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Clinical Nurse Coordinator Emergency Department

Company: HCA Florida Westside Hospital
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:


Clini cal Nurse Coordinator- Registered Nurse (RN)

Emergency Department

Full-Time Nights FTE 0.9

HCA Florida Westside Hospital

Plantation, FL


External candidates only

Facility Description:

We're always on the move. You will find it is an exciting time at HCA Florida Westside Hospital, a 250-bed medical center and healthcare complex. Westside offers the community the latest in the minimally invasive spine and colorectal surgery and is one of only nine Joint Commission-certified centers in the United States for minimally invasive colorectal surgery. Not only are we certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by the Agency for Health Care Administration (ACHA), but also certified as a Thrombectomy Capable Center by the Joint Commission. We are a teaching and research facility, offering Graduate Medical Education (GME) programs in podiatry, surgery, and internal medicine. Since our founding in 1974, we have been committed to expanding and improving every facet of the organization, devoting significant time and resources to enhancing the facility, staff, and medical care.

At Westside, we care like family! We invite you to explore opportunities with a family-oriented team of more than 1,200 professionals, along with almost 750 physicians that thrive in a fast-paced but friendly work environment. At HCA Florida Westside Hospital, our medical services combined with compassionate care, illustrate why we are one of the leading healthcare facilities in South Florida.


We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At HCA Florida Westside Hospital, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family's needs. Some of the unique benefits we offer include:

  • Student Loan Repayment
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP) If applicable, please refer to the CBA or the local HR office to confirm if this benefit applies to your position.

    Job Description:

    The Clinical Nurse Coordinator (CNC) ensures and delivers high-quality, patient-centered care and coordination of all functions in the unit/department during the designated shift. In collaboration with other members of the management team, the CNC directs, monitors, and evaluates nursing care in accordance with established policies/procedures, serves as a resource person for staff, and models a commitment to the organization s vision/mission/values to support an unparalleled patient experience and clinical outcomes that contribute to overall departmental performance. As a Clinical Nurse Coordinator, some of your primary responsibilities will be to:
    • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to coordinate, evaluate, customize, and deliver high-quality, patient-centered care
    • Exercise judgment and provides direction regarding patient care assignments using established policies/procedures
    • Operationalize evidence-based practices to enhance patient safety and quality outcomes
    • Support the achievement of internal/external benchmarks, accreditations, and designations
    • Ensure compliance with all policies, procedures, and regulatory standards
    • Ensure equipment maintenance is performed regularly and according to regulatory and/or accreditation standards
    • Assist with admission and discharge processes to ensure efficient throughput and high-quality, patient-centered care
    • Participate in the ongoing assessment of the quality of patient care services provided in the unit, in collaboration with other members of the management team
    • Represent the organization positively within the community; participates in company-supported community/patient events and in-services
    • Assist with staff scheduling. Manage all practical aspects of staff labor in accordance with patient care needs and established productivity guidelines
    • Support proper inventory control and assists with managing supplies and equipment
    • Lead in a way that inspires commitment to the vision/mission/values of the organization
    • Support the efforts of the facility to improve engagement by operationalizing current nursing strategies, including employee rounding, hourly rounds, and other initiatives
    • Function as a resource person for staff members. Provides coaching, feedback, and training to improve performance and engagement
    • Provide recommendations related to interviewing, selecting, and training new staff. Recommend and implements courses of action, including training and development, conflict resolution, personnel policy compliance, completion of performance evaluations, and/or disciplinary actions to ensure a competitively superior organization
    • Resolve and/or channel employee grievances, disputes, or concerns according to appropriate procedures. Escalate issues as needed
    • Support physician partnerships
    • Perform other duties as assigned
    • Practice and adheres to the "Code of Conduct" and "Mission and Value Statement"
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      • Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Florida or Recognized Compact Licensure (subject to Florida State Licensing Requirements, including/not limited to ongoing eligibility and duration provisions)
      • American Red Cross or American Heart Association Advanced Life Support Course (ALS or ACLS) and certification
      • American Red Cross or American Heart Association Basic Life Support Course (BLS or BCLS) and certification
      • Two (2) years Associate Degree (ASN) required
      • Four (4) years Bachelor Degree (BSN) preferred
      • Minimum of 3-5 years of clinical experience preferred
      • One (1) year of supervision experience required

Keywords: HCA Florida Westside Hospital, Fort Lauderdale , Clinical Nurse Coordinator Emergency Department, Healthcare , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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