Conway Medical Center
The Clinical Coordinator ICU (CC-ICU) will assist the Director of Critical Care/Telemetry in overseeing the daily clinical operations of a multidisciplinary team. The CC-ICU will manage, develop and coordinate clinical programs and operational activities on a 24-hour basis. The CC- ICU will review and monitor staffing levels and productivity, insure compliance with all legal and regulatory standards, evaluate the educational and competency needs of staff, and assist with performance evaluations for team members. The CC-ICU will evaluate the clinical practice of specified discipline and review clinical records to ensure standards of care and quality of services are provided. The CC-ICU will develop and implement performance improvement activities and manage/resolve concerns of personnel, develop objectives and goals, assist with annual budgets, equipment and supply needs, and will serve in rotation as administrator on call. The CC-ICU performs functions as noted above but is ready and willing to assist the team in direct nursing services as will be needed in times of high volume as well in rare circumstances cross over to another unit that may not be the normal primary work assignment.
All organizational staff, including this position, are specifically required as a condition of continued employment to make advance preparations for their families and pets in the event of weather emergencies such as Hurricanes and flooding threats. Any staff member can be determined as essential staff required to report to the facility during these events. In many cases this means reporting and sleeping at the facility before, during and after a weather emergency. By signing this job description, the staff member accepts this responsibility of readiness to report to work during any designated emergency staffing situation. CMC staff members operate as one team meeting the healthcare needs of our communities, thus this position will on occasion complete other duties as assigned beyond those designated in this primary job description which may include float coverage at an alternate facility, department or assignment.
Associates degree in Nursing (ADN) required.
Bachelors or Masters in related field preferred (BSN/MSN).
Minimum of two (2) years ICU specific nursing experience required.
Previous hospital based or specific leadership experience required.
Current South Carolina (or compact state) licensure as RN (SCLLR) in good standing required.
Basic Life Saving (BLS) certification required.
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification required.
The ability to rotate through the on-call schedule on a regular basis required.
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with co-workers, nursing colleagues, physicians, and department heads required.
Exemplary core customer service skills strongly required.
Knowledge of nursing theory and practice required.
Strong organizational/time management skills required.
Strong PC skills required.
Strong verbal communication skills required.
Ability to exercise independent judgement in emergency situations required.
Physical surroundings generally pleasant and comfortable.
Occasional exposure to difficult patients.
Stress level high due to multiple demands frequently occurring simultaneously.
Frequent exposure to bio-hazardous materials.
Potential exposure to blood borne and airborne pathogens.
Prolonged standing and walking required.
Medium - While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) required to stand, sit, and walk; occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) to use hands, fingers; and frequently to talk or hear. The employee must exert 20 to 35 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 15 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Ability to hear to process instructions and safety code and alarms required. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job and will be assessed by post offer Employee Health fit-for-duty review.