CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U. S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U. S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.
Responsible to the Nurse Manager/Director. Functions as the unit supervisor, clinical resource person, and responsible for nursing resource utilization. Assumes responsibility for unit operations for shift worked.
Follows process that define qualifications, responsibilities, competencies of staff needed to provide care and services that meet the needs of the staff and patients in the unit.
Familiar with the staffing plan to meet customer and service needs that effectively addresses staffing guidelines, productivity measures, and the unit plan of care to provide safe and high quality service.
Leads on departmental work teams that successfully assess, revise, and improve work outcomes.
Provides frequent and clear communication and feedback to staff based on individual needs and job requirements.
Administers corrective action as appropriate.
Provides or facilitates continuing education/training for team members, with particular focus on quality improvement in teams, use of equipment, interpersonal relationships, customer service, and leadership as assigned or delegated.
Holds self accountable for 100% attendance at mandatory education.
Assures all new team members successfully complete general and department orientation within designated time frames. Communicate knowledge on all current hospital and department policies and procedures to patient care employees.
Promotes confidence in team members through peer recognition and reinforcement of successes by team and its members.
Facilitates and fosters ongoing problem solving that utilizes teams and collaboration.
Leads teams that can focus on immediate issues, move quickly, and achieve specific results as planned.
Supports others to do their best, creating an atmosphere focused on results, achievement and recognition.
Collaborates on hiring decisions with the nurse manager.
We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:
Free Premium Membership to our Care@Work program to help employees with child care, pet care, senior caregivers, housekeepers & more.
Flexible spending accounts
Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
Current licensure as Registered Nurse in the state of Arkansas. BSN, or pursuit of BSN or higher degree required.
A minimum of four years clinical nursing experience in a hospital setting or three years demonstrated leadership as a charge RN or PCC. Familiar with scheduling process, staffing assignments, acuity systems, and quality of care. Has developed and presented education sessions. Has contributed to employee evaluations and assisted with orientation of staff. Has experience investigating problems and provides solutions with- in the framework of best practice and nursing process.
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