Clinical Resource Coordinator
Company: Aspen Valley Hospital
Posted on: May 6, 2021
CURRENTLY, THIS POSITION IS ONLY OPEN TO INTERNAL CANDIDATES
(CURRENT EMPLOYEES OF ASPEN VALLEY HOSPITAL). EXTERNAL CANDIDATES
PLEASE DO NOT APPLY AT THIS TIME.
Embrace the adventure of a career at Aspen Valley Hospital. Aspen
Valley Hospital is a twenty-five-bed community hospital that
represents the best of two worlds - the warmth and friendliness of
a small town and the technical expertise of a major medical center.
Our award-winning hospital, nestled in the heart of Aspen, CO,
includes a team of more than 500 people dedicated to making a
difference for our patients, families, and community. Nationally we
are recognized for providing some of the most exceptional patient
care of any hospital across the country.
This Position Offers:
Highly competitive pay, comprehensive benefits package (including
generous PTO, health insurance within your first 30 days,
retirement), being part of a very cohesive & supportive team, four
of North America's top ski resorts at your doorstep, and much
The Inpatient Clinical Resource Coordinator provides operational
support to the Director of Inpatient Services, is a care
coordinator, change agent and advocate for the practice of nursing.
This position provides professional nursing care in accordance with
known/accepted standards of practice and AVH policy and sets the
example for staff to follow. This position identifies expected
patient outcomes and interventions to achieve those outcomes,
working in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team,
including family members.
Primary Scope of Responsibilities:
- Provides input to the Director with In Patient staff Growth and
Development Plans; provides support with policy and procedure
development/review and/or revision, scheduling and time card
review; day to day operations and patient flow, data collection and
analysis, charge review and quality improvement activities in the
- Competent in staffing each unit and managing a patient
assignment in the event of staff shortage and/or elevated patient
- Creates purchase requisitions as requested by the Director
- Partners with the Director to elevate the clinical expertise
and practice of the nursing, respiratory, and ancillary staff by
promoting efficient and effective clinical practice patterns and
critical thinking skills of the nursing, respiratory and support
- Creates, Implements, and Maintains nursing staff education to
provide formal and informal education and serves as a mentor for
- Responsible for care outcomes of patients through facilitating,
coordinating and overseeing the care provided by the healthcare
team in all areas, utilizing evidence-based practice (EBP).
Communicates and collaborates with other members of the healthcare
- Able to provide nursing care in other areas of the hospital as
required based on individual skills and needs of the hospital.
- Collaborates with medical staff regarding the patient's plan of
care by taking an active role in patient care, rounds in other
clinical departments to facilitate problem solving, and initiates
- Synthesizes data, information and knowledge to evaluate and
achieve optimal client outcomes. Shares this information with
others in a collegial fashion. Assists in planning and leading
staff education as needed.
- Applies individual and group problem solving; shares knowledge
with others freely, consults openly, and assists others to
- Uses verbal and written communication methods effectively
- Effectively communicates and supports departmental and
organizational decisions. Educates staff through mentoring,
coaching and clinical huddles.
- Assists the staff to provide individualized patient and family
education consistent with patient's learning style, readiness to
learn and self-care needs
- Evaluates the effectiveness of patient learning and assists the
staff with changing methodology, as needed.
- Adheres reliably to all accepted patient safety standards
- Identifies and promotes new learning around changing patient
safety standards of practice. Serves in advocacy role; encouraging
active involvement of patient and family in their care
- Participates as a clinical leader in clinical quality and
patient safety committees.
- Participates in data collection and analysis and charge review.
Utilizes the PDSA approach to process improvement in the
organization. Acts as a role model for performance
- Acts as the professional leader in role awareness, and
practices within scope, professional expectations and continuous
learning in nursing practices
- Takes initiative for professional goals, role development and
diversity of responsibilities within nursing practice with
guidance; consistent with hospital mission and strategic plan.
- Able to express nursing values around patient/family centered
care with assistance as needed/appropriate
- Acts as an educator to others using appropriate teaching
principles and strategies as well as current information, materials
- Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own
professional decision making
- Contributes to planning unit meetings and activities and
actively participates in departmental meetings
- Assists Inpatient staff to solve problems on the unit.
- Responsible for assisting in identifying learning needs and
communication to all staff.
- Assists in maintaining positive employee relations, and safe
and efficient nursing care while remaining budget focused.
Demonstrates a commitment to a healthy work environment focused on
professionalism and excellence. Works collaboratively with other
nursing leadership to facilitate nursing reassignment and
utilization of flex nurses where needed.
- Completion of all competencies on home unit. Completion of
competencies for additional areas in the hospital based on
individual skills and needs of other Patient services
- Fully competent as a primary Nurse in the Inpatient
Departments; performs patient and family assessment and problem
identification, plans care accordingly; implements and evaluates
plan of care so that problems are resolved.
- Maintain competency in the care of the pediatric patient.
- Maintain competency in the care of the patient requiring
Minimum Qualifications & Requirements:
- Current Colorado RN License
- 5 years of Nursing experience, preferably in Inpatient and/or
- Ability to concentrate and show attention to detail
- Relatively high degree of analytical abilities
- Strong interpersonal skills required
- Ability to work independently
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite: outlook, word, excel,
- Ability to read and communicate effectively in English
- Spanish desired
- Required Certifications through American Heart Association:
- Fetal Monitoring
- TNCC preferred
Benefits & Compensation:
Our hire-in rates of pay are based on years of relevant experience.
Listed below are our hire-in rates for the position, which
includes: minimum pay (no relevant experience) and mid-point (12 or
Minimum = $41.48/hr
Mid-Point = $53.96/hr
Our comprehensive benefits package includes generous paid time off,
health insurance within your first 30 days, retirement, and much
more can be viewed here.
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