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RN Nurse Team Lead - Operating Room Job

PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center
PeaceHealth
Type Full time Posted 8/19/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 11/21/2014
WA - Washington (All) - Bellingham Referral - n/a -    

RN Nurse Team Lead - Operating Room Job

Date:Nov 13, 2014

Location:Bellingham, WA, US

Company:Peacehealth

Req ID:48807

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and nine medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship. This is The Spirit of Healing—The Spirit of PeaceHealth.

Department:Operating Room (3000)

JOB SUMMARY

Assures professional nursing care is provided for all patients in clinical nursing unit according to established standards and practices.  The Team Lead is a team member in a leadership capacity under the direction of the department leadership.  The Team Lead assists in coordinating unit activities which assure optimal patient care.  The Team Lead supports and directs staff members in providing compassionate care and services to patients and families. Independent decision-making is expected in the execution of routine duties.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

1. Directs patient care activities on the unit for the shift by making/adjusting staff assignments that ensures optimal patient outcomes.

2. Supervises and assesses clinical practice.  Directs and delegates other team members.  Coordinates staffing for the next shift.

3. Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs.

4. Documents patient care in the healthcare record according to established standards.

5. Directs and delegates care to other team members in accordance with their education, credentials, and demonstrated competence.

6. Ensures own professional effectiveness through education and professional development.

7. Participates in the development of and maintains established hospital policies, procedures and objectives, quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection prevention program.

8. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required, BSN is preferred.

Experience/training:

Minimum of one year acute care nursing experience is required.
Previous leadership experience is preferred.

** (2) positions will work Sat, Sun, Mon.**

License/certification:

Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Washington.
Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
Specialty certification preferred.

Other skills:

Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family centered work environment
Able to support and interpret medical center philosophy, policy and procedures
Demonstrated interest in staff development
Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.
Basic computer skills

Location:  Bellingham, WA 
Job Category:  Nursing - RN Patient Care
Shift:  Night
Shift Length:Variable
FTE:0.4  
Work Type:  Part Time
Salary range starts at:$31.52
Required Certifications/Licensure:Basic Life Support; Registered Nurse - Washington 

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed within this job class. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Posting Notes: Bellingham, WA || Nursing - RN Patient Care || Part Time || SURGICAL SVCS 


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