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RN Clinical Lead Interventional Radiology

Company: Holy Cross Hospital
Location: Florida
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Employment Type:Full time Shift:Day ShiftDescription: Creates an environment where persons feel welcome, respected and included. Is courteous and positive. Willingly assists patients/visitors/Associates as needed. Makes self accessible to internal as well as external customers. Maintains composure even when faced with hostility from others and/or stressful situations. Exercises restraint to prevent emotions from interfering. Adheres to dress code. Appearance is always neat and clean. Wears identification badge according to hospital policy. Assumes personal responsibility for maintaining a clean and safe work environment. Takes the initiative to resolve customer service issues. Is proactive versus reactive. Listens attentively to our customers and implements effective service recovery. Completes assignments accurately following accepted procedures and practices, even when workloads and demands are high. Acts continuously to improve processes and services. Participates in quality improvement initiatives, as well as departmental and organizational KPIs. Works independently and productively to meet department expectations. Serves as a preceptor and resource to others. Assumes ownership of problems by following through until problems are resolved. Consistently accepts responsibility for outcomes of his/her own efforts. Seeks and provides input to effectively handle complex and challenging opportunities in concert with management. Supports our Culture of Inclusion, values differences of perspective, life experience, and cultural backgrounds that enrich the organization. Seeks understanding about people of other cultures and backgrounds to effectively serve patients and co-workers. Begins work on time and as scheduled. Completes work within designated time; takes breaks and reports back to work station at the specified time in accordance with hospital and department/unit policies and staffing needs. Assures safe utilization of equipment and resources. Always following safe work practices. Attends and actively participates in appropriate meetings. Uses time wisely. Appropriately prioritizes tasks and minimizes overtime after obtaining approvals as required by hospital policy. Uses resources wisely. Participates in cost control by minimizing the waste of supplies, and handling equipment carefully to prevent breakage. Identifies cost saving opportunities and supports Holy Cross Green Initiative. Complies with organizational and departmental policies, procedures and standards such as Attendance, Safety/Disaster policies, Universal Precautions, Infection Control, Safety Reporting, Code of Conduct. Actively listens before speaking by making eye contact, clarifying understanding, and making every effort to not interrupt. Keeps others informed on current status of projects, processes and issues. Respects and encourages differing opinions; remaining open when opinions are expressed. Willingly contributes personal expertise and information to others and offers assistance whenever possible. Appropriately cooperates with and shows support of other Associates to achieve positive outcomes for organization/department. Responds positively to change. Communicates positively about change to other Associates. Demonstrates effective and respectful communications with customers, families or Associates. Expresses self clearly and effectively in oral and written communications (including emails and telephone conversations). Welcomes new Associates to the department. Conducts business affairs with honesty, fairness and integrity. Adheres to responsibilities under the Compliance Program; receiving and acting on applicable compliance notices; maintaining compliance with all applicable laws and regulations: i.e., DOH, TJC, HIPAA, etc. Demonstrates certainty in own capabilities and asks for assistance/direction as needed. Shows willingness to learn new ways to accomplish work. Seeks opportunities for improvements in work methods. Independently maintains required competencies and skills taking initiative for self development and growth. Willingly cross-trains intra departmentally to meet personal and organizational needs as appropriate. Adheres to Patient Safety Practices as it applies to the department, consistent with hospital policy and procedure and regulatory bodies such as the CDC and the JointCommission. These Safety Practices include but are not limited to hand-hygiene; and for direct and indirect patient care Associates: accurate patient identification (e.g. prior to transport, procedures, medication administration, registration etc), hand-off communication, read-back, appropriate specimen labeling in presence of patient, MRI safety etc. Takes responsibility for Associate Safety: Follows workplace safety and health guidelines, reports hazardous conditions and concerns, wears protective equipment as prescribed. Care provided is appropriate to the age of the patients served. Demonstrates the ability to obtain information and interpret information in terms of the patient s needs. Demonstrates appropriate knowledge of growth and development. Demonstrates an understanding of the range of treatment needed by these patients. Makes initial assessment, and determines appropriate nursing needs of assigned patients, as evidenced by appropriate documentation. Performs initial and ongoing assessment on all assigned patients, including a review of systems, as evidenced by appropriate documentation. Functions in first-line management/clinical leadership role in coordinating patient care activities on the nursing unit. Participation in huddles Provides for direct and indirect nursing care to meet the physiological, psychosocial, and spiritual needs of the patient and significant others. Is knowledgeable of current nursing practices and ensures compliance to the hospital's policies and procedures. Serves as a coordinator of the multi-disciplinary approach to patient s care to include care planning, patient teaching, and discharge planning. Assists with patient/family education as needed. Variance reports are completed within the defined time frame. Ensures appropriate staffing and coverage for unanticipated needs, within the guidelines of the department. Assists in long and short-term staff scheduling. Participates in the interviewing process of prospective staff and provides input to the Director. Ensures that staff utilize the nursing process in meeting patient care standards. Utilizes effective delegation skills in assigning duties to other staff and Senior Nurses. Demonstrates proficiency in the provision of nursing care. Insures appropriate patient preparation as well as completion of chart, prior to surgery, special procedure, transfer or discharge. Administers medications and treatments as ordered by the physician and in accordance with Policy and Procedure. Establishes nursing care priorities. Competently cares for patient with highest acuity on unit (unit specific). Provides, or supervises, patient s care and treatment. Performs other job-related duties within job scope as requested by the Nurse Manager. Assists fellow staff members in completing assignments in time of crisis. Assumes primary nurse, team leader, or patient care responsibilities as necessary. Promotes teamwork and collegial relationships with, and among staff. Facilitates daily huddles and discussions around huddle boards Facilitates debriefs after critical events such as patient falls to improve learning Receives pertinent information from acute care management and follows up on any needs during off hours. Communicates clearly and effectively with physicians and other staff health care providers. Demonstrates effective communication skills. Intervenes appropriately and keeps the Nurse Manager informed of departmental issues. Follows appropriate lines of communication and appropriately documents actions taken, i.e: patient chart, anecdotal note, variance report. Responds to physician and staff issues in a timely manner. Schedules, conducts, and/or documents monthly staff meetings, as directed by the Unit Director. Demonstrates the essence of team by acting in a positive, productive manner with co-workers and other departments personnel. Serves as role model to other staff members. Provides input Associate evaluations as requested by the Nurse Manager. Provides feedback to Associate related to performance and documents same. Conducts initial investigations of untoward events and provides initial coaching, with feedback shared with Nurse Manager. Maintains, and works with, staff throughout the year in achieving performance improvement goals. Inspect unit for compliance with unit/departmental policies, procedures, regulations, and standards. Takes measures to correct and report when violations occur. Reads, and complies with, established Hospital Policies and Procedures and department memos. Maintains, with compliance to, all requirements elated to JCAHO, AHCA, HIPAA and other regulatory agencies. Serves as a coach/mentor in recommending personnel actions such as promotions, clinical ladder advancement and transfers. Ensures Associate mandatory requirements are completed on time. Monitor workflow and productivity during shift on unit. Assure cost-effective utilization of supplies and equipment. Assure adequate quantity of supplies and proper functioning equipment. Coordinate and adjust work schedules to meet the needs of the unit. Work with Acts continuously to improve processes and services . click apply for full job details

Keywords: Holy Cross Hospital, Paterson , RN Clinical Lead Interventional Radiology, Healthcare , Florida, New Jersey

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