Reporting to the Clinical Nurse Manager, 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, Licensed Practical Nurse, Patient Care Technician, Patient Service Associate, and Health Unit Coordinator. The Team Leader collaborates with the Care Coordinator to ensure discharge needs are met.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Makes assignments and delegates care assignments according to knowledge and skills of team members and needs of the patients. Reassesses and redistributes team members as patient and unit needs change.
Coaches staff to deliver competent nursing care to assigned patients. Provides immediate "troubleshooting" for patient care issues and follow-up as indicated
Provides evaluation and collaboration of patient care delivery to achieve patient outcome goals and timely discharge.
Facilitates teamwork among all clinicians associated with patient care to expedite patient progress toward goal achievement and timely and appropriate discharge.
Monitors patient care delivery and unit processes for quality improvement opportunities and goals. Appropriately reports quality improvement issues. Uses the pathway acuity system to maintain staff productivity resulting in meeting the WHPPD targets set through benchmarks. Assumes a patient care assignment when the number and mix of patients and unit staff permit.
Completes other duties as listed in specific unit performance plan/Competency Based Objectives. Performs other duties consistent with purpose of job as directed.
Primary Location: Michigan-Petoskey-McLaren Northern Michigan
Employee Status Regular
Job Type Standard
Req ID: 21004944