Clinical Nursing Coordinator - WellSpan Cardiothoracic/Vascular Surgery - Lebanon

Lebanon, PA | Physician Practices | Tracking Code: 59535

Position Summary:

General Summary

Clinical Nursing Coordinator functions as part of the management team, performing a variety of clinical and administrative duties related to clinical staff management and patient care.  Functions as a member of the health care team to assist in the planning and implementation of patient care to include specimen procurement, clerical, office and other assigned areas.  Must have the ability to cover other occupational health clinicas as well as onsite needs.  May be required to accept on-call responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintains a safe environment for both patients and employees by managing internal office functions related to clinical care and quality monitoring. This may include ensuring that medical equipment and supplies are readily available, and are monitored for safety and quality control. Ensures the required documentation of quality control inspections are completed, which may include documentation of temperature readings, expiration date assessment, and the maintenance of emergency supplies and equipment 
  • In consultation with the Clinical Operations Coordinator, assigns and delegates tasks to the clinical support staff in accordance with the State Board of Nursing Licensing Regulations and the Nurse Practice Act.
  • Ensures an efficient day-to-day clinical workflow within the practice. Assures staff function in accordance with standard workflow procedures.  
  • Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies including OSHA, CLIA, Vaccines for Children (VFC), Department of Health, Federal Meaningful Use Standards, etc.  Ensures environmentally safe practices are in place, including the maintenance of the Materials Safety Data Sheet manual.  
  • Ensures compliance with the standards of the Patient Centered Medical Home and Neighborhood, and all WMG policies, procedures, and initiatives. 
  • Coordinates efforts with employee health to ensure that all office staff receive an annual flu vaccination, or receive approval for exemption from employee health.
  • Assists to develop clinical policies and procedures. Assists in monitoring and evaluation of quality assessment activities, including chart audits to monitor documentation compliance.
  • Attends meetings and clinical competency training sessions as needed.  Communicates regularly with staff to ensure pertinent and timely exchange of information.
  • Follows recommended processes to appropriately manage and document patient concerns and quality of care issues including application of Just Culture principles.
  • Applies Lean principles and identifies opportunities for Process Improvement. Provides leadership in striving to achieve excellence in clinical practice.
Required Skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Required Experience
  • Occupational Health Experience is strongly preferred
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • BCLS certification
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees and 170 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Know, Respect, Include

WellSpan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected and valued, while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Formed in 1813, Lebanon is a quaint city of 25,700 residents. The area, rich in heritage and the small-town charm of yesteryear, features sites on the National Register of Historic Places, museums, scenic parks and recreation facilities, performing arts theaters, artists' studios, a farmers' market and dining establishments for all tastes.

Life in Lebanon County offers affordable housing and options for pursuing higher education. Residents can find local employment in manufacturing, retail, arts and entertainment, healthcare and service sectors. Located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance to Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)