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RN Clinical Nurse / Program Coordinator - Levine Children's Hospital

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 110244
Job Family: Nursing
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Hours semi-flexible. May require occasional weekend or evening shift work.
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11011005044041-Education - LCH

Overview

We are seeking a full-time program coordinator to review nursing practice, patient trends, and nurse sensitive indicators to optimize patient care. This position will interface with the Levine Children's Hospital Education Cabinet and direct care teammates to enhance evidence-based practice and educational outcomes. Clinical pediatric nursing experience within the last 5 years is required; CNS/CNL experience is preferred. 

Job Summary

Plans, coordinates, develops and evaluates the operational functions of programs and initiatives, within their area of specialty, to ensure quality, cost effective healthcare is provided. Collaborates with nursing leadership, the Medical Director for the area, and members of the healthcare team to implement evidence-based programs and initiatives. Maintains clinical and professional competency as appropriate to the population of patients served.



Essential Functions
 

  • Strategizes, plans, coordinates and oversees program/initiative operations for a specified service line, acting as a resource for nursing leadership and the multidisciplinary team.
  • Synthesizes and analyzes current literature, research data, and practice standards to develop quality, cost effective programs/initiatives.
  • Coordinates the clinical care of patients with the multidisciplinary team to ensure continuity of care.
  • Collaborates with nursing leadership, direct care nurses, and members of the multidisciplinary team to assess, develop, implement, and evaluate appropriate education and nursing competencies for the service line.
  • Acts as an expert resource and consultant to the healthcare team in the development of policies, procedures and standards of care.

 

Physical Requirements
 

 

Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stopping, bending, pushing and pulling. Working in fast-paced clinical setting. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment and supplies. Must speak and understand English fluently and have an intact sense of sight, hearing, smells, and finger dexterity. Critical thinking and ability to concentrate. Must be able to be mobile with the entire healthcare system and other facilities. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in patients and/or program conditions.



Education, Experience and Certifications
 

MSN, MHA, or Master's degree in the job-related field of work required; graduate from an accredited School of Nursing required. Current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state in which one works. BLS for Healthcare Provider from AHA required. Certification in specialty preferred. 2 years nursing experience required; 5 years experience preferred. Project management experience preferred.