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Staffing Coordinator - RN/ LPN

Company: AHC Clarksville
Location: Elkton
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

The purpose of this position is to direct the day-to-day functions of the Aides/Orderlies and nursing staff, as well as give direct nursing care to patients. This position is also responsible for planning, organizing, developing and directing the overall operation of education programs for facility staff in accordance with current existing federal, state and local standards, and established policies and procedures of the facility.
--- Direct the day-to-day functions of nursing aides and nursing staff.
--- Give direct nursing care to patients.
--- Visit all assigned patients at regular intervals during tour of duty.
--- Supervise feeding of patients as necessary.
--- Notify physician when patient's condition warrants.
--- Perform administrative duties, such as documenting of:
o Nurses' notes
o Doctors' orders
o Discharge plans
o Dietary changes
o Reports
o Evaluations
o Studies
o Billing and other charge slips
o Miscellaneous forms, charts, etc.
--- Chart pertinent facts and information in a professional, clear and comprehensive manner.
--- Admit, transfer and discharge patients according to policy.
--- Recognize and respond to changes in patients' conditions and document observations, interventions and outcomes.
--- Order from pharmacy, prepare and administer medications as ordered by physician.
--- Ensure that physicians sign off on all verbal orders and document process.
--- Conduct and/or monitor prescribed treatments, such as dressing changes, drawing of blood, catheter changes, NG tube insertion and removal, laboratory work, etc.
--- Give and receive condition report from the on-coming and off-going shift.
--- Perform emergency procedures, such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and in the event of death, notify family and appropriate other parties.
--- Recognize, intervene and report accidents and incidents when they occur.
--- Monitor and update care plans on each shift as appropriate.
--- Develop, coordinate and implement educational programs and in-services according to identified priorities.
--- Teach 75-hour training program for mandated certified nursing aides training program.
--- Provide general orientation to all new employees.
--- Schedule post-offer exams and agility and other tests for new employees.
--- Maintain records of patient accidents and incidents and provide in-services to reduce accidents and incidents.
--- Attend and participate in monthly and quarterly infection control, safety and quality assurance meetings.
--- Maintain accurate in-service attendance and other relevant records such as license/certificate renewal dates.
--- Perform emergency procedures such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
--- Recognize, intervene and report accidents and incidents when they occur.
--- Participate in surveys made by authorized government agencies.
--- Prepare reports and recommendations for the Administrator regarding the operation of the in-service department.
--- Assist administration in conducting disability management programs to reduce worker injuries and track departmental accountability.
--- Prepares staffing schedules to ensure overall continuity of residential care.
--- Ensure adequate daily staffing by filling vacant spots.
--- Maintain file of staffing requests for time off, including vacation, sick time and leaves of absence.
--- Supervise and participate in fire safety and other disaster drills and be prepared to carry out duties in the event on an actual event.
--- Recognize, intervene and/or report complaints and grievances from patients, families, visitors and employees.
--- Monitor the facility for possible health and safety hazards.
--- Maintain privacy and confidentiality of records, conditions and other information relating to patients, employees and facility.
--- Follow the established universal precautions and isolation procedures.
--- Encourage an atmosphere of optimism, warmth and interest in patients' personal and health care needs.
--- Meet or exceed the dress code of the facility as specified in the Employee Handbook, which includes neat, clean, odor-free grooming and dress.
--- Update daily census report and submit as required.
--- Attend and participate in orientation programs, on-going training and educational classes.
--- Inventory and request equipment, supplies, etc.
--- Assist in updates of written policies and procedures of routine nursing care.
--- Participate in surveys made by authorized government agencies.
--- Admit, transfer and discharge patients.
--- Monitor and participate in daily clean-up of the nurses' station.
--- Perform other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

  • Associates or betterLicenses & CertificationsRequired
    • Registered Nurse

Keywords: AHC Clarksville, Clarksville , Staffing Coordinator - RN/ LPN, Human Resources , Elkton, Tennessee

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