Job Information

University of Utah Health Clinical Nurse Coordinator RN - Emergency Department in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

Qualifications (Preferred)

Preferred

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing.

  • One year of directly related experience in an area of specialty is preferred.

  • Some positions may require additional certifications such as Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), or Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) within one year of hire.

Physical Requirements

Carrying, Color Determination, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Walking

EEO Statement

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Requisition Number 47118
Reg/Temp Regular
Employment Type Full-Time
Shift Day
Work Schedule Monday-Friday, occasional weekends
Location Name University of Utah Hospital
Patient Care? Yes
City SALT LAKE CITY
State UT
Department UUH OPC 29E EMERGENCY RM
Category Nursing Leadership
+ Assists with the management of the department which involves input in performance evaluations, interviewing, hiring, counseling employees and administration of the budget.
+ Supports and facilitates operational alignment with organization goals and strategies under the supervision of the Nurse Manager/department leadership.
+ Responsible for the coordination of quality improvement initiatives.
+ Coordinates staff education and development in coordination with the department manager and/or educator as appropriate. This may include conducting in-services, staff development programs and orientation.
+ May be responsible for the scheduling of department staff.
+ Investigates incident reports on patient care safety and counsel's staff accordingly.
+ May function as a preceptor.
+ Serves as a resource to external contacts and hospital staff in coordinating the repair and replacement of instruments and equipment.
+ Maintains inventory of specialized items and ensures items are available.
+ Maintains a safe and therapeutic patient care environment.
+ Performs professional staff nursing functions.
+ Performs professional staff nursing functions to maintain clinical expertise to support departmental operations. A minimum of 2 clinical staff nurse shifts per month is required but may be greater based upon the needs of the department.
+ May be required to take weekend/night/holiday administrative call on a regularly scheduled basis as mutually determined with the nurse manager.
+ Demonstrated potential ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above.
+ Ability to provide care to the population served.
+ Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient's status and provide care as described in the department's policies and procedures manual.
+ Demonstrated teaching and leadership skills.
+ Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.
+ Demonstrated ability to function calmly and competently in high stress situations.
+ Ability to balance clinical and management responsibilities.
+ Two years general nursing experience.

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.