24 days old
2017-10-262017-11-25

Charge RN/Patient Care Leader NICU

Advocate Heathcare
Elgin, Illinois 60123
  • Job Type
    Employee

Nurse Patient Care Leader (Special Care Nursery)

  • Sherman Hospital, Elgin, IL
  • DAY SHIFT (7a-7p)(24 Hours per week) 
  • NIGHT SHIFT (7p-7a)(36 Hours per week)

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
 

About the Position:


The Patient Care Leader (PCL) has a clear understanding of the Advocate Mission, Vision, and Values, and is able to articulate this vision to others. Provides operational and clinical leadership to the unit during assigned shift including serving as a clinical resource. Leads the provision and coordination of patient centered, compassionate and wholistic care. Promotes accountability for evidence based practice, clinical decision-making and improvement of strategic outcomes through enculturation of performance improvement activities. Anticipates and secures appropriate resources needed for own shift and next 24~hours. Fosters professional development of self and others while supporting a professional practice environment grounded in safety, quality monitoring and quality improvement.

 

Requirements

  • BSN preferred
  • Enrolled in a BSN program by 1/7/2017, BSN completed by 12/31/2019
  • 2+ years nursing experience (preferably including charge nurse or other nursing unit leadership capacity)
  • Strong clinical skills
  • Ability to lead in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work cohesively with a diverse work group.
  • Utilize critical thinking and timely decision making.
  • Ability to assess skills and abilities of others
  • Current licensure as RN in Illinois
  • CPR Ability to work within a rapid changing environment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with internal / external customers.
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to patient focused care.
  • Ability to prioritize independently and respond to multiple simultaneous requests.
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions and in difficult situations, dealing with and resolving conflict
  • Ability to perform lifting / transfer activities related to patients (up to 50 lbs. may be required)..
  • Ability to recognize needs and behaviors of specific age groups of patients treated.
  • May be exposed to hazardous materials and life-threatening diseases.
  • If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.

 

Accountabilities:

  • Provides operational and clinical leadership to the unit during assigned shift including serving as a clinical resource.
  • Leads the provision and coordination of patient centered, compassionate and wholistic care
  • Promotes accountability for evidence based practice, clinical decision-making and improvement of outcomes through enculturation of performance improvement activities.
  • Anticipates and secures appropriate resources needed for own shift and next 24 hours.
  • Fosters professional development of self and others while supporting a professional practice environment grounded in safety, quality monitoring and quality improvement.

Categories

  • Critical Care Medicine

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Charge RN/Patient Care Leader NICU

Advocate Heathcare
Elgin, Illinois 60123

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