Registered Nurse (RN) Coordinator, Population Health

Job Description

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.

The RN Clinical Coordinator will manage staffing, clinical competencies, and provide clinical services on the 513 Bus and in the community.

The Hamilton County 513Relief Bus provides Health Screenings, Social Services & Economic Relief to our Community. Funded by Hamilton County Commissioners, the 513Relief Bus provides resources directly to residents using a community-based approach. The bus is a mobile medical and social services bus. The bus is equipped with the technology to provide an array of services from healthcare to enrolling in relief programs for Hamilton County residents. Epic will be available on the bus so that proper documentation can take place as well as ability to schedule appointments.
  • The 513Relief Bus delivers no-cost resources that provide stability.
  • The 513Relief Bus connects residents to resources and services in a way that's never been done before.
  • The 513Relief Bus removes barriers such as access, transportation, and technology.


Responsibilities

PATIENT POPULATION - (CLINICAL ONLY)
  • Engages in population appropriate communication.
  • Has knowledge of growth and development milestones and tasks.
  • Gives clear instructions to patients/family regarding treatment.
  • Involves family/guardian in the assessment, initial treatment and continuing care of the patient.
  • Identifies any physical limitations of the patient and deploys intervention when necessary.
  • Recognizes and responds appropriately to patients/families with behavioral health problems.
  • Interprets population related data and plans care appropriately.
  • Identifies and responds appropriately to different needs resulting from, unique psychological needs or those associated with religious/cultural norms.
  • Performs treatments, administers medication or operates equipment safely.
  • Recognizes and responds to signs/symptoms of abuse or neglect.

LEADERSHIP:
  • Understanding of the organizational structures of the unit, hospital and key departments is displayed.
  • Understanding of the Nurse Practice Act, hospital policies and procedures, and unit protocol is demonstrated.
  • With guidance, hospital policies and procedures are interpreted to other staff members including legal implications.
  • Actively participating in problem solving, decision-making and conflict resolution.
  • Maintaining a team environment that encourages retention, development of staff and patient satisfaction.
  • Facilitating the planning, implementation and evaluation of the orientation of the new employees.
  • Is aware of and supports effective use of staff.
  • Promoting economic and efficient use of resources.
  • Delegates tasks to appropriate levels.
  • Utilizes time management skills.
  • Constructive use of time on bus or community center by staff is promoted and maintained.
  • Assuring availability and appropriate use of supplies.
  • Supplies are conserved.
  • Identifying the learning needs of the staff and facilitating methods to meet these needs.

ASSESSMENT:
  • Knowledge base is demonstrated of normal physiological and psychosocial functions.
  • Understanding of signs and symptoms data related to screenings and community heath is demonstrated.
  • Collects, reports, and records subjective and objective data about the health status of clients if needed in an accurate and timely manner consistent with established standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Conditions are recognized that are potential problems and/or safety hazards and unsafe conditions are reported immediately.

PLANNING:
  • Ability to establish priorities of care is demonstrated.
  • Updates computerized patient/resident profiles and incorporates changes in status into plan of care (as per policy).
  • Discharge planning is begun on admission.
  • Appropriate referrals are made.
  • Education needs of patient/family are identified..

IMPLEMENTATION:
  • Screenings, treatments and medications are administered as ordered, according to hospital policy and procedure.
  • Appropriate action in emergency situations is initiated.
  • Time management skills are utilized.
  • Time logs completed if applicable.
  • Constructive use of time on bus or in community center by staff is promoted and maintained.
  • Supplies are conserved.
  • Equipment is used in an efficient and safe manner according to hospital policies and procedures.

EVALUATION:
  • Evaluation and documentation include patients physical, psychological and emotional as appropriate.
  • Communicating w/ physician and/or RN as needed

DOCUMENTATION:
  • Nursing screening processes are accurately and concisely documented.
  • Knowledge & competency w/ documentation system.
  • Documenting ongoing care.
  • Flow sheets are documented on according to policy/ procedure.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served (patient population unit specific).
  • In-service education programs are scheduled and attended to assure staff is updated on current specialty practice, equipment and supplies attends 75% of in-services.
  • Annual mandatory classes are maintained- annual review and skills days.
  • The location of fire alarms, fire extinguishers, emergency exits, fire and disaster plans are identified.
  • Hospital policies and procedures are followed.
  • Independent studies to increase professional competency is participated in and specialty education sessions are attended.
  • Learns and applies new techniques and technologies.
  • Employee Health requirements are maintained.


Qualifications

Education: ASN required, BSN preferred. Nursing license required.

Experience: Clinical proficiency relevant to primary care, community health or nurse care management