Mount Sinai Medical Center New York , NY 10007
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Assistant Nursing Care Coordinator Strength Through Diversity Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine.
Healing made personal. Roles & Responsibilities: Patient Care Acts as a clinical leader to support the daily functioning of the unit on a shift basis.
Delivers patient care by incorporating the tenets of the professional practice model of Relationship Centered Care and through the application of the nursing process based upon theory, research, evidence-based practice, and approved organizational nursing standards. Assesses and evaluates patient care needs and applies critical thinking skills in patient care management. Integrates relevant assessment and intervention skills for the delivery of nursing care.
Collaborates with the interdisciplinary healthcare team in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the plan of care.
Coordinates and prioritizes all aspects of patient care including teaching, rounding, coaching, and planning "after hospital care" and delegating to others as appropriate. Educates patients and caregivers, while anticipating needs and readiness to learn, about their plan of care, transition of care, promotion of health, and prevention of disease.
Communicates effectively and professionally with patient, family and all members of the Interdisciplinary Patient Care Team. Manages assignments within the Care Delivery Model of Modified Primary Nursing and demonstrates allocation of material resources effectively. Patient Experience Role models the tenets of Mount Sinai Relationship Centered 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, Discharge Wrap 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 relationship with the patient and family. Uses evidence-based practices to increase understanding of patients' perceptions of care.
Initiates service recovery for patients and family members who have concerns and escalates to Clinical Nurse Manager/Assistant Nurse Manager/Nursing Shift Manager or Patient Relations as needed. Demonstrates caring, respect, compassion, empathy and active listening through dialogue, body language and actions. Supports staff use of evidence-based practices to increase understanding of patients' perceptions of care.
Conducts Purposeful Hourly Rounding (PHR) on assigned 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 crucial to quality and safety in the patient population served.
Implements process improvement strategies based on institutional, evidence-based ensure and procedures. Engages in formal and informal peer and institutional review processes. Collaborates with interdisciplinary teams to create and implement quality improvement projects, evidence-based practice activities and nursing research studies.
Contributes to quality and safety practices and required compliance measures. Implements principles of high reliability to identify and avoid high risk behaviors to provide a safe environment for patients. Escalates potential safety hazards or gaps from best practice following institutional chain of command protocol.
Utilizes institutional information technology by documenting nursing practice to support quality and performance improvement initiatives. Requirements: Bachelor of Science with a major in nursing required (BSN); Masters in nursing or health related field preferred. Relevant clinical competence in area of nursing practice assigned NYS RN License and Registration BCLS from AHA Minimum of 2-3 years' Medical/Surgical Nursing experience.
Demonstrated leadership skills and demonstrated skills in unit coordination and patient care programs. Must have relevant clinical competence in area of nursing practice assigned; new graduates must possess current knowledge of the nursing process and its application Evidence of ability to maintain interpersonal relationships, communicate appropriately to others, and work effectively and efficiently to solve problems Demonstrates the ability to work in a team displaying effective communication and critical thinking Ability to read, write, understand and speak English in a clear and concise manner Visual, physical, auditory and cognitive ability to assess patient status Physical and mental health necessary to care for acutely ill patients with a broad variety of diagnoses and behaviors on a daily basis Ability to walk, stand, lift, stoop, push and respond quickly in a variety of situations and for an extended period of time Manual dexterity to perform a variety of clinical procedures relevant to practice area (i.e. venipuncture, urinary catheterization, cardiopulmonary resuscitation) Ability to use basic data entry, retrieval systems and the electronic medical record documentation system in a proficient manner Strength Through Diversity The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care.
Yet we're as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai's unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together. We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally.
We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! Who We Are Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai Morningside ( Formerly St Luke's), and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai. The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans
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