Clinical Care Leader RN - Inpatient Psych
Company: Sanford Health
Posted on: January 25, 2023
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Facility: South University Hospital
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 1720 S University Dr, Fargo, ND 58103, USA
Shift: 12 Hours - Night Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 36. 00
Salary Range: $34.00 - $51.00
Pay Info: $20,000 sign on bonus with 2-year commitment to
Full time Clinical Care Leader RN position, Psychiatric Inpatient
36 hours per week / 12 hour Straight Night position / Every 3rd
\> A 20-bed unit serving adult patients with psychiatric
\> Patients are cared for by an interdisciplinary team
consisting of the psychiatrist, nursing, social work, psychology,
occupational therapy, therapeutic recreation and behavioral health
technicians and aides.
\> Patients in this unit are treated with group therapy as well
as individual therapy and assessments.
\> This unit provides acute care for the patient and facilitates
treatment ongoing in the community.
\> This unit also includes a partial hospitalization
\> > The PHP is independent of Psych.
Staff mix includes: RNs, Nursing Assistants, and Behavioral Health
Nurse to patient ratio - All shifts: 1:5
*Must have psych or related clinical experience
*North Dakota RN License required at time of hire
The Registered Nurse in the Clinical Care Leader (CCL) role
facilitates health care services for patients in cooperation with
the health care team. Facilitates communication and provision of
information and messages in a way that produces clarity and impact.
Understands the importance of inter-team collaboration in breaking
down silos and achieving business results and the ability to lead
employees from various functions to communicate, coordinate work
across divisions, and collaborate in solving problems as one team.
Applies the concept of collaboration to build relationships and
coordinate with other teams. Provides feedback to members of the
health care team. Responsible for utilizing the nursing process
(assessment, diagnosis, outcomes/planning, implementation and
evaluation) to provide individualized nursing care to patients.
Collaborates with other inter-professional colleagues, including
physicians, to plan, implement and evaluate care. Demonstrates
competency and practices within the full scope of nursing
expertise/knowledge and utilizes appropriate age and population
specific standards as designated in their assigned clinical
setting. Cares for patients in all phases of preventative care,
health maintenance, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up as patients
move along the continuum of care. Responsible for the coordination
of care, patient assessment, patient education, triage, and various
other nursing interventions. Functions within the scopes and
standards of nursing practice as outlined in the Nurse Practice Act
and Administrative Rules in state of practice and licensure. The
Sanford Professional Nursing Practice recognizes the Scope and
Standards of Practice and the Code of Ethics for Nurses with
Interpretive Statements as published by the American Nurses
Association as the foundation of nursing care delivery and
Competent in the registered nurse (RN) skills of the
unit/department. Knowledge of procedures and programs to ensure
employee safety. Assumes leadership role in high-risk situations.
Coordinates the clinical/unit nursing activities while adhering to
Sanford Health philosophy, goals, and standards of care.
Acknowledges their impact on budget and finance through staffing
and ensuring safe patient care. The CCL uses critical thinking
skills to collaborate and coordinate patient care and manage
emergent situations, for the specific assigned clinical setting.
Responsible to intervene when unsafe practices are identified.
Responsible to make patient assignments based on employee's
competencies, scope of practice, experience and patient's unique
needs. Demonstrates effective communication skills to negotiate and
resolve conflicts with and between peers, inter-professional
colleagues, patients and families. Serves as a mentor to staff
while facilitating the over-all unit activities. Participates in
house-wide and/or departmental committees and assists with the
coordination of the Peer Review Process for employees. Participates
in active learning and development resources. The nurse has
knowledge of and utilizes appropriate age-related patient care
protocols relating to the physical and psychological needs of
patients according to department scope of service.
Bachelor's degree in nursing strongly preferred. Graduate from a
nationally accredited nursing program preferred, including, but not
limited to, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE),
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and
National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education
Accreditation (NLN CNEA).
A minimum of one year of clinical nursing experience required, two
years preferred. Demonstrated involvement in clinical process
improvement initiatives preferred.
Currently holds an unencumbered RN license with the State Board of
Nursing where the practice of nursing is occurring and/or possess
multistate licensure if in a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state.
Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific
competencies and certifications. Certification may be required
depending on specialty or service area. Basic Life Support (BLS)
required within 60 days of employment into position.
Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying
full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a
variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance,
vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan,
work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to
maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about
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individual with a disability and would like to request an
accommodation for help with your online application, please call
1-877-###-#### or send an email to ...@sanfordhealth.org .
Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer
will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening
as a condition of employment.
Req Number: R-0120095
Job Function: Nursing
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