Nurse Head Job Description Sample
Overview and Responsibilities
Work with a team of leaders of excellence in an environment of mentorship to provide quality, compassionate care! Baptist Hospitals has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic Registered Nurse to experience the best in nursing practice on this med/surg. unit at Collierville facility in a leadership role. Our culture is a spirit of community that promotes patient focused care as we encourage the growth and development of each and every nurse. EOE
Duties of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:
Coordinates and provides care utilizing the critical thinking framework known as the nursing process. The nursing process forms the foundation of the nurse's decision making to help partner with patients/families to attain, maintain and restore health whenever possible.
Blends caring, compassion, knowledge and integrity to provide safe quality care that preserves patient autonomy, dignity and rights. Integrates practice with a service-first focus keeping within the Baptist Mission of the three fold ministry of Christ through healing, teaching and preaching.
Assists manager by providing clinical leadership for nursing employees on an assigned unit to maintain continuity of nursing care in conjunction with the hospital/nursing mission, goals, policies and procedures. Works in collaboration with the Manager/Director/CNO to ensure goal attainment
Performs other duties as assigned.
Experience Minimum Required: 2 years experience on current unit or specialty area, or 4 years experience in an acute care hospital setting or comparable specialty area.
Licensure required: Current RN Licensure permitting practice as a professional nurse in the state of practice.
Education Minimum: Completion of a RN program
Education Preferred: BSN
Special Skills Minimum Required: Basic computer literacy skills.
Certification required: Current American Heart Association healthcare providers Basic Life Support (BLS)
Certification preferred: Current American Heart Association ACLS
Head Nurse (#019639) Kirkland Correctional Institution, Columbia
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DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
RESPONSIBLE FOR DAILY SUPERVISION OF THE HEALTH CARE ACTIVITIES (SICK
CALL, MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION, ETC.) WITHIN ASSIGNED CLINICAL AREA.
MONITORS QUALITY OF DAILY PATIENT CARE ON A 24 HOUR/7 DAY WEEK
CONTINUUM. PLANS AND COORDINATES WITH THE HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY WITH
ACTIVITIES REQUIRED TO MEET INMATE HEALTH CARE NEEDS IN A MEDICAL
CLINIC/INFIRMARY INCLUDING MENTAL HEALTH, DENTAL SERVICES, EMERGENCY
CARE AFTER NORMAL OPERATIONAL HOURS. ASSISTS WITH DAILY OPERATION OF
THE CLINIC (I.E., SICK CALL, MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION, TREATMENTS,
EMERGENCIES, ETC.). DOCUMENTS AND SUPERVISES DOCUMENTATION ON
MEDICAL RECORDS, MAINTAINING CONFIDENTIALITY. COORDINATES ADMISSIONS
OR APPOINTMENTS WITH APPROPRIATE FACILITY AND PROVIDES APPROPRIATE
DOCUMENTATION. ASSISTS CLINIC HCA WITH PROVIDING HEALTH EDUCATION
FOR INMATES AND STAFF. INTERFACES WITH PHYSICIANS, SECURITY,
INSTITUTIONAL/DIVISIONAL ADMINISTRATION AND SUPPORT SERVICES. FUNCTION
AS SUPPORT STAFF TO HCA WITH SCHEDULING/SHIFT COVERAGE AS NEEDED.
PLEASE SUBMIT RESUME. UNTIL FILLED
Minimum and Additional
MINIMUM AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
GRADUATION FROM AN ACCREDITED SCHOOL OF NURSING AND
RELATED NURSING EXPERIENCE.
(OR AN ACCEPTABLE EQUIVALENCY AS APPROVED BY THE DIVISION OF STATE
HUMAN RESOURCES). TWO (2) YEARS EXPERIENCE AS A REGISTERED NURSE WITH
SIX (6) MONTHS IN A SUPERVISORY CAPACITY.
PLEASE SUBMIT RESUME. UNTIL FILLED
Head Veterinary Nurse (Maternity Cover)
- Albavet (St Margaret Street)
At Albavet we are a large group of small animal practices with locations in Scotland and England. Employing over 150 dedicated professionals, we have great people, great facilities and always take the time to offer the perfect balance of care and expertise for healthy pets and happy owners.
Our locations cover:
Dunfermline (also known as Ryan & Calder)
Kirkcaldy (also known as Equipet)
Dalgety Bay (also known as Ryan & Calder)
Burntisland (also known as Equipet)
- Longton (also known as Rogers, Brock & Barker)
- Cheadle (also known as Rogers, Brock & Barker)
- Blythe Bridge (also known as Rogers, Brock & Barker)
- Abbey Hulton (also known as Rogers, Brock & Barker)
- Avenue Road Veterinary Surgeons (also known as Avenue Road Vets)
Albavet Dunfermline branch is an RCVS accredited Small Animal General Practice, welcoming dogs, cats, birds, poultry, exotics and small mammals. With great facilities including Digital X-Ray, In house Laboratory and fantastic Anaesthetic Monitoring Equipment, you will work with a friendly, supportive team!
Dunfermline is a large town in Fife, 10 minutes north of Edinburgh. Once the capital of Scotland, and a great place which is full of history!
Here we have an opportunity available for a Head Veterinary Nurse to join the team on a full time basis covering maternity leave for a period of 6 to 9 months. This is a great step forward for an experienced Veterinary Nurse looking for a new challenge and to gain experience within a leadership type role.
You will be RCVS registered with a strong track record in the delivery of exceptional animal care. Ideally you will be a clinical coach or have previous experience in a similar role. Support and training will be provided.
Upon joining, you will become an integral part of our friendly and passionate veterinary team. For more information on our team and practice please visit https://albavet.co.uk/our-practices/dunfermline/
To enquire, please email Nicole.Tate@albavet.co.uk To apply, please click 'Apply Now'
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Plan, direct, and evaluate the overall nursing care and functions. Coordinate the activities of the unit and direct, organize, and assign work to the nurses and pharmacy technicians.
Assess, monitor, and educate the nursing staff on patient care. Institute emergency procedures as necessary.RequirementsRegistered Nurse, licensed in the State of Florida, with a current OCN certification is required. At least two years experience with hematology/oncology patients in a clinic or hospital is required.
Position also requires fluency in the English language as well as excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal and leadership skills. Current CPR certification required. Valid Florida drivers license for travel to clinics.
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Adminstrative Head Nurse
This position serves as an on-site administrative representative. They will facilitate communication and problem resolution among hospital staff, medical staff and regulatory agencies. This person routinely rounds through hospital departments, coordinating human resources necessary for hospital functioning and patient care. They will enforce organizational policies consistent with administrative guidelines and consultation obtained from administrator on-call.
Two (2) years successful leadership experience required.
Minimum two (2) years experience within the assigned service area is required.
Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications:
Active BLS through American Heart Association (AHA) required upon hire
NRP and PALS must be obtained with six months of hire
School Nurse - Exceptional Student Centers Or Schools With ESE Clusters, Head Start, Full Service School Programs
Salary Range: $46,765 - $66,962
Areas of Responsibility and preferred qualifications will include:
Strong Organizational Skills
Problem Solving Skills
Be Advised: All Applications Are Subject To Florida Public Records Law.
- Previously Advertised: Former applicants are still under consideration and do not need to reapply.
RN, Specialty Resource Nurse - Head And Neck - Southwood
Description: Kaiser Permanente nurses advance the art and science of nursing in a patient-centered healing environment through their professional practice and leadership.
Kaiser Permanente nurses are guided by an integrated nursing model that places patients and families in the center. Our nurses embody a set of core values and professional behaviors that define who we are. The Specialty Resource Nurse practices professional nursing as defined by the Georgia Registered Professional Nurse Practice Act and by organizational policies, procedures and guidelines.
Provides nursing care through telephonic and electronic interactions for patients, members and families to restore and promote health and to prevent illness and injury. Collaborates with leadership and members of the Health Care Team to ensure the delivery of high quality, safe care and service.
Provides nursing care to patients within his/her scope of practice, utilizing the nursing process to assess the health status, establish a nursing diagnosis, establish nursing goals to meet health care needs, and develop, implement and evaluate a nursing plan of care. O.C.G.A. 43-26-3(8). Assesses and triages patients through telephonic interactions. Evaluates emergency situations and initiates appropriate nursing interventions telephonically and through kp.org electronically.
Monitors electronic messaging and email related to patient and provider requests and inquires. Manages the messages as appropriate or triages to physician or others as needed. Provides telephonic and electronic (kp.org) interactions with patients that require follow-up care and/or preventative outreach.
Assesses patient and family health education needs, provides health teaching and counseling, evaluates effectiveness of the education process and offers other opportunities for health teaching and counseling.
Accurately documents patient data, actions, interventions and patient response according to established guidelines and policies. Provides follow-up care to patients by providing outgoing telephone calls, follow-up interaction, coordinating referrals, scheduling follow-up appointments, call in/fax in prescriptions, obtain and integrate lab, x-ray and other results, and manage physician orders for lab/x-ray per guidelines. Leads or participates in quality improvement activities and/or initiatives.
Responds effectively to member / patient concerns. Serves as an advocate for the patient.
Facilitates transitions and coordination of care across the continuum. Serves as a role model for nursing quality and service and as a resource for other Specialty Resource Nurses.
May perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum (2) two years of current clinical experience.
License, Certification, Registration
Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Georgia or able to obtain prior to date of hire.
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association must be obtained prior to hire date.
Two (2) years of experience within a defined area.
Primary Location: Georgia,Jonesboro,Southwood Specialties 2470 Mount Zion Pkwy.
Ste 2 Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule:
Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation:
UFCW - Local 1996 Job Level: Entry Level Job Category: Nursing Licensed Department:
Head and Neck Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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Clinical Nurse - Head & Neck / Breast Surgery Unit (7P-7A)
Clinical Nurse position in our Head & Neck / Breast Surgery Unit
The Head & Neck / Breast Surgery unit provides specialized nursing care to patients with a unique complexity of needs. This is a 26 bed unit that will challenge your critical-thinking skills and knowledge of airway management, microvascular flap monitoring, and wound care.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is ranked the nation's top hospital for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals." MD Anderson's mission is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation and the world through exceptional programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention.
Oncology nursing excellence is a central pillar in MD Anderson's worldwide reputation for cancer care. MD Anderson nurses are bright, motivated and caring.
As a Magnet Recognized hospital, we provide our patients with excellent oncology nursing care. Our nurses have access to multiple opportunities for reward and professional growth, while still being able to balance their work and personal lives. We value our nurses, treat them professionally and provide an environment where they can achieve the utmost job satisfaction. Our values are caring, integrity and discovery.
Ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, an RN license and at least twelve months of recent RN experience in medical/surgical or an acute care setting.
Shift will be 7pm – 7am and 26 out of 52 weekend shifts per year.
Minimum: $56,000 Midpoint: $78,500 Maximum: $110,000
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Accountable for the management and provision of patient care in assigned area. Assesses patient's needs for nursing care and multidisciplinary team.
Collaborates with physicians, other services, patient and patient's family to plan care and evaluate outcomes. Improves practice by integrating results and theories of research studies. Participates in data collection for current studies.
Demonstrates clinical competency and compassion in providing care, using technology, administering medications, performing procedures and managing emergencies. Documents care according to established standards. Accesses, inputs and retrieves information from computer systems.
Assures continuity of care through appropriate discharge planning, patient education and coordination of services. Acts as a patient and family advocate in order to uphold patient rights. Trains, coaches and assists team members to ensure optimum patient care and efficient use of resources.
Required: Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.
Preferred: Bachelor's of Science in Nursing.
Preferred: 12 months recent acute care RN experience.
Required: Current State of Texas Professional Nursing license (RN).
Preferred: Certification in oncology or specialty practice area.
Patient care environment.
It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html
Head Nurse - Ob Gyn - Lubbock
Employees in this classification are responsible for the planning, organization, direction, and evaluation of patient care services (primarily nursing services) within an assigned specialty or sub-specialty area in one of the ambulatory clinics. Persons in this position provide supervision and direction to subordinate nursing personnel, coordinating the nursing service with the medical services in order to provide an efficient and professional environment for optimum production in health care for the patient. Employees are also responsible for providing professional nursing care within the assigned area of work. Supervisory duties include but are not limited to interviewing applicants for vacant nursing positions and making the final selection, maintaining personnel records regarding leave time, evaluations, and personnel problems, conducting employee evaluations, approving and coordinating leave time for nursing personnel, and assisting personnel in setting work-related goals. Work is performed under usual clinic conditions. Major/Essential Functions 1. Selects, schedules, assigns, and evaluates staff, adjusting hours and shifts as necessary.
2.Orients new staff and assures that training and education needs of staff are met.
3.Coordinates unit or clinic activities and the work assignments of staff members.
4.Evaluates activities of unit or clinic to ensure patient care, staff relations, and efficiency of service.
5.Directs the nursing assessment of all patients.
6.Observes nursing care and visits patients to ensure that nursing care is carried out as directed and treatment is administered in accordance with physician instructions.
7.Develops, implements, and evaluates unit or clinic policies, goals, and objectives.
8.Participates in the development and modifications of unit programs.
9.Markets services of unit or clinic.
10. Participates in infection control, discharge planning, utilization review, case management, and quality assessment activities and analysis.
11. Interprets and enforces department and institution policies.
12. Participates in the development and monitoring of unit budget.
13. Participates in appropriate department and hospital committees.
14. Directs preparation and maintenance of patients' clinical records.
15. Inspects rooms for cleanliness and comfort.
16. Accompanies physician on rounds, and keeps informed of special orders concerning patients.
17. Investigates and resolves complaints, or refers unusual problems to superior. Occasional Duties Other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications +Education:+ Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program.
License/Certification:+ Current RN license in the State of Texas or ability to obtain a Texas license.
Experience:+ At least four years in nursing, with at least two of those years in a supervisory capacity. Preferred Qualifications Preferred, but not limited to: Clinic and OBGYN experience ; BSN preferred
Basic computer skills, excellent customer service skills.
Acute Nurse Practitioner-Ny Head And Neck
Performs a variety of functions and technical procedures necessary for the admission of patients, utilizing the Nursing processes of assessment, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, and outcome evaluation. Performs all duties of a Registered Professional Nurse as necessary.
1.Develops, implements, and evaluates the clinical collaborative practice agreements in the specific clinical area.
2.Conducts health assessments of patients/families with real or potential, acute, and/or chronic health problems. Initiates referrals to specialty services and fosters continuity of care.
3.Initiates selected therapeutic and diagnostic procedures, consultation and laboratory examinations. Prescribes and revises medical regimes. Interprets findings and plans of care according to collaborative practice agreements and protocols in designated areas.
4.Provides patient/family education and counseling in the areas of health promotion, maintenance, and disease prevention.
5.Participates in team meetings and conferences to enhance an interdisciplinary approach to primary health car delivery, Serves on departmental and multidisciplinary committees, which influence or determine policies affecting nursing practice.
6.Serves as liaison between patient and community, and acts as health care advocate.
7.Identifies quality improvement issues and develops unit-based quality improvement programs, as well as standards of care and practice.
8.Participates in approved medical and nursing research studies.
9.Maintains a current level of knowledge relative to professional practice.
10. Acts as resource to staff and implements educational programs.
11. Participates in the evaluation of the cost effectiveness of services provided.
12. Performs related duties, as required.
Master's Degree in a Nurse Practitioner Program, required.
Current license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse AND a Nurse Practitioner New York State.
National Board Certification in specialty area, required. Certification to be obtained prior to next re-credentialing review.
Completion of a pharmacology component of not less than three semester hours or the equivalent AND has been instructed in New York State and federal laws relating to prescription and record keeping (3 hour course).
Has a collaborative practice agreement with a physician and designated protocols, both filed with the New York State Department of Education.
Previous experience relevant to the area of clinical practice, preferred.
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