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Facility: Professional Building Clinic
Location: Fargo, ND
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Supervises the day to day operations for nursing staff and nursing activities. Functions in a structured care setting and adheres to the policies and procedures established by Sanford. Demonstrate knowledge of nursing principles for the clinic patient. Oversees care for clinic patients of all ages following established standards and practices. Expertly skilled in the functions of the applicable technical software setting and process/utilization improvement. Improves clinical patient care processes for quality patient outcomes. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, clinical support staff and the public. Assists and supports human resources administrative processing and procedures with staff management. May assist with providing feedback in the collection and preparation of required budget information. As needed, monitors inventory levels and supplies for department. Recognizes problems and recommends solutions. Reacts calmly and effectively in emergency situations. Interprets, adapts and supplies guidelines and procedures. Accountable to follow up with risk management and training of clinical staff as needed. Communicates clearly. Maintains confidentiality. Skilled in principles of employee and patient education and change management. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment. Must have skills in maintaining records and writing reports. Participates in reviewing results of clinical performance assessments and recommends process improvements. Implements established performance improvement policies and trains employees on these policies. Assists in conducting new staff training and orientation regarding operating rules and working standards. May fill in for clinical support staff when staffing gaps exist. Dependent on staffing needs, may fill in as a point of contact for technical training and troubleshooting for staff.
Responsible for utilizing and ensuring staff follow the nursing process (assessment, diagnosis, outcomes/planning, implementation and evaluation) to provide individualized nursing care to patients. Responsible for the coordination of care, patient assessment, patient education, triage, and various other nursing interventions. Collaborates with other inter-professional colleagues, including providers to plan, implement and evaluate care. Maintains current certifications in specialty and continues education when necessary as well as tracks and maintains for staff as needed. Learns new concepts, processes and tools related to own personal development and education. 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. 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.
Join our CARE Clinic team where you can truly make a difference in a child and family's life. Must be or able to become a Peds SANE nurse certified after hire.
Schedule includes: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM with SANE on call commitment for evenings, weekends and holidays.
Bachelor's degree in nursing required.
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).
For Rural Health Network facilities only, employees who do not possess a Bachelor’s degree in the required field, leadership may consider an educational plan with proven continuous action toward achieving a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing within five years of hire into position. Additionally for Rural Health Network facilities, for current employees, leadership may have considered acceptable qualifications and work experience equivalency based on facility size, rural market, and business need, prior to new Sanford education requirements.
Three years’ experience as a registered nurse (RN) in a clinical role preferred. Thorough knowledge of the nursing practice act and standards of nursing care, and a working knowledge of administrative and management techniques.
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. Nurses performing nursing practice over the telephone require licensure in the states where the patients being served reside. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications. Certification may be required depending on specialty or service area. Basic Life Support (BLS) is required.
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Job Function: Nursing
Req Number: R-31195