HCH 5TH NURSE TEAM LDR RN

Location
Holy Cross Hospital, Chicago, IL
Salary
Competitive
Posted
9/4/2017
Closes
10/4/2017
Specialty
Nurse Practitioner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
 
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  General Summary

The Team Leader is a registered nurse assigned responsibility for coordinating care delivery and patient flow in the Emergency Department for a specified shift. The Team Leader operates within the framework of the Mission, Vision, and Values of Holy Cross Hospital.

Essential Functions
  • Receives report from Team Leader prior shift.
  • Determines shift assignments for all ED staff.
  • Serves as consult to nurses and physicians regarding policy and procedure; provides direction to nurses and physicians in processing patients through the ED patient encounter.
  • Insures routine shift tasks are assigned and completed (Crash Carts, Accu-check calibration, refrigerator checks, etc.)
  • Monitors patient activity for all areas (Triage, North ED, South ED, Waiting Rooms).
  • Works with the charge nurse on the North ED to facilitate patient flow and assure patients are assigned by acuity.
  • Facilitates capacity flow interventions.
  • Monitors waiting patients and assigns re-assessments as per policy.
  • Implements interventions to minimize LWOT’s (5%); maximizes resources to enhance productivity.
  • Communicates ED activity status and needs with ED Director or Nursing Supervisor. Collaborates with senior ED Physician regarding ED issues; notifies ED Medical Director as appropriate.

Minimum Requirements
  • IL RN License
  • CPR, ACLS, PALS, ECRN