Sanford Health Clinical Care Leader Ambulatory - Infectious Disease in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Job Title: Clinical Care Leader Ambulatory | Infectious Disease | Sioux Falls
City: Sioux Falls
Department : Nursing Ambulatory - Sioux Falls
Job Schedule: Full Time
Hours Per Shift: 8 hr
The Registered Nurse in the Clinical Care Leader (CCL) role facilitates health care services for patients in cooperation with the health care team. Demonstrates strong clinical reasoning and critical thinking skills to analyze data and appropriately respond to changing situations. Effective communication skills to collaborate, negotiate, and resolve conflicts, situations, and/or issues with peers, inter-professional colleagues, patients and families. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, clinical support staff and the public. Serves as a mentor to staff while assisting in facilitating the over-all clinic activities. Participates and may serve in leadership roles on department/organizational tasks forces and committees.
Responsible for utilizing 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 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. 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. Documents patient history, symptoms, medications and care provided in compliance with applicable standards/regulations.
Utilizes technology to enhance quality patient care, to collaborate with physicians and inter-professional team members, and effectively delegates to and supervise unlicensed personnel, assume overall nursing accountability for patient care.
Assists in conducting new staff training and orientation regarding operating rules and working standards. Supports and assists in the implementation of established performance improvement policies and trains employees on these policies. Accountable to follow up with risk management and training of clinical staff as needed. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment. Learns new concepts, processes and tools related to own personal development and education.
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 and visitors and works collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary health care team to provide the best outcomes for patients. Promotes an organizational culture that balances individual initiative and team collaboration and sharing of successes. Performs triage, sorting patients needing urgent care from those with less severe injuries. 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. Implements healthcare policies and ethical requirements when providing clinical services. Establishes and maintains productive working relationships within and outside of own area. Effectively delegates and supervises based on ones 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 and communicates performance objectives as necessary for team objectives.
Bachelor's degree in nursing strongly preferred. Graduate from an accredited nursing program preferred, including, but not limited to, American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA). Minimum of two years clinical experience 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. Functions within the legal scope of practice.
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City: Sioux Falls
Job Function: Nursing
Job Schedule: Full Time
Req Number: WD05170