Lead RN, Hanford L&D, Full Time, Day Shift
Company: Adventist Health Hanford
Posted on: January 9, 2021
Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We
provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the
greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are
driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health,
wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to
always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our
mission.We're looking for someone to join our team as a RN, Nurse
Lead who:Provides unit-based leadership working collaboratively
with the Nurse Manager, Director, Physicians, and staff. Supervises
and directs the activities of various levels of assigned nursing
and ancillary personnel using both professional and supervisory
discretion and independent judgment. Ensures that all patients on
the unit receive cost effective, professional care that results in
positive outcomes and high patient satisfaction while maintaining
the highest level of patient safety. Assesses and takes steps to
improve quality of patient experience.Essential Functions:
- Provides unit-based leadership in the development and provision
of clinical services. Supervises and directs unit personnel.
Initiates and coordinates individual and team conferences with
health team members, patients, and/or families to initiate and
revise care plans for optimal, individualized patient care. Directs
and monitors personnel in the performance of patient care
activities to ensure adequate patient care and quality of work.
Participates in patient care as needed.
- Fosters an environment of patient and family centered care with
special attention to cultural diversity and personal needs. Makes
rounds to have an overview of patient care needs and to introduce
self to patient and families. Solicits feedback on quality of
nursing services and any other concerns. Provides interventions
and/or develops systems to address the care of patients throughout
the continuum of care. Develops strategies with Nurse
Manager/Director to improve customer satisfaction for patients,
families, and physicians. Investigates and resolves patient care
and operational issues as needed. Recommends policy/procedure
changes based upon the standards, in collaboration with the Nurse
- Ensures compliance with Patient Safety Goals as identified by
The Joint Commission, hospital policy, Quality Measures, and
Patient Safety initiatives through unit management and
participation in hospital Performance Improvement (PI) Teams. Works
closely with the clinical team members to implement
systems/programs or staff development activities to facilitate
staff members' ability to meet patient/family/physician needs.
Provides ongoing assessment of department operations and patient
care processes for opportunities to improve. Facilitates data
collection by staff members and participates in unit quality
activities to improve care.
- Assesses the staffing requirements of the unit on an ongoing
basis. Manages the number of assigned personnel based on
determination of patient acuity and needs, and available skills.
Assigns staff to particular patients and patient care activities
according to independent professional and supervisory
analysis/assessment of the most effective utilization of skills and
abilities, patient needs, and to equalize work loads of assigned
personnel. Arranges for staff relief for meals and breaks. Reviews
and takes action on requests to adjust schedules, including
requests to come in late, leave early, or utilize sick time. Plays
a significant role in evaluation of performance of unit employees.
Coaches and disciplines personnel, when deems appropriate,
including oral and written warnings, and suspension. Directly
involved in decisions to hire and terminate unit personnel.
Instructs new professional and ancillary personnel on job duties
- Works with facility services to assure that the department and
equipment is maintained in a safe and operational state.
Facilitates the repair of any broken or malfunctioning equipment.
Ensures the cleanliness of the department. Keeps the Director
informed of the unit's activities, incidents, and special needs in
a timely manner, documenting pertinent information. Keeping
staffing costs within targeted budget, minimizing use of
- Performs other job-related duties as assigned.You'll be
successful with the following qualifications:Education:
- Bachelor's Degree in nursing or equivalent combination of
education/related experience: Required
- Master's Degree: PreferredWork Experience:
- Five years technical experience: Preferred
- Supervisory experience or demonstrated supervisory skills:
- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS)
- Clinical specialty and/or nursing administration certification:
- Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the state of practice:
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