Patient Care Coordinator (RN) Labor & Delivery Full Time Nights

  • Company: Hospital Corporation of America
  • Location: Port St. Lucie, Florida
  • Posted: November 22, 2017
  • Reference ID: 00476-4347
Patient Care Coordinator, L&D, FT, Nights, 0.9 FTE
St Lucie Medical Center
Port St Lucie, FL

Facility Description:
St. Lucie Medical Center is a 229-bed acute care facility accredited by The Joint Commission and designated a Top Performing Hospital. Since 1983, SLMC has continually provided quality care to the Treasure Coast community. The combined efforts of more than 350 skilled physicians and more than 800 dedicated employees have resulted in one of the most comprehensive healthcare facilities in Port St. Lucie. St. Lucie Medical Center offers a full range of services that include a birthing center, cardiac catheterization lab, cancer care, minimally-invasive techniques, digital mammography, general and vascular surgery and wound care and hyperbarics. It is a Certified Primary Stroke Center, accredited by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, Blue Distinction Maternity Care and Blue Distinction for Hip and Knee. Additionally, SLMC is home to the only Senior-Friendly ER and Orthopedic & Spine Institute.
St. Lucie Medical Center is a member of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies for eight consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!

Benefits:
We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance.

The PCC is an RN who demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to his or her patients and to provide direction and supervisions to other staff caring for patients in his or her patient care department/unit. Delivery of care to patients is based on criteria that are specific to the physical, psychosocial, cultural, safety and learning needs of that individual, depending on age and developmental level and on competence of staff assigned to that department.

The PCC reviews patient care daily, visits patients regularly, making suggestions to improve care and becomes involved in the care of selected patients. The PCC organizes, coordinates, and facilitates patient care on her/his department/unit during all operating hours. They perform delegated management duties, assigned by the Director, which are consistent with her/his scope of nursing practice and competence. The PCC demonstrates an understanding of the budget process and staffing plan, implementing cost-effective strategies in staffing and supply management decisions. She/he participates in the interviewing, monitoring, coaching, evaluating and disciplining process.

The scope and complexity of this position will vary based on the number of beds/visits/procedures in the department, acuity of patients, FTEs supervised, number of different medical staff and medical staff services involved, "normal working hours" responsibility or 24/7 responsibility, the activity level of admissions, discharges and transfers per day, and the education resources available.
Qualifications:
Licensure/Certification/Registration:
Current FL state licensure as a Registered Nurse.
Current BLS/ACLS certification.
Other specialty certifications as required by Unit.

Education:
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing preferred; BSN preferred

Experience:
At least two years acute care/specialty nursing is desirable in area of specialty. At least one year previous experience in charge/supervisory or management position preferred

Special Qualifications:
Demonstrates good organizational skills. Provides safe and appropriate care within the Standards of Nursing practice. Demonstrates good critical thinking skills. Displays leadership and problem solving skills. Communicates positively and professionally with all internal and external customers. Able to articulate and demonstrate knowledge of nursing theory and practice.

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