Clinical Coordinator

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 
Roles & Responsibilities:


Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Clinical Practice
  • Participates in the development, implementation and coordination of clinical services and programs for designated patient populations.  Activities may include but are not limited to:
  1. Patient screening/assessment
  2. Treatments and procedures, where applicable
  3. Patient and family education
  4. Discharge planning and follow-up
  5. Case management
  6. Research utilization and evidence based practice
  • Promotes an interdisciplinary approach in patient care delivery.
  • Serves as a resource for patients and their families and promotes the patient experience.
  • Acts as a patient advocate utilizing the Patient Bill of Rights.
  • Participates in promoting and maintaining a safe and therapeutic environment.
  • Participates in the promotion of quality indicators, performance improvement and focused   outcomes of care delivery.

Professional Practice
  • Supports the mission, philosophy, goals and objectives of the Department of Nursing and The Mount Sinai Medical Center.
  • Maintains clinical competence.
  • Is responsible and accountable for his/her own nursing practice.
  • Advocates the highest standards of nursing practice.
  • Approaches patients, families and other members of the health care team in a professional, respectful manner.
  • Serves as a clinical role model and resource to the nursing staff.
  • Serves as a professional resource to other members of the health care team.
  • Demonstrates professional involvement by:
  1. Attending and participating in workshops, seminars, and courses as presenter or author.
  2. Keeping abreast of current literature and trends in practice.
  3. Participating in related professional organizations.
  • Considers ethical issues in professional nursing practice.
  • Treats co-workers, patients and families with dignity and respect.
  • Is open and responsive to the diverse backgrounds and experience of other people, and promotes and environment that is sensitive to cultural diversity.
  • Maintains attendance and punctuality record in accordance with departmental standards.
  • Adheres to dress code in accordance with departmental policy.

Administrative Practice
  • Collaborates with other members of the health care team in the development, implementation, and ongoing review of policies, procedures, and standards of care for designated patient populations.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of hospital, departmental and care center standards, policies, procedures and guidelines as well as regulatory agency standards.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of continuous quality improvement programs.
  • Participates in risk management activities including identifying and communicating issues of risk in a timely manner.
  • Participates in committee activities.
  • Is aware of and responsive to budgetary constraints and incorporates financial principles into program development and allocation of resources.
  • Recognizes each individual's right to health care unrestricted by age, race, color, sex,  age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or source of payment.
  • Assists in the performance appraisal process of designated Nursing staff and assists in the assessment of competency of staff.
  • Assists in the ongoing attainment of positive patient satisfaction experiences and nurse sensitive indicators of patient care delivery 


 

Requirements:

  • Ability to read, write, understand and speak English in a clear and concise manner.
  • Visual and aural acuity to assess patient status.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with a wide variety of individuals.
  • Ability to use basic data entry and retrieval systems.
  • Ability to organize information and teach others.
  • Analytic ability to collect and organize information, identify problems and trends, and formulate and implement corrective plans or programs.
  • Ability to coordinate, prioritized, and allocate resources.
  • Oriented to consumer satisfaction.
  • Physical stamina, dexterity and mental health necessary to coordinate a broad variety of services and programs for designated patient population on a daily basis.
  • Demonstrate the following minimum requirements:
  1. Licensure: New York State License with current registration.
  2. Education: Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing is required. Master’s in Nursing and 
     certification in specialty area are preferred.   Oncology – must have OCN within 2 years of employment
  1. Experience: Progressive job related experience specific to area of responsibility.

 

Strength Through Diversity


The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.

 

We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 


Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 


Who We Are


Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

 

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

 

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 


EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

 

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