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Clinical Coordinator

at DSI Renal

Posted: 9/21/2019
Job Reference #: *BE7C57A0E20BCC14
Keywords: medical

Job Description

Requisition Number
16-0326 (Wahiawa)

Post Date
8/24/2016

Title
Clinical Coordinator

Location
1263 - Wahiawa

City
Wahiawa

State
HI

Description
JOB DESCRIPTION

I. Identification
JOB TITLE: Clinical Care Coordinator
SUPERVISOR: Facility Manager
HOURS OF WORK: As determined by the FM

II. Job Summary
Oversee the delivery of patient care, promote the orientation/education of all new staff, and promote the welfare of the facility and administrative management functions under the direction of the Facility Manager.

III. Job Specific Accountabilities
The statements below describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this position. They are not intended to be a complete list of all duties, and additional responsibilities may be delegated as required, by the Facility Manager.
1. In the absence of a Nurse in Charge, may be required to direct the delivery of patient care by the Registered Nurse, LPN and Dialysis Technician.
2. May be called upon to deliver nursing therapies to include but not limited to: assessment, intervention, outcome determinations, documentation, and medication administration.
3. Interacts with physician regarding patient status. Ensures physician orders are input into patient record and implemented. Works with physician to ensure patient records are complete and signed. Ensures labs drawn per physician orders.
4. Promotes the multidisciplinary approach to the delivery of patient care by interacting with all support services and promotes quality clinical outcomes. This role encompasses all aspects of patient clinical needs, interventions, and resolutions. This includes, but is not limited to, anemia management, bone disease management (in conjunction with the RD), lab evaluation, vaccination and lab follow through, transplant status, access management, calling for reports
on hospitalized patients, working with insurance case managers, ensuring patient chart documentation reflects all education provided, interventions are followed by documented resolutions, and the medical record is an accurate reflection of the care rendered.
5. In the absence of a Nurse in Charge, may be required to direct the daily operations of the facility by scheduling patient treatments as required, and assuring unit staff coverage when needed. Participation in Physician rounds is an expectation.
6. Addresses Human Resource issues in the absence of the Facility Manager.
7. May assist with hiring and performance evaluations in conjunction with the Facility Manager.
8. Provides for the overall needs of the patient by assessing labs, providing education and counseling to the patient as required, leading the patient care planning process, and ensuring patient education calendar is kept up to date and proper documentation occurs.
9. Adheres to all DSI policy and procedure guidelines and assures consistent practice by all associates.
10. Must work within all guidelines outlined in the DSI compliance manual and policy.
11. Provides orientation to and precepts new staff members as required and as certified by DSI to perform. Must have attended all required training in Region which may consist of, but is not limited to, any of the following: Preceptor, Mentor, Nurse training and PEARL super-user training.
12. Directs the facility QAPI Program and assures all components of QAPI are complete and ensures resolution of Action Plans.
13. May perform payroll administration and budgetary responsibilities under the direction of the Facility Manager.
14. May be responsible for ensuring adequate personnel staffing within the facility at all times. May be required to work as charge nurse or staff nurse as the facility needs require per the Facility Manager’s discretion. Expected to keep patient care skills current.
15. May be responsible for operating unit compliance with local, state and federal regulatory agency requirements.
16. Assists Facility Manager with Network and company reporting needs.

IV. Core Competencies
DSI associates must consistently exhibit behaviors that enhance professional conduct and reflect the mission, standards of conduct, and business ethics, work rules, values and philosophy of DSI.
1. ADAPTABILITY: Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing changes in work tasks or the work environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
2. ENSURING PATIENT AND CUSTOMER FOCUS: Making patients and customers and their needs a primary focus of one’s actions; developing and sustaining productive patient and customer relations.
3. BUILDING TRUST: Interacting with others in a way that gives them confidence in one’s intentions and those of the organization.
4. COMMUNICATION: Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.
5. DECISION MAKING: Identifying and understanding issues, problems, and opportunities; comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions; using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; taking action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.
6. BUILDING A SUCCESSFUL TEAM: Using appropriate methods and a flexible interpersonal style to help build a cohesive team; facilitating the completion of team goals; consistently being a positive influence on staff.

V. Qualifications:
A. Education and Experience:
• Graduate of an accredited nursing school and 2 years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Experience and/or certification as required by Federal and State Laws
• Current state RN license.
• Current CPR
B. Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to accurately identify patient needs, identify required action, remain current with follow through, accurately document actions taken, and keep the patient record requirements current and complete per DSI Standard Operating Procedure and Policy.
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business
correspondence and procedure manuals.
• Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Involves intermediate use of computer spreadsheet programs with some advanced calculations.
• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
• Ability to act professionally in all dealings with peers, patients, coworkers, physicians, etc.

VI. Position Demands:
Physical: Essential functions
• Work is active; requires lifting up to 40 lbs.
• Requires long periods of standing and walking, as well as frequently sitting, reaching at or above shoulder height, twisting and stooping/bending to perform duties.
• Finger and hand dexterity adequate to handle and manipulate equipment, instruments, keyboard, and telephone systems.
• Hearing and vision acuity adequate to detect changes in patient’s condition, perform assessments, detect machine alarms, and accurate color interpretation.
Temperament:
• Able to alter plans/routines when unexpected, stressful situations and multiple interruptions occur without projecting stress/frustrations that would adversely effect the work environment.
• Maintains professionalism and confidentiality with socially challenging situations and problems.
• Offers immediate solutions for potential threatening, belligerent, or emotional situations involving disconcerted associates, patient and/or patient families.

VII. Work Hazards:
A. Potential contact with hazardous chemicals and drugs.
B. Use of electrical machines/equipment.
C. Potential contact with combative/confused patients.
D. Potential exposure to biological hazards and providing care for patients with infectious disease processes.



Requirements
V. Qualifications:
A. Education and Experience:
• Graduate of an accredited nursing school and 2 years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Experience and/or certification as required by Federal and State Laws
• Current state RN license.
• Current CPR
B. Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to accurately identify patient needs, identify required action, remain current with follow through, accurately document actions taken, and keep the patient record requirements current and complete per DSI Standard Operating Procedure and Policy.
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business
correspondence and procedure manuals.
• Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Involves intermediate use of computer spreadsheet programs with some advanced calculations.
• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
• Ability to act professionally in all dealings with peers, patients, coworkers, physicians, etc.

VI. Position Demands:
Physical: Essential functions
• Work is active; requires lifting up to 40 lbs.
• Requires long periods of standing and walking, as well as frequently sitting, reaching at or above shoulder height, twisting and stooping/bending to perform duties.
• Finger and hand dexterity adequate to handle and manipulate equipment, instruments, keyboard, and telephone systems.
• Hearing and vision acuity adequate to detect changes in patient’s condition, perform assessments, detect machine alarms, and accurate color interpretation.
Temperament:
• Able to alter plans/routines when unexpected, stressful situations and multiple interruptions occur without projecting stress/frustrations that would adversely effect the work environment.
• Maintains professionalism and confidentiality with socially challenging situations and problems.
• Offers immediate solutions for potential threatening, belligerent, or emotional situations involving disconcerted associates, patient and/or patient families.

VII. Work Hazards:
A. Potential contact with hazardous chemicals and drugs.
B. Use of electrical machines/equipment.
C. Potential contact with combative/confused patients.
D. Potential exposure to biological hazards and providing care for patients with infectious disease processes.