• Job Title: Nurse-Patient Care Coordinator
  • Job ID: 453452
  • Location: East Hospital
  • Department: East Post Anesthesia Care Unit
  • Full/Part Time: Part-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Shift: Day
  • FTE %: 90
  • Salary Range Min: $25.85
  • Salary Range Max: $45.00

Position summary

Nurse-Patient Care Coordinator (Job Opening 453452) - Scope of Position
University Hospitals East is committed to enhancing the quality of care provided to patients. The Registered Nurse-Patient Care Coordinator (RN-PCC) functions as an integral member of a team of the perioperative care team with in the Department of Perioperative Services, whose members reflect a culture of cooperation, enthusiasm, and mutual respect. The team, consisting of registered nurses, office assistants and other health care providers, provides patient care and supportive services that are directed toward achievement of quality patient care outcomes, improvement of service levels, reduction of length of hospitalization and reduction of costs. Patients and their families will experience the benefits of patient focused care through the integrated skills of all care team members.

Perianesthesia care is provided on the 4th floor, North Wing to the immediate pre and post anesthesia patient. Both areas are in close proximity to the Operating Rooms. Staffing is scheduled to provide acute short term care Monday through Friday from 5:00 a.m. ? 6:00 p.m. Post anesthesia care is provided after hours through on-call coverage.

Position Summary
The RN-PCC is responsible for managing and providing care to the patient and his/her family, and for directing and supervising the other members of the patient care team. They are responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, coordinating, delegating, and evaluating the nursing care of patients. The RN-PCC prioritizes patient care needs and provides leadership and development of the patient care team based upon use of competent knowledge, psychomotor skills, critical thinking and interpersonal relation skills.

The Perianesthesia nurse utilizes critical assessment skills to monitor and manage hemodynamics, fluid balance, airway management, ventilation and temperature. The nurse assists with line insertion and administration of regional anesthesia. Staff administer IV sedation and analgesia per anesthesiologist order. Hemodynamic monitoring and mechanical ventilation are provided as required by patient status.

Education and experience

Graduate of an accredited school of registered nursing. Current Ohio licensure as a Registered Nurse.
Previous nursing experience in a relevant care setting preferred. Prior ICU experience with hemodynamic monitoring preferred.