Nurse Coordinator Clinical/Dayshift

Overview

Date Posted:
6/30/2022
Job Code:
P0335C4
Location:
H1030 ESH Nursing Admin & Support
City:
lexington
State:
KY
Country:
United States of America

Description

 

The Eastern State Hospital Nurse Coordinator Clinical directs and coordinates the daily activities and personnel of assigned area. Responsible for all aspects of operations of the assigned area, including nursing quality, patient satisfaction, and productivity. The patient population consists of acute behavioral health patients in a freestanding psychiatric hospital setting. In conjunction with the Eastern State Hospital Senior Nurse Administrator, responsible for strategic planning, projects, and development.

This position reflects the mission, vision, and values of the organization. Complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

Promotes the recovery of patients' health and patients' successful return to community by assessing patient care needs and planning, organizing, initiating and evaluating nursing services relative to patient outcomes and evaluates specific outcomes related to nursing sensitive indicators.

This position is required to understand and follow all patient safety policies and procedures, to participate in required Patient Safety training programs, to support and abide by the National Patient Safety Goals as interpreted and applied at this organization, and to do all that is reasonable to prevent injury to patients, employees, the facility, and the general public.

The position reports director to the Eastern State Hospital Senior Nurse Administrator.

 

 

Given the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to protect patient, employee and visitor safety, UK HealthCare is requiring all employees to comply with its COVID-19 vaccination policy prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of September 15, 2021, UK HealthCare requires all employees, including new hires prior to their first day of employment, to submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19 (i.e., two weeks past completing their complete COVID-19 vaccination series), or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccine recommended schedule and a period of two weeks to be considered fully vaccinated

Minimum Requirements

 

Associate Degree in Nursing from NLN accredited program required. Bachelor's Degree in Nursing Required within Five Years of employment. BLS Certification Required. Four years of nursing experience is required. The employee shall become familiar with HIPAA regulations and do their utmost to protect all protected health information (PHI) and other personal or sensitive information within their trust in the course of state business by applying appropriate safeguards and sharing only the information required to deliver agency services. Any personal or sensitive information overheard or seen by the employee will be kept confidential by not sharing it with others, on or off the work-site grounds. Fully participate in all activities regarding the elimination of the use of seclusion and restraints in patient care including educational requirements, competency development activities, and meeting established performance goals and measures. Must have computer competency in approved systems. Must have excellent customer service skills.   


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