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Clinical Nurse Coordinator

Company: The Medical Center of Aurora
Location: Aurora
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Description
SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time
Hourly Wage Estimate: $33.65 - $52.00 / hour
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Position: Clinical Nurse Coordinator/Charge Nurse

Department: Ortho Spine Unit

At The Medical Center of Aurora and Centennial Medical Plaza patients are our first priority. We take extreme measures to ensure high quality, safe care in the most comfortable setting possible. The Medical Center of Aurora is Metro Denver's first community hospital to earn two-time Magnet Recognition for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), is a 346-bed acute care hospital in Aurora, CO. The Medical Center of Aurora is comprised of six campus in Aurora and Centennial, CO, including the Main Campus, North Campus (Behavioral Health and Wellness Center), Centennial Medical Plaza, Saddle Rock ER, Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital, Spalding Rehabilitation at P/SL and a medical office building at Green Valley Ranch. The main campus is a level II trauma Facility with Primary Stroke Certification and Chest Pain Certification accreditation, serving the eastern metro area and I-70 corridor.

Highlights about The Medical Center of Aurora:

Metro Denver's first community hospital to earn Magnet Recognition for nursing excellence.

Primary Stroke Certification (The Medical Center of Aurora).

Two accredited Chest Pain Centers (Main Campus and Centennial Medical Plaza).

Ranked the #4 hospital in the Denver metro area and the #4 hospital in Colorado in U.S. News & World Report's 2014-15 Best Hospital Rankings.

Level II Trauma Center at our Main Campus.

Level III NICU at our Main Campus.

Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award Recipient for 2013-2016.

State-of-the-art Heart Care Tower on Main Campus.

Community Hospital Cancer Program accreditation from American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer.

NAPBC-accredited Breast Cancer Care Center.

Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children affiliation.

Affiliate of HealthONE, Denver's largest healthcare system

Position Summary:

The Charge Nurse provides direction, serves as a resource and acts as a role model for staff to ensure comprehensive and safe patient care. - The Charge Nurse serves as a liaison and promotes teamwork within the department. - The Charge Nurse assists the Director in establishing unit specific goals, determining work procedures and expediting work flow; ensuring compliance with policies and procedures and regulatory compliances; following staffing matrix/LUR's, conducting evaluations and chart audits and performing any duties as assigned.

The Charge Nurse assists the staff in patient care assessment, planning interventions and being involved in problem solving. - The Charge Nurse performs delegated duties consistent with his/her scope of practice and functions within the philosophy and overall plan of care delivery. - The Charge Nurse is also a RN who demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for his/her patients based on criteria that is age appropriate and is based on the physical, psychosocial, cultural, safety and learning needs of the individual patient.

This position supports the mission of The Medical Center of Aurora/Centennial Medical Plaza of optimizing quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person.

The Medical Center of Aurora/Centennial Medical Plaza expects our core values to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community. The intent of these values is to assure that TMCA/CMP creates the environment where individuals choose to work, and that patient care services are of the highest quality.

This position supports the mission of The Medical Center of Aurora/Centennial Medical Plaza of optimizing quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person.

The Medical Center of Aurora/Centennial Medical Plaza expects our core values to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community. The intent of these values is to assure that TMCA/CMP creates the environment where individuals choose to work, and that patient care services are of the highest quality.

Here is what we can offer you:

--- Tuition Reimbursement & Student Loan Repayment

--- Certification Bonus and Voucher system

--- Dependent Scholarship

--- 401k (3%-9% match based on tenure)

--- Employee Stock Purchase Plan

--- Full Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance

--- Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

--- Financial Wellness Program with a CFP

And more---

Position Requirements :

Current licensure in the State of Colorado as a Registered Nurse, or current active multistate Registered Nurse license.

Current Basic Life Support within 6 months (BLS) from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross and any unit specific certifications: - Advanced Cardiac Life Support within 6 months (ACLS); Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS); Emergency Nursing Care Course (ENPC); Trauma Nursing Care Course (TNCC); or Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) all within 1 year of hire.

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. - - BSN preferred. - Activity in professional organizations encouraged.

Minimum two years of experience as an RN. - Previous experience in charge/supervisory position desirable. - Education, experience or certification specific to clinical area recommended.

Continuing demonstration of clinical and leadership competency. Commitment and understanding of staffing matrix/productivity standard. - Committed to the goals of the unit, patient safety initiatives and positive patient experience.

Demonstrates good organizational skills. - Provides safe and appropriate patient care within the standards of nursing practice. - Displays judgment and superior problem solving skills. - Communicates positively and professionally with all internal and external customers.

Experience: - Two (2) years of clinical practice in the clinical specialty of his/her unit and leadership/ management experience is preferred.

Special Qualifications: - Continuing demonstration of clinical and leadership competency. Commitment and understanding of staffing matrix/productivity standard. - Committed to the goals of the unit, patient safety initiatives and positive patient experience.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities: Demonstrates good organizational skills. - Provides safe and appropriate patient care within the standards of nursing practice. - Displays judgment and superior problem solving skills. - Communicates positively and professionally with all internal and external customers.

Degrees of Supervision Required: - Under supervision of Director, expected to perform most job duties - - independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.

Populations and ages of Patients Served: - This position requires knowledge of growth and developmental needs of patients and families. Personnel in this position must recognize and respond to the behaviors of patients and families in each age category. The employee must be able to demonstrate the special skills required to care for patients and their families according to standards. (The skills and knowledge needed to provide such care may be gained through education, training or experience.)
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