Want the experience of working with a wide range of patients in a technologically advanced facility all while working in a small family friendly atmosphere? then join our team on the Medical Surgical Unit at Wesley Woodlawn Hospital!
No other organization is better positioned to deliver an excellent work experience for you like one committed to the care and improvement of human life. Wesley Woodlawn, a campus of Wesley Medical Center, provides patients with convenient access to expert heart care, surgical care and emergency services. Our 82 bed facility provides world-class medical care while promoting wellness, healthy lifestyles and community health education programs and screenings.
We are deeply proud to have earned an "A" rating in the most recent Leapfrog Hospital Patient Safety Report!
Our Medical Surgical Unit, T4, is a 26 bed unit which provides care to post-operative surgical patients and non-cardiac related patients with a variety of illnesses and disease processes. Our main population is bariatric, orthopedic total joints, and robotic surgeries. We received our Bariatric Surgery Center Accreditation from the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.
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Position Summary: Under the general supervision of the Nursing Unit's Manager or designee, the Clinical Nurse Coordinator assumes responsibility for direction and coordination of all functions in the nursing unit on his/her designated shifts. In collaboration with other members of the management team, this individual is responsible for the ongoing assessment of the quality of patient care services provided in the unit.
Assumes responsibility for direction and coordination of all functions during the designated shift
Functions as a resource person for staff members and assists in necessary education of individual members of the nursing staff
Assumes responsibility for the overall quality of nursing care provided when on duty
Makes decisions regarding activities with these areas based on Administrative Operational Standards, Nursing administrative Standards, Human Resource standards, and Standards of Care for the Unit, in collaboration with other members of the management team
Supports and demonstrates alignment and leadership of the mission of Wesley Healthcare and Wesley ICARE standards
Systematically evaluates the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice by participation in quality of care activities to initiate, implement, and sustain process improvements
Maintains current professional knowledge, acts as a role model/resource, and oversees direct nursing care to patients
Establishes and maintains effective and respectful communication in development of all collaborative relationships
Ability to utilize critical thinking and problem solving skills to identify, interpret, and access appropriate resources in patient specific scenario(s)
Secures, administers and handles medication according to established guidelines
Delivers patient-centered nursing care in accordance with standards of care defined by Wesley Medical Center and Wesley Woodlawn Hospital
Assists with assessment and evaluation of staffing patterns for proper utilization of personnel, according to patient acuity levels
Assists in investigations, documentation, and resolution of complaints or incidents concerning patients, visitors, physicians and staff
Participates in, and enforces hospital life-safety, quality, and risk management policies, procedures, and standards of regulatory agencies
Assists in the development and implementation of goals and objectives for the department
Assists with interviewing, hiring, orientation and evaluation of staff performance
Required Registration, Licensure or Certification
Current Licensure in the State of Kansas as a Registered Professional Nurse (RN)
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) verification course, as specified in policy
Obtain Advanced Certification in department's area of specialty within 24 months
Required Education or Experience
Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing
Preferred Education or Experience
Two (2) years of clinical practice in the clinical specialty of his/her unit
Required Knowledge and Skills
Commitment to the goals of the unit, patient safety initiatives and positive patient experience
Continued demonstration of clinical and leadership competency
Ability to utilize the nursing process in the provision of nursing care including, but not limited to, administering treatments and medications, interpreting diagnostic tests, formulating a plan of care, collaborating with other healthcare providers and providing education to patients and/or significant others
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively
Possess personal computer skills
Ability to multi-task, delegate and prioritize
Displays judgment and superior problem solving skills
Communicates positively and professionally with all internal and external customers
Ability to collaborate with other health care providers
Ability to educate patients and/or significant others
Ability to supervise regular staff and float staff on shift
Demonstrates good organizational skills
Preferred Knowledge and Skills
Possess skills in: patient care documentation systems and bed placement systems
We focus on keeping benefits fair, smart and competitive with a full package of rewards that support your health, life, career and future. As part of our commitment to a healthy work/life experience, HCA rewards our employees with comprehensive health and wellness benefits, financial and retirement planning support, and time away from work options. Learn more.
HCA is an equal opportunity employer.
Internal Number: 26330-19444
About Wesley Medical Center - Wesley Woodlawn Hospital & ER
For more than 100 years, Wesley Healthcare has provided exceptional healthcare to thousands of families in Wichita and throughout Kansas and Northern Oklahoma. As a leader in overall recommended care, Wesley treats more than 24,000 patients annually and delivers more than 6,000 babies each year, more than any hospital in a 13-state region.