Nurse Coordinator Job Description

Nurse Coordinator Job Description

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Nurse coordinator provides clinical leadership by assessing, implementing and evaluating the care provided to patients and families in the program.

Nurse Coordinator Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Assists with managing labor cost by coordinating adequate staffing patterns according to the utilization of the area and keeping an open line of communication with Clinical Director/Manager and Administrator, as per facility practices
Assists with development of policies/procedures and facility practices, as directed
Responsible for monitoring clinical staff for compliance with facility policies and practices, procedures, and QI Program (hazardous waste, blood borne pathogens, infection control)
Reports any environmental safety hazards to Risk Manager, Clinical Director/Manager, and Administrator, as per facility practices
Communicates nursing and physician activities as required per facility practices to Clinical Director/Manager and Administrator in a timely manner
Communicates nursing and physician activities as required per facility practices to Clinical Director and Administrator in a timely manner
Implement Best Practices and follow-up
Demonstrates a commitment to patient safety by being knowledgeable about evidence and best practices for safety, speaking up about safety issues, and changing practice to enhance safety
Functions as outpatient nurse coordinator to the Division of Ophthalmology and provides nursing expertise to the outpatient service by promoting continuity of care between families and the health care team
Utilizes appropriate computer systems to obtain data, enter and develop reporting tools Demonstrates interest in the development of others and positively impacts the lives of patients/families, peers, and members of the healthcare team through mentoring, education, and knowledge sharing

Nurse Coordinator Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Nurse Coordinator

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, CPR, UPMC, ACLS, BCLS, AED, TNCC, PALS, AHA, CPI

Education for Nurse Coordinator

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the nurse coordinator job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Nursing, Education, Graduate, Supervision, Science, Associates, School of Nursing, Medical, Nursing Program, Management

Skills for Nurse Coordinator

Desired skills for nurse coordinator include:

Adult learning principles and applies in teaching of patients
Families
Students and new staff
Care Navigation Program to facilitate the coordination of care for patients assigned to the Care Navigation unit
Departmental program software and the Company’s clinical information systems
Practices
Research protocol to coordinate the comprehensive and compliant execution of assigned protocols
Specialty area
Principles
Medical terminology

Desired experience for nurse coordinator includes:

Directs, coordinates and participates in the evaluation and supervision of nursing care provided to research subjects
Requires full range of body motion, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination
Demonstrated professional competency
Conducts audits of the Nurse Evaluators at a minimum of every 12 to 18 months or as the state or vendor contract requires
Works with Program Manager to secure regional testing sites
Investigates and resolves score discrepancies with Nurse Evaluators and applicants

Nurse Coordinator Examples

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Nurse Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a nurse coordinator. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for nurse coordinator
  • Encourages an environment of teamwork with other employees
  • Coordinates nursing care in the designated clinical unit/department
  • Coordinates and delegates tasks to individuals according to the activities required and staff competency
  • Assist with maintaining proper inventory levels and cost containment
  • Exhibits flexibility in self schedule
  • Assists with employee orientation and performance management
  • Assists with coordinating staff training/in-services and monitoring to ensure compliance
  • Handles Pre Op and PACU clinical variances and coordinates follow up with Risk Manager, Center Administrator, and Clinical Director/Manager, as required
  • Assists with handling employee matters
  • Assists with monthly staff meetings
Qualifications for nurse coordinator
  • Excellent verbal, written and cross-cultural communication skills
  • Responsible for maintaining adequate medical supply and pharmaceutical inventory
  • Current TX LVN or RN license
  • Demonstrates necessary practical, technical or specialized knowledge and skills required for the role of the pre and post-operative nurse in accordance with patient care and regulatory standards of practice
  • Recognizes signs and symptoms of patient’s condition that indicate potential pre and/or post procedure or anesthesia related complications and report to anesthesiologist immediately
  • Provides a safe and comforting environment for patient and family pre and post operatively
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Nurse Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of nurse coordinator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for nurse coordinator
  • Handles operating room clinical variances and coordinates follow up with Risk Manager, Center Administrator, and Clinical Director, as required
  • Overseeing a team of Nurse Practitioner (NPs)
  • Providing clinical care
  • Handling schedules
  • Possess knowledge of developmental needs and competent in the assessment and treatment for adult and pediatric patients with bleeding disorders
  • Collaborate with the patient, family and members of the healthcare team
  • Promote awareness of nursing management of those with bleeding and clotting disorders through inservice within and outside facility
  • Provide community and patient education on local and national stage by participating at Alaska Hemophilia Association and National Hemophilia Foundation sponsored seminars
  • Seek out and participate in continuing education and professional development opportunities specific to the bleeding and clotting disorder community general nursing
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and ability to identify opportunities for success with regulatory requirements Partners with hospital leaders to implement change Demonstrates project management skills Serves as a leader in clinical nursing practice, identifying patient and staff focused opportunities for improvement and leading the change process
Qualifications for nurse coordinator
  • Excellent organizational skills, self motivation and demonstrated attention to detail in work related activities required
  • 3+ years of Nursing experience within an Inpatient and/or Medical-Surgical Unit
  • NYS Nurse Practitioner (NP)
  • Minimum three (3) years Registered Nurse experience with pediatric and adult populations affected by bleeding disorders
  • Ability to provide nursing care to newborns and/or children with complex problems
  • Collect and analyze date to monitor and document outcomes and cost effectiveness of performance improvement initiatives
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Nurse Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of nurse coordinator. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for nurse coordinator
  • Collaborates with all members of the interdisciplinary team to achieve productive movement of the best practices within the organization
  • Processing of incoming serious adverse event (SAE) reports
  • Provide copy of reviewed SAE report to pharmaceutical partner(s) in the required time frame as per SCRI Development Innovations Pharmacovigilance Department SOPs and WPGs
  • Distribute copies of incoming SAE reports to designated stakeholders
  • Provide receipt of SAE report to study site
  • Maintain and archive documentation of SAE case receipt and distribution
  • Adhere to designated timelines for SAE case distribution
  • Enter SAE report data (initial and follow-up reports) into SAE tracking data base
  • Perform preliminary assessment for medical coherency of the SAE reports
  • Draft clinical narrative for the SAE reports for further review and assessment by the Sponsor Medical Monitor
Qualifications for nurse coordinator
  • Demonstrated knowledge of federal, state, and local requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to work well as a member of a team, independently, in an environment that requires efficiency, speed and thoroughness
  • Master’s degree with 2-3 years of experience, or professional certificate in health sciences area with additional experience
  • Basic experience with word processing and databases
  • Previous experience coordinating clinical research studies
  • Phlebotomy and centrifuging
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Nurse Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of nurse coordinator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for nurse coordinator
  • Follow SAE reports until resolution of events
  • Partner with DDU Study Operations team to address any SAE report queries
  • Generate, review and distribute routine SAE Report (e.g., SAE line listings)
  • Participate in Site Initiation Visits (SIV) to conduct SAE Reporting per protocol specifications
  • Provide SAE reporting training for study site colleagues
  • Perform timely quality checks in SAE tracking data base and Argus
  • File completed SAE reports in designated areas
  • Work with other study team members, regulatory colleagues, and study site staff to facilitate understanding and adherence to protocol requirements for SAE reporting
  • Attend designated meetings, conference calls, and monthly staff meetings as appropriate
  • Participate in educational activities and programs when available
Qualifications for nurse coordinator
  • Minimum of three years clinical nursing experience
  • Registered Nurse with three to five years of recent (within the last 3 years) acute care experience required
  • Needs to be professional knowledgeable, responsible, and accountable to manage patient care over the continuum and to assist in improving quality, cost, and patient/service satisfaction outcomes
  • Thorough knowledge and skill in assessing drug side effects, determining medical conditions and performing physical exams
  • Ability to make excellent medical decisions based on patients health and available programs are essential
  • Excellent teaching and public speaking skills preferred
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Nurse Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a nurse coordinator. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for nurse coordinator
  • Comply with all applicable Sarah Cannon SOPs and guidelines, Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and ICH regulations and guidelines
  • Coordinates and implements the research studies according to the study protocol
  • Participates in ongoing patient education
  • Maintains protocol regulatory documents in compliance with SOPs
  • Actively participates in protocol initiations and study specific educational programs
  • Collects tissue specimens from the research subject during medical procedures
  • Coordinates and implements quality initiatives relating to the National Hospital Quality Measures
  • Interviews and recruits patients for participation in studies and medical school programs
  • Explains the program or research study, secures patient permission and coordinates patient scheduling
  • Interacts with patients in order to gather information and monitor their condition/progress throughout the study
Qualifications for nurse coordinator
  • Current NYS RN License or NYS NP License required
  • Candidate must have 1-3 years prior experience in a leadership position
  • Knowledge of Word and Excel is required
  • Ability to handle issues that may arise between staff, physicians in a calm and professional manner
  • Three to five years clinical experience and case management preferred
  • Computer experience with infusion software, electronic medical records (EPIC), and Microsoft Excel and Word

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