Clinical Team Lead, RN - PACU - Duke Raleigh Hospital
Duke University Health System
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Internal Number: 123474
Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 2,000 team members. The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs
U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as high performing in orthopaedics and two adult procedures/conditions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and lung cancer surgery. #DukeRaleighJobs
Duke Nursing Highlights:
Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet® organization
Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolina's Great 100 Nurses.
Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.
Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
*** Newly Hired RNs (with at least two years Nursing experience) will be eligible to receive a $15,000 sign-on bonus that will be paid out over three years ***
*** Relocation bonus available ***
*** The unit is also eligible for upto $25,000 student loan forgiveness from your first Nursing degree ***
The Clinical Lead RN is a role developed to work in coordination with the nursing leadership in an assigned unit or department to ensure the work is accomplished effectively. The Clinical Lead RN is the first line support for staff, physicians and other related providers on service- specific clinical issues. The Clinical Lead RN is generally a long-term role, requiring clinical and interpersonal skills. The Clinical Lead RN collaborates with the manager on clinical and non-clinical issues (employee relations, individual behaviors, physician relationships, etc.). The Clinical Lead RN is the support for the unit/department/service when the manager is unavailable. The Clinical Team Leader is responsible for supervising, directing, coaching and mentoring their assigned core group of staff.
Department Profile: The PACU at Duke Raleigh Hospital cares for all our surgical patients post-procedure. Our team is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience, every time.
Prior experience in PACU, surgical/perioperative services or critical care is strongly preferred.
SHIFT: 5, 8-hr shifts - 7am-3:30pm, Monday - Friday, weekends and holidays per unit requirements.
Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities include all those required of the CN III as well as: Plan and coordinate clinical requirements for staff and ensure that all CBO and CBE requirements for staff are current.
Plan and assist with coordination of unit staff schedules and submit for manager approval.
Coordinate clinical requirements with staff regarding equipment and supplies.
Consult with preceptors and orientees on a regular basis to provide support and determine how orientation should proceed on an individual basis.
Collaborate with the manager for issue resolutions and projects to improve work flow processes throughout the department utilizing a proactive approach.
Collaborate with different departments (pharmacy, radiology, lab, registration) to resolve issues and improve work flow processes throughout the department.
Collaborate with the nurse managers in the interview process for new applicants.
Mentor/coach staff to enhance their professional development.
Assesses the performance of assigned new hires and orientees including entry level nurses, nursing care assistants and health unit coordinators; provides ongoing feedback and coaching.
Mentor and monitor the preceptors for all new employees.
Provide clinical/education updates and skill check-offs to entire staff on a regular basis.
Provides immediate support and education on policy, procedures, equipment and supplies.
Delegates responsibilities within the scope of practice and validated competencies in order to meet the workload demands of the shift.
Facilitates staff performance audits related to attitude, team performance, The Joint Commission, DFS Standards and SCIP initiatives.
Attends departmental and hospital committee meetings as assigned.
Coordinates, facilitates, participates and directs departmental projects with follow-through and appropriate follow-up.
Other projects and duties as directed by the department managers.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical nurse and ability to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patients
Competent in BLS and/or other specialized life support requirements
Knowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing process and their families designated by work area
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
Knowledge of professional theory, practice and procedure routine and special treatments to patients interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient status healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others
Able to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors,
Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering nursing care assistant
Able to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively
Able to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursing plan of care information, treatment, and follow-up
Able to withstand prolonged standing and walking
Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing required.
Three years of experience in nursing practice. Selected candidates must meet the Clinical Ladder requirements for CN III within one year of appointment.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Must have current or compact RN license in the State of North Carolina.
AHA BLS certification is required.
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