The ED Clinical Coordinator is responsible for professional nursing care for patients and their families by direction, supervision, and example. Serves as a role model and provides direction to Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, students, and non-professional nursing personnel in providing direct patient care. Assures compliance with regulatory requirements and standards. Responsible for the operation of the ED on a shift-by-shift basis. Participates in the education and development of ED personnel and performance improvement as well as other administrative duties as designated by the ED Clinical Director and/or Manager. Must have strong interpersonal skills, the ability to manage multiple priorities, be dedicated to the provision of quality patient care, and use sound judgment in decision making. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.
- Experience: At least 2 years of professional nursing experience with demonstration of competent clinical judgment and leadership ability.
- Preferred Experience: Three or more years of experience in orthopedic nursing practice is preferred.
- Education: BSN
- Preferred Education: Masters
- Licensure: RN and unrestricted active license.
- Certifications: BLS, ACLS, and PALS
- Other: Strong skills in the ability to work effectively with physicians and a multidisciplinary team toward achieving a common goal. Demonstrated ability to implement a vision; problem-solving; decision-making; and establishing effective rapport with personnel, patients, families, physicians, and colleagues. Documentation of continued professional growth through formal education courses and/or contact hours. The job requires strong verbal and written communication skills. Strong leadership and critical reasoning skills in clinical decision making, planning and organizing, initiative and ingenuity, creativity, independent decision making, problem-solving, and ability to interpret data. Positive relationship skills in working with physicians and multidisciplinary teams. Demonstrated ability to lead multidisciplinary teams to the successful implementation of major projects and in accordance with established timelines. Public relations and the promotion of positive morale are important. Ability to motivate and lead successfully. Some computer skills are necessary.