Lead RN - Registered Nurse - Blackduck & Kelliher Clinics - FT Days Blackduck, Minnesota
Facility: Blackduck Clinic
Location: Blackduck, MN
Address: 81 1st St NW, Blackduck, MN 56630, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Salary Range: $28.65 - $41.81
Union Position: Yes
* $10,000-$20,000 Sign On Bonus Available for Eligible Applicants! *
- Lead RN will have oversight at both the Blackduck and Kelliher clinic locations.
Facilitates health care services for patients in cooperation with the health care team. Demonstrates strong clinical reasoning and critical thinking skills to analyze data and appropriately respond to changing situations. Effective communication skills to collaborate, negotiate, and resolve conflicts, situations, and/or issues with peers, inter-professional colleagues, patients and families. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, clinical support staff and the public. Serves as a mentor to staff while assisting in facilitating the over-all clinic activities. Participates and may serve in leadership roles on department/organizational tasks forces and committees. Responsible for utilizing the nursing process (assessment, diagnosis, outcomes/planning, implementation and evaluation) to provide individualized nursing care to patients. Responsible for the coordination of care, patient assessment, patient education, triage, and various other nursing interventions. Collaborates with other inter-professional colleagues, including physicians, to plan, implement and evaluate care. Demonstrates competency and practices within the full scope of nursing expertise/knowledge and utilizes appropriate age and population specific standards as designated in their assigned clinical setting. Functions within the scopes and standards of nursing practice as outlined in the Nurse Practice Act and Administrative Rules in state of practice and licensure. The Sanford Professional Nursing Practice recognizes the Scope and Standards of Practice and the Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements as published by the American Nurses Association as the foundation of nursing care delivery and professional conduct. Documents patient history, symptoms, medications and care provided in compliance with applicable standards/regulations.
Utilizes technology to enhance quality patient care, to collaborate with physicians and inter-professional team members, and effectively delegates to and supervise unlicensed personnel, assume overall nursing accountability for patient care.
Assists in conducting new staff training and orientation regarding operating rules and working standards. Supports and assists in the implementation of established performance improvement policies and trains employees on these policies. Accountable to follow up with risk management and training of clinical staff as needed. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment. Learns new concepts, processes and tools related to own personal development and education.
Bachelor's degree in nursing is preferred.
Must have three years of experience in a clinical setting. Must have a thorough knowledge of nursing principles, practices, and techniques, and a working knowledge of administrative and management techniques.
Requires current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state, or states, or practice. Nurses performing nursing practice over the telephone require licensure in the states where the patients being served reside. Certification may be required depending on specialty or service area.