The Clinical Lead is a registered nurse who assists the nurse manager/director in coordination, direction, throughput and evaluation of patient care, unit activities and staff activities and performance on an assigned shift. Incorporates knowledge of the nursing process and professional standards of nursing in daily practice. Applies knowledge of patient requirements, growth and development to effectively make assignments and interventions. Facilitates the provision of consistent care based on changing needs of patients on unit. Manages clinical and non-clinical activities on the unit in absence of the unit manager/director. Coordinates all unit activities for smooth operation in the absence of the unit manager/director.
Required: Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing.
Preferred: BSN preferred, not required.
Licensure Required: Valid current Arizona Nursing License.
Certificates Required: Required in area of clinical specialty within 3 years from ANCC or other approved credentialing entity (i.e. critical care: CCRN).
Experience Required: Must have functioned in an RN role for a minimum of 1 year clinical experience required.
Skills Required: Use of general patient care equipment and communication equipment; use of unit-specific equipment (clinical and general). Ability to adapt to changes in healthcare technology and support others in transition and learning. Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Knowledge Required: Nurse Practice Act.
Technology Required: Basic computer skills.
Other Required: Must be able to work variable shifts, holidays, and/or weekends.
Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience that fulfills the requirements of the position will be considered.
Primary Location: Tucson, Arizona
Facility: Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Nights
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