Cayuga Medical Associates, PC, a growing multi-speciality group located in Ithaca, NY is currently seeking a Clinical Coordinator, RN to join their Cardiology group. The Clinical Coordinator performs, coordinates, and supervises clinical functions for the practice, collaborates as needed with other health care disciplines to meet the needs of the patient and/or family, and demonstrates and promotes the organization’s philosophy of excellent customer service and high quality care. The Clinical Coordinator acts as the patient’s advocate, manages supplies and equipment, and promotes teamwork with staff, providers, and personnel in other departments. The Nurse practices in accordance with Cayuga Medical Associates’ Clinical Policies and Procedures, and operates within the scope of practice established by the New York State Office of the Professions.
Sample of Essential Job Functions:
Directs actions toward supervision of nursing care given to patients within the practice according to nursing principles.
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
Assists in the development and implementation of short and long-term goals for practice; provides leadership and direction
Provides for professional growth and development of patient care staff through identification of needs, sponsoring training programs, encouraging education (formal and continuing) efforts and evaluation of same.
Monitors schedule to prepare for the day/week ahead.
Assumes responsibility for own personal continuing education and developmental needs; attends meetings, workshops to enrich personal knowledge, growth and management skills.Verifies availability of all supplies and equipment required for correct operation of department; complete purchase orders
Supervises and oversees the cleaning and sterile packaging of instruments and the cleaning of equipment.
Supervises care of examination/procedure rooms and equipment to ensure cleanliness, sterility and operational ability.
Assigns personnel; delegates specific duties and tasks.
Evaluates need for new or different stock items in regard to new trends, needs of the department.
Continuously supervises staff to ensure quality of nursing care.
Posts performance improvement monitoring; analyzes and evaluates services to improve nursing care.
Provides orientation for new staff members.
Plans, controls, directs and coordinates clinical duties to ensure the functioning of the department and staff.
Schedules and assigns staff to increase efficiency and coordination of department staff according to standards.
Demonstrates knowledge of nursing theory and management. Keeps informed of new developments in nursing procedures.
Conducts monthly staff meetings. Allows staff to participate in problem solving.
Ensures payroll data is accurately completed as required.
Completes reports and statistics as requested by the Practice Manager.
Assists in the development and implementation of policies and procedures with practice manager
Promotes team building, trust and respect in every aspect of the organization.
Ensures that all changes to operations are effectively communicated to clinical and/or providers prior to implementation.
Assists in critically evaluating budgeted expenses and makes recommendations to facilitate submissions of an accurate budget.
Ensures efficient and effective workflow that supports the providers.
Supports the corporation’s customer service philosophy.
Facilitates positive resolution of all patient complaints and inquires.
Works with Practice manager to coach and develop employees in job related skills through work assignment, establishment of deadlines, direct training and regular feedback.
Participates in interviews and hiring process for clinical personnel.
Responsible for annual review of all clinical personnel to ensure that all licenses are current and all requirements to maintain licenses are met.
Resolves personnel problems in assigned areas following policies and procedures and applies appropriate progressive disciplinary action.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
Basic computer knowledge.
Operates different equipment utilized in the practice.
Education and Training:
Current RN licensure in the state of New York
Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS Certification required.
Minimum of two years of nursing management experience preferred.
Minimum of two years of experience in physician’s office preferred.
Internal Number: CHI
About Cayuga Medical Associates
Cayuga Medical Associates is a growing multi-specialty group practice, located in the heart of the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York State.