Supervisor Clinical Nurse Inpatient (FT) - Cardiovascular Critical Care, Days

Employer
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Location
Lebanon New Hampshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 28, 2021
Closes
Mar 28, 2021
Ref
7911_200002TM
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

CNS Job Description CVCC

Responsibilities include:

Manages patient assignments and flow within the Cardiovascular Critical Care Unit. Provides oversight of direct patient care to support patient and staff needs. Serves as a lead, clinical resource, role model, and extension of management to uphold institutional priorities, policies and practices. Assigns staff to patients per current unit workload. Considers unit acuity, staff experience and competency, learning needs and patient acuity/complexity when considering shift assignments. Participates in performance management of staff members to include coaching, preparation of performance evaluations, and the performance management process. Initiates disciplinary action as appropriate. Addresses conflicts as they may arise. Assists/mediates to maintain smooth operations of the unit. Involves unit leadership or House Supervisor as appropriate. Works closely with Bed Managers and the House Supervisor to admit, transfer and discharge patients on the unit. Facilitates timely admissions and discharges to optimize clinical capacity. Works three 12 hour clinical shifts on the unit a week and completes 8 hours of administrative time every other week or 4 hours every week.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduate from an accredited Nursing Program required.

  • Bachelor's Degree (e.g. BSN, BA, BS) at time of hire, or degree expected within 36 months of hire.

  • 2 years of progressive responsibility within an acute care setting required.

  • Specialty certification preferred.

  • Must obtain and maintain clinical competencies within assigned unit.

  • Excellent written, verbal and computer skills required.

  • Demonstrated abilities with problem solving, leadership, communication, fiscal responsibility and teamwork.

  • Ability to work effectively in groups of employees and with patients and patient families is essential.

  • Previous charge RN experience preferred.

Required Licensure/Certification Skills:

  • Licensed Registered Nurse in New Hampshire required.

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) specifically required for all RNs in critical care

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Graduate from an accredited Nursing Program required.   
  • Bachelor's Degree (e.g. BSN, BA, BS) at time of hire, or degree expected within 36 months of hire.
  • 2 years of progressive responsibility within an acute care setting required. 
  • Specialty certification preferred.  
  • Must obtain and maintain clinical competencies within assigned unit.  
  • Excellent written, verbal and computer skills required. 
  • Demonstrated abilities with problem solving, leadership, communication, fiscal responsibility and teamwork.
  • Ability to work effectively in groups of employees and with patients and patient families is essential. 
  • Required Licensure/Certification Skills:

     

  • Licensed Registered Nurse in New Hampshire required.   
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) or higher per unit specific requirements 
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) specifically required for all RNs on ICCU/CSCU.
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