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Full-Time Evenings (1pm-1am)
The Coordinator of Patient Flow in the Emergency Department is a registered professional nurse who functions under the direction of the ER Clinical Nurse Manager and is responsible for shift operations including: leading staff, patient flow activities and services, care and labor for a department within the nursing division of WellStar.
Has responsibility for implementing standards of practice, interpreting system and department policies and procedures, and ensuring quality patient care and compliance with regulatory and legal requirements. Is responsible for the efficiency and safety of patient flow through the Emergency Department (adult, pediatric, fast track, triage, behavioral health) Responsible for monitoring and maintaining sound financial performance, human resources management, materials and supplies management, patient/customer satisfaction and appropriate reporting. Responsible for coordinating department functions with the operations of other hospital departments to maximize patient flow and inter-departmental efficiency. Serves as chief retention officer for his/her assigned staff as well as a leadership sponsor of E.D. patient throughput metrics.
Based on expanded educational knowledge, clinical expertise and experience, is responsible for the safe delivery of care that adjusts to needs of the patient while considering population, age and cultural diversity. These competent nursing care practices address the biological, developmental, psychosocial, cultural and clinical needs of the patient, family member or support system. Contributes to the vision of Emergency Services, the strategic planning process, and department goals by leading operations to fulfill the mission, vision and strategic goals. Is responsible for employee development as it relates to critical thinking skills interfaced with patient flow principles and patient safety with an emphasis on evidence-based practice supported by the Shared Governance Model.
Required Minimum Education
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