Registered Nurse - Perioperative Practice Coordinator - Full time - Labor & Delivery

Job Requisition #: JR56071

End Date: 7/30/2021

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Nursing

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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ChristianaCare is currently seeking a Perioperative Practice Coordinator for Labor & Delivery.  In this position you will function as a licensed professional caregiver, under the supervision of the department manager/director. You will utilize leadership and clinical skills to coordinate patient care, specific service(s) needs, and department operations. You will also delegate patient care responsibilities, facilitates communication among interdisciplinary team members and care teams.

  • Functions as the clinical supervisor on shift; coordinates care activities considering age specific and acuity needs of patient.
  • Staffs unit according to patient acuity on current and oncoming shift.  Re-assigns staff as needed.
  • Assures cost effective utilization of resources including staffing and scheduling.  Facilitates cases starting on time.
  • Coordinates daily staffing assignments, assures appropriate staffing according to expected level of service and patient care requirements for current and oncoming shift.
  • Notifies affected staff of any changes/ additions (trauma, class I & II cases) or cancellations in the schedule.
  • Assures accountability of nursing staff. Assigns available staff to provide breaks and lunch/dinner relief.
  • Manages and resolves conflict with staff/physicians/ anesthesia care providers.
  • Manages and resolves equipment conflicts due to scheduling or malfunction.
  • Demonstrates advanced skills in direct patient care, delegation/evaluation of care.
  • Conducts initial and ongoing assessments designed to gather data relevant to patient's individual needs.
  • Develops and monitors a plan of care through an interdisciplinary approach.
  • Serves as a role model, and mentor to staff in planning patient care using the nursing process; supports critical thinking and decision-making.  Acts as a facilitator and motivates staff.
  • Collaborates with physicians concerning patient's assessment, goals, care plans, and progress.
  • Collaborates with SDS, ANM and NM identifying high risk and clinically complex patients to provide appropriately skilled personnel.  Collaborates with SDS, ANM and NM when necessary.

Requirements:  BSN required.   At least three years of nursing experience in an acute care setting required.   Perioperative experience preferred.  Labor & Delivery experience preferred. 

This is a full-time (80 hours bi-weekly) Day shift position.  Hours are 630am - 2pm, Monday through Friday. 

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