Position Summary: The Staff Nurse Leader oversees clinical functions related to the delivery of patient care, the quality of nursing practice and the standards of care for the assigned shift. Coordinates patient care activities by directing staff and functions on the unit, while maintaining clinical nursing practice skills and unit specific expertise. Performs professional nursing duties that incorporate the psychomotor and age appropriate cognitive skills of the patient/family/significant other to assess, plan, intervene and advocate for the patient on an ongoing basis throughout the continuum of care. Provides break relief coverage for the shift. Troubleshoots and resolves issues as they arise. Functions as a role model and clinical resource to staff and patients.
Rate Minimum $51.77 Midpoint $61.42 Maximum $71.07
Required Qualifications: Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in EnglishAbility to work variable shifts including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidaysAll external candidates must have a Bachelor of Science in NursingBasic Life SupportComplete understanding of patient classification system & staffing requirements for the patient populationDemonstrated experience in a leadership roleMinimum of two years demonstrated nursing experienceRegistered Nurse
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor of Science in NursingBilingual skills to communicate effectively with patients and familiesRN Certification in specialty areaUnderstanding of applicable regulatory requirements
Physical, Mental & Environmental Demands:To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
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