ChristianaCare is currently seeking a Perioperative Practice Coordinator for Labor & Delivery. In this position you will function as a licensed professional caregiver, under the supervision of the department manager/director. You will utilize leadership and clinical skills to coordinate patient care, specific service(s) needs, and department operations. You will also delegate patient care responsibilities, facilitates communication among interdisciplinary team members and care teams.
Functions as the clinical supervisor on shift; coordinates care activities considering age specific and acuity needs of patient.
Staffs unit according to patient acuity on current and oncoming shift. Re-assigns staff as needed.
Assures cost effective utilization of resources including staffing and scheduling. Facilitates cases starting on time.
Coordinates daily staffing assignments, assures appropriate staffing according to expected level of service and patient care requirements for current and oncoming shift.
Notifies affected staff of any changes/ additions (trauma, class I & II cases) or cancellations in the schedule.
Assures accountability of nursing staff. Assigns available staff to provide breaks and lunch/dinner relief.
Manages and resolves conflict with staff/physicians/ anesthesia care providers.
Manages and resolves equipment conflicts due to scheduling or malfunction.
Demonstrates advanced skills in direct patient care, delegation/evaluation of care.
Conducts initial and ongoing assessments designed to gather data relevant to patient's individual needs.
Develops and monitors a plan of care through an interdisciplinary approach.
Serves as a role model, and mentor to staff in planning patient care using the nursing process; supports critical thinking and decision-making. Acts as a facilitator and motivates staff.
Collaborates with physicians concerning patient's assessment, goals, care plans, and progress.
Collaborates with SDS, ANM and NM identifying high risk and clinically complex patients to provide appropriately skilled personnel. Collaborates with SDS, ANM and NM when necessary.
Requirements: BSN required. At least three years of nursing experience in an acute care setting required. Perioperative experience preferred. Labor & Delivery experience preferred.
This is a full-time (80 hours bi-weekly) Day shift position. Hours are 630am - 2pm, Monday through Friday.
Internal Number: JR56071
About ChristianaCare Health System
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.