Registered Nurse-- OB Coordinator
The RN strives for quality outcomes and innovative practice in accordance with the Nebraska Nurse Practice Act and BBGH policies. The RN ensures practice is in accordance with competency required for their area of practice. The position is accountable for the quality of nursing services delivered by self (or others who are under her/his direction). This is done, in part, through participation in performance improvement initiatives. The RN provides care in a collaborative manner with other disciplines to ensure optimal, individualized patient care and outcomes. In managing patient care, the RN will take a leadership role coordinating the interdisciplinary team working in collaboration with other health team members to enhance patient outcomes.
Patient-centered care coordination is a core professional standard and competency for all registered nursing practice. Based on a partnership guided by the healthcare consumer's and family's needs and preferences, the registered nurse is integral to patient care quality, satisfaction, and the effective and efficient use of health care resources. Registered nurses are qualified and educated for the role of care coordination, especially with high risk and vulnerable populations (ANA Code of Ethics with Interpretive Statements, 11/2010).
The RN has a responsibility to act as educator to their peers, patients, and their families. All aspects of the RN's performance supports service excellence and a healing environment. The RN identifies and communicated needed unit resources or equipment to be included in budgets.
The coordinator works directly with the Clinical Nurse Manager and nursing staff to implement hospital policies and procedures, contributes to evaluation of performance and competencies, orient, and mentor. The position requires an experienced acute care registered nurse with innovative problem-solving skills, flexibility, effective leadership, excellent communication abilities, and current clinical skills and expertise in a broad range of areas. The coordinator provides clinical nursing care in the area scheduled in addition to supervising the nursing staff. The coordinator is supportive of the primary care nursing staff and collaborative with nursing management. The coordinator will act as a clinical resource person, participate in staff, scheduling decisions. The coordinator will perform chart audits to review for Performance Improvement and Quality Assurance as assigned by the Clinical Nurse Manager. Due to changing organizational needs, work hours may vary.
A 30-day notice is required when employee resigns position.
Reports - Clinical Inpatient RN Nurse Manger
Required: Graduate from an approved Registered Nursing Program
Patient Populations Served
Provides nursing care to patients throughout the lifespan.
Required: Nebraska RN license, or Nurse License Compact license
BLS for healthcare workers
ACLS – prior to completion of orientation
PALS or ENPC – prior to completion of orientation
NRP – within one year of hire
AWOHNN Fetal Monitoring within one year of hire
Jill Langemeier, CLSSYB
Nebraska Department of Labor
1750 Sweetwater Room 009
Alliance, Nebraska 69301
OFFICE 308-763-2951 | FAX 308-763-2936