Billings Clinic Clincial Coordinator Occupational Medicine in Billings, Montana
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Clincial Coordinator Occupational Medicine
EMPLOYEE HEALTH (N 27th Street Suite 315 (Community Training Center))
Schedule: 4 10's - M-F 7am to 5pm, get to choose W or Th as day off
Employment Status: Full-Time (.75 or greater)
Hours per Pay Period: 1.00 = 80 hours(Exempt)
Starting Wage DOE: $31.31 - 39.45
The Clinical Coordinator assists the Manager and/or Director in providing leadership and management within the assigned department(s). May supervise nursing and non-nursing staff depending on the staff mix within an assigned department. The Clinical Coordinator is responsible and accountable for the coordination of the operational and clinical activities. Responsibilities include but are not limited to personal management to include clinical personnel selection, orientation/training, scheduling, development/mentoring, performance appraisals, coaching and counseling, disciplinary actions, patient/resident care delivery, physician relationships, intradepartmental and interdepartmental activities, quality control and process improvement activities, regulatory compliance and fiscal control. Assists in the development of policies and procedures. In the absence of the Manager/Director, may assume responsibility and accountability for management of the assigne d department(s).
Essential Job Functions
• Provides leadership within the assigned department(s) in the accomplishment of organizational/departmental goals and objectives. Performs the functions of interviewing, hiring, scheduling, establishing priorities and assigning workloads, orientation/training, performance appraisals, coaching/counseling, disciplinary up to and including discharge as coordinated with the Manager or Director and Human Resources. Responsible for adhering to established human resource management policies and procedures.
• Participates in the development of and assists with implementation of an education plan that addresses individual, departmental and/or the medical specialty needs. Conducts regular staff meetings and directs the orientation and training of new staff and provides on-going education to staff. Creates an environment in which personnel can realize personal growth and development through active participation in departmental decisions, opportunities for professio nal growth and consistent application of personnel policies.
• Plans appropriate staffing practices by maximizing the utilization of resources; forecasts and anticipates the personnel needs of department(s) with regard to fluctuations in the patient/resident workload and productivity standards; maintains staffing at agreed upon budgetary standards.
• Assists Manager/Director/ with the development, implementation and maintenance of departmental policies, procedures and practices to ensure quality of care and a safe environment for patient/residents/staff.
• Organizes ongoing communication between all health care providers regarding aspects of patient/resident care and department(s) functions. Acts to resolve conflicts in a timely manner. Develops collaborative relationships with physicians to enhance quality practice and quality outcomes. Provides consultation for patients/residents care related concerns and acts as a patient/resident and staff advocat e as needed.
• Participates in both short and long term planning for departmental functions and budgetary processes and fiscal control.
• Maintains competency in all organizational, departmental and outside agency environmental, employee or patient safety standards relevant to job performance and ensures staff adherence to the same. Monitors and ensures compliance with quality and regulatory standards (i.e., Joint Commission, CMS, OSHA, Magnet, etc.). Prevents, minimizes and/or corrects risks to patients/residents, families, physicians, and other health care providers. Investigates unusual occurrences and follows appropriate procedure.
• Utilizes process improvement principles to assess and improve the quality of patient/resident care. Develops quality initiatives as appropriate based on patient satisfaction scores, medication error data, employee satisfaction scores, regulatory compliance, and/or other issues as identified.
• Maintains an d displays an appropriate degree of clinical expertise as appropriate. Acts as a resource for physicians, other health care providers, patients/residents, and families. Identifies needs and sets goals for own professional growth and development, meets all mandatory system/departmental educational requirements. Maintains knowledge of current clinical trends and developments as it relates to job scope.
Additional Duties for Occupational/Employee Health Coordinator
-Leads committees and task forces that address the safety and health of Billings Clinic employees, including but not limited to the Sharps Task Force and Safety Assessment Team. Works closely with the Safety & Emergency Management and Infection Control departments to coordinate Employee Health topics as needed.
-Oversees the Employee Health and Occupational Health clinical staff. Assists as necessary with the department workload, including but not limited to conducting health screenings and onsite event coverage, assisting with the return-to-work program for injured employees, reporting infectious diseases to appropriate agencies, and providing education to employees and patients.
-May be required to obtain the certifications required for Occupational Health services, such as Fit Testing, Pulmonary Function Testing, and Audiometry.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing as a Registered Nurse/Respiratory Therapist
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or Bachelor of Arts in Nursing (BAN) or BAS Respiratory Therapy
Certifications and Licenses
Healthcare Provider CPR certification required; ACLS may be required in some units
Current Montana state license as Registered Nurse/Respiratory Therapist
Obtain certification as Occupational Health Nurse within Three (3) years of employment
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience relating to the above tasks, knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered
Billings Clinic is Montana’s largest health system serving Montana, Wyoming and the western Dakotas. A not-for-profit organization led by a physician CEO, the health system is governed by a board of community members, nurses and physicians. Billings Clinic includes an integrated multi-specialty group practice, tertiary care hospital and trauma center, based in Billings, Montana. Learn more atwww.billingsclinic.com/aboutus
Billings Clinic is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. All policies and processes are designed toward achieving fair and equitable treatment of all employees and job applicants. Employees are encouraged to discuss any concerns they have in this regard with their immediate supervisor and/or the Vice President People Resources. All employees and job applicants will be provided the same treatment in all aspects of the employment relationship, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, genetic information or disability.