Clinician/Clinical Manager-CTICU (Harrisburg)
Posted on: July 18, 2021
The Clinician is a nurse leader who has direct responsibility in
the achievement of a culture of excellence and patient care. The
Clinician is a highly developed role model of professional nursing
practice. Under the general direction of the Unit Director or other
department manager, the Clinician will complete and deliver
employee evaluations, conduct selection and hiring of staff, and
manage the daily performance for a group of direct reports. The
Clinician is responsible for providing service-based education and
clinical expertise for staff including orientation and training,
consultation on practice issues, and general coordination of
clinical activities. Additionally, the Clinician may have shift
accountability for delivering nursing care when needed.
- Develops and maintains productive working relationships
internally and externally by building teams and relationships
through mentoring and modeling uplifting and positive
communication. Coaches colleagues on cultural diversity and
addresses workplace horizontal violence and impairment.
Demonstrates accountability to self and others for safe work hours,
time management and healthy lifestyles.
- Demonstrates knowledge of performance improvement tools and
techniques. Continuously improves the quality of care and the work
environment of outcomes and the integration of research and best
practices into daily work. Shares learning from improvements with
other units and/or spreads across the business unit or system.
- Demonstrates interest in the development of others and
positively impacts the lives of patients/families, peers, and
members of the healthcare team through mentoring, education, and
knowledge sharing. Actively participates in the role of preceptor
for student nurses, nurse interns, graduate and experienced nurses
and assists with the development of new preceptors in their role.
Mentors and role models quest for continuous learning through
formal education and the development of others. Seeks opportunities
to share expertise with other members of the healthcare team within
and beyond the clinical unit/department.
- Incorporates national professional organization as well as
business unit and health system's goals to improve patient safety,
quality, and satisfaction of the patient experience in daily work.
Creates a caring and compassionate patient focused experience by
building healing relationships with patients, families, and
colleagues. Disseminates new knowledge and innovations through
presentations, posters, and publications.
- Applies nursing knowledge and skills within the framework of
Relationship Based Care, using the nursing process to meet the
clinical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs of the patient and
family. Demonstrates critical thinking in the analysis of clinical,
social, safety, psychological and spiritual issues for the patient
care within an episode of care. Practices solid verbal and written
communication skills and can articulate and translate the patient's
condition to other care providers and to negotiate and make
recommendations for changes in patient care and unit practices.
Ensures patient documentation is comprehensive and promotes
communication between caregivers.
- Serves as a leader in clinical nursing practice, identifying
patient and staff focused opportunities for improvement and leading
the change process. Identifies, educates, and supports the
psychological and learning needs of staff during change and
transition. Practices participatory leadership and is an active
member of shared leadership at the unit, facility, or system level.
Assumes formal leadership responsibilities for one or more of the
following: quality improvement, evidence-based practice, GN or new
hire on-boarding. Completes and/or assists with staff performance
evaluations for direct reports as applicable.
Minimum 3 years of nursing
experienceMaster?s degree preferred.BS/BSN required. If BS degree
not in nursing, a Master's or higher degree in Nursing is
required.Demonstrated competence as a Professional Staff Nurse.The
individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills
necessary to provide care and/or interact appropriately to the ages
of the patients served by his/her assigned unit as specified below.
Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and
development over the life span and possess the ability to assess
data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the
appropriate information needed to identify each patient's
requirements relative to their age-specific needs and to provide
the care needs as described in the department policy and
procedures.Ability to establish and maintain positive, caring
relationships with executives, managers, physicians, non-physician
providers, ancillary and support staff, other departments, and
patients/families.Ability to work productively and effectively
within a complex environment, handle multiple/changing priorities
and specialized equipment.Exemplary clinical judgment with critical
thinking, analytical and problem solving abilities required as
related to various aspects of patient care.Critical thinking skills
necessary to exercise and to lead others in application of the
nursing process. Mobility and visual manual dexterity. Physical
stamina for frequent walking, standing, lifting and positioning of
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in practicing
state. National Certification preferred.CPR required based on AHA
standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration
component within 30 days of hire
- Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
- Registered Nurse (RN)
- UPMC is an Equal Opportunity
Keywords: UPMC, Harrisburg , Clinician/Clinical Manager-CTICU (Harrisburg), Other , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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