SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
Rose Medical Center- Denver, Colorado
Well known as a Denver institution and a 9th Avenue landmark for 60 years, Rose Medical Center has earned a reputation as Denver's "Baby Hospital" while becoming a leader in comprehensive women's services, internal medicine, endoscopy, heart and vascular care, orthopedics and total joint replacement, bariatric surgery, sports medicine and aesthetic surgery. With origins in Jewish teachings, traditions and community, Rose's founders built the hospital to "serve the need of every creed." By offering a high level of expertise and service across all disciplines, Rose has truly become a destination hospital, attracting patients from throughout Colorado and around the world. Awards and Honors Rose is honored to be recognized by several national organizations, including being rated as one of the nation's Top 100 Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics, one of six hospitals recognized nationwide for Outstanding Nursing Quality by the American Nurses Association and being a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission. Our Staff at Rose take great pride in hiring the best people to provide care for our patients and families.
Position Summary: The Clinical Nurse Coordinator (CNC) exemplifies professional nursing practice through expert clinical practice, strong leadership skills, and management activities. The CNC provides clinical management to the department through coordination of patient care activities, procedures and flow of patients between various units. The CNC delegates duties to staff members within their scope of practice, and acts as a resource for clinical or communication issues to other staff. This is a clinical position and patient assignments will be taken when necessary. This position requires: budgetary commitment to the staffing matrix; involvement with staff performance appraisals; development of unit policy and procedures; participate in driving quality initiatives; and a commitment to uphold Rose Medical Center’s Standards of Behavior. The CNC functions in the Chair-of-Command, continuing the chain upward when situation cannot be resolved at CNC level. Provides and supervises care delivered to the following age groups: young adult, adults and geriatric populations.
Supervises personnel providing direct patient care, with delegation of activities based on patient care needs and competencies of available patient care staff.
Provides direct and ongoing supervision of staff with regard to conflict resolution and personnel policy compliance, including disciplinary actions.
Teaches, supervises and serves as a resource for staff, assists with clinical procedures as needed.
Assesses need for and assists in implementation of staff development programs to enhance professional growth.
Facilitates ongoing performance improvement activities which correlate to the Hospital-wide Performance Improvement Program with involvement of all levels of staff on designated shift as appropriate.
Makes assignments for the present or following shift to provide for smooth transition, and ensures appropriate assignments throughout shift to cover changing patient needs and staff availability due to absences, breaks, etc.
Self-assigns patients and functions as necessary based on patient needs and available resources on unit.
Communicates directly with the director/manager on unit and staff performance issues needing attention.
Maintains effective utilization and maintenance of manpower, equipment, and supplies.
Other duties as assigned.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: RN License in the State of CO. Compact license acceptable but must obtain Colorado state license within 90 days of hire. Current BLS through American Heart Association. Obtain NIHSS certification within six month and obtain ACLS Certification (AHA) within one year.
Required Education and Training: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred.
Experience: Two to four years med/surgical acute care nursing experience is desirable.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Able to articulate and demonstrate knowledge of nursing theory and practice. Demonstrates excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, leadership capabilities, ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities, and ability to plan and provide for delivery of nursing services. Able to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Demonstrates positive attitude.
Degree of Supervision Required: Frequent collaboration/ coordination with Manager or Director
IV. Orientation Period: Contingent upon experience.
- RN License in the State of Colorado.
- Compact license acceptable but must obtain Colorado state license within 90 days of hire.
- Current BLS certification through American Heart Association
- ACLS Certification (AHA) within 1 year
- Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing. BSN is desirable.
- Able to articulate and demonstrate appropriate nursing theory and practice.
- Experience requirements are specific to positions and departments as appropriate.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Demonstrates good organizational skills.
- Provides safe and appropriate age specific patient care within the Standards of Nursing Practice at Rose Medical Center.
- Displays appropriate judgement and problem solving skills.
- Communicates positively and professionally with all internal and external customers.