Nurse Clinical Program & Research Coordinator - (220001PJ)
About Children’s National Hospital
Children’s National Hospital, based in Washington, D.C., was established in 1870 to help every child grow up stronger. Today, it is the No. 5 children’s hospital in the nation. It is ranked No. 1 for newborn care for the sixth straight year and ranked in all specialties evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. Children’s National is transforming pediatric medicine for all children. The Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus opened in 2021, a first-of-its-kind pediatric hub dedicated to developing new and better ways to care for kids. Children’s National has been designated three times in a row as a Magnet® hospital, demonstrating the highest standards of nursing and patient care delivery. This pediatric academic health system offers expert care through a convenient, community-based primary care network and specialty care locations in the D.C. metropolitan area, including Maryland and Virginia. Children’s National is home to the Children’s National Research Institute and Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation. It is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care and as a strong voice for children through advocacy at the local, regional and national levels. As a non-profit, Children's National relies on generous donors to help ensure that every child receives the care they need.
All nursing practice is based on the legal scope of practice, national and specialty nursing standards, CNMC Policies and Procedures, and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The Professional Model of Care requires registered professional nurses to be responsible and accountable for their own practice. CNMC supports the development of RN relationships within the community; specifically those relationships associated with the health and well being of the community at large. The Clinical Program Coordinator will be responsible to lead the activities of the patient care delivery team for a specific patient population. Will provide continuous accountability and assess, plan, implement and evaluate clinical care and ensure that continuity of care is maintained. Responsible for the management and overall direction of research projects, in close collaboration with clinical investigator. Will demonstrate expert clinical, organizational, and communication skills and function as a resource in regard to the clinical research and/or grants process.
Bachelor's Degree (Required)
Minimum Work Experience
5 years Nursing experience. Minimum of one year recent pediatric experience in a comparable setting. Minimum of 1 year of demonstrated nursing leadership experience. For example, as a charge nurse, educator, preceptor, council chair /member advancement on the clinical ladder or comparable positions. (Required)
- Participate in/support Shared Nursing Leadership.
- Contribute to the sustainability and advancement of nursing excellence which translates into on-going Magnet designation.
- Participate, contribute to internal/external committees, professional organizations, community activities.
- Accountable to support/participate in the Division of Nursing’s performance improvement process.
- Identify ,define ,and report on measures consistent with Nurse Sensitive Indicators (NSIs) for Ambulatory Nursing Practice.
- Integrate evidence-based practice and research into practice.
- Assist physicians and other professional providers to maintain appropriate cost and desired patient outcomes.
Patient/Family Centered Care
- Involve patients and families in shared decision making.
- Responsible and having the authority and accountability for clinical care for specific patient population and area workflow.
- Use the nursing process in the clinic setting and in tele-health services to assess patient problems and concerns; critically analyze and integrate subjective and objective data.
- Plan by consulting and collaborating with patients, families physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other professional colleagues; provide careful and complete documentation of care provided.
- Develop pertinent goals based on patient response to illness, health promotion and program expected outcomes.
- Implement suitable, evidence-based nursing interventions.
- Advocate for patient and family; access relevant health services.
- Provide health education based on the patient /family learning preferences throughout a patient’s disease trajectory or health promotion.
- Utilize expertise in cultural competency to enhance relationships, processes, and outcomes for patients/families.
- Engage opportunities to act in the best interest of the patient/family, building trust and confidence, while upholding moral and legal standards of due care.
- Coordinate mechanisms across systems, institutions, and community to provide continuity of care for wellness needs or health concerns.
- Direct and participate in the development of patient care policies and protocols in order to advise and guide practice.
Demonstrate Continuous Attention to Resources and Work Environment
- Responsible to ensure that the delivery of the services provided meet policy requirements and standardization.
- Establish and maintain medical equipment and supplies, include a plan to promote safe and effective use of equipment.
- Ensure regulatory requirements are met and area is in a constant state of readiness in area of practice.
- Apply knowledge of operations, financial principles, and resources to ensure that quality and appropriate care services are delivered in a cost-effective and safe manner.
- Responsible to enhance knowledge, skills and abilities in areas in clinical, legal, regulatory and cultural competence associated with patient population and community relevant care.
- Keep update on the application of health informatics systems such as diagnosis and treatment technology linked to patient care.
- Employ critical attributes of effective collaboration to create, promote, and maintain an environment that supports successful partnership and high performance team outcomes.
- Effective use of time management and demonstrate high level of productivity.
Partners for Excellence
- Facilitate interdisciplinary patient care rounds/conferences to review treatment goals and optimize outcomes .
- Ensure time, schedule and alternate coverage accuracy in meeting patients/families care and personal needs .
- Demonstrate ability to work independently and/or with a team managing multiple and conflicting priorities.
- Participate in cross coverage of other areas providing clinical care when the special needs arise.
- Direct the flow of patients and staff to assure patients are adequately managed and the care environment is running smoothly.
- Work in collaboration with professional staff including RNs, LPNs, PCTs and other unlicensed assistive personnel as manifested in the state practice act/guidelines and CNMC job descriptions.
- Communicate and escalate clinical/administrative issues as appropriate to levels of individuals assigned for resolution.
- Participate in the peer review for staff.
Integrate Nursing Process with Research Plan
- Act as a role model for the evaluation of research process.
- Perform assessments related to overt and subtle patient needs by making proficient clinical assessments according to protocol.
- Supervise others in protocol implementation.
- Demonstrate independent decision-making to execute the research plan.
- Act as an advocate to meet patient/family needs related to research protocol.
- Serve as a role model for others by integrating data obtained from a range of sources in the development and revision of research activities.
- Integrate patient data to anticipate problems associated with changing patient status as they relate to the research process.
- Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met
- Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
- Partner with all team members to achieve goals
- Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions
- Contribute to a positive work environment
- Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
- Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
- Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment
Cost Management/Financial Responsibility
- Use resources efficiently
- Search for less costly ways of doing things
- Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
- Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
- Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
- Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
- Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
- Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance
: District of Columbia-Washington
Sheikh Zayed Campus
111 Michigan Avenue
: COE Hospital-Based Specliaties
Position Status: R (Regular) - FT - Full-Time
Work Schedule: M-F
: Jun 22, 2022, 5:30:49 PM