Ortho RN Coordinator

Wallingford, CT
Jan 5, 2021

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Job Description

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

Under the direction of the Manager, Director of Orthopedic Services, and Physician Director, the Nurse Coordinator works collaboratively with physician leaders, physicians, Advanced Practice Providers (APP) and staff of the Orthopedic program to ensure goals and objectives are successfully met. The primary role of the Nurse Coordinator is to maintain communication with patients, families, staff, and providers in order to ensure coordination of patient care across the continuum.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Clinical Practice
    • 1.1 Manages incoming referrals, coordinates initial patient contact, and complies list of presented patients in collaboration with attending physicians, fellows, and Advanced Practice Provider, (APP's).
  • 2. Clinical Program
    • 2.1 Assists in the coordination of the Orthopedic program.
  • 3. Patient Safety, Quality, and Research
    • 3.1 Creates and supports a culture and environment of safety.
  • 4. Professional Development and Education
    • 4.1 Participates in enhancing the professional development of the nursing staff and other health care providers involved in the care of Orthopedic patients.

Qualifications

EDUCATION


Bachelor's Degree in Nursing required. Connecticut RN license


EXPERIENCE


A minimum of three (3) years experience in adult orthopedic acute care inpatient services, ambulatory or critical care.


LICENSURE


RN license in the State of Connecticut


SPECIAL SKILLS


Knowledge of orthopedic procedures and surgeries. Excellent collaborative, communication, and interpersonal skills required. Ability to triage non-urgent and emergent situations.


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Job Info

Job: 25705

Department: Ortho Wallingford
Category: NURSING-STAFF
Sub Category: NURSE PROF OTHER
Status: Full Time Benefits Eligible
Shift: DAYS
Hours: 40