Current, unrestricted New York State registered professional nursing license
ACLS at the time of hire; PALS within 3 months of hire; TCAR (Trauma Care After Resuscitation) and Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN) course strongly recommended
CCRN (Critical Care Registered Nurse) preferred; required within 2 years of hire
Under the general guidance of the Chief Nursing Officer, the Clinical Coordinator of the Intensive Care Unit provides oversight, coordination and clinical leadership by demonstrating research-based best practices in clinical and leadership skills. Functions in the role of expert clinician, educator, consultant and supporter of clinical practice of the Intensive Care Unit. In collaboration with the medical staff and nursing staff, monitors the clinical care of patients and provides clinical support to improve patient care and patient outcomes. Incorporated within each of these role functions, the Clinical Coordinator is a role model, patient advocate, leader, change agent and cost-effective practitioner.
Must possess the ability to motivate and coordinate resources in the management of the department, promote teamwork within the department, ability to organize work according to priorities, maintain a helpful and positive regard for the patient and family. Must have a strong sense of professionalism. Must possess excellent clinical skills which utilize current and up-to-date knowledge in the provision of patient care. Pursues programs of continuing education to maintain clinical and management expertise and expand knowledge base or skills related to the Intensive Care Unit. Utilizes both critical thinking and sound clinical judgment and works autonomously to solve problems
A minimum of 5 years recent critical care experience, including at least 2-3 years of ICU charge nurse experience. Experience as a clinical coordinator, clinical nurse specialist or nurse manager preferred.
Previous experience with critically ill trauma patients at a level 3 (or above) Trauma Center
Familiarity with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel; familiarity with MediTech strongly preferred