Surgical Services/Operating Room - Nursing Project Coordinator
Job Number 136345
The Nursing Projects Coordinator provides consultation, education, and guidance related to Surgical Services Clinical Program programs The incumbent has responsibility to provide accurate, timely and relevant information and support related to SSCP programs. Key responsibilities will be to lead the development, coordination, and monitoring of programs designed to meet the mission, vision, and goals of Intermountain Healthcare. The Nursing Projects Coordinator may be assigned specialty areas of focus, but is expected to demonstrate high-level performance in all job functions.
Creates and leads effective teams to meet the goals and objectives of the projects. Facilitates time-efficient utilization of resources. Provides strategic leadership for assigned projects. Acts as role model in the organization, demonstrating behaviors consistent with Intermountain Healthcare’s mission and vision, and the principles of Extraordinary Care.
Environment of Care
Assess and responds to needs identified through external regulatory agencies or internal reporting mechanisms to ensure a safe and consistent care environment throughout the system. Assists SSCP Leadership to ensure effective program communications, collaboration and relationships within all regions and divisions of Intermountain Healthcare. Implements continuous improvement of SSCPpractice through the appropriate development or workteams within the Clinical Program.
Participates in Intermountain system-wide SSCP activities and development or work teams to ensure that program standards and practices are integrated into clinical programs and collaborates with clinical services to provide multidisciplinary best practices. Partners with clinical education on improving care through simulation. Collaborates with interdisciplinary teams and Intermountain University to develop, implement, and evaluate system-based educational tools/programs to meet identified needs. Provides orientation and education as needed to diverse departments and disciplines related to SSCP program requirements including regulatory compliance, patient safety, environment of care and policy/procedure.
Practice Standardization and Policies
Supports the development standarized clinical programs, by collaborating with leadership in developing, implementing, and sustaining practice guidelines. Develops and writes clinical or operational policies and forms that are based on current national standards, recent literature, regulatory, and legal requirements. Solicits and integrates feedback from clinical experts and clinical sites and assists with implementation of clinical forms and policies. Ensures that policies related to focus area are developed, implemented, reviewed, and revised (as indicated) on a system-wide basis. Collaborates with subject matter experts to provide focus area expertise and input for development of forms.
Maintains current knowledge of national, local, and system patient safety trends. Engages staff at all levels to promote accountability, ownership, and implementation of patient safety initiatives.
Works closely with SSCPleaders to ensure system-wide compliance with applicable laws and regulations affecting clinical services. Participates in the system-wide SSCP development or work team activities as applicable, and serves as a liason to other clinical programs or services. Collaborates with other teams and departments to interpret policies, guidelines, practices, and procedures established by both internal and external agencies.
Masters Degree and five years experience or BSN and seven years experience. Degree must be obtained through an accredited institution. Education is verified. Master's or Bachelor's Degree must be in Nursing.
Current license to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Utah
Two years project management experience
Experience and understanding of all aspects of professional nursing and nursing care delivery. Specific to perioperative processes.
Experience using word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, database, internet and e-mail and scheduling applications
Experience in a role requiring effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Experience in a role requiring group facilitation and strong leadership skills
Speaking, hearing / listening, seeing, manual dexterity.
Master’s degree in Nursing
All positions subject to close without notice
Intermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Salt Lake City, UT, US