Clinical Inpatient Coordinator, Maternity-Delivery (L&D)

Management Worcester, Massachusetts


Description

Position at UMass Memorial Medical Center


Everyone is a Caregiver
At UMass Memorial Health Care, Everyone is a Caregiver regardless of title. Exceptional patient care, academic excellence and leading-edge research make UMass Memorial the premier health care system of Central and Western Massachusetts, and a place where we can help you build the career you deserve. We are more than 14,000 employees, working together as one health care system. And everyone, in their own unique way, plays an important part, everyday.

Requisition #: 203600
Title: Clinical Coordinator, Inpatient
Department: Maternity-Delivery
Posting Date: June 22, 2020
Shift: Evenings
Status: Exempt
Union: Non-Union
Hours: 36 hours
Shift Length: 12 hours
Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center – Memorial Campus

Labor & Delivery Nursing Experience Required

Position Summary:

Responsible for directing and coordinating daily departmental function and planning for delivery of the highest quality of safe patient care. Collaborates with the Nurse Manager to manage and direct the implementation of professional nursing practice on a daily basis.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Coordinates age–appropriate patient care activities for a defined staff and makes immediate decisions for those areas within the scope of his/her responsibility using knowledge of standards, policies and procedures as they apply to the given area.
  • Conducts daily patient care rounds, assessing patient care requirements and monitoring nursing staff performance. Reviews documentation and addresses non compliant standards with staff.
  • Assists with the coordination of patient satisfaction initiatives on the unit. Evaluates performance through patient and family interviews and review of HCAPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) reports. Communicates with staff recognizing achievements and identifying opportunities for improvement.
  • Coordinates daily operations to assure appropriate staffing, optimal patient flow, bed management, and productivity to meet or exceed budget. Keeps nurse manager informed of nursing workload, changes in patient and/or employee needs.
  • Collaborates with the nursing leadership team in the strategic planning, implementation, evaluation, and revision of systems to support and enhance the competence, autonomy, and accountability of the nursing staff.

Position Qualifications:

Experience in L&D nursing required

License/Certification/Education:

Required:

Bachelor's degree in nursing or management experience and current Massachusetts Registered Nurse licensure and registration required.

Experience/Skills:

Required:

Minimum of two years related clinical experience and at least one year experience in the clinical preceptor and/or resource role. Demonstrates leadership experience. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Standards of Respect:

Standards of Respect
We’re striving to make respect a part of everything we do at UMass Memorial – for our patients and for each other. We’re expecting that our new caregivers practice our six Standards of Respect: Acknowledge, Listen, Communicate, Be Responsive, Be a Team Player, and Be Kind, to help us make respect a part of how we take care of business everyday.


As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMHC recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talentacquisition@umassmemorial.org. We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.