The RN Team Leader acts as a formal and informal leader on the unit. The TL participates and collaborates with the management staff to assist with the daily planning and coordination of the assigned work unit. The TL delegates patient care according to skill level, experience, patient acuity, fiscal accountability and availability of resources. The Team Leader provides leadership through activities that include development of staff, teaching, precepting, committee work, quality improvements and participation in evidence based practice and research. The TL is accountable for the coordination of nursing care, including direct patient care, patient/family education and transitions of care. The TL supports professional nursing practice across practice settings and across the continuum of care to meet the needs of the patient and family. The TL will function within the Mayo Nursing Care Model, which includes accountability for planning, implementing, evaluating and communicating all phases of nursing care for assigned patients. The ANA Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice provide a basis for the practice of the RN.
Associate's degree or diploma in Nursing. One year of RN experience in an applicable care setting is also required. Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing (BN) from an accredited nursing program preferred. If new to the Department of Nursing or new to the position with an RN start date after January 1, 2013, must obtain baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited nursing program within six years of start date. Hire date after January 1, 2019, must obtain baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited nursing program within five years of start date.
Experience working in a team environment. Ability to work autonomously and in a team environment, making decisions and directing work and patient flow to achieve maximum work unit efficiency. Demonstrated leadership, effective communicator, and excellent critical thinking skills. Ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the work setting. Computer skills required, prior experience with electronic medical record systems preferred. Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in work unit specialty area preferred. Ability to work flexible hours, which may include days, evenings, nights, holidays, and weekends and on-call.
License or certification
Current RN licensure from Florida.
Basic Life Support certification is required upon hire.
Additional specialty certification/training as required by the work area.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
0645 - 1915, Monday - Friday; 5 shifts per pay period varied
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