Administrative Coordinator

Regular Full-Time

Location:

901 West Main Street, Freehold, NJ

Job Category:

CentraState Medical Center

Primary Shift:

Night

Work Schedule:

8P-8:30A

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Overview

Administrative Coordinator is responsible to assist in the planning, directing and supervising of the overall operation of the Nursing Department for a designated shift. Works within the department and as a part of the Medical Center’s Management Team to operationalize the patient care, service goals and objectives established by senior management. Provides, evaluates and maintains quality of patient care in accordance with current policies and procedures, ANA Standards, the NJ Nurse Practice Act and NJ Practical Nurse Act, Joint Commission, NJ Department of Health and Senior Services, and Specialty Organizations incorporating evidence based practice. Utilizes the Nursing process to plan and direct patient care activities in a culturally sensitive manner. Evaluates the effectiveness of Nursing care through the analysis of Nurse Sensitive indicators and patient outcomes. Attends System-wide orientation and nursing orientation. Under the direction of the Sr Administrative Coordinator, a schedule will be provided outlining key personnel for the employee to meet. A preceptor/mentor will be provided by the Sr. Administrative Coordinator. A patient focused care model utilizing a multidisciplinary approach is used as the method to deliver care in the department. Members of the multi-disciplinary treatment team include: Clinical Leaders, RNs, LPNs, MSTs, NAs, Unit Secretaries, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Dietitians, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapists, Respiratory, Case Managers, Pastoral Care, Speech Therapist, Infection Control, Pharmacists, Phlebotomists and Housekeeping.

Responsibilities

  • Establishes and implements standards of care based on evidenced-based nursing practice and evaluates patient care through the application of the nursing process and compares the delivery of the care to the established standard(s).
  • Provides for the protection of self and others by adhering to the unit-based safe work practices regarding protective equipment by using proper sharps disposal technique; exercising care and caution when working with and around other sharps and following manufacturer and safety precautions.
  • Assesses the need to develop and implement a professional growth plan for each staff member by enforcing attendance at appropriate in-service training sessions, encouraging staff to attend outside seminars and assigning duties to maximize development. Collaborates with nurse managers when necessary.
  • Runs interference between departments and removes barriers.
  • Makes rounds on all units to gather real time census information and expedite admissions and discharges.
  • Facilitates inter-unit transfers.
  • Decreases diversion with potential increase in Code Purple status.
  • In coordination with Patient Access, facilitates bed placement from PACU, direct admissions and emergency department. Prioritizes patient flow.
  • Validates potential vs. actual discharges.
  • Assists in transporting patients to floors at any time if transport is delayed. Knows what resources are available to help.
  • Oversees staffing needs and alerts other departments of future staffing needs.
  • Maintains the patient tracking system.
  • Responsible for handling real time patient throughput issues and escalating of issues to ensure that organizational goal is met.
  • Consistently documents staffing variances (overstaffing rationale).
  • Understands and is able to successfully verbalize/perform command center duties.
  • Supports and enforces activities surrounding HCAHPS initiatives.
Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Nursing required
  • Minimum three years related nursing experience is required. One year of charge or relief charge nurse responsibility is required
  • Registered Nurse with current NJ license required
  • BLS, ACLS certification required
  • National Nursing Certifications are preferred
About Us

CentraState Healthcare System, a partner of Atlantic Health System, is a fully accredited, not-for-profit, community-based health system that provides comprehensive health services in the central New Jersey region. In addition to offering a full range of leading-edge diagnostic and treatment options, CentraState serves as a valuable health partner focused on the latest ways to prevent disease, promote healthy behaviors, and help people of all ages live life well. Based in Freehold, CentraState is comprised of a 284-bed acute-care hospital, a vibrant health and wellness campus, three award-winning senior living communities, a charitable foundation, and convenient satellite health pavilions offering primary care and specialty physician practices, along with access to outpatient services, such as lab and physical therapy. The system also offers a family medicine residency and geriatric fellowship training program in affiliation with Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Among its many honors and accreditations, CentraState is one of less than two percent of hospitals nationwide to earn Magnet® designation for nursing excellence four times and was designated a Great Place to Work-Certified™ Company by Great Place to Work® for the second consecutive year.

 

When you bring your talent to CentraState, you are joining a trailblazing healthcare facility, committed to providing high-quality, patient-focused care. Join us in making incredible strides in health care, and making a difference in our community. We believe in enriching the lives of our employees through work/life balance initiatives, tuition assistance, career advancement opportunities and much more.

 

Find out why our employees love their jobs and being part of the CentraState family!

 

What We Offer:

  • Highly competitive compensation
  • Excellent benefits package and rewards program
  • 403(b) retirement plan with company match
  • 401(a) retirement plan with employer contribution
  • Life Insurance 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Profit Sharing Program
  • Growth Opportunity and Workforce Development Initiatives
  • Continuing Education / Onsite Training
  • A warm, welcoming company culture based upon mutual respect and a collaborative goal of providing excellent patient care
  • Concierge Services with Work & Family Benefits
  • Magnet recognized healthcare facility
Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At CentraState Healthcare System, we welcome and promote the diversity of our employee family!  Each unique person contributes to the overall success of this organization. Our inclusive culture fosters an environment of professionalism and respect for personal differences.

 

CentraState Healthcare System, is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.