Assistant Nursing Care Coordinator (Charge Nurse) - Medical/Surgical - Full Time - Nights

Mount Sinai Medical Center New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

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Dept Name- Nursing

REQ # 77309

Job Title: Assistant Nursing Care Coordinator

Roles & Responsibilities:

Patient Care

  • Acts as a clinical leader to support the dailyfunctioning of the unit on a shift basis.

  • Delivers patient care by incorporating the tenets ofthe professional practice model of Relationship Centered Care and through theapplication of the nursing process based upon theory, research, evidence-basedpractice, and approved organizational nursing standards.

  • Assesses and evaluates patient care needs andapplies critical thinking skills in patient care management.

  • Integrates relevant assessment and interventionskills for the delivery of nursing care.

  • Collaborates with the interdisciplinary healthcareteam in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the plan of care.

  • Coordinates and prioritizes all aspects of patientcare including teaching, rounding, coaching, and planning "after hospital care"and delegating to others as appropriate.

  • Educates patients and caregivers, while anticipatingneeds and readiness to learn, about their plan of care, transition of care,promotion of health, and prevention of disease.

  • Communicates effectively and professionally withpatient, family and all members of the Interdisciplinary Patient Care Team.

  • Manages assignments within the Care Delivery Modelof Modified Primary Nursing and demonstrates allocation of material resourceseffectively.

Patient Experience

  • Role models the tenets of Mount Sinai RelationshipCentered Care (MSHRCC) through facilitation of the following actions including,but not limited to, Admission Welcome, Bedside shift Report, HELP, AM/PM Care,5 Minute Sit Down, Purposeful Hourly Rounding, Medication Review, DischargeWrap Up, and MD/RN Unit Collaboration.

  • Considers the patient's values, preferences,cultural diversity, expressed needs and knowledge in all aspects of care.

  • Establishes and maintains a therapeutic relationshipwith the patient and family.

  • Uses evidence-based practices to increaseunderstanding of patients' perceptions of care.

  • Initiates service recovery for patients and familymembers who have concerns and escalates to Clinical Nurse Manager/AssistantNurse Manager/Nursing Shift Manager or Patient Relations as needed.

  • Demonstrates caring, respect, compassion, empathyand active listening through dialogue, body language and actions.

  • Supports staff use of evidence-based practices toincrease understanding of patients' perceptions of care.

  • Conducts Purposeful Hourly Rounding (PHR) onassigned patients addressing the 4 Ps.

Quality and Safety

  • Practices safe and efficient patient-centered care,identifying and escalating barriers and opportunities for improvement.

  • Demonstrates clinical skills and knowledge crucialto quality and safety in the patient population served.

  • Implements process improvement strategies based oninstitutional, evidence-based ensure and procedures.

  • Engages in formal and informal peer andinstitutional review processes.

  • Collaborates with interdisciplinary teams to createand implement quality improvement projects, evidence-based practice activitiesand nursing research studies.

  • Contributes to quality and safety practices andrequired compliance measures.

  • Implements principles of high reliability to identifyand avoid high risk behaviors to provide a safe environment for patients.

  • Escalates potential safety hazards or gaps from bestpractice following institutional chain of command protocol.

  • Utilizes institutional information technology bydocumenting nursing practice to support quality and performance improvementinitiatives.

Operations

  • Coordinates nursing care on a shift basis within aspecific unit using the Care Delivery Model of Modified Primary Nursing.

  • Assigns staff for the oncoming shift and recommendsneed for additional staff as necessary.

  • Coordinates with Clinical Nurse Manager/AssistantNurse Manager/Nursing Shift Manager to ensure that supplies are appropriatelyutilized and inventory is sufficient for patient care.

  • Recommends the progression of new employees withintheir unit based orientation.

  • Provides feedback to members of the nursing staffregarding adherence to job obligations, ensure and regulatory requirements inconsultation with the Clinical Nurse Manager/Assistant Nurse Manager/NursingShift Manager or designee.

  • Assists in preparing time and staffing schedules inaccordance with unit needs, patient care and contractual obligations.

ProfessionalDevelopment

  • Contributes to the environment of care to supportclinical colleagues, patients and their families and members of the healthcareteam.

  • Advances clinical competence in nursing practice toprogress from competent to expert

  • Projects a professional image to colleagues andcommunicates with styles and methods that demonstrate caring, respect,compassion and empathy.

  • Incorporates ethical principles into decision makingfor patient and family.

  • Encourages and demonstrates a spirit of scholarship,inquiry, life-long learning and innovation for self and others.

  • Acquires knowledge and skills relative to the role,patient population, clinical specialty and local or global health communityneeds.

  • Participates in shared decision making throughspecialty practice councils, nursing department committees, and unitinitiatives.

  • Serves as a professional role model and preceptorfor new staff and students.

  • Advances as a clinical leader by assuming the chargerole and acting as a patient throughput facilitator and resource person for theunit/clinical service area.

  • Articulates the values of research and evidencedbased practice and its application to the environment of care.

  • Contributes to the profession of nursing throughparticipation in professional organizations.

Requirements:

  • Bachelorof Science with a major in nursing required (BSN); Masters in nursing or healthrelated field preferred.

  • Relevantclinical competence in area of nursing practice assigned

  • NYSRN License and Registration

  • BCLS

  • Minimumof 2 years' Med/Surg Nursing experience. Demonstrated leadership skillsand demonstrated skills in unit coordination and patient care programs.

  • Must have relevant clinical competence in area ofnursing practice assigned; new graduates must possess current knowledge of thenursing process and its application

  • Evidence of ability to maintain interpersonalrelationships, communicate appropriately to others, and work effectively andefficiently to solve problems

  • Demonstrates the ability to work in a teamdisplaying effective communication and critical thinking

  • Ability to read, write, understand and speak Englishin a clear and concise manner

  • Visual, physical, auditory and cognitive ability toassess patient status

  • Physical and mental health necessary to care foracutely ill patients with a broad variety of diagnoses and behaviors on a dailybasis

  • Ability to walk, stand, lift, stoop, push andrespond quickly in a variety of situations and for an extended period of time

  • Manual dexterity to perform a variety of clinicalprocedures relevant to practice area (i.e. venipuncture, urinarycatheterization, cardiopulmonary resuscitation)

  • Ability to use basic data entry, retrieval systemsand the electronic medical record documentation system in a proficient manner

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driverfor excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patientcare. Yet we're as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, inoutlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai'sunrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionizemedicine together.

We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to createa welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally.We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise,can make an impact on quality patient care.

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us writea new chapter in our story!

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount SinaiHealth System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamlesscoordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, andoutreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combinesthe excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with sevenpremier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai BethIsrael Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West(formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke's, and New York Eye and

Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. Wepromote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and wework to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race,gender, background, or sexual orientation.

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans


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