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RN Charge Observation FT Days Position Summary
The Clinical Lead is a registered nurse who assists the nurse manager/director in coordination, direction, throughput and evaluation of patient care, unit activities and staff activities and performance on an assigned shift. Incorporates knowledge of the nursing process and professional standards of nursing in daily practice. Applies knowledge of patient requirements, growth and development to effectively make assignments and interventions. Facilitates the provision of consistent care based on changing needs of patients on unit. Manages clinical and non-clinical activities on the unit in absence of the unit manager/director. Coordinates all unit activities for smooth operation in the absence of the unit manager/director.
Supports, evaluates, prioritizes and supervises patient care and unit needs during assigned shift. Serves as designee for unit matters in nurse manager/director absence.
Makes assignments for staff to meet patient care needs and for incoming patients.
Makes patient assignments and delegates unit specific task assignments to ensure patient care and unit needs are met. Monitors effectiveness and completion of unit assignments.
Evaluates staffing by considering mix of caregivers, patient volumes (current and anticipated), patient acuity and staff availability.
For shift assigned and oncoming shift; demonstrates timely and effective communication skills in daily interactions with team members and others.
Performance Improvement/Quality: Seeks to proactively improve quality of the services provided and patient care outcomes. Serves as unit champion and resource to staff for quality and patient safety initiatives and issues. Effectively uses change management methods to support improvement activities.
Serves as role model for exceptional customer service and facilitates and actively participates in service recovery efforts during the shift on unit.
Teacher/Mentor - Improves job performance of staff by assisting in personal and professional development through preceptor training and role modeling for care delivery and desired behaviors. Provides professional/technical/clinical/coaching support for nursing associates.
Assists and actively participates with nurse manager/director with quality projects and staff annual performance evaluations.
Troubleshoots issues which arise that require an immediate resolution and keeping nurse manager/director informed of circumstances, actions and outcome.
On shifts not in clinical lead/charge nurse role, takes patient care assignment, serves as preceptor or other roles determined to meet patient care needs of the unit for the shift.
Serves as representative for unit or nursing department on committees or task forces as assigned by nurse manager/director or administration.
Routinely reinforces the organization vision, mission and values of Carondelet Health Network through role model behavior.
THE RN CHARGE OBSERVATION FULL TIME DAYS CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS THE FOLLOWING EDUCATION, LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE
Education Required: Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing. Preferred: BSN preferred, not required.
Licensure Required: Valid current Arizona Nursing License.
Certificates Required: Required in area of clinical specialty within 3 years from ANCC or other approved credentialing entity (i.e. critical care: CCRN).
Experience Required: Must have functioned in an RN role for a minimum of 1 year clinical experience required.
Skills Required: Use of general patient care equipment and communication equipment; use of unit-specific equipment (clinical and general). Ability to adapt to changes in healthcare technology and support others in transition and learning. Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Knowledge Required: Nurse Practice Act.
Technology Required: Basic computer skills. Required: Must be able to work variable shifts, holidays, and/or weekends.
Primary Location: Goodyear, Arizona
Facility: Abrazo West Campus
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.