Reporting to the Associate Nurse Leader, the Team leader has shift responsibility for management/coordination of patient care provided by patient care team members. The Team Leader is responsible for delegating and overseeing functions performed by the following team members: Registered Nurse, Certified Nursing Assistant, Patient Service Associate, and Health Unit Coordinator. The Team Leader collaborates with Case Management to ensure patient discharge needs are met in a timely manner. The Team Leader collaborates with the Nursing Supervisor to ensure timely patient flow, and to communicate any risks to the organization that may need review when the executive leaders are not on the premises.
The Team Leader participates in planning, administering and evaluating the operation of their assigned unit, on their assigned shift. In conjunction with the Associate Nurse Leader and Nurse Leader, the Team Leader is responsible for actively supporting the achievement of departmental level expected Quality, Financial, Customer Service, Throughput, and People results. In addition, the Team Leader ensures staff follow policies and procedures, evidence-based practice, American Nurses Association Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics, regulatory agencies (such as The Joint Commission) and the Maine Nurse Practice Act.
ü RN Licensed in Maine or eligible for licensure
ü Bachelor's in Nursing preferred, or Bachelor's candidate within 18 months of appointment
ü 2 years current related hospital experience
ü Works well in dynamic and fast paced environment
ü Positive communication skills.
ü Positive role model
ü Customer service skills
ü Current BLS
ü Current specialty related leadership experience
ü 2-3 years current related hospital experience
ü Works well in dynamic and fast paced setting
ü Demonstrated initiative
ü Positive communication skills
ü Strong customer service philosophy