Work closely with the Division Administrator, Site Managers, Director of Outpatient Operations, Medical Director of Outpatient Practices, and Clinical Nurse Director ensuring all competencies and clinical responsibilities are completed accurately
Works closely with the Division Administrator, Nurse Practitioners and Practice Supervisors in regards to administrative matters
Executes nursing interventions by collaborating with the care team and following the standards of care established by the Division of Gynecologic Specialty Surgery
The Clinical Coordinator / RN will assist physicians in all treatments and procedures, perform preoperative patient interviews and assessments including pre-op instructions, post-operative patient care and instructions, prepare and administer prescribed medications and treatment in accordance with standards.
Assumes responsibility and accountability for effectively managing nursing care of individual patients
Observe, report and record patient's condition, reaction to drugs and treatment, compile and record all patient laboratory information
Assist physicians during clinical procedures, and department specific therapies
Obtain prior authorizations for medications
Complete FMLA and Disability paper work
Record patient histories and vital signs, venipuncture, injections and collect/prep specimens.
Monitor use and ordering of equipment, surgical instruments and supplies.
Triage calls and advise appropriate clinicians when necessary.
Assist in improving and maintaining the existing laboratory and pathology tracking system.
Maintain precise records of all specimens obtained and sent for testing.
Ensure all medications and injections are logged and accounted for.
Track and monitor risk management incidents, medication errors and other patient safety issues.
Participates in performance improvement activities and staff education.
Other duties as assigned.
Participate in recruitment of clinical staff
Serve as a mentor and resource to others
Maintain patient privacy and confidentiality according to HIPAA requirements at all times.
Keep current on all organizational and practice policies (e.G., infection control, HIPAA), goals, initiatives, and required trainings
Ensure that University and Department policies and procedures are followed.
Successfully complete all required university, hospital, and department trainings.