RN Supervisor Clinical Nurse IV - 4 East Medical Stepdown Unit
Company: UNC Health Care
Posted on: August 8, 2022
Full Time Night
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4 East is a 31 bed pulmonary and nephrology intermediate care unit.
Nurses on this fast-paced unit care for patients with lung, kidney
and heart related illness or diagnoses. Nurses monitor and manage
patients with ventilators, peritoneal dialysis, arrhythmias and
cardiac drips. We provide an exceptional level of care,
continuously utilizing critical thinking and a wide range of
clinical skills for patients with multiple comorbidities. We are a
strong team that works hard and places high importance on providing
the best in care and top patient satisfaction results.
Become part of an inclusive organization with over 30,000 diverse
employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of
the unique communities we serve.
Serves as nursing Team Leader. Provides education, training, and
oversight to assigned nursing staff.
1. EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT - Coordinates, designs
and implements educational programs to meet identified learning
needs of staff, patients and families. Promotes and ensures staff
participation in continuing education, orientation, competency,
in-service and staff development offerings. Participates in
development and implementation of competency initiatives. Serves as
an area of specialty consultant in the design of educational
programs. Participates in development of and provides clinical
expertise for patient education materials. Promotes professional
growth of self and staff. Promotes a conducive environment for
learning and provides educational experiences for students.
2. EVALUATION - Evaluates patient progress and revises plan
accordingly. Maintains accountability for carrying out components
of the plan. Works with manager to ensure care on unit is
accordance with policies and procedures.
3. IMPLEMENTATION - Promotes an environment that values diversity,
open communication, teamwork and exceptional service. Ensures that
appropriate care and services are available to patients, clients
and families for assigned shift. Facilitates interdisciplinary
collaboration in patient/client care planning to achieve desired
patient outcomes. Coordinates care with interdisciplinary team
members. Demonstrates and role models clinical expertise in
specified patient population and shares expertise with other staff.
Promotes and ensures the use of the nursing process to provide
quality patient care. Assesses and anticipates patient and family
learning needs and organizes resources to ensure that they are met.
Performs bedside point of care testing as required for patient care
4. LEADERSHIP - Creates and promotes an environment conducive to
recruiting and retaining staff. Provides feedback to
Manager/Supervisor and Director to assist in hiring, promoting,
transferring and terminating staff. Assists Nurse Manager by
providing assigned staff with performance feedback and opportunity
to set professional goals. Models and promotes behaviors that
effectively give continual feedback to staff and colleagues.
Integrates best practice standards regarding retention of staff in
all aspects of practice.
5. ASSESSMENT - Synthesizes data from complex situations to
determine priorities for care. Includes appropriate physical,
psychosocial and educational needs. Synthesizes assessment data
into meaningful whole prior to communication with others. Assesses
and anticipates discharge needs of individual patients and
families. Develops relationships with families that promote their
ability to advocate for the patient and their own needs. Works with
manager to demonstrate specialization needs to serve the patient
6. PLANNING - Establishes and promotes standards of excellence for
areas of responsibility and ensures consistent implementation by
staff. Provides input about trends related to program development,
space needs and fiscal realities. Ensures appropriate and adequate
clinical staffing and skill mix to meet patient care needs on own
shift and upcoming shift. Effectively uses clinical and financial
information to assist Nurse Manager to establish and meet budgetary
goals. Collaborates with Nurse Manager to implement strategies to
increase revenue and cost-effectively manage personnel, supply and
equipment resources. Evaluates the impact of strategic fiscal
changes on quality outcomes. Assists Nurse Manager to ensure that
internal and external regulatory standards are met or exceeded.
7. RESEARCH AND PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT - Collaborates with Nurse
Manager to evaluate research that is applicable to practice and
promotes changes in standards of care as appropriate. Guides
research development and implementation. Utilizes resources in
asking research questions and applying appropriate research
methods. Shares knowledge with colleagues through publication,
presentations or other means. Develops, implements and evaluates
new and creative approaches to meeting goals. Leads, participates
and promotes performance improvement initiatives that focus on
identified patient safety or quality of care opportunities.
Other Information Other information:
--- Graduate of Accredited Nursing Program. Bachelor's degree (BSN)
--- Must have NC RN Licensure and BCLS.
Professional Experience Requirements:
--- Minimum of one year experience working as a licensed RN.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
--- Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret
clinical information and technical procedures. Ability to document
clinical information. Ability to effectively communicate
information and respond to questions from patients, physicians,
family members, and other Rex staff. Mathematical Skills: Ability
to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and
proportions to practical situations. Reasoning Ability: Ability to
define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid
conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical
Job Details Legal Employer: - NCHEALTH
Entity : UNC REX Healthcare
Organization Unit : Rex 4 East/Pulm & Nephrology
Work Type : Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week : 40.00
Work Schedule : Night Job
Location of Job : US:NC:Raleigh
Exempt From Overtime : Exempt: No
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