NURSE COORDINATOR-CARDIAC SURGERY

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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016

Yale New Haven Health Bridgeport, CT

Company
Yale New Haven Health
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
10330
AJE Ref #
576159081
Location
Bridgeport, CT
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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OVERVIEW

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

Provides care to cardiac and thoracic surgery patients and provides pre-op and post-op education as appropriate.

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RESPONSIBILITIES

* 1. Develops the overall plan of care/guidelines and communicates plan to members of the patient care team.

* 1.1 Reviews clinical records to obtain demographic and financial information and assesses physiological needs appropriate to plan of care as evidenced by documentation in patient care record.

* 2. Provides direct/indirect care to select patients and families.

* 2.1 Assess psychosocial needs of patients and families and provides counseling and/or referrals as evidenced by documentation in patient care record.

* 3. Utilizes relevant research findings to support and advance nursing practice and improve patient outcomes.

* 3.1 Integrates relevant research findings into practice as evidenced by observation and feedback.

* 4. Professional Development

* 4.1 Attends educational seminars to maintain and meet expectations set forth by Hospital and departmental standards.

* 5. Performs other relevent duties as required.

* 5.1 Performs daily in-hospital rounds and weekly meetings with mid-level practitioners to follow inpatients through their hospital stay.

* 6. Provides direct supervison to staff in Cardiac Surgery/Surg. Onc. section.

* 6.1 Performs evaluatoin of staff in department that directly report to Nurse Coordinator.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION



Minimum of a BS in clinically related field. RN required.



EXPERIENCE



REGISTERED NURSE WITH STRONG CARDIAC BACKGROUND. NURSING OVERSIGHT FOR THE DAY TO DAY OPERATIONS OF CARDIAC SURGERY OFFICE.



LICENSURE



Current RN licensure in the State of Connecticut.



SPECIAL SKILLS



Clinical credibility with physicians, nurses and other members of the health care team. Excellent communication skills iwth the ability to communicate effectively with multiple disciplines and agencies. Ability to quickly process complex problems, identify key components, and develop plans for resolution. Effective interactions with all health care team members and the ability to elicit their cooperation. Demonstrated skills in clinical management of specific patient populations including working with and providing support of primary nursing. Ability to provide clinical financial education to colleagues, patients, and families. Critical thinking, negotiation and priority setting of highest importance in this role.



PHYSICAL DEMAND



While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, talk and/or hear. The noise level in the environment is usually moderate. Incumbents as well as external and itnernal applicants who become disabled must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without the assistance of reasonable accommodation as determined on a case by case basis.