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RN Clinical Staff Leader, Behavioral Health

Company: Vanderbilt Health
Location: Nashville
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Job Description:

Beginning of the main content section.Return to the home pagePrintable Format Job Description - RN Clinical Staff Leader, Behavioral Health (2211665)Job Description RN Clinical Staff Leader, Behavioral Health-2211665Job: NursingPrimary Location: TN-Lebanon-Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH)Organization: Psych DPU 214063Description Registered Nurse, Clinical Staff Leader

Behavioral Health Department

Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital





Role 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.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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.




    Department/Unit Summary:

    The Behavioral Health program at Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital - McFarland campus provides inpatient care for adults with acute mental health problems. Our team works together to provide evaluation, stabilization and medical management in a safe environment. We create a treatment plan focused on patients' mental, emotional, physical and medical needs. We also provide resources and support to help patients achieve optimal health.



    We offer a 24-hour referral line and intake evaluation with qualified nurses or master's level social workers. The team works with the on-call psychiatrist to evaluate and provide recommendations. For more information about our department, please visit: https://vanderbiltwilsoncountyhospital.com/behavioral-health



    Position Shift:

    Full-Time Days




    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. Vanderbilt's mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.



    Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital:

    For more than 40 years, Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (formerly Tennova Healthcare - Lebanon) has been a place of healing and connection for patients and families in Wilson County and the surrounding area. The two-campus facility is the sole provider of inpatient and outpatient medical services in Wilson County. Known for comprehensive services, recognized care, and a commitment to the community, VWCH became a part of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center family (VUMC) in August of 2019.

    Recognition Awards for Quality

    Joint Commission certified in total Hip and Knee Replacement
    The Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center
    American College of Cardiology Accredited Chest Pain Center
    Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) as a Comprehensive Center
    American College of Radiology Accreditations - Mammography and Ultrasound
    Accredited by American Academy of Sleep Medicine


    Click here for more information: www.VanderbiltWilsonCountyHospital.com



    Our Nursing Philosophy:

    We believe highly skilled and specialized nursing care is essential to Vanderbilt University Medical Center's mission of quality in patient care, education and research. We believe nursing is an applied art and science focused on helping people, families and communities reach excellent health and well-being.



    Achieve the Remarkable:

    Learn more about VUMC Nursing:

    Nursing Careers: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/index.html
    Benefits: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/benefits.html
    Our Nursing Philosophy: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/philosophy.html
    Our Nursing Leadership: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/leadership.html
    Shared Governance: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/shared-governance.html
    Education & Professional Development: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/professional-development.html
    Life In Nashville: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/nashville.html
    VUMC Nursing: http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/root/vumc.php?site=vanderbilt-nursing
    Basic Qualifications Job Requirements:

    Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN), and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) preferred
    1 year relevant experience
    Previous nursing experience in behavioral health/psychiatric nursing is strongly preferred.
    Registered Nurse 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 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.




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            Discover Vanderbilt Health: Located in Nashville, TN, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, Vanderbilt Health 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 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.
            Text NURSE to 26232 or click below for more information.
            Achieve the Remarkable!
            Click to Learn more about Vanderbilt Nursing:

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