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Clinical Staff Leader Surgical ICU Nights

Company: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Location: Nashville
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Clinical Staff Leader Surgical ICU Nights - 2201848Job : Registered Nurse - Critical CarePrimary Location : TN-Nashville-Vanderbilt Hospital (VUH)Organization : SICU 201098Shift: : 7pm - 7amDescriptionJOB SUMMARY:The Clinical Staff Leader is a direct supervisory leadership role and a key member of the Nursing leadership team. The CSL leads a cohort of staff members and actively participates in overall management of the unit, development of clinical practice, and provision of patient care with accountabilities for implementation and outcomes for people leadership, quality, service, compliance, finance, throughput and scheduling. The primary focus of the Clinical Staff Leader is to ensure the unit's optimal performance by engaging in effective problem solving for staff, patients and families and to develop/lead the assigned cohort. The Clinical Staff Leader provides feedback and coaching to staff members, recognizing them for their contributions while fostering a high performance culture. The CSL works under the guidance and direction of the manager to develop.DEPARTMENT/UNIT SUMMARY:This Unit cares for adult patients who are being treated for sepsis, recovering from a liver transplant, large abdominal surgeries, vascular surgeries, and many more illnesses. Our patients are unique because we are often treating complex multi-organ failure. One of the perks of working on our unit is the excellent culture of teamwork. Staff is always collaborating to help out with busy admissions or patient assignments and to find creative solutions to unit problems. The environment on our unit is fast-paced, serves a diverse patient population, and utilizes a multidisciplinary approach in which the nurse is a key player. There are many paths to growth in the SICU.POSITION SHIFT:Full Time, (40 hours/week); 7PM-7AView how Vanderbilt Health employees celebrate the difference they make every day:Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, 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 where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded, and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity of culture, thinking, learning and leading is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilts mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.Achieve the Remarkable:Learn more about VUMC Nursing:

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    • Interacts with and contributes to the professional development of their cohort and other staff as needed.
    • Defines standards for quality patient care.
    • Develops, manages and evaluates area based on work team performance.
    • Manages multiple projects/on-going work activities (timelines, work plans, deliverables) and maintains alignment with strategic plan and vision.
    • Acts as clinical leader and facilitates education for staff on clinical standards; routinely provides guidance/coaching to subordinates/peers within clinical specialty(ies).
    • Ensures that clinical assignments are based on patient care needs and demonstrated staff competencies.
    • The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.Basic QualificationsPOSITION QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN), and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) preferred and 1 year relevant experienceLicensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):
      • Registered Nurse RequiredPhysical 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 objects.Movement:
          • 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 assistive device.
          • 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 moving.
          • 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 or toward.
          • Frequent: Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching or maneuvering self, patient and equipment simultaneously while working in large and small spaces
          • 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 hands.Sensory:
            • Frequent: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.
            • Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information
            • 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.Environmental Conditions:
              • 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.Req ID: 2201848Vanderbilt University Medical Center is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action.

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