Team Lead Emergency Department Registered Nurse Full Time Days
Req #: 18001280
Job Category: Nursing
Organization: Florida Hospital Carrollwood
Potential Referral Bonus: $
Full Time Nights
The Team Leader supervises, coordinates and performs patient care delivery on assigned nursing unit and meets Standards of Nursing Care for assigned shift. Is responsible for coordinating and planning assigned shift activities to ensure standards of patient care are met. Acts as a clinical resource and role model. Participates in conducting performance appraisals for personnel on assigned shift.
The Registered Nurse provides self-directed, effective nursing care to groups of patients and other duties as assigned in accordance with Division of Nursing standards and pursuant to Florida Department of Professional Regulation, Chapter 464.003 (3) (a): “Practice of professional nursing means the performance of those acts requiring substantial specialized knowledge, judgment, and nursing skill based upon applied practices of psychological, biological, physical, and social sciences which shall include, but not limited to:
The observation, assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation of care; health teaching and counseling of the ill, injured or infirmed; and the promotion of wellness, maintenance of health and prevention of illness and others.
The administration of medication and treatments as prescribed or authorized by a duly licensed practitioner authorized by the laws of this state to prescribe such medications and treatments.
3. The supervision and teaching of other personnel in the theory and performance of any of the above acts.”
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Communicates with courtesy when interacting with internal or external customers—in person or on the telephone.
Demonstrates respect for co-workers and develops positive working relationships with other departments.
Participates in hourly rounding for outcomes using the AIDET technique.
Incorporates Caring Model behaviors and culturally competent care into daily practice.
Demonstrates organizational commitment standards and values.
Monitors staff compliance with customer service behaviors and reinforces hospital goals for service management.
Adheres to organizational standards for dress and professional appearance.
Demonstrate collaboration and teamwork in managing patient flow, i.e., promotes timely patient placement by following hospital policy for patient admission, discharge and transfer.
Participates in peer interviewing and peer review process.
Communicates changes, new procedures, and processes for the nursing division, service line, and team to staff.
Participates in monthly staff meeting for assigned unit.
Assists the Nurse Leader or designee, with updates and maintains unit records, reports, and forms.
Assists in preparing monthly schedule for assigned unit.
Assists with performance appraisals/corrective action and counseling.
Provides required documentation for personnel file in a timely manner.
Utilizes time effectively and accomplishes duties in necessary timeframe with minimal supervision.
Assists staff in the delivery of patient care: assessment, diagnosis, identification of outcomes, planning, implementation, and evaluation.
Demonstrates knowledge of hospital, division, and unit Standards of Care and Practice by serving as a resource person to nurses and physicians during assigned shift.
Mentors and coaches team members to successfully manage patient needs.
Assists staff in effective time utilization.
Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost and impact on practice in the delivery of nursing services.
Prepares daily shift assignments, which distributes personnel equitably and appropriately to match the needs of patients with skill of nursing staff.
Adheres to staffing matrix and operational budgetary benchmarks.
Educates staff as to their affirmative duty to report incidents, the necessity of such reporting and proper mechanisms of incident reporting.
Assures incident reports have been filed on incidents employees may be aware of or discovered through chart review.
Assures that reportable events occurring within the department are properly reported to Risk Management within the time required by law.
Assists Risk Management Department in identifying risks, analyzing cause/effects of incidents and in the investigation of incidents as may be required for legal purposes.
Works with Risk Management Department in developing corrective action plans addressing trends or categories or risks/incidents.
Implements actions, as appropriate, recommended by Performance Improvement activities and hospital-wide Quality Improvement Council (QIC).
Ensures compliance with core measure/HCAHPS composite benchmarks.
Documentation meets criteria for core measure, charges, PI, and all quality/regulatory standards as measured by chart audits.
Assists in completing, monitoring, and evaluation of unit-based Performance Improvement activities.
Promotes staff development through patient care assignments, acting as a clinical resource and role model, identifying educational needs and ensuring staff attendance at educational in-services.
Encourages and supports front-line decision making.
Provides staff in-services on a regular basis.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Valid American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, AND
Valid AHA Advanced life support certification (ACLS, PALS, NRP) per specialty/unit requirements
Skills required for work in critical care area
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:
ACLS, PALS, NRP as defined by unit competencies
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Graduate of a school of Nursing.
Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years’ experience as a Registered Nurse.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing.
Experience in a specialty area(s).
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse / Nurse Practitioner in Florida or licensure from another state with verification of application and eligibility for Florida licensure by endorsement.