Phoenix Children's Hospital

Phoenix Children's Hospital is Arizona's only licensed children's hospital, providing world-class are in more than 40 pediatric specialties to our state's sickest kids. Though Phoenix Children's is one of the 10 largest freestanding children's hospitals in the country, rapid population growth in Arizona means the Hospital must grow as well. Phoenix Children's recently announced a $588 million expansion plan to bring its special brand of family-centered care to even more patients and families. The plan includes a significant upgrade of the Hospital's current campus, an aggressive physician recruitment effort, and new satellite centers in high growth areas of the Valley.

For more information, visit the Hospital's Web site at www.phoenixchildrens.com.

Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
This position will work in collaboration with the healthcare team, patient, and family to promote patient health through delivery of professional nursing care appropriate to patients age and condition as documented in the nursing and medical plans of care in accordance with evidence-based nursing and patient care practice standards and hospital goals, values and standards. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Completes nursing assessment of patient conditions consistent with age and condition, including physical, psychological, social, developmental, and educational factors, to determine initial level of compliance with treatment plan per policy and unit guidelines. Performs ongoing patient and family assessments and identifies variations from diagnoses. Continually evaluates patient responses to care, teaching, and discharge plans. Documents patient progress in appropriate charts and shares observations and assessment outcomes with healthcare team and families to ensure timely communication and understanding of patient health status, progress, and ongoing needs. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing required activities within established parameters to ensure compliance with all applicable medication, storage and documentation standards, regulations, and requirements. Provides orientation to the unit, hospital systems, and processes to patients and family members to ensure familiarity with unit’s policies and requirements. Supervises patient care activities of assigned team members and delegates activities appropriate to knowledge, skill, and competency. Provides timely feedback and review of care delivery to ensure maintenance of patient safety, infection control procedures, therapeutic environment, and team members’ performance level, maintaining confidentiality as appropriate. Works collaboratively with patient care team and family members to establish and implement plan of care to ensure coordination of activities and ongoing communication of patient health status. Participates in patient care rounds and patient care conferences as appropriate. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Jan 09, 2020
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
This position will work in collaboration with the healthcare team, patient and family to promote patient health through delivery of professional nursing care appropriate to patients age and condition as documented in the nursing and medical plans of care in accordance with evidence-based nursing and patient care practice standards and hospital goals, values and regulatory standards. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Completes nursing assessment of patient conditions consistent with age and condition, including physical, psychological, social, developmental, and educational factors, to determine initial level of compliance with treatment plan per policy and unit guidelines. Performs ongoing patient and family assessments and identifies variations from diagnoses. Continually evaluates patient responses to care, teaching, and discharge plans. Documents patient progress in appropriate charts and shares observations and assessment outcomes with healthcare team and families to ensure timely communication and understanding of patient health status, progress, and ongoing needs. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing required activities within established parameters to ensure compliance with all applicable medication, storage and documentation standards, regulations, and requirements. Provides orientation to the unit, hospital systems, and processes to patients and family members to ensure familiarity with unit’s policies and requirements. Supervises patient care activities of assigned team members and delegates activities appropriate to knowledge, skill, and competency. Provides timely feedback and review of care delivery to ensure maintenance of patient safety, infection control procedures, therapeutic environment, and team members’ performance level, maintaining confidentiality as appropriate. Works collaboratively with patient care team and family members to establish and implement plan of care to ensure coordination of activities and ongoing communication of patient health status. Participates in patient care rounds and patient care conferences as appropriate. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Jan 09, 2020
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
This position will work in collaboration with the healthcare team, patient and family to promote patient health through delivery of professional nursing care appropriate to patients age and condition as documented in the nursing and medical plans of care in accordance with evidence-based nursing and patient care practice standards and hospital goals, values and regulatory standards. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Completes nursing assessment of patient conditions consistent with age and condition, including physical, psychological, social, developmental, and educational factors, to determine initial level of compliance with treatment plan per policy and unit guidelines. Performs ongoing patient and family assessments and identifies variations from diagnoses. Continually evaluates patient responses to care, teaching, and discharge plans. Documents patient progress in appropriate charts and shares observations and assessment outcomes with healthcare team and families to ensure timely communication and understanding of patient health status, progress, and ongoing needs. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing required activities within established parameters to ensure compliance with all applicable medication, storage and documentation standards, regulations, and requirements. Provides orientation to the unit, hospital systems, and processes to patients and family members to ensure familiarity with unit’s policies and requirements. Supervises patient care activities of assigned team members and delegates activities appropriate to knowledge, skill, and competency. Provides timely feedback and review of care delivery to ensure maintenance of patient safety, infection control procedures, therapeutic environment, and team members’ performance level, maintaining confidentiality as appropriate. Works collaboratively with patient care team and family members to establish and implement plan of care to ensure coordination of activities and ongoing communication of patient health status. Participates in patient care rounds and patient care conferences as appropriate. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Jan 09, 2020
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
This position will work in collaboration with the healthcare team, patient and family to promote patient health through delivery of professional nursing care appropriate to patients age and condition as documented in the nursing and medical plans of care in accordance with evidence-based nursing and patient care practice standards and hospital goals, values and regulatory standards. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Completes nursing assessment of patient conditions consistent with age and condition, including physical, psychological, social, developmental, and educational factors, to determine initial level of compliance with treatment plan per policy and unit guidelines. Performs ongoing patient and family assessments and identifies variations from diagnoses. Continually evaluates patient responses to care, teaching, and discharge plans. Documents patient progress in appropriate charts and shares observations and assessment outcomes with healthcare team and families to ensure timely communication and understanding of patient health status, progress, and ongoing needs. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing required activities within established parameters to ensure compliance with all applicable medication, storage and documentation standards, regulations, and requirements. Provides orientation to the unit, hospital systems, and processes to patients and family members to ensure familiarity with unit’s policies and requirements. Supervises patient care activities of assigned team members and delegates activities appropriate to knowledge, skill, and competency. Provides timely feedback and review of care delivery to ensure maintenance of patient safety, infection control procedures, therapeutic environment, and team members’ performance level, maintaining confidentiality as appropriate. Works collaboratively with patient care team and family members to establish and implement plan of care to ensure coordination of activities and ongoing communication of patient health status. Participates in patient care rounds and patient care conferences as appropriate. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Jan 09, 2020
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
This position will work in collaboration with the healthcare team, patient and family to promote patient health through delivery of professional nursing care appropriate to patients age and condition as documented in the nursing and medical plans of care in accordance with evidence-based nursing and patient care practice standards and hospital goals, values and regulatory standards. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Completes nursing assessment of patient conditions consistent with age and condition, including physical, psychological, social, developmental, and educational factors, to determine initial level of compliance with treatment plan per policy and unit guidelines. Performs ongoing patient and family assessments and identifies variations from diagnoses. Continually evaluates patient responses to care, teaching, and discharge plans. Documents patient progress in appropriate charts and shares observations and assessment outcomes with healthcare team and families to ensure timely communication and understanding of patient health status, progress, and ongoing needs. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing required activities within established parameters to ensure compliance with all applicable medication, storage and documentation standards, regulations, and requirements. Provides orientation to the unit, hospital systems, and processes to patients and family members to ensure familiarity with unit’s policies and requirements. Supervises patient care activities of assigned team members and delegates activities appropriate to knowledge, skill, and competency. Provides timely feedback and review of care delivery to ensure maintenance of patient safety, infection control procedures, therapeutic environment, and team members’ performance level, maintaining confidentiality as appropriate. Works collaboratively with patient care team and family members to establish and implement plan of care to ensure coordination of activities and ongoing communication of patient health status. Participates in patient care rounds and patient care conferences as appropriate. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Jan 09, 2020
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
This position will work in collaboration with the healthcare team, patient and family to promote patient health through delivery of professional nursing care appropriate to patients age and condition as documented in the nursing and medical plans of care in accordance with evidence-based nursing and patient care practice standards and hospital goals, values and regulatory standards. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Completes nursing assessment of patient conditions consistent with age and condition, including physical, psychological, social, developmental, and educational factors, to determine initial level of compliance with treatment plan per policy and unit guidelines. Performs ongoing patient and family assessments and identifies variations from diagnoses. Continually evaluates patient responses to care, teaching, and discharge plans. Documents patient progress in appropriate charts and shares observations and assessment outcomes with healthcare team and families to ensure timely communication and understanding of patient health status, progress, and ongoing needs. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing required activities within established parameters to ensure compliance with all applicable medication, storage and documentation standards, regulations, and requirements. Provides orientation to the unit, hospital systems, and processes to patients and family members to ensure familiarity with unit’s policies and requirements. Supervises patient care activities of assigned team members and delegates activities appropriate to knowledge, skill, and competency. Provides timely feedback and review of care delivery to ensure maintenance of patient safety, infection control procedures, therapeutic environment, and team members’ performance level, maintaining confidentiality as appropriate. Works collaboratively with patient care team and family members to establish and implement plan of care to ensure coordination of activities and ongoing communication of patient health status. Participates in patient care rounds and patient care conferences as appropriate. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Jan 09, 2020
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
This position will work in collaboration with the healthcare team, patient and family to promote patient health through delivery of professional nursing care appropriate to patients age and condition as documented in the nursing and medical plans of care in accordance with evidence-based nursing and patient care practice standards and hospital goals, values and regulatory standards. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Completes nursing assessment of patient conditions consistent with age and condition, including physical, psychological, social, developmental, and educational factors, to determine initial level of compliance with treatment plan per policy and unit guidelines. Performs ongoing patient and family assessments and identifies variations from diagnoses. Continually evaluates patient responses to care, teaching, and discharge plans. Documents patient progress in appropriate charts and shares observations and assessment outcomes with healthcare team and families to ensure timely communication and understanding of patient health status, progress, and ongoing needs. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing required activities within established parameters to ensure compliance with all applicable medication, storage and documentation standards, regulations, and requirements. Provides orientation to the unit, hospital systems, and processes to patients and family members to ensure familiarity with unit’s policies and requirements. Supervises patient care activities of assigned team members and delegates activities appropriate to knowledge, skill, and competency. Provides timely feedback and review of care delivery to ensure maintenance of patient safety, infection control procedures, therapeutic environment, and team members’ performance level, maintaining confidentiality as appropriate. Works collaboratively with patient care team and family members to establish and implement plan of care to ensure coordination of activities and ongoing communication of patient health status. Participates in patient care rounds and patient care conferences as appropriate. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Jan 09, 2020
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
This position will work in collaboration with the healthcare team, patient and family to promote patient health through delivery of professional nursing care appropriate to patients age and condition as documented in the nursing and medical plans of care in accordance with evidence-based nursing and patient care practice standards and hospital goals, values and regulatory standards. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Completes nursing assessment of patient conditions consistent with age and condition, including physical, psychological, social, developmental, and educational factors, to determine initial level of compliance with treatment plan per policy and unit guidelines. Performs ongoing patient and family assessments and identifies variations from diagnoses. Continually evaluates patient responses to care, teaching, and discharge plans. Documents patient progress in appropriate charts and shares observations and assessment outcomes with healthcare team and families to ensure timely communication and understanding of patient health status, progress, and ongoing needs. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing required activities within established parameters to ensure compliance with all applicable medication, storage and documentation standards, regulations, and requirements. Provides orientation to the unit, hospital systems, and processes to patients and family members to ensure familiarity with unit’s policies and requirements. Supervises patient care activities of assigned team members and delegates activities appropriate to knowledge, skill, and competency. Provides timely feedback and review of care delivery to ensure maintenance of patient safety, infection control procedures, therapeutic environment, and team members’ performance level, maintaining confidentiality as appropriate. Works collaboratively with patient care team and family members to establish and implement plan of care to ensure coordination of activities and ongoing communication of patient health status. Participates in patient care rounds and patient care conferences as appropriate. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Jan 09, 2020
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
This position will work in collaboration with the healthcare team, patient and family to promote patient health through delivery of professional nursing care appropriate to patients age and condition as documented in the nursing and medical plans of care in accordance with evidence-based nursing and patient care practice standards and hospital goals, values and regulatory standards. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Completes nursing assessment of patient conditions consistent with age and condition, including physical, psychological, social, developmental, and educational factors, to determine initial level of compliance with treatment plan per policy and unit guidelines. Performs ongoing patient and family assessments and identifies variations from diagnoses. Continually evaluates patient responses to care, teaching, and discharge plans. Documents patient progress in appropriate charts and shares observations and assessment outcomes with healthcare team and families to ensure timely communication and understanding of patient health status, progress, and ongoing needs. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing required activities within established parameters to ensure compliance with all applicable medication, storage and documentation standards, regulations, and requirements. Provides orientation to the unit, hospital systems, and processes to patients and family members to ensure familiarity with unit’s policies and requirements. Supervises patient care activities of assigned team members and delegates activities appropriate to knowledge, skill, and competency. Provides timely feedback and review of care delivery to ensure maintenance of patient safety, infection control procedures, therapeutic environment, and team members’ performance level, maintaining confidentiality as appropriate. Works collaboratively with patient care team and family members to establish and implement plan of care to ensure coordination of activities and ongoing communication of patient health status. Participates in patient care rounds and patient care conferences as appropriate. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Jan 09, 2020
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
This position will work in collaboration with the healthcare team, patient and family to promote patient health through delivery of professional nursing care appropriate to patients age and condition as documented in the nursing and medical plans of care in accordance with evidence-based nursing and patient care practice standards and hospital goals, values and regulatory standards. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Completes nursing assessment of patient conditions consistent with age and condition, including physical, psychological, social, developmental, and educational factors, to determine initial level of compliance with treatment plan per policy and unit guidelines. Performs ongoing patient and family assessments and identifies variations from diagnoses. Continually evaluates patient responses to care, teaching, and discharge plans. Documents patient progress in appropriate charts and shares observations and assessment outcomes with healthcare team and families to ensure timely communication and understanding of patient health status, progress, and ongoing needs. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing required activities within established parameters to ensure compliance with all applicable medication, storage and documentation standards, regulations, and requirements. Provides orientation to the unit, hospital systems, and processes to patients and family members to ensure familiarity with unit’s policies and requirements. Supervises patient care activities of assigned team members and delegates activities appropriate to knowledge, skill, and competency. Provides timely feedback and review of care delivery to ensure maintenance of patient safety, infection control procedures, therapeutic environment, and team members’ performance level, maintaining confidentiality as appropriate. Works collaboratively with patient care team and family members to establish and implement plan of care to ensure coordination of activities and ongoing communication of patient health status. Participates in patient care rounds and patient care conferences as appropriate. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Jan 09, 2020
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
Posting Note: Critical Care Resource Pool. Requires 1-2 years minimum of NICU, and/or PICU, and/or CVICU, and/or ED experience. This position will work in collaboration with the healthcare team, patient and family to promote patient health through delivery of professional nursing care appropriate to patients age and condition as documented in the nursing and medical plans of care in accordance with evidence-based nursing and patient care practice standards and hospital goals, values and regulatory standards. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Completes nursing assessment of patient conditions consistent with age and condition, including physical, psychological, social, developmental, and educational factors, to determine initial level of compliance with treatment plan per policy and unit guidelines. Performs ongoing patient and family assessments and identifies variations from diagnoses. Continually evaluates patient responses to care, teaching, and discharge plans. Documents patient progress in appropriate charts and shares observations and assessment outcomes with healthcare team and families to ensure timely communication and understanding of patient health status, progress, and ongoing needs. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing required activities within established parameters to ensure compliance with all applicable medication, storage and documentation standards, regulations, and requirements. Provides orientation to the unit, hospital systems, and processes to patients and family members to ensure familiarity with unit’s policies and requirements. Supervises patient care activities of assigned team members and delegates activities appropriate to knowledge, skill, and competency. Provides timely feedback and review of care delivery to ensure maintenance of patient safety, infection control procedures, therapeutic environment, and team members’ performance level, maintaining confidentiality as appropriate. Works collaboratively with patient care team and family members to establish and implement plan of care to ensure coordination of activities and ongoing communication of patient health status. Participates in patient care rounds and patient care conferences as appropriate. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Jan 09, 2020
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
This position will work in collaboration with the healthcare team, patient and family to promote patient health through delivery of professional nursing care appropriate to patients age and condition as documented in the nursing and medical plans of care in accordance with evidence-based nursing and patient care practice standards and hospital goals, values and regulatory standards. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Completes nursing assessment of patient conditions consistent with age and condition, including physical, psychological, social, developmental, and educational factors, to determine initial level of compliance with treatment plan per policy and unit guidelines. Performs ongoing patient and family assessments and identifies variations from diagnoses. Continually evaluates patient responses to care, teaching, and discharge plans. Documents patient progress in appropriate charts and shares observations and assessment outcomes with healthcare team and families to ensure timely communication and understanding of patient health status, progress, and ongoing needs. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing required activities within established parameters to ensure compliance with all applicable medication, storage and documentation standards, regulations, and requirements. Provides orientation to the unit, hospital systems, and processes to patients and family members to ensure familiarity with unit’s policies and requirements. Supervises patient care activities of assigned team members and delegates activities appropriate to knowledge, skill, and competency. Provides timely feedback and review of care delivery to ensure maintenance of patient safety, infection control procedures, therapeutic environment, and team members’ performance level, maintaining confidentiality as appropriate. Works collaboratively with patient care team and family members to establish and implement plan of care to ensure coordination of activities and ongoing communication of patient health status. Participates in patient care rounds and patient care conferences as appropriate. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Jan 09, 2020
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
This position will work in collaboration with the healthcare team, patient and family to promote patient health through delivery of professional nursing care appropriate to patients age and condition as documented in the nursing and medical plans of care in accordance with evidence-based nursing and patient care practice standards and hospital goals, values and regulatory standards. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Completes nursing assessment of patient conditions consistent with age and condition, including physical, psychological, social, developmental, and educational factors, to determine initial level of compliance with treatment plan per policy and unit guidelines. Performs ongoing patient and family assessments and identifies variations from diagnoses. Continually evaluates patient responses to care, teaching, and discharge plans. Documents patient progress in appropriate charts and shares observations and assessment outcomes with healthcare team and families to ensure timely communication and understanding of patient health status, progress, and ongoing needs. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing required activities within established parameters to ensure compliance with all applicable medication, storage and documentation standards, regulations, and requirements. Provides orientation to the unit, hospital systems, and processes to patients and family members to ensure familiarity with unit’s policies and requirements. Supervises patient care activities of assigned team members and delegates activities appropriate to knowledge, skill, and competency. Provides timely feedback and review of care delivery to ensure maintenance of patient safety, infection control procedures, therapeutic environment, and team members’ performance level, maintaining confidentiality as appropriate. Works collaboratively with patient care team and family members to establish and implement plan of care to ensure coordination of activities and ongoing communication of patient health status. Participates in patient care rounds and patient care conferences as appropriate. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Jan 09, 2020
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
This position will work in collaboration with the healthcare team, patient and family to promote patient health through delivery of professional nursing care appropriate to patients age and condition as documented in the nursing and medical plans of care in accordance with evidence-based nursing and patient care practice standards and hospital goals, values and regulatory standards. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Completes nursing assessment of patient conditions consistent with age and condition, including physical, psychological, social, developmental, and educational factors, to determine initial level of compliance with treatment plan per policy and unit guidelines. Performs ongoing patient and family assessments and identifies variations from diagnoses. Continually evaluates patient responses to care, teaching, and discharge plans. Documents patient progress in appropriate charts and shares observations and assessment outcomes with healthcare team and families to ensure timely communication and understanding of patient health status, progress, and ongoing needs. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing required activities within established parameters to ensure compliance with all applicable medication, storage and documentation standards, regulations, and requirements. Provides orientation to the unit, hospital systems, and processes to patients and family members to ensure familiarity with unit’s policies and requirements. Supervises patient care activities of assigned team members and delegates activities appropriate to knowledge, skill, and competency. Provides timely feedback and review of care delivery to ensure maintenance of patient safety, infection control procedures, therapeutic environment, and team members’ performance level, maintaining confidentiality as appropriate. Works collaboratively with patient care team and family members to establish and implement plan of care to ensure coordination of activities and ongoing communication of patient health status. Participates in patient care rounds and patient care conferences as appropriate. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Jan 09, 2020
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
Posting Note: This is an ambulatory position located in the South West Valley! Flexible schedule, 5 days one week and 4 the next. Scheduled day off will be determined by business need. Primary duties are administering chemotherapy, infusions, blood products, starting IVs, accessing ports. This position will work in collaboration with the healthcare team, patient and family to promote patient health through delivery of professional nursing care appropriate to patients age and condition as documented in the nursing and medical plans of care in accordance with evidence-based nursing and patient care practice standards and hospital goals, values and regulatory standards. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Completes nursing assessment of patient conditions consistent with age and condition, including physical, psychological, social, developmental, and educational factors, to determine initial level of compliance with treatment plan per policy and unit guidelines. Performs ongoing patient and family assessments and identifies variations from diagnoses. Continually evaluates patient responses to care, teaching, and discharge plans. Documents patient progress in appropriate charts and shares observations and assessment outcomes with healthcare team and families to ensure timely communication and understanding of patient health status, progress, and ongoing needs. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing required activities within established parameters to ensure compliance with all applicable medication, storage and documentation standards, regulations, and requirements. Provides orientation to the unit, hospital systems, and processes to patients and family members to ensure familiarity with unit’s policies and requirements. Supervises patient care activities of assigned team members and delegates activities appropriate to knowledge, skill, and competency. Provides timely feedback and review of care delivery to ensure maintenance of patient safety, infection control procedures, therapeutic environment, and team members’ performance level, maintaining confidentiality as appropriate. Works collaboratively with patient care team and family members to establish and implement plan of care to ensure coordination of activities and ongoing communication of patient health status. Participates in patient care rounds and patient care conferences as appropriate. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Jan 09, 2020
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
Posting Note: PCH has an urgent need for RNs who want to wok in pediatric oncology. Minimum of one year inpatient adult or pediatric experience in a hospital. APHON chemo provider card is preferred. Night shift, 3/12's. This is a very special unit for our kids and families who are going through treatment. If you have always wanted to work with kids, and have at least a year of hospital experience, then we want to talk to you! Submit your resume/application as soon as possible for consideration. Interviews will be conducted the first two weeks of January! This position will work in collaboration with the healthcare team, patient and family to promote patient health through delivery of professional nursing care appropriate to patients age and condition as documented in the nursing and medical plans of care in accordance with evidence-based nursing and patient care practice standards and hospital goals, values and regulatory standards. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Completes nursing assessment of patient conditions consistent with age and condition, including physical, psychological, social, developmental, and educational factors, to determine initial level of compliance with treatment plan per policy and unit guidelines. Performs ongoing patient and family assessments and identifies variations from diagnoses. Continually evaluates patient responses to care, teaching, and discharge plans. Documents patient progress in appropriate charts and shares observations and assessment outcomes with healthcare team and families to ensure timely communication and understanding of patient health status, progress, and ongoing needs. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing required activities within established parameters to ensure compliance with all applicable medication, storage and documentation standards, regulations, and requirements. Provides orientation to the unit, hospital systems, and processes to patients and family members to ensure familiarity with unit’s policies and requirements. Supervises patient care activities of assigned team members and delegates activities appropriate to knowledge, skill, and competency. Provides timely feedback and review of care delivery to ensure maintenance of patient safety, infection control procedures, therapeutic environment, and team members’ performance level, maintaining confidentiality as appropriate. Works collaboratively with patient care team and family members to establish and implement plan of care to ensure coordination of activities and ongoing communication of patient health status. Participates in patient care rounds and patient care conferences as appropriate. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Jan 09, 2020
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
Posting Note: No weekends, no holidays!!! This is a .75 position (30 hours a week) and the incumbent will work M - F, 10 AM - 4:30 PM. This position is in our outpatient clinic, and will be working with physicians and patients who are scheduled for follow up visits. AND, this position is also benefit eligible!!! This position will work in collaboration with the healthcare team, patient and family to promote patient health through delivery of professional nursing care appropriate to patients age and condition as documented in the nursing and medical plans of care in accordance with evidence-based nursing and patient care practice standards and hospital goals, values and regulatory standards. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Completes nursing assessment of patient conditions consistent with age and condition, including physical, psychological, social, developmental, and educational factors, to determine initial level of compliance with treatment plan per policy and unit guidelines. Performs ongoing patient and family assessments and identifies variations from diagnoses. Continually evaluates patient responses to care, teaching, and discharge plans. Documents patient progress in appropriate charts and shares observations and assessment outcomes with healthcare team and families to ensure timely communication and understanding of patient health status, progress, and ongoing needs. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing required activities within established parameters to ensure compliance with all applicable medication, storage and documentation standards, regulations, and requirements. Provides orientation to the unit, hospital systems, and processes to patients and family members to ensure familiarity with unit’s policies and requirements. Supervises patient care activities of assigned team members and delegates activities appropriate to knowledge, skill, and competency. Provides timely feedback and review of care delivery to ensure maintenance of patient safety, infection control procedures, therapeutic environment, and team members’ performance level, maintaining confidentiality as appropriate. Works collaboratively with patient care team and family members to establish and implement plan of care to ensure coordination of activities and ongoing communication of patient health status. Participates in patient care rounds and patient care conferences as appropriate. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Jan 09, 2020
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
Posting Note: Nights, 6pm-6:30pm This position will work in collaboration with the healthcare team, patient and family to promote patient health through delivery of professional nursing care appropriate to patients age and condition as documented in the nursing and medical plans of care in accordance with evidence-based nursing and patient care practice standards and hospital goals, values and regulatory standards. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Completes nursing assessment of patient conditions consistent with age and condition, including physical, psychological, social, developmental, and educational factors, to determine initial level of compliance with treatment plan per policy and unit guidelines. Performs ongoing patient and family assessments and identifies variations from diagnoses. Continually evaluates patient responses to care, teaching, and discharge plans. Documents patient progress in appropriate charts and shares observations and assessment outcomes with healthcare team and families to ensure timely communication and understanding of patient health status, progress, and ongoing needs. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing required activities within established parameters to ensure compliance with all applicable medication, storage and documentation standards, regulations, and requirements. Provides orientation to the unit, hospital systems, and processes to patients and family members to ensure familiarity with unit’s policies and requirements. Supervises patient care activities of assigned team members and delegates activities appropriate to knowledge, skill, and competency. Provides timely feedback and review of care delivery to ensure maintenance of patient safety, infection control procedures, therapeutic environment, and team members’ performance level, maintaining confidentiality as appropriate. Works collaboratively with patient care team and family members to establish and implement plan of care to ensure coordination of activities and ongoing communication of patient health status. Participates in patient care rounds and patient care conferences as appropriate. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Jan 09, 2020
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
This position will work in collaboration with the healthcare team, patient and family to promote patient health through delivery of professional nursing care appropriate to patients age and condition as documented in the nursing and medical plans of care in accordance with evidence-based nursing and patient care practice standards and hospital goals, values and regulatory standards. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Completes nursing assessment of patient conditions consistent with age and condition, including physical, psychological, social, developmental, and educational factors, to determine initial level of compliance with treatment plan per policy and unit guidelines. Performs ongoing patient and family assessments and identifies variations from diagnoses. Continually evaluates patient responses to care, teaching, and discharge plans. Documents patient progress in appropriate charts and shares observations and assessment outcomes with health care team and families to ensure timely communication and understanding of patient health status, progress, and ongoing needs. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing required activities within established parameters to ensure compliance with all applicable medication, storage and documentation standards, regulations, and requirements. Provides orientation to the unit, hospital systems, and processes to patients and family members to ensure familiarity with unit’s policies and requirements Supervises patient care activities of assigned team members and delegates activities appropriate to knowledge, skill, and competency. Provides timely feedback and review of care delivery to ensure maintenance of patient safety, infection control procedures, therapeutic environment, and team members’ performance level, maintaining confidentiality as appropriate. Works collaboratively with patient care team and family members to establish and implement plan of care to ensure coordination of activities and ongoing communication of patient health status. Participates in patient care rounds and patient care conferences as appropriate. Performs bilingual interpretation of patient care needs between patient, family, and health care team members to ensure understanding of needs, issues, and or concerns. - Maintains accurate and timely documentation of interpreter activities - Participates in Language Services Department-sponsored educational programs to maintain skills and competencies Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Jan 09, 2020
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
This position develops and maintains the Infection Prevention and Control program across the continuum of care at PCH. Practitioners work in collaboration with hospital staff, medical staff and Infection Prevention and Control physicians. Surveillance encompasses the facility, employees and patients. Practioners assist staff to prevent infections as well as ensuring care that of infected patients is appropriate and based on best practice. The program aligns and supports all applicable standards, state/federal regulations and guidelines. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Actively participates in community-based pediatric initiatives and serves as a representative of the Hospital for national pediatric efforts. Serves as an expert for internal projects and initiatives using evidence based protocols and best practice from other national initiatives. Creates appropriate metrics and outcome measures for all initiatives. Participates in national or state initiatives and programs to improve infection prevention and control practice. Conducts accurate data collection and submission to appropriate agencies or comparative databases. Effectively coordinates Infection Prevention and Control Program enterprise-wide. Works in a collaborative manner with all staff to create infection prevention projects, initiatives and work plans that address prevention as well as control of infections. Works professionally and collaboratively with medical staff and designated Infection Control Physician(s) Effectively implements appropriate methods and practices for preventing and controlling infections. Presents data, interventions and outcomes (clinical and financial) in an accurate and clear manner using appriopriate analysis to appropriate committees as needed. Integrate efforts into organization-wide Quality Improvement program and systems. Directs, implements, and evaluates development of departmental, functional, and/or service related policies and procedures. Proactively assesses program, service, and functional effectiveness. Works in an independent, professional and autonomous manner. Collaborates with other key departments to impact outcomes Works collaboratively and in conjunction with Occupational Health to plan, develop, and direct a comprehensive Occupational Health program to ensure timely notification and communication with employees and departments of required health screens, immunizations, and incidents of communicable disease exposure. Investigates communicable health hazards to ensure development and implementation of appropriate preventative measures to reduce potential exposure. Performs crisis intervention follow-up for incidents related to potential exposure to infectious diseases by patients and/or employees. Integrates work and priorites with facilities and environmental services to promote and maintain evidence based practice. -Works collaboratively with Infection Prevention and Control Committee to develop and monitor appropriate standards of care, policies and procedures, related systems and processes to ensure compliance with applicable standards, regulations and laws. Develops implements and evaluates the effectiveness of a variety of employee health and wellness, injury, infection, and exposure prevention education programs. Works collaboratively with Occupational Health, Safety, and Benefits to identify appropriate program materials and speakers. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Jan 09, 2020
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
The Mechanical Circulatory Support Coordinator (MCSC) is a Registered Nurse and a designated member of the transplant and heart failure multidisciplinary team who plans, coordinates, and implements the care of the heart failure patient and the pre- & post-mechanical support patient, as applicable, in both the in-patient and out-patient settings in accordance with the nursing process. Coordinates all aspects of mechanical circulatory support population by working with the patient and family to provide education and collaboratively establishes a plan of care, starting from the initial evaluation and following the continuum of care including pre procedure, post procedure, and continued follow-up post implant. Provides cross coverage to the heart transplant program coordinators on an outpatient basis and participates in call for the heart failure/MCS and transplant patient population PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Delivery of Clinical Care Evaluates potential Mechanical Circulatory Support (MCS) patients using predetermined criteria, schedules testing and compiles information Provides coordination and case management for MCS and cardiac transplant patients in collaboration with the program medical director and referring physicians to promote optimal patient outcomes in both the inpatient and outpatient environment. The MCSC participates in continuous call coverage for the heart failure, MCS and transplant program. Communication and Coordination of Care The MCSC communicates clinical assessments, findings and plan of care to members of the multidisciplinary care team and the candidate and family. This includes verbal and written communication to both internal and external audiences. Serves as a resource and a liaison among physicians, staff, patients, families, and payers to ensure effective utilization of resources, education and coordination of care for the MCS patient population. Education Educates MCS candidates and their caregivers of risks, complications, benefits, life-style changes, operation, maintenance, and ongoing care of their MCS equipment. Responsible for coordination and implementation of community caregiver education related to mechanical circulatory support. Arranges all appropriate medical therapy and testing within a multi-disciplinary team. Partners with educators to ensure ongoing MCS education for the clinical staff providing care to this patient population. The MCSC serves a clinical role model, patient advocate, and resource to staff, patients, and families. The MCSC participates in ongoing professional education in annually. Maintains involvement in professional organizations and reviews and maintains currency of related professional literature. Meetings Effectively uses care conferencing and multidisciplinary meetings, including, but not limited to patient selection committee and daily rounds. In addition, coordinates and participates in candidate, recipient and family education. Management of Equipment and Supplies Responsible for clinical and technical support for ventricular assist devices or cardiac transplant patients regarding evaluation, implant management, post follow-up and clinical training. Manages equipment, supplies, and charges in conjunction with hospital liaisons. Responsible for inventory management for the MCS devices in partnership with the supply chain liaison. Policy Development and Database Maintenance Policy Development and Database Maintenance Participates as an integral member of the multidisciplinary advanced heart failure team to develop standard operating protocols, clinical practice guidelines and patient and caregiver education. Ensures maintenance of established electronic database, and submits patient demographic, medical and progress report information within designated time frames as required by local, state, and federal agencies. Participates in the department quality improvement program and strives to optimize patient outcomes through patient education and clinical expertise. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Jan 09, 2020
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
The Clinical Supervisor coordinates shift operational flow in conjunction with organizational and departmental strategic goals, objectives, and standards and is the hospital’s clinical representative/resource for patients, families, and the healthcare team, at both the unit and organization levels. This position provides clinical leadership of patient care services and directs supervision of nursing and support staff to ensure consistent provision of developmentally appropriate quality patient care in accordance with all applicable federal, regulatory, professional standards and requirements. Provides clinical leadership with accountability in promoting quality patient care and an engaging work environment, during assigned shift. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Coordinates/leads daily clinical operational activities of the unit and organization by ensuring that quality family centered care is delivered in an efficient work environment. Manages patient throughput – balances unit patient care activities while overseeing the delivery of patient care, coordinating admissions, discharges, transfers, and rounding daily on patients and families. Oversees staffing processes – coordinates assignments using established staffing levels that match individualized patient needs with staff competencies, and staff skill mix through ongoing assessment of patient and unit needs. Monitors unit environment - ensures that staff has the supplies, equipment, information, and resources needed to provide quality patient care in a safe work environment. Staffs, schedules, and appropriately uses nursing and support staff. Documentation – updates scheduling, occurrence reports, patient/family concerns, and quality indicators in the real time environment maximizing resolution prior to the end of the shift. Provides a report to the oncoming Clinical Supervisor or designee including the status of patient throughput, staffing processes, unit environment, schedules, occurrence reports, patient/family concerns, and quality indicators. Collaborates with manager to lead, create, and maintain an environment that advocates for staff and promotes individual/team engagement through clinical/administrative expertise and professional leadership. Demonstrates and promotes clinical leadership – serves as a clinical and systems expert with nursing and interdisciplinary team members in the assessment, development, implementation, and evaluation of the age-specific individualized patient/family-centered plan of care and documented actions. Accountable for promoting a culture of learning resulting in staff/team development and retention. Achieves department/organization outcomes – aligns and manages to organization metrics. Identifies, facilitates, and leads department and organization performance improvement projects that enhance patient care delivery systems as well as staff, patient, family, and customer satisfaction. Ensures timely completion and investigation of occurrence reports. Proactively identifies patient safety risks and participates in risk avoidance strategies. Takes active interest and accountability for key operational functions, including but not limited to, patient safety issues, timely resolution of complaints, quality improvement initiatives, survey preparation, and patient/family satisfaction follow-up. Makes decisions that demonstrate sound stewardship of financial resources – collaborates with the team to meet department/organization financial goals. Serves as daily operational resource to staff and in the management of supplies and equipment. Takes personal responsibility to adhere to department/organization policies and procedures, compliance and regulatory agency requirements. Collaborates with the leadership team to develop, review, revise and implement evidenced based policies and procedures on an ongoing basis, to assure department consistency and compliance with hospital standards/safety and accrediting bodies including: Joint Commission, OSHA, HIPAA, Infection Control, Environment of Care, National Patient Safety Goals. Understands the linkage between department requirements and those of the integrated delivery system. Develops risk reduction and error prevention strategies by ensuring staff compliance with policy/procedures. Mentors staff to ensure the fundamental values of the American Nurses Association Code of Ethics in nursing are operationalized into daily clinical practice/teaching activities and work environment including: o 1-3: Establishes professional relationships with compassion and respect for human dignity worth, and the uniqueness of individuals, while demonstrating a primary commitment to the patient in advocating for patient privacy, health, safety and rights; o 4-6: Identifies the boundaries of the profession by accepting responsibility and accountability for own activities for own actions, delegating task appropriately to optimize patient care. Maintains competence with continued pursuit of activities for personal/professional growth. Influences the patient care/work environment with the values of nursing to promote respectful interactions, the promotion of safe practices, and creates a care setting that expects high quality, compassionate nursing care. o 7-9: collaborates with all disciplines/the community in promoting nursing excellence in meeting health care. Seeks opportunities beyond patient care to advance profession by involvement in developing, maintaining, implementing professional standards through practice/education i.e. involvement with internship programs, committees, awareness of broader healthcare issues such as TJC National Patient Safety Goals, integrating nursing values into daily practice (articulates and practices). Supports a work environment that focuses on staff, customer, and patient/family through safe and effective communication. Develops leadership skills among staff including critical thinking, problem solving, engagement, and career advancement. May participate in the hiring process – interview and unit/organization integration. Monitors staff performance and provides direction, coaching, recognition, counseling, and disciplinary action as appropriate utilizing just culture concepts/processes. Collaborates with other departments healthcare professional team members to maintain effective communication channels by gathering and exchanging information, obtaining solutions to problems, and coordinating services to ensure optimal outcomes are achieved. Demonstrates the ability to lead decisions that reflect organizational standards and values – utilizes the Shared Governance process. Utilizes the chain of command to communicate in real time patient care, staff, family, and visitor concerns and outcomes. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Jan 09, 2020
Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ, USA
The Clinical Supervisor coordinates shift operational flow in conjunction with organizational and departmental strategic goals, objectives, and standards and is the hospital’s clinical representative/resource for patients, families, and the healthcare team, at both the unit and organization levels. This position provides clinical leadership of patient care services and directs supervision of nursing and support staff to ensure consistent provision of developmentally appropriate quality patient care in accordance with all applicable federal, regulatory, professional standards and requirements. Provides clinical leadership with accountability in promoting quality patient care and an engaging work environment, during assigned shift. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Coordinates/leads daily clinical operational activities of the unit and organization by ensuring that quality family centered care is delivered in an efficient work environment. Manages patient throughput – balances unit patient care activities while overseeing the delivery of patient care, coordinating admissions, discharges, transfers, and rounding daily on patients and families. Oversees staffing processes – coordinates assignments using established staffing levels that match individualized patient needs with staff competencies, and staff skill mix through ongoing assessment of patient and unit needs. Monitors unit environment - ensures that staff has the supplies, equipment, information, and resources needed to provide quality patient care in a safe work environment. Staffs, schedules, and appropriately uses nursing and support staff. Documentation – updates scheduling, occurrence reports, patient/family concerns, and quality indicators in the real time environment maximizing resolution prior to the end of the shift. Provides a report to the oncoming Clinical Supervisor or designee including the status of patient throughput, staffing processes, unit environment, schedules, occurrence reports, patient/family concerns, and quality indicators. Collaborates with manager to lead, create, and maintain an environment that advocates for staff and promotes individual/team engagement through clinical/administrative expertise and professional leadership. Demonstrates and promotes clinical leadership – serves as a clinical and systems expert with nursing and interdisciplinary team members in the assessment, development, implementation, and evaluation of the age-specific individualized patient/family-centered plan of care and documented actions. Accountable for promoting a culture of learning resulting in staff/team development and retention. Achieves department/organization outcomes – aligns and manages to organization metrics. Identifies, facilitates, and leads department and organization performance improvement projects that enhance patient care delivery systems as well as staff, patient, family, and customer satisfaction. Ensures timely completion and investigation of occurrence reports. Proactively identifies patient safety risks and participates in risk avoidance strategies. Takes active interest and accountability for key operational functions, including but not limited to, patient safety issues, timely resolution of complaints, quality improvement initiatives, survey preparation, and patient/family satisfaction follow-up. Makes decisions that demonstrate sound stewardship of financial resources – collaborates with the team to meet department/organization financial goals. Serves as daily operational resource to staff and in the management of supplies and equipment. Takes personal responsibility to adhere to department/organization policies and procedures, compliance and regulatory agency requirements. Collaborates with the leadership team to develop, review, revise and implement evidenced based policies and procedures on an ongoing basis, to assure department consistency and compliance with hospital standards/safety and accrediting bodies including: Joint Commission, OSHA, HIPAA, Infection Control, Environment of Care, National Patient Safety Goals. Understands the linkage between department requirements and those of the integrated delivery system. Develops risk reduction and error prevention strategies by ensuring staff compliance with policy/procedures. Mentors staff to ensure the fundamental values of the American Nurses Association Code of Ethics in nursing are operationalized into daily clinical practice/teaching activities and work environment including: o 1-3: Establishes professional relationships with compassion and respect for human dignity worth, and the uniqueness of individuals, while demonstrating a primary commitment to the patient in advocating for patient privacy, health, safety and rights; o 4-6: Identifies the boundaries of the profession by accepting responsibility and accountability for own activities for own actions, delegating task appropriately to optimize patient care. Maintains competence with continued pursuit of activities for personal/professional growth. Influences the patient care/work environment with the values of nursing to promote respectful interactions, the promotion of safe practices, and creates a care setting that expects high quality, compassionate nursing care. o 7-9: collaborates with all disciplines/the community in promoting nursing excellence in meeting health care. Seeks opportunities beyond patient care to advance profession by involvement in developing, maintaining, implementing professional standards through practice/education i.e. involvement with internship programs, committees, awareness of broader healthcare issues such as TJC National Patient Safety Goals, integrating nursing values into daily practice (articulates and practices). Supports a work environment that focuses on staff, customer, and patient/family through safe and effective communication. Develops leadership skills among staff including critical thinking, problem solving, engagement, and career advancement. May participate in the hiring process – interview and unit/organization integration. Monitors staff performance and provides direction, coaching, recognition, counseling, and disciplinary action as appropriate utilizing just culture concepts/processes. Collaborates with other departments healthcare professional team members to maintain effective communication channels by gathering and exchanging information, obtaining solutions to problems, and coordinating services to ensure optimal outcomes are achieved. Demonstrates the ability to lead decisions that reflect organizational standards and values – utilizes the Shared Governance process. Utilizes the chain of command to communicate in real time patient care, staff, family, and visitor concerns and outcomes. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Jan 09, 2020