Clinical Team Lead, RN- Duke Regional Hospital - Med Surg
Company: Duke University Health System
Posted on: August 6, 2022
Duke Regional Hospital
Duke Regional Hospital offers the personal touch and hometown feel
of a community hospital while serving as an essential arm of the
internationally recognized Duke University Health System.
Duke Regional has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville, and
Alamance counties for more than 45 years. To be successful at
caring for our community and have a strong reputation among
patients who seek our care, we have 3,500 team members who work
together to provide exceptional, compassionate, and equitable
healthcare 24/7. We are a place of learning and acceptance for team
members just starting their careers, as well as an institution of
family culture and professional development for employees who have
served for decades in our hospital units.
Duke Regional has 388 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive
range of medical, surgical, and diagnostic services, including
orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and
vascular services. We also offer care at our Duke Rehabilitation
Institute, Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center, Duke Ambulatory
Surgery Center Arringdon, Health Services Center, and Duke
Behavioral Health Center North Durham. In the fiscal year 2021,
Duke Regional Hospital admitted 16,422 patients, performed 18,152
surgeries, and welcomed 2,673 babies into the world.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as in North
Carolina and in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2021-22. The Human
Rights Campaign consistently names us a Healthcare Equality Leader,
and we are a Joint Commission-accredited and Magnet-designated
Duke University Health System- Duke Regional Hospitalseeks to hire
a Clinical Team Lead Registered Nurse who will embrace our mission
of Advancing Health Together.
34 bed unit caring for patients with a wide range of diagnoses
including patients requiring cardiac telemetry. 4-1 also serves as
a specialty unit for patients with respiratory illnesses that
require higher oxygen demands but who do not meet ICU criteria. Our
patient centered team of health care professionals are committed to
promoting excellence in patient care through best practices,
innovation, research, and holding our patient's hand while they are
with us. Be a part of the fast paced team environment of 4-1
Medicine at Duke where nurses work in a collaborative learning
environment and serve alongside a dedicated team.
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The Clinical Lead RN is a role developed to work in coordination
with the nursing leadership in an assigned unit or department to
ensure the work is accomplished effectively. The Clinical Lead RN
is the first line support for staff, physicians and other related
providers on service-specific clinical issues. The Clinical Lead RN
is generally a long-term role, requiring clinical and interpersonal
skills. The Clinical Lead RN collaborates with the manager on
clinical and non-clinical issues (employee relations, individual
behaviors, physician relationships, etc.). The Clinical Lead RN is
the support for the unit/department/service when the manager is
unavailable. The Clinical Team Leader is responsible for
supervising, directing, coaching and mentoring their assigned core
group of staff.
The Clinical Lead RN will Plan and coordinate clinical requirements
for staff and ensure that all CBO and CBE requirements for staff
are current. Plan and assist with coordination of unit staff
schedules and submit for manager approval. Coordinate clinical
requirements with staff regarding equipment and supplies. Consult
with preceptors and orientees on a regular basis to provide support
and determine how orientation should proceed on an individual
basis. Collaborate with the manager for issue resolutions and
projects to improve work flow processes throughout the department
utilizing a proactive approach.
Collaborate with different departments (pharmacy, radiology, and
lab, registration) to resolve issues and improve work flow
processes throughout the department. Collaborate with the nurse
managers in the interview process for new applicants . Mentor/coach
staff to enhance their professional development. Assesses the
performance of assigned new hires and orientees including entry
level nurses, nursing care assistants and health unit coordinators;
provides ongoing feedback and coaching. Understand and communicate
potential clinical equipment or supply issues to appropriate team
members (Materials, Bio med, Sterile Processing, etc).
Mentor and monitor the preceptors for all new employees. Provide
clinical/education updates and skill check-offs to entire staff on
a regular basis. Provides immediate support and education on
policy, procedures, equipment and supplies. Responsible for
learning, implementing and teaching new technology/procedures.
Demonstrates awareness of current problems and basic plan for all
patients within assigned area.
Provides clinical consultation and guidance as needed to facilitate
patient care. Gives assistance and/or direction to staff to
facilitate quality patient flow. Assess staffing needs according to
workload and staff competency; Re-assigns and adjusts staffing
based upon patient care needs. Delegates responsibilities within
the scope of practice and validated competencies in order to meet
the workload demands of the shift.
Facilitates assignments that support learning for the orientee or
nurse learner. Promotes an atmosphere of open communication that
facilitates staff input into decision-making, resolution of
conflict, and collegiality among all health team members.
Communicates in an effective, professional manner. Facilitates
staff performance audits related to attitude, team performance, The
Joint Commission, DFS Standards and SCIP initiatives. Reviews and
comments on forwarded SRSs related to their team or shift.
Facilitates and encourages staff participation in departmental and
hospital committee and council meetings. Attends departmental and
hospital committee meetings as assigned. Coordinates, facilitates,
participates and directs departmental projects with follow-through
and appropriate follow-up. Other projects and duties as directed by
the department managers.
Knowledge, Skills, Education, and Experience Required:
Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing required.
Three years of experience in nursing practice. Selected candidates
must meet the Clinical Ladder requirements for CN III within one
year of appointment.
Charge nurse experience in Med Surge (preferred).
Licensure, Certification or Registration Required:
Must have current or compact RN license in the State of North
BCLS certification is required.
Pre-employment Physical Capacity Testing Required:
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