Clinical Care Coordinator ~ Cardiology
Sanford Health - Sioux Falls, SD

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Full-time, 72 hours per two week pay period. 12 hour rotating shifts to include every third weekend and holiday.

The Cardiology Clinical Care Coordinator (CCC) manages healthcare team members who care for cardiology patients. The CCC must have excellent communication skills to effectively counsel, support, and direct those considered subordinates. Expected to lead others through change and crisis situations. Must have excellent critical thinking skills to problem solve issues. Must be able to delegate responsibilities to subordinates based on skill sets and scope of practice. Expected to receive and give patient care reports. Expected to complete annual reviews on subordinates. Some other responsibilities within role include: chairing committees within the department, manage resource issues (staffing), oversee scheduling conflicts and facilitate orientation and on-going education of employees. Expected to maintain the RN competencies of the Cardiology Department. Expected to manage organ procurement process. As ambassador of the organization, expected to adhere to hospital, and unit philosophy, goals and standards of care. The nurse utilizes independent and interdependent nursing judgment when integrating health care. The nurse has knowledge of and utilizes appropriate age-related patient care protocols relating to the physical and psychological needs of the adolescent, adult and/or geriatric patients according to department scope of service.

The CCC must be knowledgeable in the care of cardiology patients. Must be able to interpret arrhythmias and treat correctly. Must have clinical competence to serve as resource to subordinates or other healthcare team members. Expected to do some competencies that subordinates will not do, i.e., arterial line pulls. Must be self-directed with the ability to lead others. Must have effective communication, be able to critically think quickly under stress and respond appropriately to crisis situations. Must be able to effectively communicate to physicians and other healthcare team members. Must be able to collaborate and negotiate with co-workers and other healthcare team members. Must be able to effectively manage conflict.

The RN functions within the scope and standards of nursing practice as outlined in the South Dakota Nurse Practice Act and Administrative Rules. The Sanford Nursing Practice recognizes the Scope and Standards of Practice (2004) and the Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements (2001) as published by the American Nurses Association as the foundation for nursing care delivery.

Required Skills

Bachelor's degree in Nursing required.

A minimum of 1 year of hands-on nursing experience required, 2 years of hands-on nursing experience is preferred. Demonstrated involvement in clinical process improvement initiatives preferred

Currently licensed with the applicable State Nursing Board and/or possess multistate licensure privileges as required by position. Prefer certification in nursing specialty. Maintains required department specific competencies and certifications (i.e. - ACLS, PALS, TNCC, NRP, etc.). ACLS is required. Functions within legal RN scope of practice

Required Experience

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