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Job ID: 145422
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Jul 26, 2022
DescriptionPenn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.
The Perioperative Nursing Clinical Coordinator actively participates in a collaborative/consultative/supportive role with the Anesthesia Coordinator and members of the Perioperative Leadership team to assure efficient patient flow and quality patient care. Perioperative Nursing Clinical Coordinator also works collaboratively with the nursing in-patient units and perioperative services personnel.
The candidate facilitates patient flow and efficient/appropriate patient placements. Participates in the HUP OR Scheduling and Periop Safety check-ins. He/she supports use of the EPIC tool in communicating surgical procedure case classification, notification of impending transfers, EVS requests, bed requests, case assignments, hallmarks and other functions. He/she identifies, problem-solves, communicates and delegates to facilitate patient flow and EPIC system maintenance.
The candidate directs, supervises, evaluates and supports patient care activities; serves as a resource to staff nurses and other department(s) personnel on clinical practice and is a resource for implementation/ interpretation of hospital and nursing policies and procedures. Responsible for overseeing daily safety tasks and checklists for the department.
The candidate promotes excellence in departmental programs/projects on the off-shifts and supports ongoing educational activities.
The Candidate coordinates staffing of the Periop department on a day-to-day basis, 24/7, 365 days/year, weekends and holidays, including making software (computer) and operational adjustments to projected staffing for levels of care, staffing guidelines, low census, sick calls and staff competency. Follows fiscal and Human Resources policies in determining staff utilization and distribution.
The candidate is the primary nursing responder in the Rapid Response Service.
We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.