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Team Leader, Nursing, SICU & MICU, Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago

Date: Aug 29, 2019

Requisition ID: 64425

Ministry:  Presence Resurrection Med Cntr

Location: Presence Resurrection Med

Location Address:
7435 West Talcott, Chicago, IL  60631 United States (US)

 

   

Department: 20350050 SICU and MICU 

Daily Hours: 12
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Day
FLSA: N

 

SUMMARY

The Team Leader, Nursing is a Registered Professional Nurse (RN) who assists the Nurse Manager with the daily operations of the unit by providing employee supervision, quality improvement activities, and immediate follow-up to patient, physician and employee issues. The Team Leader practices within the scope of the Illinois Nurse Practice Act to ensure the delivery of comprehensive, high quality, individualized nursing care, based upon knowledge, experience and critical thinking skills.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Exercises independent judgment and leadership in daily operations of the unit and advises the Nurse Manager.
  2. Serves as a clinical, educational and supervisory resource to the nursing staff.
  3. Makes patient/staff assignments based on key factors such as acuity, staff competency and skill mix in order to ensure that quality of care is delivered to patients.  Assists the Manager with ongoing monitoring of appropriate use of staffing and assignments.
  4. Manages the appropriate utilization of unit resources (i.e. supplies and labor), while consistently working towards initiatives that support Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) and incorporates fiscal responsibility.
  5. Provides ongoing partnering with key physicians by making patient rounds with them at least monthly and is responsible to follow up with physician issues/concerns.  Uses rounding as an opportunity to facilitate an environment of cultural excellence in order to maintain patient, family and physician satisfaction.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience                                                              

Graduate of an accredited Nursing Program required. Minimum two years of clinical experience in Patient Care or similar clinical setting required.

Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred.

 

Computer Skills                                                          

Knowledge of Microsoft Office software such as Word, Excel, and Outlook; and EMR systems.

Experience of EPIC preferred.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Current Illinois RN license and Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Certification in area of specialty if required.

 

Business Unit: Presence Resurrection Med Cntr

Job FunctionNursing; Support Services 

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability


Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Medical, EMR, Nursing, Manager, Patient Care, Healthcare, Management