Life Care Centers of America, Inc (additional) RN UNIT CARE COORDINATOR in Corpus Christi, Texas

RN UNIT CARE COORDINATORWooldridge Place Nursing Center

Position type:Full-timeShift:Evening, Day

Position SummaryThe RN UNIT CARE COORDINATOR is responsible for supervising, implementing, coordinating, and managing patient care through interpersonal contact with patients, families, nursing staff, and others on his/her respective unit in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.

Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements

  • Must possess a nursing diploma (associate's or bachelor's degree in nursing)

  • Must be currently licensed/registered in applicable State. Must maintain an active Registered Nurse (RN) license in good standing throughout employment.

  • One (1) year geriatric nursing experience preferred

  • Must have CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.

Specific Job Requirements

  • Must have advanced knowledge in field of practice

  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action

  • Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post-acute care facility

  • Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department

  • Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: supervisory responsibilities,, charting and documentation,, direct patient care,, drug administration, patient rights, and safety and sanitation

  • Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.

  • Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information

  • Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures

  • Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care'sCode of Conductand completes mandatoryCode of Conductand other appropriate compliance training

Essential Functions

  • Must be able to effectively direct the daily functions of unit nurses and CNAs to provide leadership on the floor

  • Must be able to chart appropriately, accurately, and in a timely manner

  • Must be able to provide, manage, and coordinate patient care and services through interpersonal contact which allows patients to attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being

  • Must be able to accurately prepare and administer medication as ordered by a physician

  • Must be able to respond in a leadership capacity to emergency situations related to patient and staff safety

  • Must be able to coordinate patient care plans and services

  • Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients

  • Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients

  • Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance

  • Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment

  • Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team

  • Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language

Benefits for Full-Time Associates

  • medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability coverage

  • 401(k)

  • paid vacation, sick days and holidays

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An Equal Opportunity Employer

LCAD #81331

Corpus Christi, TX