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Unit Nurse Leader - Full Time (M-F)

Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: Longview
Posted on: May 10, 2024

Job Description:

Supports and coordinates day-to-day activities of nursing personnel in patient care units, provides direction to Clinical Staff, implements work of assigned units, and coordinates activities with other patient care units and related departments. Provides routine and complex care, with the ability to on long-range goals or plans. Continues to develop the ability to cope with and manage contingencies of clinical nursing. Makes appropriate assignments and delegates to other care providers to help manage the clinical situation.
Organizing and overseeing patient care delivery during an assigned shift, ensuring proper staffing and smooth operations of a patient care unit.
monitoring and providing feedback on performance and addressing training needs.
Documenting daily staffing, operational, and administrative records; maintaining compliance with governmental policies and procedures.
Providing direction and support to nursing staff demonstrating and promoting respect for the dignity and rights of every patient; Standard I: Utilizes the Nursing Process
Spiritual, and development needs of patient and families
Communicates findings to appropriate healthcare team members
Develops and uses a specific plan of care and modifies it to meet individual patient needs using evidence-based practice. Implements patient care and therapeutic procedures; monitors and documents progression of treatment and teaching goals
Evaluates the care and treatment(s) provided to the patient and the patient's response to the care and treatment(s). Must be able to perform unit-specific competencies based on the specific patient care need for designated unit's patient population
Unit Operations
Plans, directs and evaluates the overall nursing care and functions in a particular nursing unit during an assigned shift
Demonstrates good stewardship in the proper use and maintenance of equipment and Supplies
Educates and trains others on the operations, ethics, and regulations within the industry.
Safe Practice/Quality Care/Regulations
Demonstrates accountability for nursing research and quality improvement activities
Provides evidence-based nursing care
Communicates patient information effectively across the continuum of care
Educates and trains others on the operations, ethics, and regulations within the industry.
Knowledge of federal, state, and local healthcare-related laws and regulations; ability to comply with these in healthcare practices and activities.
Serves as a subject matter expert for patient care
Gives continuing feedback, recognizes achievement, and recommends improvement as a patient care subject matter expert.
Supports proper allocation of team resources, delegates appropriate levels of responsibility and authority, and provides support and guidance for high-quality patient care
Clinical Policies and Standards
Analyzes policy and standards documentation and ensures organizational compliance
Assists in the development and implementation of specific procedures
Works with control and monitoring mechanisms, tools and techniques
Health Information Documentation
Describes the flow of information between various stations or units
Discusses the functions, features and document flow of electronic documentation
Explains health information documentation best practices and their rationale across health care practices.
Medical Equipment
Describes experience with basic medical equipment used in own unit or facility
Uses standard diagnostic tools and techniques to resolves common equipment problems
Educates patients about the appropriate use of home medical equipment
Ensures that all equipment and related supplies are in proper working order prior to use to ensure patient safety
Inspects, troubleshoots and evaluates incoming equipment
Medical Order Processing
Shares experiences with processing medical orders for one or more groups of patients or conditions
Describes functions and features of the system used to enter, validate, update and forward medical orders
Describes experiences in reading and interpreting patient charts for patients on unit and under own care
Recognizes unexpected readings and alerts nursing or medical staff
Describes considerations for patients who can cause to harm to self, versus harm to others Utilizes appropriate systems to document misses and near misses, participates in immediate investigating, analysis, and reporting in real-time.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing, preferred.
2 years of clinical patient care experience in a relevant setting.
Full Time

If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact us at (844) 257-6925.

Keywords: CHRISTUS Health, Longview , Unit Nurse Leader - Full Time (M-F), Healthcare , Longview, Texas

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