PeaceHealth RN - Lead in Cottage Grove, Oregon

PeaceHealth is seeking RN-Lead candidates for a 0.8 full time equivalent non-exempt position. This RN-Lead will be working day shift (8 hour shifts) in our 14 bed Medical unit at Cottage Grove Medical Center, with opportunity to cross-train and float to Emergency department.

Req ID: 161175

JOB SUMMARY

Assures professional nursing care is provided for all patients in clinical nursing unit according to established standards and practices. The Team Lead is a team member in a leadership capacity under the direction of the department leadership. The Team Lead assists in coordinating unit activities which assure optimal patient care. The Team Lead supports and directs staff members in providing compassionate care and services to patients and families. Independent decision-making is expected in the execution of routine duties.

Responsible for coordinating the day-to-day functions for assigned area. Assists with ensuring that departmental goals are achieved, timelines met and service excellence provided in all aspects of work. Subject matter expert.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Assigns work; plans and manages priorities, provides technical assistance, oversees staff schedules, monitors quality of work, monitors team projects, mentors staff, provides constructive feedback, oversees staff training, ensures quality improvement, provides leadership feedback on staff performance, and assists with goal setting for the team.

  2. Directs patient care activities on the unit for the shift by making/adjusting staff assignments that ensures optimal patient outcomes.

  3. Supervises and assesses clinical practice. Directs and delegates other team members. Coordinates staffing for the next shift.

  4. Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs.

  5. Documents patient care in the healthcare record according to established standards.

  6. Directs and delegates care to other team members in accordance with their education, credentials, and demonstrated competence.

  7. Ensures own professional effectiveness through education and professional development.

  8. Participates in the development of and maintains established hospital policies, procedures and objectives, quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection prevention program.

  9. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required, BSN is preferred.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Minimum of one year acute care nursing experience is required OR successful completion of an approved training course/orientation and standard competencies.

  • Previous leadership experience is preferred.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state in which nurse will be practicing.

  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

  • ACLS certification may be required within a standard grace from hire or transfer period, as specified in the PeaceHealth Policy Resuscitation Training Completion Requirements, or upon hire.

  • May require Foot Care Certification

  • Specialty certification preferred.

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family centered work environment

  • Able to support and interpret medical center philosophy, policy and procedures

  • Demonstrated interest in staff development

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.

  • Basic computer skills

COTTAGE GROVE PHYSICAL / COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires active physical exertion up to 33% of the time.

  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.

  • Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.

  • Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 65% of work time).

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package at http://www.peacehealth.org/sites/default/files/externalallbenefits_overview.pdf and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Cottage Grove community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers .

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video , and visit us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/PeaceHealthCareers or LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/company/peacehealth !

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ at https://www.peacehealth.org/sites/default/files/externalcandidatefaq2.pdf or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org . Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

Location: Cottage Grove, CGCH & SLMG (404)

Job Category: Nursing

Shift: Day

Shift Length: 8 Hours

FTE: 0.8

Work Type: Part Time

Hourly compensation starts at: $39.10, more depending on experience

Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Registered Nurse - Oregon

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Posting Notes: Cottage Grove || Nursing || Medical/Surgical Nursing || Part Time || ROUTINE NURSING SVCS