RN, Clinical Staff Leader - Neuro Trauma ICU

Erlanger Health Chattanooga , TN 37402

Posted 2 months ago

  • Relocation Bonus available to eligible candidates

Erlanger is a multi-hospital health system anchored by a leading academic medical center in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Erlanger is the only public, non-profit hospital in the region and serves as the region's only Level 1 Trauma Center.

At Erlanger, we believe the most important part of our organization is our employees, who provide compassionate, excellent care to our patients every day. We foster an attitude of caring and compassion in our organization and we believe that this attitude distinguishes us from other healthcare providers.

Erlanger offers a robust total rewards package, including a comprehensive benefits plan, tuition reimbursement, scholarship opportunities and leadership training to grow within the organization.

Job Summary:

A registered professional nurse employed by Erlanger Medical Center is responsible for direct and indirect care of the patient. 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.

De-escalation training if applicable.

Preferred:

BSN Preferred

Experience:

Required:

Surgical experience required. Evidence of leadership abilities required.

Knowledge of general nursing principles and practice skills; knowledge of daily function within OR; 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.

Preferred:

Minimum of 2 years surgical experience.

Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration

Required:

Current licensure to practice nursing in the State of North Carolina or a multi-state license from a Nursing Compact state.

BLS completed prior to going to unit/department and maintained going forward.

ACLS.

CNOR approved certification.

Certified training as required by area of practice.

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 North Carolina license. However, the North Carolina nursing license will be a single state license for North Carolina Residents or non-compact state residents. North Carolina licensure or multistate licensure from a compact state must be obtained within three months of hire for non-North Carolina 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', and bare below the elbows 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 DNV compliance and appropriately escalates problems relating to rules and regulations in a timely and effective manner.

Follow Association of Perioperative Nurses (AORN) Standards and Guidelines

Service Excellence:

Enforces hourly rounding

Deescalate situations and implement 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

Identify and monitors staff to develop as Clinical Staff Leaders.

Facilitate 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

Coach and counsel staff to enhance performance

Conducts performance reviews in collaborative Department management

Collaborates with Director/Manager to facilitate monthly staff meetings

Education:

Facilitate appropriate orientation opportunities/experiences for new staff

Identify all education 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.

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