Clinical Nurse Leader-ED
- Location: Sanford, NC
- Posted: Sep 18, 2019
Summary: Provides direct and indirect patient care in the patient care setting, utilizing the nursing process. Responsible for the direction of patient care activities in the department, provides management of operational and nursing activities. Consults with staff, physicians, and department director on operational problems and interpretation of hospital policies to ensure patient care needs are met. Manages staff members within the department. Assists with HR functions such as hiring, counseling, evaluations and scheduling
Basic PC skills. Able to work on smoke-free campus. Able to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
Assists the department director with the day-to-day operation of the department, including the management of patient flow in the department, staffing, and quality monitoring.
Supervises and evaluates staff members in day to day work, assists them in their education and growth as members of the team.
Attends and participates in assigned committees both departmental specific and CCH.
Completes a focused patient assessment based on patient complaint, with reassessments based on patients condition, procedures, medications given and treatments.
Adequately assesses and reassesses pain, utilizing appropriate pain management techniques.
Demonstrates knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on the age of the patient and the patients clinical condition. Follows the 6 rights of medication administration to reduce the potential for medication errors.
Assists physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills.
Maintains accurate and continued nursing documentation including patient histories, conditions, treatments, responses and assessment of changes.
Notifies physicians in a timely manner of changes in the patients condition and response to treatment.
Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
Educates patient and family on disease process.
Require Required Education:
Associates degree is required
Bachelors degree is preferred
Registered Nurse in North Carolina is required (or compact state)
American Heart Association BLS is required
American Heart Association ACLS and PALS are required (within 6months for experienced nurses and 1 year for new grads upon hire).
Additionalcertifications are required by department
1 year ofexperience in a health care setting is required
1 year of experienceas a charge nurse or other management role is preferred
Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran