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Shift Coordinator RN - Emergency Medicine amp Trauma Center

Company name
Children's National Medical Center.

Washington, DC
6 hit(s)  


Shift Coordinator (RN) - Emergency Medicine & Trauma Center


Emergency Medicine and Trauma Services (EMTC) is a tertiary care, Level 1 trauma center located on the first floor of the Sheikh Zayed Campus on Michigan Ave NW.

The EMTC-Sheikh Zayed Campus is comprised of six distinct patient care areas:

1. 36 ED patient rooms

2. Two Code Rooms (4 beds)

3. 4 bed area designed for psychiatric patients

4. 18 decontamination showers with ability to utilize psychiatric area for Decontamination Zone.

5. 6-bed Rapid Treatment Unit (RTU)

Patient and Family services are provided under a collaborative, shared leadership model.

The EMTC provides medical screening and emergency care to over 120,000 patients and families annually with a wide range of problems. Presenting conditions are triaged and assigned to the appropriate treatment area utilizing the Emergency Severity Index (ESI) tool, which takes into account patient acuity and resources needed for management. Presenting conditions range from mild to life-threatening. Mild to moderate conditions include common pediatric conditions such as: common colds, rashes, strep throat, upper respiratory conditions, lacerations, otitis media, strains and sprains, etc. More complex to life threatening conditions include child abuse/neglect, sexual assault, behavioral emergencies, meningitis, sepsis, burns, acute medical, surgical and trauma conditions, anaphylaxis, respiratory and cardiac arrest. The EMTC can provide emergency stabilization and treatment of adults and arrange for transfer to the appropriate treatment site after medical screening and initial interventions.

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 Shift Coordinator, on a shift to shift basis, directs the activities of and/or participates as a member of the patient care delivery team. In collaboration with unit leadership, participates in planning, managing and evaluating unit-based clinical care and ensuring that continuity of care is maintained.


Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Work Experience

2 Year(s)

Specific Requirements and Preferences

At least 2 years of nursing experience. Demonstrated experience/expertise in the charge nurse role. Minimum 1 year recent pediatric experience in a comparable setting

Required Skills/Knowledge

The Shift Coordinator, will successfully complete the hospital and nursing orientation at CNMC.

Required Licenses and Certifications

Registered Nurse in District of Columbia

Functional Accountabilities

Professional Practice/Research

Participate/support Shared Leadership.

Contribute to CNMC's Magnet Journey.

Ensure that nursing is based on evidence of best practice.

Accountable for supporting/participating in the Division of Nursing's Performance Improvement process.

Participate in community activities.

Participates in Assessment, Planning, and Implementation of Nursing Process

Continuously perform patient/family assessments as necessary to ensure needs are met.

Assess and modify skill mix and staffing levels using manager or clinical coordinator for complex issues.

Function as a resource in planning patient discharge and all clinical issues.

Utilize multidisciplinary approach to meeting patient care needs.

Demonstrates Ability to Communicate Effectively

Demonstrate therapeutic communication skills by adopting techniques for specific situations.

Provide performance feedback to all staff in a constructive, timely manner.

Effectively manage conflict resolution.

Serve as consumer advocate for patient/family concerns.

Educates Patient/Family

Facilitate learning opportunities for all staff.

Ensure that patient/family educational needs are met.


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

Organizational Accountabilities (Staff)


Demonstrate awareness of cost containment strategies by efficiently planning staffing patterns, level and mix to meet patient care needs.

Ensure staff adherence to unit/hospital policies.

Participate in the performance appraisal process for all staff.

Implement change with a positive impact.

Display strong leadership in a team environment through example.

Demonstrate initiatives and leadership through involvement in projects and committee work.

Organizational Commitment/Identification

Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization

Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural/ ethnic differences

Demonstrate personal and professional integrity

Maintain confidentiality at all times

Customer Service

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

Performance Improvement/Problem-solving

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

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

Company Profile
Serving the nation’s children for more than 140 years, Children’s National Health System is the premier provider of pediatric care in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area. Children’s National is home to Children’s Research Institute and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, and is consistently ranked among the top pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report and the Leapfrog Group. Children’s National is recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Magnet® designated hospital, the highest level of recognition for nursing excellence that a medical center can achieve. Our entire care team are experts in caring for children; it’s not part of what we do, it’s all we do.Specialist in pediatrics, research.

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