UnityPoint Health RN Office Nurse Lead- Full Time Day shift - Cardio in Peoria, Illinois

  1. To provide high quality professional nursing care as a member of the health care team, to the patient population served by the office. To assist in the support and education of resident physicians as a member of the health care team in the delivery of family medicine. Plans, organizes, implements and evaluates activities of a shift in collaboration with the Administrator. Coordinates shift activities to ensure timely, quality patient care and services. Serves as a role model and resource for staff.

Coordinates patient care activities and the flow of patient information by effective communication with other office staff, physicians, patients, families and a variety of health care agencies and appropriate documentation to ensure continuity of care.1. Utilizes appropriate resources to instruct patient and family 2. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills of age appropriate care 3. Assures information and data indicative of the patient's learning capabilities 4. Promotes effective communication by providing effective learning techniques to patient and family membersDemonstrates effective and timely communication skills, conflict resolution skills, decision making, and problem solving skills.1. Communicates with staff on departmental/organizational items 2. Serves as a facilitator for implementation of nursing policies and procedures 3. Practices effective conflict resolution techniques 4. Provides feedback to staff; i.e., follow up on action items, constructive feedback regarding performance and evaluations 5. Provides clear, concise expectations and directions 6. Is responsive to staff and other customers 7. Addresses issues promptly 8. Assists others to solve problems 9. Demonstrates appropriate and timely decision making 10. Participates in interview panel for all nursing staffImplements departmental nursing procedures and demonstrates nursing knowledge and skills by providing high quality comprehensive patient care in an ambulatory setting, appropriate to the age and needs of the patient served by the office1. Coordinates and prioritizes patient care activities and flow of patient data 2. Utilizes effective communication with office staff, medical providers and patients to ensure continuity of patient care 3. Works independently, effectively and efficiently within established guidelines 4. Conducts appropriate assessments, observations and collection of data as well as evaluates, records and reports symptoms and patient's progress 5. Assists and/or performs prescribed procedures in compliance with medical provider orders 6. Completes job responsibilities in a professional, timely manner 7. Provides assistance in training of Residents.Plans, directs, coordinates, and evaluates daily nursing activities1. Assures there are adequate numbers of qualified staff for patient care 2. Provides an environment that is safe and well equipped 3. Reviews JCAHO standards to ensure compliance 4. Facilitates operations running smoothly in a fast-paced environment 5. Ensures consistent application of patient care policies, procedures, and standards of care 6. Demonstrates ownership and works with personnel to facilitate clinical and satisfaction outcomes 7. Demonstrates knowledge and skill in handling multiple activities 8. Rotates staff assignments to ensure balance and equity (i.e., heavy acuity or volume and light) for optimal patient flow 9. Ensures timely completion of projects/monthly requirements

Education:1. Bachelor's Degree in the field(s) of nursing PreferredCredentials:1. CPR 2. Registered Nurse in the State of IL 3. Additional Information: ACLS required within 6 months of start dateExperience:1. 3-5 years of experience in/with a health care setting Required. 2. 1-3 years of experience in/with supervisory or management background Preferred.

Requisition ID: 2018-43062

Street: 112 NE Crescent Ave

Name: 5020 UnityPoint Health Methodist Medical Center

Name: Cardiology - Main- UPC

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: 40/1st

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org