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Clinical Staff Leader-Resource - Neuro ICU - Full Time

Erlanger Medical Center Chattanooga, TN

Job Description



Job Summary: A registered professional nurse employed by Erlanger Health System is responsible for direct and indirect care of the patient. Responsible for daily operations and staff development as the department requires. This individual acts as a resource to the multi-unit director. Responsible for assigned shift and formulate a plan and execute with oncoming staff leader as department requires. Education: Required: Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing. Preferred: BSN Preferred 1 year in the Clinical Staff Leader/Charge Nurse Role Experience: Required: Minimum of 2 years clinical experience required. Evidence of leadership abilities required. Knowledge of general nursing principles and practice skills; knowledge of organizational functions, policies and regulations; knowledge of current trends and new developments; knowledge of principles and practices of nursing; and applicable knowledge of those areas requiring special education. Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration Required: Current licensure to practice nursing in the State of Tennessee BLS Unit specific approved certification Certified training as required by area of practice (ACLS) Note: certification by specialty within 1 year of exam eligibility for area of practice. The Nurse Licensure Compact will not change how to obtain or renew a Tennessee license. However, the Tennessee nursing license will be a single state license for Tennessee Residents or non-compact state residents. Tennessee licensure or multistate licensure from a compact state must be obtained within three months of hire for non-Tennessee residents. Department Position Summary: Daily operations of unit when scheduled to include but not limited to: Quality/Safety: Maintains continuous updates to Visual Management Board Ensures bedside reporting occurring daily Accountable for HCAHPs initiatives are implemented Execute and ensure adherence appropriate bundles for CLABSI, CAUTI etc are adhered to Ensure Hand Hygiene is completed wash in and wash out in clinical areas Participates and leads committees and quality initiatives Ensure that the area is maintained according to established standards and guidelines at all times Accountable for TJC compliance and appropriately escalates problems relating to rules and regulations in a timely and effective manner. Service Excellence: Enforces hourly rounding and bedside shift report Deescalates situations and implements service recovery Accountable for unit specific metrics and tracks progress in meeting goals and objectives. People: Assist in recruitment and retention of staff on unit Assist with on boarding of new staff to the department Facilitates open and effective communication with ancillary departments and medical staff Communicate areas of concerns appropriately to leadership and actively identify solutions for correction Appropriate delegation of tasks based on skill level of individual Identify clinical staff leaders and develop plan of action to assist in their growth Coaches and counsels staff to enhance performance Conducts performance reviews in collaborative department management Collaborates with the multi-unit Director to facilitate monthly staff meetings Education: Facilitates appropriate orientation opportunities/experiences for new staff Identifies and facilitates educational opportunities for self and staff members Assist in the development of staff members by continuously reviewing the care they provide and offer constructive feedback Finance: Manage productivity by flexing staffing based on census and acuity Analyze adequate staffing for shift and next 24 hours Monitors supply cost to maintain within budget Adhere to established PAR levels Responsible for timely patient placement according to department matrix Complete Kronos per guidelines Updates daily schedule timely to reflect actual staffing Monitor time and attendance and take corrective action with staff not adhering to policy Growth: Communicate effectively with Physicians and service lines Community: Assist with community outreach programs and opportunities (ie Health Fairs, community events, etc.) Leadership: Demonstrates mastery of patient care, including assessment, treatment, care planning, patient education and evidence-based practice. Leads by example of good work habits and effective professional relationships. Actively embraces change emphasizing positive interactions.

Job Details

Date Posted November 8, 2018
Date Closes February 6, 2019
Requisition 22746
Located In Chattanooga, TN
SOC Category 00-0000.00