Clinical Nurse Leader- Atrium Health Cabarrus Emergency Services FT
Company: Atrium Health
Posted on: February 10, 2024
Overview Atrium Health Cabarrus is a regional 457-bed,
not-for-profit hospital in Concord, NC. More than 4,200 hospital
employees provide services through an extensive inpatient and
outpatient network, including Jeff Gordon Children's Center, Hayes
Family Center and Batte Cancer Center, part of Atrium Health Levine
Cancer Institute.The Emergency Department at Atrium Health Cabarrus
is dedicated to providing comprehensive, high-quality care to
individuals and their families. The emergency department is staffed
with physicians, physician assistants/nurse practitioners, nurses,
nursing assistants, respiratory therapists, case managers,
behavioral health navigators and other interdisciplinary team
members. In addition to the pharmacy services provided at Atrium
Health Cabarrus, emergency medicine pharmacy services are also
provided virtually to two decentralized Emergency Care Centers:
Atrium Health Kannapolis Emergency Department and Atrium Health
Harrisburg Emergency Department. Both free-standing emergency
departments feed into Atrium Health Cabarrus.Position
- Serve all three locations at Cabarrus, Kannapolis, and
- Support nurse managers in special projects and performance
- Emergency department experience is preferred but not required
(will consider critical care experience)
- Experience leading change and people is preferred. Job
SummaryMaster's prepared advanced generalist that leads the
practice of professional nursing and manages care on an adult
inpatient unit. Oversees the needs of individuals and groups of
patients and their families by providing evidence based care,
monitors patient and health care outcomes and applies best practice
nursing strategies for the benefit of patients and their families.
Promotes evidence based nursing practice through care of patients
and education and supervision of CN I, II, and III, and Nursing
Assistants. Maintains clinical and professional competency as
appropriate to the population of patients served.Essential
- Performs or oversees the collection of holistic assessment and
the development and implementation of a plan of care.
- Carries a caseload of patients within their microsystem.
- Oversees the management of patient care.
- Trouble shoots complex problems in patient care, documents
findings and progress in patient record.
- Provides briefings to new care providers and reviews pertinent
information for care across continuum.
- Reviews all patient information, including lab & other test
results and progress notes in patient health record daily.
- Develops a partnership with care providers and patient/family
and ensures that patient goals are set with patient and patient's
- Provides or oversees the education of the patient and family to
understand illness and self-care concepts.
- Utilizes information technology to obtain evidence-based
practices and the latest research to provide current best practice
information to care providers on the unit.
- Develops and utilizes tools available to effectively evaluate,
summarize and communicate patient's progress toward outcomes to
members of the healthcare team, patient, and family.
- Reviews available data on nurse sensitive outcomes and incident
reports for the unit/cohort to compare to system wide and national
data. Seeks opportunities to make improvements to reduce risk.
- Works with team members, other leaders and physicians to
develop and trend performance improvement indicators based on
national standards and best practices.
- On a daily basis delegates, supervises and evaluates the
nursing care given by others while retaining accountability for the
quality of care given to the patients.Physical RequirementsWork
requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping,
bending, pushing, and pulling. Working in a fast-paced clinical
setting. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds
in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Must speak
and understand English fluently and have an intact sense of sight,
hearing, smell, and finger dexterity. Critical thinking and ability
to concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in
patient and/or unit conditions. Additional department specific
physical requirements may be identified for unique responsibilities
within the department by the nurse leader.Education, Experience and
CertificationsMaster's Degree in Nursing in the CNL track required;
Current license to practice as a RN in the state of NC. CNL
certification from the Commission on Nurse Certification of the
American Association of Colleges of Nursing which is approved by
the North Carolinas Board of Nursing (NCBON) required. Recognition
as a CNL must be maintained in accordance with the requirements of
the Commission on Nurse Certification. BLS required per policy
guidelines.Current RN license or temporary license as a Registered
Nurse Petitioner in the state in which the RN works and resides or;
if declaring a National License Compact (NLC) state as the primary
state of residency, meet the licensure requirements in the home
state; or for Non-National License Compact states, current RN
license or temporary license as a Registered Nurse Petitioner
required in the state where the RN works.Additional education,
training, certifications, or experience may be required within the
department by the nurse leader.
Keywords: Atrium Health, Kannapolis , Clinical Nurse Leader- Atrium Health Cabarrus Emergency Services FT, Other , Concord, North Carolina
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