patient plans of care; provides and manages care to individuals and
cohorts of patients within a unit; designs, implements and
evaluates nursing interventions by coordinating, delegating and
supervising the care provided by the healthcare team, including
licensed nurses, patient care technicians and other health
professionals; and facilitates effective and efficient discharge
planning. Provides a significant communication link between Unit
Director, staff, patients, physicians and others; serves as a
resource to staff for patient care assessment and in the planning
and evaluation of nursing interventions; facilitates problem
resolution and collaborates with the Unit Director and other
supervisory staff in assessing the quality of care provided,
identifying staff strengths and weaknesses and evaluating the staff
performance; serves as a liaison between staff and Clinical Nurse
Specialists and other nursing resources; assumes responsibility for
the cost effective and efficient use of human, environmental and
Required - Registered nurse diploma
Preferred - Associate's or bachelor's degree in nursing
Required - 2 years of relevant experience working in a
fast-paced, stressful environment
Required - Current RN License in the state of practice
Current Basic Life Support (BLS)
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
Strong analytical skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Excellent customer service skills.
Uses the nursing process effectively in the delivery of patient
Coordinates clinical operations on the unit.
Communicates critical issues to appropriate parties.
Manages and develops employees.
Effectively manages resources.
Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including
but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to
the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be
performed, requesting permissions and communication style.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of
work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required
responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or
this description amended at any time.
The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, protected veteran status, or disability
Physical and Environmental Demands
The physical essential functions of this job include (but are
not limited to) the following: Frequently exerting 10 to 20
pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100
pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of
those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there
may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or
hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport,
storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or
disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may
increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.