Clinical Services Coordinator

TN Davidson Co Downtown Detention Center
Day 8 hour
Brandyn Firsdon
Recruiter : Email

Why Wellpath

Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people – our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to “Always Do The Right Thing!”




About this role

Our Clinical Services Coordinator is responsible for overseeing day to day clinic operations: staffing, scheduling, sick calls, intake, pharmacy, etc.

What you bring to the table


  • Graduated from an accredited School of Nursing


  • One (1) or more years clinical experience preferred
  • One (1) or more years correctional experience
  • One (1) or more years supervisor/scheduling experience


  • Current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse within the State
  • Current CPR Certification

What you will do

  1. Coordinate work of all assigned staff by scheduling the health assessments, sick calls, etc.
  2. Reviews nursing plans to ensure data collected, nursing diagnoses, and proposed nursing care plans are relative and confirm with authorized policy and procedures.
  3. Reviews medical records to ensure nursing practice provided is within boundaries of State guidelines and all nursing recordings are in legible SOAP format to include the date, time, signature and discipline.
  4. Ensures all referrals for consultation, treatment or resolution of problems are valid and applicable to the documented nursing plans.
  5. Monitors the nursing service, ensuring the provision of progressive patient care plans, employing the total team approach including patient teaching and self-care.
  6. Respond to a code or health emergency within standard guidelines.
  7. Assists the Health Services Administrator to ensure that the technical and clinical skills of all assigned staff are current; that they function within the scope of their licensure; and, nursing actions are not delegated to another provider for which that person is not prepared or qualified.
  8. Follows through and documents all findings, corrections or counseling for all nursing incidents, medication errors, patient complaints and forwards to the Health Services Administrator for disposition.
  9. Identifies potential problems, establishes priorities, initiates effective problem solving based on clinical knowledge and informs Health Services Administrator of proposed corrective actions.
  10. Ensures Health Services Administrator is informed of any issues that might interfere with the delivery of services.
  11. Assumes administrative and clinical call on a scheduled basis when requested.
  12. Develops monthly staffing schedule for review and approval by the Health Services Administrator. Ensures the staffing levels adhere to the contractual requirements and staff requests for vacation or special time off are granted whenever possible.
  13. Assists the H.S.A. as needed to ensure an accurate account of monthly staffing and statistics as required by contract.
  14. Assists in the orientation and on-the-job training for all new employees assigned to the unit.
  15. Ensures employees are assigned duties and responsibilities to the level of their expertise, licensure or certification
  16. As delegated by the Health Services Administrator, annually evaluates performance of supervised staff according to established policy and procedure
  17. As assigned conducts staff meetings for all supervised health care providers to identify problems, propose solutions, set goals
  18. Assists in the collection of monthly statistics as assigned
  19. Reviews, monitors, and maintains perpetual inventory of all contraband and tool counts; investigates and reconciles any discrepancies and reports findings to the Health Services Administrator
  20. Cleanliness, maintenance, sanitation and appearance of unit and appropriately notifies security of any infractions needing correction or attention
  21. Coordinates patient care with other departments, to include but not limited to, intake admission, transfers, infirmary admissions, off-site hospital admission, in-house referrals, off-site referrals, periodic and annual physicals, mandatory release, parole, and patient teaching
  22. Assists the H.S.A. in ensuring that appropriate levels of stock for pharmacy, medical supplies and laboratory supplies are maintained
  23. Provides for preventive maintenance for all medical equipment as appropriate, and initiates procedure for repair as indicated
  24. Assists in the maintenance of a professional atmosphere on the nursing unit as well as a high standard of patient care
  25. Sets good example for the staff through regular attendance, arriving promptly on time for duty, being appropriately dressed well groomed, adhering to the dress code, and displaying the identification badge appropriately and being neat and well groomed
  26. Attends monthly institutional staff meetings as directed by the Administrator
  27. Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance.
  28. Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
  29. Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
  30. Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
  31. Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
  32. Post orders, if applicable, per site contract.
  33. Perform other duties as assigned.

Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

Our investment in you

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance plan options
  • Time off & leave benefits
  • 401K
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Parental benefits
  • Perks and discounts
  • And more available here

Compensation Range

$25 - $31 / hour


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