provides for the delivery of patient care using the Nursing Process
within the framework of the Nurse Practice Act, ANA Code for Nurses
and Standards for Nursing Practice. Directs and assists licensed
and ancillary team members with assigned responsibilities and
collaborates with the multidisciplinary team. Coordinates delivery
of plan of care, assumes professional responsibility and
accountability for own practice, and supports the department's
philosophy of nursing. Provides leadership and guidance to the
Required - Registered nurse diploma.
Preferred - Associate's or bachelor's degree in nursing.
Required - 5 years of related experience.
Preferred - Supervisory experience.
Required - Current registered nurse (RN) license in the state of
Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart
Preferred - Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
and/or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification.
Clinical certification in area of expertise.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
Proficiency in using computers, software, and web-based
Effective verbal and written communication skills and ability to
present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of
individuals throughout the patient care process.
Excellent organizational skills.
Ability to demonstrate good judgement.
Strong delegation skills.
Ability to work a flexible work schedule (e.g. 24/7, weekend,
holiday, on call availability).
Leads administrative efforts for clinicians such as staffing,
purchasing, scheduling, ordering medication, attending ambulatory
meetings as necessary, conducting performance evaluations and keeps
staff awards of learnings, events and educational
Organizes, prioritizes, and implements interventions to promote
patient safety and meet patient needs within the continuum of
Provides care based on physical, psycho/social, educational,
safety and related criteria, appropriate to the ages of
patients/customers served in assigned area.
Participates in activities aimed at evaluating or improving
patient and financial outcomes.
Ensures cross-training of employees by making optimum use
of available staff and adjusts schedule to meet the needs of the
Assumes responsibility for professional development and
maintaining required clinical knowledge, technical skills, training
Coordinates clinical operations and provides input to management
for capital budgets.
Ensures required clinical knowledge, technical skills, training
and credentials of nursing staff.
Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including
but not limited to respect for privacy, method of introduction to
the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be
performed, requesting permissions and communication style.
Performs other related duties as required.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of
work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required
responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or
this description amended at any time.
This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy
Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting
of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or
conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other
The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, protected veteran status, or disability
Physical and Environmental Demands
The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not
limited to) the following: Frequently exerting 10 to 20
pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100
pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of
those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid
The incumbent works in a patient care area; works in an area where
patients enter; works directly with patients; and/or works with
specimens that could contain diseases. There may be an occupational
risk for exposure to all communicable diseases.
Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there
may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or
hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport,
storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or
disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may
increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.