Registered Nurse Supervisor Surgical ICU full-time nights
Company: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Posted on: October 18, 2020
The Clinical Staff
Leader is a direct supervisory leadership role and a key member of
leadership team. The RN Supervisor (CSL) leads a cohort of staff
members and actively
participates in overall management of the unit, development of
practice, and provision of patient care with accountabilities
implementation and outcomes for people leadership, quality,
compliance, finance, throughput and scheduling. The primary focus
Clinical Staff Leader is to ensure the unit's optimal performance
in effective problem solving for staff, patients and families and
develop/lead the assigned cohort. The Clinical Staff Leader
and coaching to staff members, recognizing them for their
fostering a high performance culture. The CSL works under the
direction of the manager to develop.
- Full-time, Night Shift (Requires 2 - 12 hour
shifts and 2 - 8 hour shifts with 1-2 weekend shifts in a 6 week
-- The SICU unit specializes in caring for a critically ill patient
that may include liver, kidney, or pancreas transplants; as well as
thoracic, urologic, and GI surgical patients. Our primary focus is
provide our diverse patient population with excellent care related
elective, urgent, or emergent major surgical intervention, as well
that negatively impact normal hemodynamic stability. This is
the immediate post-operative phase, but may also include the
pre-operative, and extended post-operative phases of care. Our
work closely with the SICU physicians and nurse practitioners to
for patients with multiple system organ dysfunctions, ventilators,
drips and other therapies to ensure optimal sedation, analgesia,
hemodynamic function. Our nursing team assists in coordinating the
between the multiple disciplines and physician teams to provide
outcomes for our critically ill patients. We pride ourselves on
excellent patient care, with a focus on reducing the number of
hospital-acquired infections from ventilators, central venous
Vanderbilt University Medical Center:
Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of
discovery and patient care,---VUMC---is a community of individuals
who come to work
each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place
expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your
abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity - of
thinking, learning and leading - is sought and celebrated. It is a
employees know they are part of something that is bigger than
exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good
is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in
education, and research.
We believe highly skilled and specialized nursing care is
essential to Vanderbilt University Medical Center's mission of
patient care, education and research. We believe nursing is an
applied art and
science focused on helping people, families and communities reach
health and well-being.
about VUMC Nursing:
-- Nursing Careers:
-- Benefits: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/benefits.html
-- Our Nursing Philosophy:
-- Our Nursing Leadership:
-- Shared Governance:
-- Education & Professional Development:
-- Life In Nashville:
-- VUMC Nursing:
- Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) in Nursing (BSN)
or Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and 1 year relevant
Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):
- Active Tennessee RN license
Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:
- Heavy Work category requiring exertion of 50 to 100 lbs. of
force occasionally and/or up to 20 to 50 lbs. of force frequently
and/or up to 10 to 20 lbs. of force continually to move
- Occasional: Sitting: Remaining in seated position
- Occasional: Lifting over 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects
from one level to another, includes upward pulling over 35 lbs,
with help of coworkers or assistive device
- Occasional: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object
holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or
- Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and
forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower
extremities and back muscles
- Occasional: Climbing: Ascending or descending stairs/ramps
using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.
- Occasional: Kneeling:Bending legs at knees to come to rest on
knee or knees.
- Occasional: Crouching/Squatting: Bending body downward and
forward by bending legs and spine.Reaching above shoulders:
Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.
- Occasional: Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any
direction above shoulders.
- Frequent: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without
- Frequent: Walking: Moving about on foot.
- Frequent: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects
under 35 lbs from one level to another
- Frequent: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from
- Frequent: Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent
falling when walking, standing, crouching or maneuvering self,
patient and equipment simultaneously while working in large and
- Frequent: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any
direction below shoulders.
- Frequent: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or
otherwise working with hand or hands.
- Frequent: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working
primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.
- Frequent: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both
- Frequent: Communication: Expressing or exchanging
- Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones
and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory
- Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less
and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral
vision, color vision.
- Continuous: Smell: Ability to detect and identify odors.
- Continuous: Feeling: Ability to perceive size, shape,
temperature, texture by touch with fingertips.
- Occasional: Chemicals and Gasses: Medications, cleaning
chemicals, oxygen, other medical gases used in work area.
- Frequent: Pathogens: Risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens
and other contagious illnesses.
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