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Clinical Coordinator, Operating Room, (Full Time Days)

Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Location: Allentown
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.
The Clinical Coordinator is responsible for planning, coordinating, directing and evaluating daily operations and guiding the unit based team.

  • Develops, evaluates and adjusts current and future staffing based upon patient care needs.
  • Assigns responsibility for patient care with the unit-based team.
  • Maintains departmental records for administrative and regulatory purposes.
  • Facilitates staff education activities (i.e. orientation, competency, skill reviews, mandatory in-servicing).
  • Provides input to annual performance reviews of assigned staff.
  • Participates in hiring and counseling staff.
  • Conducts customer service activities and handling of complaints - patients, families, staff or physician.
  • Assists with management functions on unit.
  • Manages daily operations within budget parameters.
  • Performs in depth, systematic assessment of all assigned patients.
  • Formulates collaborative plans of care and identifies expected patient outcomes.
  • Implements, evaluates and documents patient care interventions and effectiveness in accordance with care plan.
  • Organizes, coordinates and prioritizes patient care consistently utilizing available resources.
  • Demonstrates competency in the assessment, range of treatment, knowledge of growth and development and communication appropriate to the age of the patient treated.
  • Takes active role in unit-based performance improvement and committees, as appropriate.
    Sit up to 2 hours per day; 1 hour at a time. -Stand for up to 8 hours per day; 4 hours at a time. -Walk up to 6 hours per day; 10 minutes at a time. -Consistently lift, carry and push objects up to 10 pounds. -Frequently lift, carry and push objects up to 75 pounds. Transport patients weighing up to 250 lbs. via wheelchair, bed and/or stretcher with assistance when appropriate. -Consistently pull up to 10 lbs. -Frequently pull up to 250 lbs. with assistance when appropriate. - -Frequently stoop and bend, crouch, kneel and climb. -Frequently reach above shoulder level. Occasional crawling. -Must be able to perceive attributes of an object through touch. -Frequently finger and handle objects. -Occasionally firmly grasp, twist, turn objects with hands and fingers. -Must be able to hear as it relates to normal conversation, and high and low frequencies. -Must be able to see as it relates to general, near, far color, and peripheral vision, depth perception, and visual monotony (e.g. computer screen).
    Registered Nurse with current license to practice in the State of New Jersey or Pennsylvania, depending on work location.
    Two to five years nursing experience in unit specialty. - Evidence of successful completion of BLS.

    Please complete your application using your full legal name and -current home address. -Be sure to -include -employment history for -the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. - Additionally, you are -encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and -licenses, if applicable. -It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. -Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!

Keywords: St. Luke's University Health Network, Allentown , Clinical Coordinator, Operating Room, (Full Time Days), Healthcare , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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