Works as a consultant for Clinical Resource Management and to the Department of Nursing, the Medical Staff and Administration. Is responsible in collaboration with Palomar Health Leadership and staff for insuring that the provision of nursing care meets standards identified in professional literature, the standards statements of professional organizations and state and federal regulations.
Serves as a clinical expert and mentor for staff. Focuses on the needs of the patients in the system, interacts with others in Clinical Resource Management, the Department of Nursing and in Ancillary Services to best serve patients and their families. Participates in the development of orientation programs, didactic presentations and clinical mentoring for novice to expert practitioners.
Promotes continuity and quality care through the use of data, best practices, and the integration of the performance improvement philosophy into practice. Speak and read English at a level that is sufficient to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the position. Knowledge of standard office equipment (i.e., calculator, fax, photocopier) and personal computer and computer software skills (i.e., MS Windows, Excel, Access, Word, Powerpoint, internet, e-mail). Windows computer skills including proficient use of keyboarding, use of mouse or keys for functions such as selecting items, use of drop down menus, scroll bars, opening folders, copying and similar operations required upon employment or within the 1st two weeks of employment to perform the essential functions of the job.
Performs other duties as assigned. Follows Palomar Health rules, policies, procedures, applicable laws and standards. Carries out the mission, vision, and quality commitment of Palomar Health.