Job Description

RN Service Line Coordinator - Vascular
Job CategoryNursing
ScheduleFull time
Shift1 - Day Shift

SUMMARY:

Provides daily coordination and supports clinical activities of the service line surgeons and coordinates operational efficiencies between hospital departments and the physician’s offices. Works in direct collaboration with and serves as a liaison between the surgeons, physicians, physician office/clinic staff, nursing staff, ancillary and support services to ensure quality and continuity of patient care within assigned service line.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Coordinates clinical activities of the assigned service line, collaborating with physicians, nursing staff, ancillary and support services to ensure service line quality and efficiency.

Participates in daily planning, resource allocation, goal setting, and quality and procedural analyses of the service line operations and related physician office, nursing and support units.

Serves as liaison between the surgeon, OR staff, hospital, clinic and management, resolving problems, addressing concerns, and improving processes and procedures.

Initiates and assists in the development, implementation, and revision of nursing protocols and standards of care.

Develops patient education programs and tools.

Researches and provides advice on patient care processes, nursing processes, and larger-scale quality improvement projects.

Responsible for outreach efforts to establish and maintain positive working relationships with key customers (physicians, office staff, diagnostic staff, nurses, radiology staff, and social services staff).

Maintains indirect relationship with cardio and vascular SLA administrator

Maintains collaborative working relationship with SLA

Adheres to and supports team members in exhibiting TMCH values of integrity, community, compassion, and dedication. 

Adheres to TMCH organizational and department-specific safety and confidentiality policies and standards.

Performs related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION: Graduation from a qualified, nationally-accredited nursing program.  Bachelor’s degree in Nursing required. Master’s degree preferred.

EXPERIENCE:  A minimum of three (3) years of related experience, preferably in an acute care setting with experience in surgical services, clinic and outpatient procedural operations.

LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION:  Current RN licensure permitting work in the State of Arizona, Current Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), and Basic Life Support (BLS) required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of nursing care and assessment best practices as well as related clinical components.

  • Ability to be sympathetic and emotionally supportive to the patient/family throughout the care continuum

  • Highly organized and able to multi-task.

  • Must maintain positive attitude through often stress conditions.

  • Knowledge of regulations and policies as it relates to patient evaluation, care and information.

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

  • Ability to write reports, correspondence, and procedure protocols.

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to inquiries or complaints from patients and/or their representatives, and the general public.

  • Ability to identify positive or negative variances from expected outcomes.

  • Requires excellent leadership, organizational, written, verbal communication, and interpersonal skills.

  • Must be able to work in a self-directed environment, with an ability to work with teams

  • Excellent presentation skills; Ability to implement professional and community based education programs.

  • Above-average skill in the use of Microsoft Office products, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc required; familiarity with spreadsheets and statistical data is necessary (as will be related to quality improvement and tracking projects).

Application Instructions

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