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Promotes compliance of assigned clinical departments in
collaboration with department managers and directors and under the
direction of the Ambulatory Nursing Manager/Director. Educates
Clinic Staff of regulatory standards and is responsible for clinic
and staff development. Provides leadership and coordination for
improving the organization's safe practice and evaluates the impact
that systems improvements have on the patients and employees.
Demonstrates professional responsibility and accountability for own
practice and supports the department's' philosophy of nursing.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
This job description is a summary of the primary duties and
responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be
a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and
responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at the company's
Required - Associate's degree in Nursing
Preferred - Bachelor's degree in Nursing
Required - 5 years experience with RN license or three years of
experience with BSN including one year supervisory or leadership
Required - Current RN License in the state of practice
Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association
Preferred - Certification in a clinical area. Advanced
Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
- Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry
and retrieval of patient information.
- Must be proficient with Windows-style applications, various
software packages specific to role and keyboard
- Effective verbal and written communication skills and the
ability to present information clearly and professionally to
varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care
- Strong organizational skills
- Good time management skills
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Collaborates with operational and clinical leaders to ensure
safe patient care by using evidence-based best practices.
- Assists with staff orientation programs, assessing appropriate
competencies and credentialing for new hires specific to
individuals' scope of practice and staff on-boarding.
- Helps promote unit compliance with the organization's Clinical
policies and procedures and regulatory standards.
- Assists in planning and identifying areas for quality
- Provides input as necessary for annual performance evaluations
and performance improvement plans.
- Assists in monitoring of interior physical plant to ensure
cleanliness and fulfillment of OSHA mandates and infection control
by collaborating with infection control department.
- Work with Operational Managers or Directors to help promote
front-line accountability across the department for all
- Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including
but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to
the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be
performed, requesting permissions and communication style.
Other related duties as required. The above statements describe
the general nature and level of work only. They are not an
exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and
skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at
Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws,
accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that
apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance
with all such laws, regulations and standards.
This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance &
Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate
reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable
behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy,
and/or other compliance-related concerns.
The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, protected veteran status, or disability
Physical and Environmental Demands
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. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force
occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently,
and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Heavy Work.
(Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time)
to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of
those for Sedentary Work. Even though the weight lifted may be only
a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light Work: (1) when it
requires walking or standing to a significant degree; or (2) when
it requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or
pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3) when the job requires
working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing
and/or pulling of materials even though the weight of those
materials is negligible. NOTE: The constant stress and strain of
maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an industrial
setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker even though
the amount of force exerted is negligible.
Mechanical lifting devices (carts, dollies, etc.) or team lifts
should be utilized.
Must be able to stoop, bend, reach and grab with arms and hands,
Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time.
Must be able to work a flexible work schedule (e.g. 24/7,
weekend, holiday, on call availability).
Must be able to travel throughout and between facilities.
Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid
The incumbent works in a patient care area; works in an area
where patients enter; works directly with patients; and/or works
with specimens that could contain diseases. There may be an
occupational risk for exposure to all communicable diseases.
Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there
may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or
hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport,
storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or
disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may
increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.
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