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Posted:
7/14/2015
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Nursing
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Clinical Supervisor - Observation Unit - FT Nights
Carolinas HealthCare System | Charlotte, North Carolina
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Job Description

Req ID: 59424
Position Number: 00131309

Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: Night
Shift Details: 7p-7a
Standard Hours:36.00

Department Name: NSG - Observation
Location: Carolinas Medical Center
Location Details: Carolinas Medical Center



The Observation Units, located on the 3B (22 beds) and 7A (8-14 beds) wings, provide patient care to Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric patients requiring nursing assessment and evaluation on a 24-hour per day and 7 days per week basis, while in observation status. The Unit's priorities are given to patients with diagnosis of chest pain who are admitted through the emergency department. Other common diagnoses include post-op general surgery and other varied diagnoses. Provides professional nursing care through assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation and evaluation in accordance with hospital policies and procedures under the supervision of leadership. Practices by the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses. Provides professional nursing care through assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation and evaluation in accordance with hospital policies and procedures under the supervision of leadership. Practices by the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses.Job Summary


Essential Functions


- Supports the manager utilizing systematic approaches to enhance the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice, nursing service administration and delivery of care in the department
- Engages teammates and provides leadership in the professional practice setting and nursing profession to serve as an effective change agent, maintain a healthy work environment, and promote innovation in care delivery
- Coaches and counsels teammates and may assist in preparing and delivering performance appraisals May also assist with discipline, up to and including written warnings
- Assists with interview, selection, and supervision of nursing personnel in the department
- Assists with coordination of communication at regular intervals throughout shifts via staff meetings/huddles to exchange information/ promote dialogue with teammates
- Collaborates with manager to ensure understanding and compliance with federal and state laws, to include healthcare services and practice, while complying with all required regulations and policies
- Assists with appropriate utilization of resources (human and fiscal) to meet patient care needs
- Rounds on patients, teammates, and physicians at prescribed frequencies to gain insight into patient care, employee, and physician satisfaction and appropriateness of patient care and/or department operations
- Delegates elements of care to appropriate healthcare workers in accordance with applicable legal or policy parameters or principles
- Assists in identifying expected outcomes to provide direction for continuity of care/department operations
- Assists in evaluating progress towards goal attainment/achievement of expected outcomes and disseminates information to teammates involved with the care or the situation
- Performs nursing care, assists with treatments, therapies, procedures, and administers medications as necessary
- Coordinates management of patient flow/throughput and staffing through continuous assessment of volume/acuity needs, utilizing resources available to assist in provision of appropriate staffing resources


Physical Requirements
Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Must speak and understand English fluently. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, and touch. Finger dexterity. Critical thinking and ability to concentrate.

Education, Experience and Certifications
Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing. Minimum 2 years nursing experience preferred. BSN required. Appropriate professional certification (within 2 years if not currently certified) required. Previous management experience preferred. Current RN license or temporary license as a Registered Nurse Petitioner in the state in which you work and reside or; if declaring a National License Compact (NLC) state as your primary state of residency, meet the licensure requirements in your home state; or for Non-National License Compact states, current RN license or temporary license as a Registered Nurse Petitioner required in the state where the RN works.

Posting Notes: J2W:INDEED
Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer

About Carolinas HealthCare System

Carolinas HealthCare System is the largest healthcare provider in North and South Carolina, and one of the largest employers in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. Our mission includes not only patient care but medical education and research. We have several hospitals in and around Charlotte, as well as long-term care facilities, physician practices and many other types of patient care services. Learn more about our system from our CEO Michael Tarwater by watching the CEO Welcome video.

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