The Nursing Team Leader will have operational accountability for an assigned nursing area/unit, for an assigned shift. The Team Leader also will perform direct nursing care approx. fifty percent of the time. The Nursing Team Leader plans, organizes, and directs nursing care for their shift and does this in accordance with the Mercyhealth’s Mission, Vision, Values and Philosophy. The Nursing Team Leader will maintain clinical expertise in their area of responsibility and is expected to provide direct patient care in proportion to the needs of their areas. The Nurse Team Leader ensures the total patient experience is exceptional both in the Quality of Care and in the patient perception of services as defined and measured by system dashboard goals. This position will assist with interviewing, selecting, orientating, training, coaching and mentoring of the team. Also, they will provide input into performance evaluations and corrective actions as needed. Performs other duties as assigned.
Graduate of an accredited nursing program.
BSN or upon hire BSN completion agreement for enrollment in an accredited BSN Completion Program
Licensed as an RN in the State of practice
Approved CPR or BLS certification required within 90 days (Other certifications per unit requirements: ACLS, PALS, NALS)
The Special Physical Demands are considered Essential Job Functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; reach with hands. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following behavior expectations:
Quality - Follows policies and procedures; adapts to and manages changes in the environment; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness giving attention to details; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Manages time and prioritizes effectively to achieve organizational goals.
Service - Responds promptly to requests for service and assistance; Follows the Mercyhealth Critical Moments of service; Meets commitments; Abides by MH confidentiality and security agreement; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; and effectively communicates information to partners; Thinks system wide regarding processes and functions.
Partnering - Shows commitment to the Mission of Mercyhealth and Culture of Excellence through all words and actions; Exhibits objectivity and openness to other's views; Demonstrates a high level of participation and engagement in day-to-day work; Gives and welcomes feedback; Generates suggestions for improving work: Embraces teamwork, supports and encourages positive change while giving value to individuals.
Cost - Conserves organization resources; Understands fiscal responsibility; Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue.