Job ID: 170876
Work Type: PER DIEM
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 7, 2023
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 Nursing Clinical Coordinator actively participates in a collaborative/consultative/supportive role with the Chief Nursing Officer and Clinical Directors to assure efficient patient flow and quality patient care.
Nursing Clinical Coordinator also works collaboratively with the Bed Management RN and the Nursing Administrative Coordinator.
He/she facilitates patient flow and efficient/appropriate patient placements. He/she supports use of the NaviCare tool in communicating tentative and finalized pending discharges/transfers, EVS requests, bed requests, bed assignments, hallmarks and other functions. He/she identifies, problem-solves, communicates and delegates to facilitate patient flow and NaviCare system maintenance.
He/she 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.
He/she promotes excellence in departmental programs/projects on the off-shifts and supports ongoing educational activities.
He/she coordinates staffing of the inpatient units and the emergency department on a day-to-day basis with the staff in the Nursing Network Center. With guidance from the Nursing Administrative Coordinator, he/she assumes full responsibility for staffing functions from 1600 - 0700 hours, Monday through Friday, 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.
He/she is the primary nursing responder in the Rapid Response Service.
Promotes system and individual approaches to care, which ensure patient satisfaction.
PA RN License
Critical Care experience required, 3 to 5 years preferred.
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.