Nov 21, 2022

Clinical Coordinator RN Medical Surgical Progressive Care Unit-Rotating

  • VCU Health
  • Richmond, VA, USA
Full time

Job Description

**$15,000 Sign On Bonus for offers accepted by December 31, 2022. Terms and conditions apply**

Medical Surgical Care Unit is a 28-bed unit, all telemetry capable with 8-10 progressive care beds that is focused on caring for the adult medical and surgical patient population with a diversity of disease processes. The Medical Surgical Care Unit foster a culture that empowers new graduate and experienced nurses to learn, grow professionally, and provide exceptional care. Ask about our support system for various levels of practice. The model of Shared governance is engrained in the culture of the unit and empowers all team members to have a voice. The Medical Surgical Care Unit prides itself in having a high reliable team that is committed to providing safe and evidenced based practice to our patients. We strive for ZERO harm to patients. The leadership team takes a shared vision approach to ensure we meet the needs of team members and patients. The unit's mission is to foster collegial relationships between the entire inter-professional team such as the medical teams, care coordination, pastoral care, nutrition, environmental service, etc. to create a nurturing, caring, and positive environment for everyone. The medical surgical care unit achieved their 2nd Gold Beacon award from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN).

The Clinical Coordinator facilitates patient flow, coordinates activities and communication for the clinical area nursing unit during his/her assigned shift. This person serves as a resource and leader for patients, staff, health care providers, administration and other disciplines.

The Clinical Coordinator ensures that patient care is delivered to all patients in an efficient, caring and courteous manner.

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:
Current RN licensure in Virginia or eligible compact state

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:
Current RN licensure in Virginia AHA BLS HCP Certification or equivalent

Experience REQUIRED:
Minimum of three (3) years of clinical experience
Charge Nurse experience or supervisory experience

Experience PREFERRED:
Academic Health Care experience
Experience with similar patient population in either an acute care setting or as applicable to area of practice

Education/training REQUIRED:
Diploma or Associates Degree from a professional nursing program recognized and/or approved by the corresponding state’s Board of Nursing.
All registered nurses without a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (or higher) will be required to enroll in an approved RN to BSN program within two years of their start date and to complete the program within five years of their start date.

Education/training PREFERRED:
Certification in specialty area. Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Nursing from an accredited program

Independent action(s) required:
Follows documented physician/licensed independent provider orders.
Practices within the boundaries of the regulations governing the practice of nursing in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Practice is guided by the ANA Code of Ethics for Nursing and established national nursing practice standards.
All practice is guided by and follows the VCUHS policies and procedures and established practice guidelines.
Organizes and plans work with input from the patient/family with specific outcomes and demonstrated use of sound clinical judgment and resources.

Supervisory responsibilities (if applicable):
Organizes work and delegates and supervises others (RN’s, LPNs, Care Partners, Unit Secretaries, etc) in carrying out assignments

Additional position requirements:
Clinical Coordinators work designated shifts, days of the week, and/or holidays based on work area.
Individual shift rotation and schedules will be established with your supervisor.
Schedules, including requirements of shift rotations and hours of work may be adjusted as necessary to meet clinical care area unit requirements and/or as needed.

Age Specific groups served:
As appropriate based on unit assignment

Physical Requirements (includes use of assistance devices as appropriate):
Physical: Lifting 50-100 lbs.
Other: Exposure to potentially hazardous and infectious substances
Activities: Prolonged standing, Prolonged sitting, Frequent bending, Walking (distance), Climbing (steps, ladder, other), Reaching (overhead, extensive, repetitive)
Mental/Sensory: Strong recall, Reasoning, Problem solving, Hearing, Speak clearly, Write legibly, Reading, Logical thinking
Emotional: Fast pace environment, Steady pace, Able to handle multiple priorities, Frequent and intense customer interactions, Noisy environment, Able to adapt to frequent change

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