RN Charge PCU Full Time Nights
Company: Carondelet St. Josephs Hospital
Posted on: January 26, 2023
Helping people feel better isn't just about the treatment we
give - the relationships we create and the compassion we share are
just as important. Carondelet hospitals make a difference in the
lives of our communities and the lives of those we work alongside
every day. We know it takes a special person to work in healthcare,
and we are committed to providing our people with an enriching and
From your first day, you'll be part of a group of some of the most
talented nursing professionals united in a common goal to care for
those in our community. Ready to work with awe-inspiring teammates
who are dedicated to making a difference? Join us in going above
RN Charge PCU Full Time Nights Position Summary
The Clinical Lead is a registered nurse who assists the nurse
manager/director in coordination, direction, throughput and
evaluation of patient care, unit activities and staff activities
and performance on an assigned shift. Incorporates knowledge of the
nursing process and professional standards of nursing in daily
practice. Applies knowledge of patient requirements, growth and
development to effectively make assignments and interventions.
Facilitates the provision of consistent care based on changing
needs of patients on unit. Manages clinical and non-clinical
activities on the unit in absence of the unit manager/director.
Coordinates all unit activities for smooth operation in the absence
of the unit manager/director.
Supports, evaluates, prioritizes and supervises patient care and
unit needs during assigned shift.
Serves as designee for unit matters in nurse manager/director
Makes assignments for staff to meet patient care needs and for
Makes patient assignments and delegates unit specific task
assignments to ensure patient care and unit needs are met.
Monitors effectiveness and completion of unit assignments.
Evaluates staffing by considering mix of caregivers, patient
volumes (current and anticipated), patient acuity and staff
For shift assigned and oncoming shift; demonstrates timely and
effective communication skills in daily interactions with team
members and others.
Performance Improvement/Quality: Seeks to proactively improve
quality of the services provided and patient care outcomes.
Serves as unit champion and resource to staff for quality and
patient safety initiatives and issues.
Effectively uses change management methods to support improvement
Serves as role model for exceptional customer service and
facilitates and actively participates in service recovery efforts
during the shift on unit.
Teacher/Mentor - Improves job performance of staff by assisting in
personal and professional development through preceptor training
and role modeling for care delivery and desired behaviors.
Provides professional/technical/clinical/coaching support for
Assists and actively participates with nurse manager/director with
quality projects and staff annual performance evaluations.
Troubleshoots issues which arise that require an immediate
resolution and keeping nurse manager/director informed of
circumstances, actions and outcome.
On shifts not in clinical lead/charge nurse role, takes patient
care assignment, serves as preceptor or other roles determined to
meet patient care needs of the unit for the shift.
Serves as representative for unit or nursing department on
committees or task forces as assigned by nurse manager/director or
Routinely reinforces the organization vision, mission and values of
Carondelet Health Network through role model behavior.
THE RN CHARGE PCU FULL TIME NIGHTS CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS THE
FOLLOWING EDUCATION, LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE.
Required: Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing.
Preferred: BSN preferred, not required.
Required: Valid current Arizona Nursing License.
Certificates Required: Required in area of clinical specialty
within 3 years from ANCC or other approved credentialing entity
(i.e. critical care: CCRN).
Required: Must have functioned in an RN role for a minimum of 1
year clinical experience required.
Skills Required: Use of general patient care equipment and
communication equipment; use of unit-specific equipment (clinical
and general). Ability to adapt to changes in healthcare technology
and support others in transition and learning. Effective verbal and
written communication skills.
Knowledge Required: Nurse Practice Act.
Technology Required: Basic computer skills.
Required: Must be able to work variable shifts, holidays, and/or
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an
applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex (including
pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information,
sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status
or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable
accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless
doing so would result in an undue hardship.
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