The overall goal of the position is to enhance the quality of patient healthcare and satisfaction by facilitating continuity of care. The Team Leader assists the Co-Director of Nursing and staff by ongoing support and expertise in order to meet or exceed Boynton Health Service standards.
Detailed Job Responsibilities:
Collaborate withthe Co-Director of Nursing to ensure all that Primary Care, Urgent Care, Women’s Clinic, Minneapolis College and St. Paul staffing needs are met prior to clinics opening
Demonstrate leadership ability and interpersonal effectiveness
Responsible for creating and modifying the master nursing schedule, or overseeing that work if it is delegated to a nursing staff or administrative team member
Contact staff as needed to inform them of their schedule change.
Collaborate with the Co-Director of Nursing in granting absence requests.
Posts time off requests for Union staff of approved time off requests.
Notify staff of approved time off requests.
Act as liaison between nursing and clinician staff and all relevant departments.
Ensure that all the Primary Care/Urgent Care protocols and procedures are up to date.
Ensure or provide coverage for absent calls, lunch, and meeting times for nursing.
Identify problems, take ownership, and contribute to the solutions.
Provide quality patient care.
Computer literacy, including but not limited to data entry, retrieval, and report generation
Demonstrate the competent use of proper body mechanics in all functions which require the movement of an object
Direct key personnel in the ordering of supplies, medications, and equipment.
Review and sign time cards.
Maintain documentation of absent calls, late calls, FMLA
Employee Conduct and Behavioral Expectations:
The employee will support the mission, vision and values of Boynton Health Service (BHS) by:
Promote teamwork and cooperation to create an environment that maximizes efficiency and satisfaction.
Embracing integrity, good judgment and creative initiative
Treating patients and others with respect, courtesy and compassion
Exhibiting courteous and professional behavior in all interactions with the public and co-workers.
Participating in open communication and mutual education with peers
Displaying flexibility in accepting, changing, or carrying out assignments
Adhering to dress code expectations
Demonstrating sensitivity in a multicultural environment
Working independently and/or collaboratively as necessary
Demonstrating continuous self-improvement and professional growth
Maintaining confidentiality of clinic information
Addressing all performance related issues with staff to the the Co-Director of Nursing
Dealing with conflict in a respectful manner
Participate in performance improvement activities.
Participate in annual competency verification of nursing staff
Participate in meetings and conferences.
Assist in the evaluation of the performance appraisals for nursing team members.
Promote and participate in effective communication
Demonstrate an understanding of emergency procedures as evidenced by documented review of policies and procedure with no variances
Promote a safe, equitable, and respectful environment in which concerns can be addressed effectively.
Other duties as assigned
â— Completion of a BA/BS degree from an accredited professional nursing program..
â— Licensure by the state of Minnesota to practice professional nursing.
â— CPR training and recertification every 2 years.
â— Demonstrated commitment to promoting a culture that respects and advances diversity and inclusion.
â— Minimum of 2 years of job experience
â— Experience working with individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Physical and Environmental Conditions
â— Mobility to work in a typical clinic setting and use standard equipment
â— Strength and agility to lift up to 25 pounds of force frequently, 50 pounds occasionally
â— Standing, walking and/or sitting for long periods of time.
â— Some bending, twisting, stooping, and stretching.
â— Requires repetitive hand and wrist motion to operate a keyboard.
â— Possible exposure to communicable disease and medical preparations in the clinic setting.
â— Ability to demonstrate immune status to measles, mumps, rubella, varicella and hepatitis B
â— Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written forms
â— Ability to push and pull wheelchairs, gurneys, oxygen tanks and IV poles
â— Ability to perform CPR in an emergency situation
â— Vision to read printed materials and VDT screens and provide necessary patient care
â— Ability to respond to patient needs in emergency situations
Internal Number: 337480
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