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NURSING ADMINISTRATION - Req #81813
Job Title: Administrative Coordinator Nursing
An Assistant Administrator is a registered professional nurse with progressive administrative experience who supports Clinical Nurse Managers and Clinical Directors of clinical unit groups/specialty areas to fulfill responsibilities for overall management of hospital and patient care services on assigned shifts.
Roles & Responsibilities:
* Assists clinical nurses to solve patient care problems. * Coordinates flow of patients to assigned beds and collaborates with the Patient Access Service to facilitate appropriate patient placement * Supports, implements, and interprets the philosophy, objectives, policies and standards for nursing care of patients and families. * Investigates patient complaints and applies appropriate interventions as necessary. Refers follow-up solutions to clinical nurse manager or other appropriate person. * Assists nursing staff with needle-stick injury follow-up as per Blood and Body Fluids Exposure policy (Infection Control policy B-3.2). Assists nursing personnel to establish and implement safety standards and to monitor environment for hazard. * Identifies educational needs of staff and communicates needs to Clinical Nurse Manager and Education Specialist. * Functions as a role model for staff by demonstrating appropriate knowledge base, competency in clinical abilities, technical skills and critical thinking. * Participates in committee activities of the Nursing Department, and the Medical Center. * Keeps knowledge current regarding trends and developments in nursing theory, practice and administration. * Participates in and utilizes research pertinent to nursing practice. * Assists clinical nurses to develop patient management and leadership skills. * Provides feedback to Clinical Nurse Managers regarding performance of personnel assigned to shift of responsibility. * Attends conferences for professional development and shares information with colleagues/ Nursing staff. * Considers ethical issues with patient care and upholds the Code of Ethics in Nursing Practice. * Maintains responsiveness to the diverse backgrounds and experiences of other people and promotes an environment that is sensitive to cultural diversity. * Identifies, evaluates and intercedes in institutional problems of an immediate nature. Refers follow-up to appropriate department manager/administrator on call as needed and maintains continuity of communications between shifts through verbal report and concise written administrative report. * Participates in the formation of personnel policies, interprets established policies and evaluates their effectiveness. * Supports implementation of the vision, goals and objectives of the Department, Clinical Services, and individual patient care units. * Determines utilization and allocation of personnel based on patient acuity, unit activity and staff competence. * Facilitates coordination of care for designated area(s) of responsibility. Assists other Administrators in problem solving. * Interprets institutional policies, goals, and philosophy of the hospital to appropriate personnel. * Interprets and implements collective bargaining agreements (CBAs) affecting staff. Responds to Protest of Assignments (POAs) in a timely manner as detailed in the CBA * Initiates counseling and/or disciplinary actions as appropriate. * Appropriately and effectively represents the hospital in all external communications. * Considers budgetary goals when facilitating staffing decisions such as staff OT approval and use of non-staff supplementation. * Participates in Quality Improvement initiatives and implementation of corrective action plan. * Participates in maintenance of compliance with regulatory agency standards. * Demonstrates awareness of the identification, documentation and processing of core measure patients. * Assists staff in death certificate process and contacting next of kin (Administrative policy A3-115).
* Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing required; Master's Degree in Nursing preferred * Relevant progressive clinical and administrative experience * NYS RN License and current Registration * MS Office Suite - Intermediate
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