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Clinical Care Leader RN - Inpatient Psych

Company: Sanford Health
Location: Fargo
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

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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 Sanford

Department Details

Full time Clinical Care Leader RN position, Psychiatric Inpatient Unit

36 hours per week / 12 hour Straight Night position / Every 3rd weekend

Psych Unit:

\> A 20-bed unit serving adult patients with psychiatric illness.

\> 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 program.

\> > The PHP is independent of Psych.

Staff mix includes: RNs, Nursing Assistants, and Behavioral Health Techs

Nurse to patient ratio - All shifts: 1:5

*Must have psych or related clinical experience

*North Dakota RN License required at time of hire

Job Summary

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 professional conduct.

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.

Qualifications

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.

Benefits

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 Total Rewards, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an 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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