Resident Care Coordinator (RN) - Full-Time 1st Shift

  • NHC Chattanooga
  • 2700 Parkwood Avenue
  • Posted: Mar 15, 2019
Nursing

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY::

Supports the mission of NHC. Exemplifies The Better Way through leadership and demeanor. Represents the center in a positive manner both in the medical community and in the community as a whole.

The Resident Care Coordinator (RCC) is the professional nurse who had 24-hour responsibility for the management of operations of a designated clinical area. To fulfill this responsibility, the RCC coordinates team efforts to promote restorative/rehabilitative practice and resident personnel, and acts as resource for clinical and policy related questions affecting the residents/families and staff. The position entails proficiency In Direct Care (Technical and Process Skills) and Indirect Care and Managerial Roles (Interpersonal, Administrative, and Professional Development Skills).

QUALIFICATIONS::

Health:

Ability to meet performance requirements

Education and Training::

* Graduate from an accredited school of nursing as RN (BSN preferred) and licensed in this state as a Registered Nurse with two years’ work experience.
* Maintains a current unencumbered licensed to practice in the state where employed
* Seeks opportunities for personal and professional growth. Attends continuing education offerings and through teaching and mentoring, contributes to the ongoing education of partners under his/her supervision
* Demonstrated clinical expertise and knowledge of gerontology and rehabilitative services (ANA certification as a Gerontological Nurse preferred).
Job Knowledge and Capabilities::

* Is responsible for maintaining clinical competency as evidenced by application of integrated nursing knowledge and skills, leadership and communication skills.
* Utilizes the nursing process in assessment, planning and implementing care.
* Exhibits organizational ability related to work flow, prioritizing to meet the patient care needs
* Integrates current standards of practice as well as local, state, and federal regulations related to nursing services in the care of patients.
* Practices continuous quality improvement thinking and problem solving skills.
PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Specific Duties and Responsibilities Required::

* Provides competent, complex technical care to residents in accordance with ANAs Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice and Tennessee Nurse Practice Act.
* Uses ANAS Standards and Scope of Gerontological Nursing Practice to assure that residents receive high quality nursing care.
* Communicates effectively with residents, families, staff and other providers to ensure the delivery of appropriate care and facilitate station and facility operations.
* Uses sound data collection, critical thinking and problem solving techniques to manage the resources of the station effectively and efficiently according to facility policies.
* Demonstrates continued professional growth and development through educational and leadership activities in nursing both within the facility and in other professional settings.
* Other functions as may be assigned from time to time.