Patient Care Specialist

Lehigh Valley Hospital & Health Allentown , PA 18101

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Summary: Ensures and provides patient care and serves as a responsible and accountable clinical expert, role model, educator, and resource who facilitates the professional development of staff and evidence-based quality care. Collaborates with the unit leadership team to ensure competent staff performance to promote quality patient outcomes and meeting of regulatory guidelines. Assists in maintaining a safe work environment and maintains clinical and professional competency as appropriate to the population of patients served. Disseminates to staff all relevant information and education obtained from committees and monthly Patient Care Specialist meeting in timely manner to ensure adoption of current practices. Education

  • Required: Bachelor#s Degree in nursing and Master#s Degree in nursing or related field or enrollment in master#s program with documented completion date. Experience

  • Required: 3 years of recent experience in a clinical practice with demonstrated leadership/teaching abilities. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Required: Knowledge and competence that reflects current nursing practice. Ability to identify clinical problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions/quality care interventions. Basic knowledge of evidence-based practice. Basic computer skills. Licensure

  • Required: Registered Nurse Upon Hire Certifications

  • Required: Health Services\BCLS - Basic Life Support BLS-Basic Life Support Upon Hire and ACLS - Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support ACLS if covering a low level or critical care unit Upon Hire and Clinical Area of Specialty Certification within 1 Year

Job Summary:

Ensures and provides patient care and serves as a responsible and accountable clinical expert, role model, educator, and resource who facilitates the professional development of staff and evidence-based quality care. Collaborates with the unit leadership team to ensure competent staff performance to promote quality patient outcomes and meeting of regulatory guidelines. Assists in maintaining a safe work environment and maintains clinical and professional competency as appropriate to the population of patients served. Disseminates to staff all relevant information and education obtained from committees and monthly Patient Care Specialist meeting in timely manner to ensure adoption of current practices.

Education

  • Required:
  • Bachelor's Degree in nursing and

  • Master's Degree in nursing or related field or enrollment in master's program with documented completion date.

Experience

  • Required:
  • 3 years of recent experience in a clinical practice with demonstrated leadership/teaching abilities.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Required:
  • Knowledge and competence that reflects current nursing practice.

  • Ability to identify clinical problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions/quality care interventions.

  • Basic knowledge of evidence-based practice.

  • Basic computer skills.

Licensure

  • Required:
  • Registered Nurse Upon Hire

Certifications

  • Required:
  • Health Services\BCLS - Basic Life Support BLS-Basic Life Support Upon Hire and

  • ACLS - Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support ACLS if covering a low level or critical care unit Upon Hire and

  • Clinical Area of Specialty Certification within 1 Year

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