Christiana Care Health System, a Magnet(r) health care organization with over 1,100 beds between its two hospitals (Christiana Hospital & Wilmington Hospital) and the only Level I trauma service on the East Coast corridor between Philadelphia & Baltimore, has been honored repeatedly as "One of America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report.
Seeking a highly motivated, upbeat Registered Nurse to join the Christiana PACU Leadership Team as the Perioperative Practice Coordinator.
Under the direction of the Nurse Manager, the Perioperative Service Coordinator primarily functions as a front line Clinical Supervisor responsible for planning, coordinating and facilitating the specialty service(s) activities under their charge; coordinates patient care considering acuity and age specific needs of the patient population we serve; and communicates pertinent information to the entire surgical team to ensure efficient patient care and quality outcomes.
Assists the Nurse Manager in assuming responsibility and accountability with supervision of licensed and unlicensed personnel when assigned to their specialty service(s). Assures cost effective utilization of resources: staff, rooms, instrumentation, supplies, and equipment. Coordinates daily staffing assignments with other members of the PSC team; staffs the unit according to patient acuity on current and oncoming shift; re-assigns staff as needed. Facilitates timely first cases starts; and turnaround times. Assists in the development and monitoring of department quality improvement initiatives. Assists with the development of proficiency assessment tools; and performs Staff Proficiency Assessments to ensure that staff demonstrate the skills needed to meet the specialty patient population needs; and the needs of the specialty care providers. Identifies system issues to facilitate improvements in patient care and unit operations. Assists with development of performance improvement opportunities and conducts audits. Mentors and coaches staff to foster professional development; and improve clinical and technical skills. Demonstrates CCHS core values and behaviors. Performs other related duties as the need arises.
Commitment to obtaining within three years of date of hire can be considered with relevant experience.
At least Three years' experience in related nursing field. Perioperative experience required.
Recent experience in a leadership role is preferred.
Certification in area of expertise. (CAPA or CPAN preferred) - must get within 6 months of hire.
Internal Number: JR57562
About ChristianaCare Health System
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.