Charge Nurse III, Critical Care ARICU,7p-7:30a
Posted on: August 3, 2020
Job DescriptionOverview Our highly recognized ARICU is a 7 bed
Advanced Respiratory Unit. We care for patients with some of the
most critical multi-symptom medical problems including sepsis,
respiratory failure, heart failure, kidney problems, MODS, and
Oncological emergencies. AirVo, BiPAP CPAP Arterial blood gas
values Mechanical ventilators Vasopressors Paralytics BIS
monitoring ABG Interpretation EKG interpretation Patient
population; -Critical Medical multi-sumptom patients -ECMO -ARDS
-Oncological emergencies Heart. Soul. Expertise. That's what
defines an Emory nurse. We are proud to be the only health system
in Georgia with three Magnet®-recognized hospitals. We're looking
for passionate critical care nurses who are ready to join our
leadership team as a Charge Nurse. We offer life-saving, innovative
care to medically complex patients, and our teams of critical care
nurses are what set us apart from other health care systems.
Description JOB DESCRIPTION: Plans, coordinates and directs the
daily operations of a specific shift on a clinical unit. Supervises
staff and facilitates communication with physicians and internal
administrators to provide optimal patient and family-centered care.
Is recognized as a change agent and routinely leads efforts to
strengthen organizational systems that support the mission, vision,
and values of the department. Adept at creative problem-solving,
negotiating conflict, and collaborating with others. Demonstrates
insight, judgment, and clinically sound risk-taking. Role models
expert communication skills to colleagues through example.
Demonstrates foresight regarding the impact of nursing care on
patient outcomes based on intuition and experience. Is recognized
as an expert clinician and a leader within their area of specialty.
Completes employee conference, risk management and unit management
reports within specified time frames. Identifies the need for
revision and evaluates the effectiveness of operational forms.
Provides and coordinates the resources needed within the unit to
provide optimal patient outcomes. Role models time management
skills through example. Ensures compliance and adherence with
stated policies and procedures for the unit. Remains informed of
innovative clinical trends through bench marking and evidence based
practice. Functions as charge nurse. Role models delegation skills
to colleagues and assist them in effective delegation utilizing the
Synergy model for care. Considered an expert and is viewed as a
formal leader. Mentors other Registered Nurses to the role and
functions of Charge Nurse. Evaluates the use of resources and cost
containment activities. Leads and coordinates team behavior between
staff members and actively fosters the development of leadership
skills in others. Exhibits desire to hear and understand another's
point of view. Demonstrates and role models effective communication
skills. Takes a leadership role in building and maintaining an
environment which fosters open and candid communication. Serves as
an arbitrator in resolution of conflicts between nursing staff.
Takes appropriate action to correct unacceptable
communication/behavior as needed. Takes appropriate action to
counsel employees (i.e., verbal warnings for attendance &
performance issues) Coordinates unit staffing to meet the needs of
the department. Identifies one managerial problem and initiates
test of change. Actively participates in preparation of regulatory
agency reviews. Assists in administrative activities such as budget
planning, identifying means of cost containment, coordinating unit
staffing schedules, and ensuring communication regarding areas of
concern to the Unit Director. Provides direction and guidance to
less experienced staff concerning policies, scheduling,
assignments, organizational skills and daily operations. Evaluates
the impact of policies on daily operations. Supports administrative
decisions and facilitates daily operational issues with the staff.
Challenges and shapes systems on the unit and hospital wide to
achieve best possible outcomes. Aware of and supports units and
colleagues needs through supportive and non-judgmental behaviors.
Actively empowers and advocates for nurses. Implements innovative
approaches to meet the needs of patients and families. Identifies,
recognizes and responds to the needs of unit staff to ensure that
staff has the resources and tools available to meet patient and
family needs. Takes appropriate action to address customer concerns
and complaints (i.e., appropriate follow-up with Unit Director and
risk management). Addresses escalated patient issues and refers
issues to Unit Director or Patient Advocate when unable to resolve.
Monitors issues and their resolution. Identifies, initiates, and
collaborates to provide needed educational programs. Develops
management/ leadership focused in-service (e.g., time management,
team building, conflict resolution, budget, leadership activities).
Demonstrates current evidence-based prac
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