Develops, implements and participates in customer related programs. This includes promoting the program in the community, serving as a specialist and resource person for hospital staff, and providing service within the program.
Education/Experience: Graduation from and accredited school of nursing and three (3) years of clinical nursing experience in the appropriate specialty area.
Licensing/Certification Requirements: Valid License by State of Nevada to Practice as a Registered Nurse. Some positions may require Certification in a Specialty Area and/or Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Neonatal Resusitation Protocol (NRP).
COMPUTER SKILLS WHICH INCLUDE DATA BASE MANAGEMENT AND WINDOWS APPLICATIONS (EXCEL, WORD, ACCESS)
EXPERIENCE EVALUATING PATIENTS BASED ON ESTABLISHED CRITERIA TO DETERMINE ELIGIBILITY FOR A PROGRAM, ONGOING COORDINATION AND COMMUNICATION WITH THE PATIENT AND HEALTHCARE TEAM.
EXPERIENCE WITH DOCUMENTATION OF CHANGE IN PATIENT STATUS AND KEEPING LISTS CURRENT.
TRANSPLANT COORDINATOR CERTIFICATION A PLUS!
Knowledge of: Performance improvement principles and methods; specific area of clinical nursing or program focus; Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health care Organizations (JCAHO), State and Federal standards; community agencies with interests in relevant services; Nurse Practice Act; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage and use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices.
Skill in: Developing programs; nursing principles and practices; developing policies and procedures; applying grant writing and grant management techniques; applying needs assessment techniques; applying adult education practices; developing public relations; applying cost accounting methods; organizing and prioritizing among conflicting priorities; applying team building concepts; facilitating groups; performing statistical analysis; using computers and a variety of software applications; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and up to 50 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.
The UMC DifferenceUniversity Medical Center is dedicated to providing the highest level of health care possible by maintaining its ongoing commitment to personal, individualized care for each patient.Through the latest treatment techniques, comfortable surroundings and a dedicated staff, that commitment is expressed every day, in every area of the hospital.Top-of-the-Line TechnologyUniversity Medi...cal Center is the state-designated Level I Trauma Center for Southern Nevada, as well as the only advanced facility to offer a specialized team of medical professionals prepared to respond to the needs of the severely injured 24 hours a day. UMC also houses the state's only burn care facility -- the Lions Burn Care Center and operates a comprehensive free-standing unit devoted solely to physical medicine and rehabilitation. From sophisticated Orthopedics and Neurological Units to our Ambulatory Surgical Center, UMC is dedicated to meeting your health care needs every day by giving technology a tender touch. Know How Much We CareUMC's most valuable resource is, by far, its people. Our staff members--from volunteer to highly-specialized physician--listen to the needs of each and every patient and are dedicated to giving the attention and respect they deserve. At the very heart of patient care is our devoted nursing staff. Our nurses minister not only to the physical needs of patients, but also to the unique emotional needs of patient and family members. This exceptional sensitivity and expertise, combined with progressive technology and education, keep University Medical Center moving toward the future as a top choice for all health care needs within the community.
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