Clinical Resource Coordinator
Company: Aspen Valley Hospital
Posted on: October 13, 2021
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, 40 hours per week, comprehensive benefits
package (including generous PTO, health insurance within your first
30 days, retirement), being part of a very cohesive & supportive
team, and four of North America's top ski resorts at your
The Emergency & Cardiopulmonary Services Clinical Resource
Coordinator provides operational support to the Director of
Emergency & Cardiopulmonary Services, is a care coordinator, change
agent and advocate for the practice of Nursing and Respiratory
Therapy. This position provides professional 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 on staff Growth and Development
Plans; assists with policy and procedure development/review and/or
revision; assists with budget preparation; creates purchase and
requisitions as requested by the Director; assists with scheduling
and time card review; and assists with and facilitates with day to
day operations and patient flow; and assists with data collection
and analysis, charge review and quality improvement activities in
the department. Responsible for assisting Director in supervising
staff performance including Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, Patient
Care Technicians, Unit Coordinator and Physician Assistants.
- 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
- Assists Director with supervising Physician Assistant
interviewing, orientation, performance review, schedule, timecards
with input from ER physician group.
- Assists Director to support as liaison to ER physician group
and other hospital physicians in resolving patient care issues,
practice changes, patient placement concerns, staff conflict and
policy/procedure development, revisions and updates.
- 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
- Educates staff through mentoring, coaching and clinical
- 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 & respiratory therapy practices
- Takes initiative for professional goals, role development and
diversity of responsibilities within nursing & respiratory therapy
practice with guidance; consistent with hospital mission and
- Able to express nursing & respiratory therapy values around
patient/family centered care with assistance as
- 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 other clinical 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 in the primary role on unit; performs patient
and family assessment and problem identification, plans care
accordingly; implements and evaluates plan of care so that problems
- Maintain competency in the care of the medical surgical patient
with emphasis on orthopedic and general surgeries.
- Maintain competency in the care of the pediatric patient.
- Maintain competency in the care of the patient requiring
Minimum Qualifications & Requirements:
- 5 years of Nursing Experience or Cardiopulmonary
- 2 years of Emergency Services Experience
- 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 word and excel
- Ability to read and communicate effectively in English
- Bi-Lingual in Spanish desired
- Registered Nurse Requirements:
- Associate Degree in Nursing required; Bachelor's Degree in
- Current Colorado nursing license
- Current BLS certification
- Other Required: ACLS, PALS, TNCC
- CEN preferred
- Minimum of 10 CEU's annually
- Required certifications through American Heart
Benefits & Compensation:
Hire-in rates of pay are based upon the relevance of years of
experience, education and certifications. Our talent acquisition
team will help you understand how your direct experience will be
Pay range for new hires:
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, and retirement can
be viewed here.
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