Coordinator Patient Care Services RN Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience Neuro ICU Nights4

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Responsibilities Full time 36 hours/week night shiftPRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY: A registered nurse with responsibility to assist the Nurse Manager and nursing staff in ensuring compassionate, safe, quality care for patients and families, and managing and influencing clinical nursing practice, the interdisciplinary team and the environment in which care is provided. Acts as a resource, role model and clinical leader for the patient care team. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Practices within the established policies and procedures of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Serves as a clinical resource regarding policy and procedures, patient standards, performance improvement and risk management issues. Expresses self orally in individual or group situations in a manner that delivers the message to nursing staff and other health professionals in an accurate and appropriate manner. Maintains open communication to health care providers and other supportive departments in order that quality patient care will be delivered.Approaches patient care team interactions with fairness, consistency and objectivity and supportive of a culture that enhances nursing performance, job satisfaction and patient care team retention Assesses patient needs and makes care recommendations based on the patient’s physical, psychosocial and cultural needs, age and functional status. Monitors staff schedules to ensure adequate staffing to meet patient care needs and maintain quality patient care. May authorize overtime or scheduling changes to fill shifts as necessary. Completes payroll in collaboration with Nurse Manager. Supports a multidisciplinary model of care delivery via communication in collaboration with other health care professionals; including facilitation of bedside and/or plan of care rounds.Follows up appropriately and effectively resolves customer and physician issues and complaints. Interacts with co-workers, visitors, and other staff consistent with the core values of the Hospital.EDUCATIONAL/TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:Bachelors in Nursing degree required.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION:Current licensure in Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, within the guidelines of State Board of Nurse Examiners.Certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support if assigned area is critical care. Certification in specialties is encouraged.EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:Three (3) years of nursing experience is required, demonstrated excellence in communication skills and demonstrated successful coordinate/management of program or project.Conditions of Employment Covid Vaccination is a requirement for employment at Jefferson for employees working at Jefferson’s clinical entities or at the University. If you are not currently vaccinated you will be required to receive the vaccination prior to hire date if you are offered employment, unless you request and receive an approved medical or religious exemption from Jefferson.Closing Statement Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation’s best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers. As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals

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