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Unit Care Coordinator (Registered Nurse/RN) - Clinical Nurse Coordinator

Company: Life Care Centers of America
Location: Orlando
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Unit Care Coordinator (Registered Nurse/RN)Position Summary

The RN Unit Care Coordinator is responsible for supervising, implementing, coordinating, and managing patient care through interpersonal contact with patients, families, nursing staff, and others on his/her respective unit in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.

Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements

* Nursing diploma (associate's or bachelor's degree in nursing)
* Currently licensed/registered in applicable State. Must maintain an active Registered Nurse (RN) license in good standing throughout employment.
* One (1) year geriatric nursing experience preferred
* CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.

Specific Job Requirements

* Advanced knowledge in field of practice
* Make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
* Knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility
* Implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department
* Perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation
* Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.
* Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information
* Understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures
* Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care's Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training

Essential Functions

* Effectively direct the daily functions of unit nurses and CNAs to provide leadership on the floor
* Chart appropriately, accurately, and in a timely manner
* Provide, manage, and coordinate patient care and services through interpersonal contact which allows patients to attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial well being
* Accurately prepare and administer medication as ordered by a physician
* Respond in a leadership capacity to emergency situations related to patient and staff safety
* Coordinate patient care plans and services
* Exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients
* Assist in the evacuation of patients
* Demonstrate dependable, regular attendance
* Concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
* Communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team
* Sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours
* Read, write, speak, and understand the English language

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Life Care Centers of America, Orlando , Unit Care Coordinator (Registered Nurse/RN) - Clinical Nurse Coordinator, Healthcare , Orlando, Florida

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