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Registered Nurse /Program Coordinator - Atrium Health Cabarrus Nursing Education FT

Concord, NC, United States
Job ID: 12484
Job Family: Nursing
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 11141004844011-Nursing Education
Location: AH Cabarrus Main - 920 Church St N


Job Summary

RN Program Coordinator - Nursing Excellence

This position will coordinate programs and efforts driving Nursing Excellence at Atrium Health Cabarrus.  Key functions of the role will be to coordinate and oversee Nursing Shared Governance, manage and track Nursing Sensitive Indicators, perform gap analyses and other assessments focused on achieving Magnet or Pathway to Excellence designation, and collaborate with frontline nursing and leadership teams to achieve desired outcomes.  Candidate should have strong writing, presentation, and organizational skills to excel in a fast-paced clinical environment.  Strong interpersonal skills and effective communication techniques will be essential to success in this role as well as prior experience with NDNQI, HCAHPS, Magnet and/or Pathway To Excellence, and quality and performance improvement projects.

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.  Additional duties as assigned.


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.

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