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Position Details

Department: PCH-MAIN | Centralized Staffing Support
Category: Nursing
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 634536
Date Posted: 12/13/2021
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

The Staffing Coordinator Nurse provides data and support as well as collaborates with nursing leadership to ensure dynamic staffing of nursing units focused on the identification, availability, and assignment of the right staff with the right skills at the right time for the right cost in order to meet the care requirements of the patients. This position requires outstanding organizational, time management, communication, interpersonal, critical thinking, problem solving, and leadership skills.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Daily staffing operations
    • Utilizes nursing clinical knowledge and judgement, assesses nursing care needs (as indicated by patient acuity) to ensure appropriate nursing coverage in each care area.
    • Monitors staffing levels through existing systems on an ongoing basis to include understanding of number of staff required, scheduled specialty skill needs, and premium resource allocation.
    • In conjunction with the House Supervisor, facilitates the adjustment of staffing levels to address flexing staffing needs.
    • Utilizes available tools to solicit additional staffing resources as needed.
  2. Tracking of Resource Utilization
    • Monitors compliance of staffing levels meeting projected staffing needs to include sitter utilization.
    • Tracks floats and cancelations to support decision making when staff reduction is necessary.
    • Records and reports use of premium and incentive pay and rationale for approval.
  3. Upkeep of Documentation in Staffing and Scheduling Systems
    • Documents/codes all ill calls and other shift modifications in real time to ensure timely, accurate staffing level information is available.
    • Addresses last minute schedule requests.
    • Ensures all changes to scheduled shifts are updated in a timely manner following the bed meeting.
    • Verifies Acuities have been assigned to each patient each shift.
  4. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Two year (ADN) degree in nursing, a four year degree (BSN) in nursing, or a Diploma Nursing degree. Required
2. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or currently enrolled in an RN to BSN program. Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Minimum of 2 year hospital-based nursing experience. Required
2. 2 years pediatric nursing experience. Preferred
3. Previous experience with staffing/scheduling operations and software. Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Current State of Arizona RN license or an RN license from a compact state with multistate privileges or the ability to establish licensure according to Arizona law prior to start date. Required
2. Current BLS certification for Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association. Required
Do you meet this requirement?
Special Skills
1. Experience in a Windows environment that includes the use of MS Office Suite of products with an emphasis on Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Constantly
2. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
3. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Occasionally
4. Physical Requirement - Reaching Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Sitting Frequently
6. Physical Requirement - Standing Frequently
7. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
9. Physical Requirement - Walking Frequently
10. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Constantly
12. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Frequently
13. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Frequently
15. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
16. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
17. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases Applicable
18. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid Applicable
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals Applicable
I have reviewed the qualifications, physical requirements and occupational exposure/risk potential for this position and wish to apply