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RN Clin Leader Cancer Center - Med Surg

Company: Elmhurst Hospital
Location: Elmhurst
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

RN Clin Leader Cancer CenterGENERAL SUMMARY: Responsible for directing unit activities and personnel on assigned shift to ensure high quality patient care, teamwork, and coordination of care.# Determines work priorities, prepares daily work assignments, approves overtime and monitors compliance for regulatory requirements.# Serves as resource person for unit personnel in resolving operation and patient care problems, acts as physician liaison, and role model for staff. Location: Elmhurst Cancer Center# 177 E Brush Hill Road# # Elmhurst, IL.# Hours: Full Time# #Will work 80 hours in a two week payperiod.# Monday- Friday# 8:00am-4:30pm# No weekends or holidays. # PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:# (The following duties and responsibilities are all essential job functions, as defined by the ADA, except those that begin with the word #May.#) 1.######## Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served.# This includes knowledge of the physical and psychological needs of patients served and the ability to respond appropriately to those needs. Regularly performs duties of professional nurse which includes assessing patients# condition, developing####### and administrating patient plan of care, documenting care administered, and evaluating patient care############### outcomes. Assists in overseeing and directing specific unit personnel to ensure effective, cost efficient and safe provision of nursing care in accordance with established standards. a.## Makes patient care assignments for each shift. b.## Changes assignments appropriately according to unit/patient needs. c.## Coordinates staff breaks to ensure continuity of patient care. d. # Coordinates and ensures timely patient placement within unit. e. ## Authorizes overtime for direct patient care needs. f.### Oversees workflows to ensure timely patient admission and discharge. g.## Works on routine unit based projects as assigned by the Manager. h.## Reviews and edits the timekeeping system. i.### Performs service recovery for patients, families and physicians. 4.######## Serves as resource person for patient care personnel and aids in resolving questions related to policies, standards, and patient care techniques and procedures.# Regularly assesses patient satisfaction, investigating and interviewing for immediate complaints or problems. a.## Ensures completion and follow up of unusual occurrence reports and employee injury reports. b.## Coaches others to maintain a clean and safe environment. 5.######## Demonstrates problem solving, conflict management, and customer services skills to serve as role model and change agent for corporate and unit based initiatives.# Serves as or ensures appropriate preceptor support for new employees.# Coaches current employees according to assessed needs.# # ### # 6.####### # In collaboration with manager evaluates performance of assigned unit personnel. 7.####### # Monitors compliance with regulatory agency standards e.g., CLIA, JCAHO, IDPH.# ##Reinforces need to comply with National Patient Safety Goals.# Performs or coordinates assigned audits.## Oversees provision of adequate supplies and equipment to provide appropriate patient care.# Follows up on repairs/maintenance of equipment as needed.# #Develops and maintains cooperative working relationships with a variety of Hospital department personnel to schedule examinations, order supplies, gather and exchange information, resolve operational problems and improve services provided. Maintains collaborative association with physicians to enhance teamwork of unit staff.# Maintains an overall knowledge of all patients# status to act as knowledgeable liaison with physicians. Identifies, develops and implements quality initiatives for the unit.# Participates in organization-wide quality initiatives. Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments in the field by reading appropriate books, journals, and other literature and attending related conferences, seminars and the like. # KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: Required Education, Skills and/or Experience: Baccalaureate Degree or higher in Nursing - (Incumbents with position entry date after Sept, 2011) Preferred Education, Skills and/or Experience: Previous charge nurse experience Required License and/or Certification: Current State of Illinois Registered Nurse license Current CPR Certification issued by either American Heart Association or American Red Cross Preferred License and/or Certification: Certification in specialty # # # # # # ONC # # # # # # Chemo and Bio therapy # # # # # # Oncology experience # # # # #

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Responsible for directing unit activities and personnel on assigned shift to ensure high quality patient care, teamwork, and coordination of care. Determines work priorities, prepares daily work assignments, approves overtime and monitors compliance for regulatory requirements. Serves as resource person for unit personnel in resolving operation and patient care problems, acts as physician liaison, and role model for staff.

Location: Elmhurst Cancer Center 177 E Brush Hill Road Elmhurst, IL.

Hours: Full Time Will work 80 hours in a two week payperiod. Monday- Friday 8:00am-4:30pm No weekends or holidays.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (The following duties and responsibilities are all essential job functions, as defined by the ADA, except those that begin with the word "May.")

1. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served. This includes knowledge of the physical and psychological needs of patients served and the ability to respond appropriately to those needs.

* Regularly performs duties of professional nurse which includes assessing patients' condition, developing and administrating patient plan of care, documenting care administered, and evaluating patient care outcomes.
* Assists in overseeing and directing specific unit personnel to ensure effective, cost efficient and safe provision of nursing care in accordance with established standards.

a. Makes patient care assignments for each shift.

b. Changes assignments appropriately according to unit/patient needs.

c. Coordinates staff breaks to ensure continuity of patient care.

d. Coordinates and ensures timely patient placement within unit.

e. Authorizes overtime for direct patient care needs.

f. Oversees workflows to ensure timely patient admission and discharge.

g. Works on routine unit based projects as assigned by the Manager.

h. Reviews and edits the timekeeping system.

i. Performs service recovery for patients, families and physicians.

4. Serves as resource person for patient care personnel and aids in resolving questions related to policies, standards, and patient care techniques and procedures. Regularly assesses patient satisfaction, investigating and interviewing for immediate complaints or problems.

a. Ensures completion and follow up of unusual occurrence reports and employee injury reports.

b. Coaches others to maintain a clean and safe environment.

5. Demonstrates problem solving, conflict management, and customer services skills to serve as role model and change agent for corporate and unit based initiatives. Serves as or ensures appropriate preceptor support for new employees. Coaches current employees according to assessed needs.

6. In collaboration with manager evaluates performance of assigned unit personnel.

7. Monitors compliance with regulatory agency standards e.g., CLIA, JCAHO, IDPH. Reinforces need to comply with National Patient Safety Goals. Performs or coordinates assigned audits. Oversees provision of adequate supplies and equipment to provide appropriate patient care. Follows up on repairs/maintenance of equipment as needed.

* Develops and maintains cooperative working relationships with a variety of Hospital department personnel to schedule examinations, order supplies, gather and exchange information, resolve operational problems and improve services provided.
* Maintains collaborative association with physicians to enhance teamwork of unit staff. Maintains an overall knowledge of all patients' status to act as knowledgeable liaison with physicians.
* Identifies, develops and implements quality initiatives for the unit. Participates in organization-wide quality initiatives.
* Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments in the field by reading appropriate books, journals, and other literature and attending related conferences, seminars and the like.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

* Required Education, Skills and/or Experience:
* Baccalaureate Degree or higher in Nursing - (Incumbents with position entry date after Sept, 2011)

Preferred Education, Skills and/or Experience:

* Previous charge nurse experience
* Required License and/or Certification:
* Current State of Illinois Registered Nurse license
* Current CPR Certification issued by either American Heart Association or American Red Cross

Preferred License and/or Certification:

* Certification in specialty

ONC

Chemo and Bio therapy

Oncology experience

Keywords: Elmhurst Hospital, Elmhurst , RN Clin Leader Cancer Center - Med Surg, Healthcare , Elmhurst, Illinois

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