leaders are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursing as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implements the Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics Standards put forth by the American Nurses Association. As a member of the patient services team, it is expected the individual upholds the voice of the patient, system policies and procedures while supporting service excellence goals.
Required Minimum Education : Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and three years related nursing experience or Associate’s degree in Nursing and five years related nursing experience
Required Minimum Experience : Two year’s experience functioning in a RN charge nurse capacity or related nursing leadership role, preferably in the specialty area
Required Minimum Certification : Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Georgia. American Heart Association BLS and ACLS are required
Required Minimum Skills:
• Extensive knowledge of professional nursing theory and practice acquired through graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
• Extensive knowledge and skills in the application of the techniques and practices of the nursing profession.
• Ability to plan organizes and direct the work of professional and non-professional nursing personnel.
• Ability to direct and carry out prescribed medical treatments.
• Ability to maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, patients, families and physicians
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Department General Surgery
Facility WellStar Atlanta Medical Center
Category Nursing Leadership