RN Hospitalist Nurse Coordinator - Inpatient Medicine Specialist

Description

JOB SUMMARY
  • Primary liaison for hospitalists Physicians, hospital inpatients, the patients' primary care providers, hospital staff nurses, and hospital staff nurses regarding clinical need, justifications and rationale for admission, discharge, testing, and continued needs. Encourages and facilitates cooperation with all involved parties.
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Adheres to the hospital and departmental attendance and punctuality guidelines
  • Performs all job responsibilities in alignment with the core values, mission and vision of the organization
  • Performs other duties as required and completes all job functions as per departmental policies and procedures
  • Maintains current knowledge in present areas of responsibility (i.e., self education, attends ongoing educational programs)
  • Attends staff meetings and completes mandatory in-services and requirements and competency evaluations on time.
  • Demonstrates competency at all levels in providing care to all patients based on age, sex, weight, and demonstrated needs. For non-clinical areas, has attended training and demonstrates usage of age- specific customer service skills.
  • Wears protective clothing and equipment as appropriate.
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • General environment: Works in a well-lighted, air-conditioned area, with moderate noise levels.
  • May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids, or infectious organisms.
  • May be required to change from one task to another of different nature without loss of efficiency or composure.
  • Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.
  • Long-distance or air travel as needed - not to exceed 10% travel.
  • May be scheduled as needed including overtime


Qualifications

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • 2 year / Associate Degree in Nursing from a state accredited school (Required)
  • 4 year / Bachelor's Degree from a state accredited School of Professional Nursing. (Preferred)
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • 2 - 3 years RN experience in acute care setting (Required)
  • 2 - 3 years collecting information from diverse sources, applying professional principles in performing various analyses and summarizing the information and data in order to solve problems. (Required)
  • 2 - 3 years resolving complex problems requiring use of basic scientific, mathematical, or technical principles and in-depth, experience-based knowledge. (Required)
  • 2 - 3 years counseling and educating patients and their families, assigning and following-up on the work of other employees, and/or performing other duties requiring a comparable level of communication skill. (Required)
  • 2 - 3 years comprehensive computer and database skills to streamline Care Management and communicate to other team members (Preferred)
CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSURES
  • Required Certifications/Licensures: Registered Nurse (RN) with current Georgia license, AHA BLS
GENERAL SKILLS
  • Organizational Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Customer Relations
  • Mathematical
  • Analytical
  • Grammar / Spelling
  • Read / Comprehend Written Instructions
  • Follow Verbal Instructions
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • General Clerical Skills
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Have near normal vision - Clarity of vision (both near and far), ability to distinguish colors
  • Have good - manual dexterity and eye-hand-foot coordination
  • Ability to perform - repetitive tasks/motion
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
  • Standing - Continuously within shift (67-100%)
  • Walking - Continuously within shift (67-100%)
  • Sitting - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
  • Bending/Stooping - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
  • Twist at waist - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
  • Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
  • Lift/carry > 20 lbs with assistance - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
  • Reaching above shoulder - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)