CLINICAL COORDINATOR - OB/GYN


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Job Number 46734
Posted 5/11/2017
Account The Aroostook Medical Center
Department OB/GYN/Mid-wifery Services
Location A.R. Gould Memorial Hospital, ME 04769
Schedule Regular Full-time
Shift Day
Hours 8-4:30
Job Details GENERAL DESCRIPTION/STATEMENT: The Clinical Supervisor is a Maine state licensed practical nurse or registered nurse. The incumbent will provide clinical oversight to the clinical support staff in their designated practice(s) and/or department(s). Direct patient care within the LPN or RN scope of practice will be performed in order to maintain clinical competency, as determined by practice needs. The LPN/RN will serve as a role model to the clinical staff; utilizing effective communication, consistently adhering to TAMC/EMHS Standards of Behavior and policies; demonstrating safe, competent, and compassionate care to the patient/family.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

1. Demonstrates knowledge and competency in the provision of nursing care within their scope of practice appropriate to the patient population served by the designated practice(s) and/or department(s).

2. Responsible for clinical/administrative duties, including, but not limited to, clinical staff scheduling, oversight of clinical staffs' orientations and education, development of individualized clinical action plans and coaching as needed, staff's annual competencies, and fostering staff's professional growth; under the guidance of the Director of Nursing.

3. Assists the practice manager with the interviewing, hiring, and disciplinary processes.

3. Responsible for the development, implementation, revision and reporting of the clinical Performance Improvement activities appropriate to the practice(s)/department(s).

4. Will be an active participant on the Policy and Procedure committee; utilizing evidenced-based-practice to improve patient care, practice flow, and meet regulatory requirements essential to achieve a consistently high standard of patient care.

5. Responsible for ensuring the clinical environment is in compliance with JCAHO and Maine state regulations.

6. Responsible for identifying the need for, supporting, and assisting in the development/administration of continued education for clinical support staff. Also recognizes the importance of professional development and growth for self; seeking out appropriate clinical/leadership educational opportunities.

7. Comply with all mandatory educational offerings, HealthStream assignments, and attend all meetings as scheduled (unless excused by practice manager and/or Director of Nursing).

8. Role model commitment to the philosophy and objectives of TAMC's Mission, Vision, Strategic Plan, and Service Excellence



OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES: Communicates daily with the manager to ensure proper operation of the practice(s)/department(s) in order to provide the best care for the patient panel. Will huddle with clinical support staff on a daily basis; encouraging staff to effectively communicate concerns, provide real-time education, and ensure that the clinical environment is maintained appropriately. Ensures appropriate communication is occurring between, front-end staff, clinical staff, and providers. Perform other work-related/clinical duties, within the LPN scope of practice, as assigned.

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS: Current unencumbered Maine State LPN or RN license.

AVAILABILITYREQUIREMENTS: Must be available to work occasional extended/weekend hours as staffing and/or education requires.



EDUCATION SKILLS, EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: The applicant must be a graduate of an accredited LPN or RN program. The clinical supervisor must have a minimum of 2-3 years of clinical experience. Two years of experience in an ambulatory setting similar to that which they will be providing clinical oversight is highly preferred. The Clinical Supervisor should have a work history demonstrative of progressive leadership.

Current BLS required (or obtained within 30 days of hire or at next available course).

Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.
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