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Registered Nurse (RN) Shared Leader - Med/Surg

#### Job ID:221503
#### Northern Utah
#### Details:
About Us
What does it mean to be a part of Intermountain Healthcare? It means that the quest for clinical excellence is not just a goal, but a given\. It means building an environment where physicians and employees can deliver the best in healthcare\. And it?s realizing each employee or volunteer is vital to the healing process, because we can only achieve theextraordinary _together_ \.
Being a part of Intermountain Healthcare means joining with a world\-class team of over 36,000 employees and embarking on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment\. Our mission is: Helping people live the healthiest lives possible\.
Our patients deserve the best in healthcare, and we deliver\.
Job Description
The RN Shared Leader supports the fundamentals of safety, quality, experience and stewardship by providing clinical expertise and leadership to their department\. As a part of line management, this role will have significant leadership responsibilities, including several of the following: leading change, scheduling, maintenance of staff competencies, new employee selection / orientation, constructive discipline, and completion of annual employee performance reviews\. The RN Shared Leader has accountability for coordination of a cohort of caregivers and actively participates in the overall operations of the department, development of department practice, and provision of patient care with specified accountabilities for implementation and outcomes\. The RN Shared Leader supports and enforces department policies/procedures to ensure safe, efficient and effective patient care\.
Posting Specifics
+ Benefits Eligible: Yes; Medical, Dental, Vision, Education Assistance\. Click here for more details
+ Shift Details: Full time, 24 hrs clinical work and 16 hours of leadership
+ Department: Medical and Surgical Nursing
+ Location: Bear River Hospital
Essential Job Duties
Assess:
+ Performs appropriate assessment of physical, social and psychological status \(including cognitive, communicative and developmental skills as appropriate\)\.
+ Seeks and evaluates information acquired from other members of interdisciplinary team: patient, family, physician, non\-nursing disciplines, support staff, others\.
Plan:
+ Uses assessment information and critical thinking skills to collaboratively develop individualized plan of care\.
+ Actively seeks patient, family, team, and physician involvement to develop plan of care including needed education\.
+ Collaboratively plans and prepares patients for further support needs once the current episode of care outcomes are met \(i\.e\., teaching, referrals, and follow\-up\)\.
Implement:
+ Development and implementation of initiatives to support department continuous improvement and zero harm efforts\.
+ Directs the interdisciplinary care team via delegation, coordination and collaboration as appropriate\.
+ Provides or delegates care consistent with plan of care, guidelines of care and professional licensure provisions\.
+ Demonstrates the ability to set priorities and to coordinate and organize patient care delivery through effectively managing time, supplies, and resources\.
Evaluate:
+ Evaluates patient response to interventions through review of achievement of goals, clinical outcomes, patient and family satisfaction\.
+ Revises plan of care as indicated, and reassesses changes as appropriate\.
+ Assist manager with evaluating the department needs for developing and implementing plans to move staff from novice to expert nurses in areas of practice, clinical competency and patient experience\.
Professionalism:
+ Promotes nursing profession and participate in development of others\.
+ Integrates legal and ethical standards into practice: complies with regulatory standards, practices within scope of licensure, provides accurate & timely documentation, and understands legal implications of care delivery\.
Staffing:
+ Assist Department Manager in decisions related to needed positions, selection, retention, orientation, etc\.
+ Projects staffing needs for current and following shift and/or department to provide optimal patient care\.
+ Ensures that staffing levels/skill levels match census/acuities for the department\.
+ Ensures cost\-effective use of staff by ensuring appropriate nurse to patient ratio and utilization of staff by monitoring use of premium pay, agency, cancellations, etc\.
+ Assists staff members with direct patient care as needed\.
Patient Flow:
+ Forecasts and communicates accurate information on admission, discharge and transfer to ensure appropriate patient placement\.
+ Communicates with appropriate care givers on difficult/challenging patients to facilitate appropriate care needs\.
Leadership:
+ Shares responsibility for the day\-to\-day operations\.
+ Promotes safety, quality and experience for patients and caregivers\.
+ Serves as a clinical resource and role model to all staff members\.
+ Manages patient complaints or concerns promptly\.
+ Responsible for initial coaching of staff on performance issues\.
+ Facilitate communication between department manager and department council representatives\.
+ May complete and conduct annual performance reviews of staff\.
+ Supports and enforces unit policies / procedures to ensure safe, quality patient care\.
+ Oversight responsibilities for competency of staff\. This may include annual skills updates, ongoing educational in\-services and completion of mandatory educational requirements\.
+ Oversight accountabilities for ongoing programs \(i\.e\., patient experience, continuous improvement, zero harm etc\.\)\.
Minimum Requirements
+ Bachelor's degree in Nursing \(BSN\)\. Education must be obtained from an accredited institution\. Degree will be verified\.
+ Current RN License in state of practice\.
+ Basic Life Support Certification \(BLS\) for healthcare providers\.
+ Unit specific certification as required \(i\.e\., ACLS, PALS, etc\.\)\.
+ Two years of clinical nursing experience\.
+ Experience in assigned clinical area\.
+ Leadership and mentoring experience\.
+ Basic computer skills\.
Physical Requirements
+ Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and
+ Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations\.
+ Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy\. This includes
+ Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients\. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment\.
+ Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items\.
+ Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment\. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items\. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms \(full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc\.\)\.
+ May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time\.
Preferred Requirements
+ Two years of supervisory experience in a clinical nursing setting\.
Please Note
All positions subject to close without notice\. Intermountain Healthcare prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status, disability and/or genetic information\.
#### Additional Details:
Working Hours 40
Primary Work Location Bear River Hospital
Expertise Nursing
Job Type Full Time
Location US\-UT\-Tremonton


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