Sanford Health Clinical Care Leader Inpatient - 8A Innovation Unit in Fargo, North Dakota
Job Title: Clinical Care Leader Inpatient | 8A Innovation Unit | Fargo
Department : Innovation Unit - Nursing Inpatient - Fargo
Job Schedule: Full Time
Hours Per Shift: 12 hr
The Registered Nurse in the Clinical Care Leader (CCL) role facilitates health care services for patients in cooperation with the health care team. Facilitates communication and provision of information and messages in a way that produces clarity and impact. Understands the importance of inter-team collaboration in breaking down silos and achieving business results and the ability to lead employees from various functions to communicate, coordinate work across divisions, and collaborate in solving problems as one team. Applies the concept of collaboration to build relationships and coordinate with other teams. Provides feedback to members of the health care team.
Responsible for utilizing the nursing process (assessment, diagnosis, outcomes/planning, implementation and evaluation) to provide individualized nursing care to patients. Collaborates with other inter-professional colleagues, including physicians, to plan, implement and evaluate care. Demonstrates competency and practices within the full scope of nursing expertise/knowledge and utilizes appropriate age and population specific standards as designated in their assigned clinical setting. Cares for patients in all phases of preventative care, health maintenance, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up as patients move along the continuum of care. Responsible for the coordination of care, patient assessment, patient education, triage, and various other nursing interventions. Functions within the scopes and standards of nursing practice as outlined in the Nurse Practice Act and Administrative Rules in state of practice and licensure. The Sanford Professional Nursing Practice recognizes the Scope and Standards of Practice and the Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements as published by the American Nurses Association as the foundation of nursing care delivery and professional conduct.
Competent in the registered nurse (RN) skills of the unit/department. Knowledge of procedures and programs to ensure employee safety. Assumes leadership role in high-risk situations. Coordinates the clinical/unit nursing activities while adhering to Sanford Health philosophy, goals, and standards of care. Acknowledges their impact on budget and finance through staffing and ensuring safe patient care. The CCL uses critical thinking skills to collaborate and coordinate patient care and manage emergent situations, for the specific assigned clinical setting. Responsible to intervene when unsafe practices are identified. Responsible to make patient assignments based on employee's competencies, scope of practice, experience and patient's unique needs. Demonstrates effective communication skills to negotiate and resolve conflicts with and between peers, inter-professional colleagues, patients and families. Serves as a mentor to staff while facilitating the over-all unit activities. Participates in house-wide and/or departmental committees and assists with the coordination of the Peer Review Process for employees. Participates in active learning and development resources. The nurse has knowledge of and utilizes appropriate age-related patient care protocols relating to the physical and psychological needs of patients according to department scope of service.
Uses active listening skills and probing techniques to understand cause of a conflict.;Trains others on main considerations and issues related to laws and regulations in the implementation of healthcare practices.;Responsible for promoting a safe environment for patients, families, staff, residents, and visitors and working collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary health care team to provide the best outcomes for patients.;Reinforces positive contributions and recommends adjustments for improving outcomes.;Promotes an organizational culture that balances individual initiative and team collaboration and sharing of successes.;Performs quality control and maintains a high standard in relation to infection control mechanisms for patient safety.;Performing age related patient assessments and nursing interventions.;Leverages prior experience as a help towards handling changing situations.;Follows hospital procedures to educate patients and care givers on conditions and treatments.;Establishes and maintains productive working relationships within and outside of own area.;Effectively delegates and supervises based on oneâ€™s state practice act and an understanding of the concepts of responsibility, authority, and accountability.;Delivers written and oral communication, responds to their questions and concerns, and produce specific outcomes and impact.;Coordination and management of care for patients, including with complex needs.;Builds a rapport with the patient and explains the condition and course of action effectively.;Adjusts departmental priorities and resource allocations to support changing needs.;
An 18-bed Innovation Unit serving the needs of complex medical/surgical patients. The innovation unit welcomes dynamic healthcare professionals that thrive on change and want to be in a team on the cutting edge of improving the patient experience and outcomes of care through the exploration and adoption of new technologies, care delivery processes and equipment used in patient care. If you are self-motivated and love turning challenges into accomplishments, this may be the perfect opportunity for you!
Bachelor's degree in nursing strongly preferred. Graduate from a nationally accredited nursing program preferred, including, but not limited to, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA).
A minimum of one year of clinical nursing experience required, two years preferred. Demonstrated involvement in clinical process improvement initiatives preferred.
Currently holds an unencumbered RN license with the State Board of Nursing where the practice of nursing is occurring and/or possess multistate licensure if in a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications. Certification may be required depending on specialty or service area. Basic Life Support (BLS) required within 60 days of employment into position.
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Job Function: Nursing
Job Schedule: Full Time
Req Number: WD08768