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RN Nurse Team Lead - Medical Surgical

Company: PeaceHealth
Location: Bellingham
Posted on: June 12, 2024

Job Description:

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a RN Nurse Team Lead - Medical Surgical for a Full Time, 0.9 FTE, Night position.

The salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $44.34 - $80.37. The hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to education, training, work experience, terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreement, seniority, etc.

Hiring bonus and relocation assistance may be available.

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

Job Summary

Assures professional nursing care is provided for all patients in clinical nursing unit according to established standards and practices. The Team Lead is a team member in a leadership capacity under the direction of the department leadership. The Team Lead assists in coordinating unit activities which assure optimal patient care. The Team Lead supports and directs staff members in providing compassionate care and services to patients and families. Independent decision-making is expected in the execution of routine duties. Responsible for coordinating the day-to-day functions for assigned area. Assists with ensuring that departmental goals are achieved, timelines met and service excellence provided in all aspects of work. Subject matter expert.

Essential Functions

Assigns work; plans and manages priorities, provides technical assistance, oversees staff schedules, monitors quality of work, monitors team projects, mentors staff, provides constructive feedback, oversees staff training, ensures quality improvement, provides leadership feedback on staff performance, and assists with goal setting for the team.

Directs patient care activities on the unit for the shift by making/adjusting staff assignments that ensures optimal patient outcomes.

Supervises and assesses clinical practice. Directs and delegates other team members. Coordinates staffing for the next shift.

Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs.

Documents patient care in the healthcare record according to established standards.

Directs and delegates care to other team members in accordance with their education, credentials, and demonstrated competence.

Ensures own professional effectiveness through education and professional development.

Participates in the development of and maintains established hospital policies, procedures and objectives, quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection prevention program

Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education

Required: Degree from an Accredited School of Nursing

Bachelor's Degree Preferred: Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

Experience

Required: Minimum of 1 year of Acute care nursing experience

Preferred: Previous leadership experience

Credentials

Required: Registered Nurse

Required Upon Hire: Basic Life Support

May be required: Advanced Cardiac Life Support and

May be required: Specialty Certification

Skills

Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family centered work environment (Required)

Able to support and interpret medical center philosophy, policy and procedures (Required)

Demonstrated interest in staff development (Required)

Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient's needs (Required)

Basic computer skills (Required)

Working Conditions

Lifting

Patient handling no greater than 35 lbs. without the use of assistive equipment and/or devices (NIOSH).

Fine motor skills to be able to grasp and control medical equipment and perform precise procedures.

Push/Pull: Frequently up to 45 lbs. force (i.e., WOW, medical carts).

Perform hands on CPR at least 20 mins using 100-125 lbs. of force (National Assoc. of EMS Physicians and AHA) Frequency should be seldom or occasionally.

Ability to move around area with frequent sitting.

Bending/ stooping/ squatting/ reaching/ kneeling frequently.

Lifting (non-patient) up to 20 lbs. occasionally and 5 lbs. frequently.

Environmental Conditions

Exposure to biohazard, body fluids and airborne particles.

Must be able to complete tasks in a noisy environment.

Mental/Visual

Vision and hearing required within normal limits (glasses, contacts, hearing aids permitted).

Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility (https://www.thecaregiver.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/PeaceHealth-Statement-of-Commitment-to-Diversity-and-Inclusion-vFINAL.pdf) .

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.

REQNUMBER: 86411

Keywords: PeaceHealth, Bellingham , RN Nurse Team Lead - Medical Surgical, Healthcare , Bellingham, Washington

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