Trinity Health Clinical Coordinator (RN) - LaGrange Dermatology in LaGrange, Illinois
Coordinates and maintains daily operational activities in the practice. Utilizes current nursing practices to provide patient care while focusing on the needs of the patient and exemplifying the service excellence goals of care, concern, respect and cooperation. As a contributing member of a health care team, functions in the role of patient advocate for patient-related care issues as well as serves as champion for patient safety in the clinical environment. Recognizes and consistently applies knowledge of Loyola's 14 Forces of Magnetism.
Patient Assessment - Functions in the role of patient advocate by being
in the position of initial contact for patient-related issues. Clarifies and
implements physician orders and provides direct care as prescribed by
the physician (Magnet Force #12). Recognizes symptoms and establishes
priorities consistent with patient's condition (Magnet Force #9).
Documents patient's physical and emotional status in order to address
patient needs appropriately (Magnet Force #'s 5,6).
Patient Care - Reviews and evaluates plan of care, obtains information
from patient and/or family, and adds to plan of care as appropriate
(Magnet Force #'s 2,6). Collaborates with other members of the health
care team to promote efficient patient care (Magnet Force #'s 10,11,13).
Provides for the physical, cultural and psychosocial needs of the patient
and family. Integrates evidence-based practice and professional
standards whenever possible. Serves as a champion for patient safety by
continually observing and monitoring the clinical environment and
assuring that safety goals and standards are considered when providing
care in the practice setting.
Communication - Performs required documentation and communicates
in a competent and effective manner to meet patient and/or family needs
and regulatory requirements. Protects confidentiality of patient's Personal
Health Information (PHI) (Magnet Force #'s 3,8,13). Assures appropriate
and effective communication between members of the healthcare team.
Practice Management - Provides input to manager in preparation of
budget to ensure appropriate fiscal and human resource management.
Demonstrates and fosters good customer service skills to promote
optimal patient satisfaction. Assists management in promoting and
developing marketing activities to ensure continued practice growth and
market share. Participates in community promotional activities. Maintains
a collaborative relationship with physicians in the practice to optimize
efficient operations. Serves as a liaison between physicians and practice
staff as well as with other departments for problem resolution.
Quality Improvement – Establishes and monitors quality assurance
activities in the practice to comply with organizational expectations for
providing high-quality, effective service. Utilizes time and resources
effectively to promote quality and cost outcomes. Assists in developing
site-specific administrative guidelines to guide practice operations, and
participates in division quality projects and initiatives. Serves as a clinical
expert by reporting patient related issues and concerns directly to the
manager and medical director. Assumes an active role in maintaining site
preparedness and compliance with guidelines and standards as defined
by regulatory agencies (ie. The Joint Commission, Illinois Department of
Public Health) (Magnet Force #'s 1,7).
Triage - Handles nurse-directed telephone calls from patients and seeks
appropriate input and direction from the physician or functions from
signed protocols if applicable.
Staff Supervision & Professional Development - Oversees clinical, clerical
and ancillary support personnel and functions. Monitors daily staff work
schedules and makes staffing adjustments as needed. Provides input and
assists manager in preparation of support staff performance reviews.
Assists staff in developing personal goals and objectives. Participates in
hiring, orienting, training, counseling and work improvement plans for
support staff. Demonstrates personal accountability for professional
growth and job performance (Magnet Force #'s 4,14).
Financial Administration - Assists in preparation of annual budget and
ensures efficient utilization of supplies/resources and cash management
guidelines. Supervises completion of daily billing and collection
processes. Assures accuracy of patient charges and directs patients
appropriately with billing-related issues or pre-certification needs.
Oversees procurement and appropriate maintenance of medical and
Required:Bachelors Degree in Nursing
Required:1-2 years of previous job-related experience
Preferred:3-5 years of previous job-related experience
CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)
Current Registered Nurse License State of Illinois
Job Number: 00062147
Location: LaGrange, IL
Organization Name: Loyola University Medical Center
Facility: LUHS-LaGrange Family Center
Employment Type: Full time