RN Clinical Lead Interventional Radiology
Holy Cross

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Posted in Medical and Nursing


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Job Info


Employment Type:
Full time
Shift:
Day Shift

Description:
* Creates an environment where persons feel welcome, respected and included. Is courteous and positive.
* Willingly assists patients/visitors/Associates as needed. Makes self accessible to internal as well as external customers.
* Maintains composure even when faced with hostility from others and/or stressful situations. Exercises restraint to prevent emotions from interfering.
* Adheres to dress code. Appearance is always neat and clean. Wears identification badge according to hospital policy.
* Assumes personal responsibility for maintaining a clean and safe work environment.
* Takes the initiative to resolve customer service issues. Is proactive versus reactive.
* Listens attentively to our customers and implements effective service recovery.
* Completes assignments accurately following accepted procedures and practices, even when workloads and demands are high.
* Acts continuously to improve processes and services. Participates in quality improvement initiatives, as well as departmental and organizational KPIs.
* Works independently and productively to meet department expectations. Serves as a preceptor and resource to others.
* Assumes ownership of problems by following through until problems are resolved.
* Consistently accepts responsibility for outcomes of his/her own efforts.
* Seeks and provides input to effectively handle complex and challenging opportunities in concert with management.
* Supports our Culture of Inclusion, values differences of perspective, life experience, and cultural backgrounds that enrich the organization. Seeks understanding about people of other cultures and backgrounds to effectively serve patients and co-workers.
* Begins work on time and as scheduled. Completes work within designated time; takes breaks and reports back to work station at the specified time in accordance with hospital and department/unit policies and staffing needs.
* Assures safe utilization of equipment and resources. Always following safe work practices.
* Attends and actively participates in appropriate meetings.
* Uses time wisely. Appropriately prioritizes tasks and minimizes overtime after obtaining approvals as required by hospital policy.
* Uses resources wisely. Participates in cost control by minimizing the waste of supplies, and handling equipment carefully to prevent breakage. Identifies cost saving opportunities and supports Holy Cross Green Initiative.
* Complies with organizational and departmental policies, procedures and standards such as Attendance, Safety/Disaster policies, Universal Precautions, Infection Control, Safety Reporting, Code of Conduct.
* Actively listens before speaking by making eye contact, clarifying understanding, and making every effort to not interrupt.
* Keeps others informed on current status of projects, processes and issues.
* Respects and encourages differing opinions; remaining open when opinions are expressed.
* Willingly contributes personal expertise and information to others and offers assistance whenever possible.
* Appropriately cooperates with and shows support of other Associates to achieve positive outcomes for organization/department.
* Responds positively to change. Communicates positively about change to other Associates.
* Demonstrates effective and respectful communications with customers, families or Associates. Expresses self clearly and effectively in oral and written communications (including emails and telephone conversations).
* Welcomes new Associates to the department.
* Conducts business affairs with honesty, fairness and integrity.
* Adheres to responsibilities under the Compliance Program; receiving and acting on applicable compliance notices; maintaining compliance with all applicable laws and regulations: i.e., DOH, TJC, HIPAA, etc.
* Demonstrates certainty in own capabilities and asks for assistance/direction as needed.
* Shows willingness to learn new ways to accomplish work. Seeks opportunities for improvements in work methods.
* Independently maintains required competencies and skills taking initiative for self development and growth.
* Willingly cross-trains intra departmentally to meet personal and organizational needs as appropriate.
* Adheres to Patient Safety Practices as it applies to the department, consistent with hospital policy and procedure and regulatory bodies such as the CDC and the Joint
Commission. These Safety Practices include but are not limited to hand-hygiene; and for direct and indirect patient care Associates: accurate patient identification (e.g. prior to transport, procedures, medication administration, registration etc), hand-off communication, read-back, appropriate specimen labeling in presence of patient, MRI safety etc.
* Takes responsibility for Associate Safety: Follows workplace safety and health guidelines, reports hazardous conditions and concerns, wears protective equipment as prescribed.
* Care provided is appropriate to the age of the patients served.
* Demonstrates the ability to obtain information and interpret information in terms of the patient s needs.
* Demonstrates appropriate knowledge of growth and development.
* Demonstrates an understanding of the range of treatment needed by these patients.
* Makes initial assessment, and determines appropriate nursing needs of assigned patients, as evidenced by appropriate documentation.
* Performs initial and ongoing assessment on all assigned patients, including a review of systems, as evidenced by appropriate documentation.
* Functions in first-line management/clinical leadership role in coordinating patient care activities on the nursing unit.
* Participation in huddles
* Provides for direct and indirect nursing care to meet the physiological, psychosocial, and spiritual needs of the patient and significant others.
* Is knowledgeable of current nursing practices and ensures compliance to the hospital's policies and procedures.
* Serves as a coordinator of the multi-disciplinary approach to patient s care to include care planning, patient teaching, and discharge planning.
* Assists with patient/family education as needed.
* Variance reports are completed within the defined time frame.
* Ensures appropriate staffing and coverage for unanticipated needs, within the guidelines of the department.
* Assists in long and short-term staff scheduling.
* Participates in the interviewing process of prospective staff and provides input to the Director.
* Ensures that staff utilize the nursing process in meeting patient care standards.
* Utilizes effective delegation skills in assigning duties to other staff and Senior Nurses.
* Demonstrates proficiency in the provision of nursing care.
* Insures appropriate patient preparation as well as completion of chart, prior to surgery, special procedure, transfer or discharge.
* Administers medications and treatments as ordered by the physician and in accordance with Policy and Procedure.
* Establishes nursing care priorities. Competently cares for patient with highest acuity on unit (unit specific).
* Provides, or supervises, patient s care and treatment.
* Performs other job-related duties within job scope as requested by the Nurse Manager.
* Assists fellow staff members in completing assignments in time of crisis.
* Assumes primary nurse, team leader, or patient care responsibilities as necessary.
* Promotes teamwork and collegial relationships with, and among staff.
* Facilitates daily huddles and discussions around huddle boards
* Facilitates debriefs after critical events such as patient falls to improve learning
* Receives pertinent information from acute care management and follows up on any needs during off hours.
* Communicates clearly and effectively with physicians and other staff health care providers.
* Demonstrates effective communication skills.
* Intervenes appropriately and keeps the Nurse Manager informed of departmental issues.
* Follows appropriate lines of communication and appropriately documents actions taken, i.e: patient chart, anecdotal note, variance report.
* Responds to physician and staff issues in a timely manner.
* Schedules, conducts, and/or documents monthly staff meetings, as directed by the Unit Director.
* Demonstrates the essence of team by acting in a positive, productive manner with co-workers and other departments personnel.
* Serves as role model to other staff members.
* Provides input Associate evaluations as requested by the Nurse Manager.
* Provides feedback to Associate related to performance and documents same.
* Conducts initial investigations of untoward events and provides initial coaching, with feedback shared with Nurse Manager.
* Maintains, and works with, staff throughout the year in achieving performance improvement goals.
* Inspect unit for compliance with unit/departmental policies, procedures, regulations, and standards. Takes measures to correct and report when violations occur.
* Reads, and complies with, established Hospital Policies and Procedures and department memos.
* Maintains, with compliance to, all requirements elated to JCAHO, AHCA, HIPAA and other regulatory agencies.
* Serves as a coach/mentor in recommending personnel actions such as promotions, clinical ladder advancement and transfers.
* Ensures Associate mandatory requirements are completed on time.
* Monitor workflow and productivity during shift on unit.
* Assure cost-effective utilization of supplies and equipment.
* Assure adequate quantity of supplies and proper functioning equipment.
* Coordinate and adjust work schedules to meet the needs of the unit. Work with
* Acts continuously to improve processes and services. Participates in data collection.
* Demonstrates accountability for regularly reading and reviewing e-mails and other communications regarding changes that impact practice, policies and changes within the unit/ department and organizations
* Performs equipment safety checks such as defibs, blood glucose (POC), medication room, etc
* Consistently oversees appropriate bedside hand-off and coaches' staff to ensure we are including the patient/family in the process
* Assists the staff in providing evidence-base practice in the care of patients; follows policies and procedures
Customer Service: The degree to which Associate conducts himself/herself on a daily basis to ensure all those we service receive high quality, compassionate care and

service.

* Creates an environment where persons feel welcome, respected and included. Is courteous and positive.

* Willingly assists patients/visitors/Associates as needed. Makes self accessible to internal as well as external customers.

* Maintains composure even when faced with hostility from others and/or stressful situations. Exercises restraint to prevent emotions from interfering.

* Adheres to dress code. Appearance is always neat and clean. Wears identification badge according to hospital policy.

* Assumes personal responsibility for maintaining a clean and safe work environment.

* Takes the initiative to resolve customer service issues. Is proactive versus reactive.

* Listens attentively to our customers and implements effective service recovery.

Accountability: Takes responsibility for meeting and exceeding goals and standards.

* Completes assignments accurately following accepted procedures and practices, even when workloads and demands are high.

* Acts continuously to improve processes and services. Participates in quality improvement initiatives, as well as departmental and organizational KPIs.

* Works independently and productively to meet department expectations. Serves as a preceptor and resource to others.

* Assumes ownership of problems by following through until problems are resolved.

* Consistently accepts responsibility for outcomes of his/her own efforts.

* Seeks and provides input to effectively handle complex and challenging opportunities in concert with management.

* Supports our Culture of Inclusion, values differences of perspective, life experience, and cultural backgrounds that enrich the organization. Seeks understanding about people of other cultures and backgrounds to effectively serve patients and co-workers.

Supports the Mission and Core Values of Holy Cross Hospital

* Acts justly in relationships as is fitting in a faith-based environment.

* Behaves consistently to ensure that actions align with words and that words align with our values.

* Protects the expression of our values and does not compromise them when under pressure to accommodate business needs.

* Conveys authenticity by modeling the philosophy, values, and vision of Holy Cross to others by actions as well as words.

* Creates a nurturing environment that reflects Holy Cross's mission and Core Values.

* Supports Core Values Mentor Program. Participates in discussions of the Core Value of the month at each department meeting and supports fund raising activities, such as Community Outreach Events (Angel Tree, Thanksgiving Baskets, etc.)

* Supports Spirituality at the Workplace. Attends required Ministry Foundation classes. Supports an atmosphere of sacred space at work by maintaining a workplace caring community and reflective environment.

* Respects different faith traditions and spiritual practices and has a preferential regard for the poor.

Work Ethics: Demonstrates acceptable organization-wide work standards

* Begins work on time and as scheduled. Completes work within designated time; takes breaks and reports back to work station at the specified time in accordance with hospital and department/unit policies and staffing needs.

* Assures safe utilization of equipment and resources. Always following safe work practices.

* Attends and actively participates in appropriate meetings.

* Uses time wisely. Appropriately prioritizes tasks and minimizes overtime after obtaining approvals as required by hospital policy.

* Uses resources wisely. Participates in cost control by minimizing the waste of supplies, and handling equipment carefully to prevent breakage. Identifies cost saving opportunities and supports Holy Cross Green Initiative.

* Complies with organizational and departmental policies, procedures and standards such as Attendance, Safety/Disaster policies, Universal Precautions, Infection Control, Safety Reporting, Code of Conduct.

Teamwork/Communication: Works cooperatively with others to achieve goals and communicates effectively.

* Actively listens before speaking by making eye contact, clarifying understanding, and making every effort to not interrupt.

* Keeps others informed on current status of projects, processes and issues.

* Respects and encourages differing opinions; remaining open when opinions are expressed.

* Willingly contributes personal expertise and information to others and offers assistance whenever possible.

* Appropriately cooperates with and shows support of other Associates to achieve positive outcomes for organization/department.

* Responds positively to change. Communicates positively about change to other Associates.

* Demonstrates effective and respectful communications with customers, families or Associates. Expresses self clearly and effectively in oral and written communications (including emails and telephone conversations).

* Welcomes new Associates to the department.

Corporate Compliance: Actively supports policies and adheres to the established organizational confidentiality.

* Conducts business affairs with honesty, fairness and integrity.

* Avoids conflicts of interest that appear to or might influence the business or professional decisions required by the Associates responsibilities, are detrimental to

Holy Cross Hospital interests, or result in an improper or illegal gain for an Associate or third party.

* Adheres to responsibilities under the Compliance Program; receiving and acting on applicable compliance notices; maintaining compliance with all applicable laws and regulations: i.e., DOH, TJC, HIPAA, etc.

* Maintains confidentiality of medical records information and any information relating to patients history, illness and/or hospitalization that may be seen, heard or learned within the organization. Strictly guards and does not discuss confidential information inside or outside the organization when unauthorized or others can overhear.

* Obtains confidential information only when it is required for the performance of the job.

* Guards computer passwords and user IDs and does not share with others.

* Notifies Supervisor and/or the Director of Compliance and Privacy Officer of instances of non-compliance.

Personal Achievement/Learning/Competencies: Takes initiative towards positive self-development in seeking personal achievement and learning opportunities.

* Demonstrates certainty in own capabilities and asks for assistance/direction as needed.

* Shows willingness to learn new ways to accomplish work. Seeks opportunities for improvements in work methods.

* Independently maintains required competencies and skills taking initiative for self development and growth.

* Willingly cross-trains inter and intra departmentally to meet personal and organizational needs as appropriate.

Safety/Quality

* Adheres to Patient Safety Practices as it applies to the department, consistent with hospital policy and procedure and regulatory bodies such as the CDC and the Joint

Commission. These Safety Practices include but are not limited to hand-hygiene; and for direct and indirect patient care Associates: accurate patient identification (e.g. prior to transport, procedures, medication administration, registration etc), hand-off communication, read-back, appropriate specimen labeling in presence of patient, MRI safety etc.

* Takes responsibility for Associate Safety: Follows workplace safety and health guidelines, reports hazardous conditions and concerns, wears protective equipment as prescribed.

Assessment

* Care provided is appropriate to the age of the patients served, as defined in the scope of service for the nurse's area of practice, to include:

Neonate (Birth-4 weeks), Infant (4 weeks-1 year), Toddler (1-3 years),Pre-School (3-6 years), School Age (6-12 years), Adolescent (12-18 years), Early Adulthood (19-45 years),Middle Adulthood (46-60years), Later Adulthood (Over 61 years)

* Demonstrates the ability to obtain information and interpret information in terms of the patient s needs.

* Demonstrates appropriate knowledge of growth and development.

* Demonstrates an understanding of the range of treatment needed by these patients.

* Makes initial assessment, and determines appropriate nursing needs of assigned patients, as evidenced by appropriate documentation.

* Performs initial and ongoing assessment on all assigned patients, including a review of systems, as evidenced by appropriate documentation.

Intervention

* Functions in first-line management/clinical leadership role in coordinating patient care activities on the nursing unit.

* Participation in SNAP huddles

* Provides for direct and indirect nursing care to meet the physiological, psychosocial, and spiritual needs of the patient and significant others.

* Is knowledgeable of current nursing practices and ensures compliance to the hospital's policies and procedures.

* Serves as a coordinator of the multi-disciplinary approach to patient s care to include care planning, patient teaching, and discharge planning.

* Assists with patient/family education as needed.

* Variance reports are completed within the defined time frame.

Planning

* Ensures appropriate staffing and coverage for unanticipated needs, within the guidelines of the department.

* Assists in long and short-term staff scheduling.

* Participates in the interviewing process of prospective staff and provides input to the Director.

* Ensures that staff utilize the nursing process in meeting patient care standards.

* Utilizes effective delegation skills in assigning duties to other staff and Senior Nurses.

* Works with unit staff to ensure update Carelogistic/EPIC software accurately reflects unit and patient status (anticipated treatment, discharge, patient location, PPR's completed when test is order and patient alerts)

Teaching

* Provides patient with explanations of condition as necessary and written information when possible.

* Recognizes and utilizes opportunities for health teaching of patients and relatives.

* Documents patient teaching and patient verbalization of understanding.

* Participates in the coordination of a planned orientation program for the nursing unit. Serves as a liaison between preceptor and orientee.

* Shares benefits of seminars attended with fellow workers, as indicated by the Nurse Manager.

* Supervises the planning, implementation, and evaluation of unit-based competency testing.

* Mentors and teaches staff concepts related to evidence-based best practices and policies

Clinical Skills

* May take assignments as necessary

* Demonstrates proficiency in the provision of nursing care.

* Insures appropriate patient preparation as well as timely completion of chart, prior to surgery, special procedure, transfer or discharge.

* Administers medications and treatments as ordered by the physician and in accordance with Policy and Procedure.

* Establishes nursing care priorities. Competently cares for patient with highest acuity on unit (unit specific).

* Provides, or supervises, patient s care and treatment.

* Performs other job-related duties within job scope as requested by the Nurse Manager.

* Assists fellow staff members in completing assignments in time of crisis.

* Assumes primary nurse, team leader, or patient care responsibilities as necessary.

Communication/Interpersonal Relationships

* Promotes teamwork and collegial relationships with, and among staff.

* Facilitates daily huddles and discussions around huddle boards

* Facilitates debriefs after critical events such as patient falls to improve learning

* Receives pertinent information from acute care management and follows up on any needs during off hours.

* Communicates clearly and effectively with physicians and other staff health care providers.

* Demonstrates effective communication skills.

* Intervenes appropriately and keeps the Nurse Manager informed of departmental issues.

* Follows appropriate lines of communication and appropriately documents actions taken, i.e: patient chart, anecdotal note, variance report.

* Responds to physician and staff issues in a timely manner.

* Schedules, conducts, and/or documents monthly staff meetings, as directed by the Unit Director.

* Demonstrates the essence of team by acting in a positive, productive manner with co-workers and other departments personnel.

* Serves as role model to other staff members.

Evaluation

* Provides input Associate evaluations as requested by the Nurse Manager.

* Provides feedback to Associate related to performance and documents same.

* Conducts initial investigations of untoward events and provides initial coaching, with feedback shared with Nurse Manager.

* Maintains, and works with, staff throughout the year in achieving performance improvement goals.

Professional / Self Development

* Attends educational programs related to area of practice.

* Maintains BCLS certification as well as advanced competencies related to area of practices. (ACLS, PALS, NALS)

* Leads by example in the attainment of specialty certifications.

* Attends, and actively participates on, assigned committees.

* Current membership in the specialty/professional organization.

* Inspect unit for compliance with unit/departmental policies, procedures, regulations, and standards. Takes measures to correct and report when violations occur.

* Reads, and complies with, established Hospital Policies and Procedures and department memos.

* Maintains, with compliance to, all requirements elated to JCAHO, AHCA, HIPAA and other regulatory agencies.

* Serves as a coach/mentor in recommending personnel actions such as promotions, clinical ladder advancement and transfers.

* Ensures Associate mandatory requirements are completed on time.

Finance

* Monitor workflow and productivity during shift on unit.

* Assure cost-effective utilization of supplies and equipment.

* Assure adequate quantity of supplies and proper functioning equipment.

* Coordinate and adjust work schedules to meet the needs of the unit. Work with Nursing Office Supervisor and Staffing Office on staffing issues as they arise to assure that unit needs are met. Approves incremental overtime and permits staff to leave early to meet the needs of the unit and maintains budgetary compliance.

Patient Safety and Quality

* Acts continuously to improve processes and services. Participates in data collection related to unit specific or hospital PI indicators as assigned; (e.g. chart reviews for TJC, tracer activities, hand-hygiene, VTE data, etc.) Submit PI data MONTHLY- a minimum of 75% of the time (e.g. 9 out of 12 months).

* Demonstrates accountability for regularly reading and reviewing e-mails and other communications regarding changes that impact practice, policies and changes within the unit/ department and organizations

* Performs equipment safety checks such as defibs, blood glucose (POC), medication room, etc

* Consistently oversees appropriate bedside shift report/hand-off and coaches' staff to ensure we are including the patient/family in the process

* Consistently reminds staff to engage in purposeful hourly rounding to anticipate patient needs related to the 5 Ps.

* Assists the staff in providing evidence-base practice in the care of patients; follows policies and procedures

* Holds staff accountable to consistently incorporating activities in care that enhance patient safety and decreases patient harm (e.g. using two identifiers before administering meds/blood, treatment, diagnostic and consistently using Bar Code technology and labeling specimens at bedside in front of patient; fall prevention, etc.) and monitors their performance.

* Holds staff accountable to consistently complying with safe infection prevention practices designed to reduce infection transmission (hand-hygiene, following isolation precautions, following maintenance bundles for reducing CAUTI/CLABSI. Consider participation in monitoring hand hygiene.

* Participates and/or leads Performance Projects (A3) to be determined by Manager/Director.

* Accountable to organize goals and metric such as but not limited to O/E ratio, LOS, Patient Satisfaction, Joint Commission Readiness and Quality Metrics

Minimum Qualifications

* Graduate from an accredited school of nursing is required; BSN preferred, if does not have a bachelor's degree in Nursing needs to agree to start a Bachelor's Program within 12 months and complete within 5 years.

* Specialty certification desirable.

* Previous experience as regular Charge Nurse or Assistant Head Nurse level on a nursing unit preferred.

* Strong leadership traits, as well as experience with staffing, scheduling, and strong communication skills preferred.

Licensure

* Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Florida. Minimum of BLS Certification.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.


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