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Clinical Coord House Supervisor - East - Full Time

Erlanger Medical Center Chattanooga, TN

Job Description



Job Summary: A highly skilled registered professional nurse employed by Erlanger Health System, who is responsible for direct and/or indirect care of the all patients, at Erlanger East Hospital. This position responds to and functions as Team Leader for all for all facility emergencies, to include, Rapid Response Alerts, Code Blues, Code Strokes/STEMIs/Sepsis, Emergency Blood Releases, and assists with transferring critically ill patients to the ICU; Coordinate with physicians on plan of care and implementation, with the overarching goal of improving patient outcomes; serves as House Incident Commander responsible for rapidly triaging patients to determine treatment options;. The East Clinical Coordinator House Supervisor (CCHS) is responsible for providing onsite leadership; functional resource, and oversight of administrative policies and processes, for all clinical and ancillary operations. The CCHS will work with stakeholders to ensure the optimum, effective, efficient and safe flow of patients while promoting a patient-centered and team environment. The CCHS is responsible for collaborating with Clinical Leadership regarding managing, planning, organizing and facilitating the daily activities related to patient flow throughout the continuum of care. Education: Required: Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing. Current licensure to practice nursing in the state of Tennessee. Preferred: BSN with exception upon approval of East Chief Nursing Office and BEH Associate Chief Nursing Officer Experience: Required: Three to Five years of nursing experience, with two years of adult ICU and/or adult ED nursing experience. Completion of Rapid Response and advanced skills credentialing within 3 months of hire Strong communication, leadership, team building, project-management and organization skills Strong problem-solving, analytical and decision-making skill with ability to conceptualize solutions to challenging situations and implement practical plans Preferred: Charge or Lead Nurse experience Previous case management, quality improvement and/or discharge planning experience. Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration Required: Current licensure to practice nursing in the State of Tennessee The Nurse Licensure Compact will not change how to obtain or renew a Tennessee license. However, the Tennessee nursing license will be a single state license for Tennessee Residents or non-compact state residents. Tennessee licensure or multistate licensure from a compact state must be obtained within three months of hire for non-Tennessee residents. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification within 6 months of hire Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification within 6 month of hire Preferred: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) instructor Basic Life Support (BLS) certification instructor Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) certification, Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) or Trauma Certified Registered Nurse (TCRN) certification Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) instructor Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN) certification or Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) certification within 1 year of hire. Crisis Prevention Intervention Department Position Summary: The position of East Clinical Coordinator House Supervisor is to provide clinical expertise and continuity of care for critically ill patients in multiple settings. This position requires a motivated, highly skilled, experienced and qualified nurse with emergency and critical care experience to manage patients in a variety of situations and environments. He/she collaborates with the physicians to organize care delivery and to facilitate the flow of the patient through the system. The East CCHS provide onsite leadership, representing administration as need. He/She has oversight and roles within Administrative policies and processes throughout the Erlanger East campus. He/She is expected to collaborate in the development of standardized procedures and guidelines designed to improve patient care outcomes and East Hospital is a whole. He/She must possess a thorough knowledge of general nursing principles and practice skills, organizational functions, policies and regulations, current trends, best practices, and new developments. He/She must be flexible and willing to take on new tasks and participate in new projects. He/She should be a motivated individual, seeking out educational and learning opportunities, striving to grow as a nurse. He/She is expected to participate in educational projects, i.e. in services with nursing staff, ACLS/BLS/PALs, instructor courses, annual credentialing, etc. He/She must take on many roles; ICU nurse, ED nurse, floor nurse, OR nurse, patient representative, grief counselor, physician liaison, case manager, educator, etc. Flexibility is required as he/she will be asked to care for patients in extreme distress as part of the Code Team, Rapid Response Team, Stroke Team, Hospital Incident Commander etc. The East CCHS is responsible for providing onsite administrative and operational leadership for the hospital in collaboration with all clinical and ancillary operations. Additionally, the East CCHS serves as the senior hospital official onsite, representing Administration as needed and should conduct themselves in a manner consistent with this role. The East CCHS will work closely with Administration to provide oversight for compliance with federal, state, and Joint Commission regulations. The East CCHS will be directly supervised by CCHS Lead, with accountability and oversight by East Chief Nursing Officer and BEH Associate Chief Nursing Officer. The management team will collaborate on duties, processes, and roles within Erlanger East Hospital and health system-wide activities. The East CCHS serves as the team leader in ensuring optimal patient flow, teamwork and utilization of resources to meet patient-care needs. This role requires rounding on each unit and intake area to facilitate optimized flow, patient care and safety. Additionally, the East CCHS will assist Clinical Leadership with: Program design, development, and implementation Project development and management Team member training and mentoring Strategic planning Policy/Procedure development and implementation Workflow planning and prioritization Patient Flow and Capacity Management Process and quality improvement Clinical Leadership and Resource for all nursing departments.

Job Details

Date Posted November 3, 2018
Date Closes February 1, 2019
Requisition 23524
Located In Chattanooga, TN
SOC Category 00-0000.00