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Shift Lead RN - Intensive Care Unit

Company: Providence St. Joseph's Health
Location: Novato
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

We are looking for a Shift Lead Registered Nurse for the Intensive Care Unit at Queen of the Valley Medical Center.

Location: Napa, CA

Work Schedule: Full time - 72 Biweekly Hours

Shift: 12-hour, Nights

Job Summary:

Responsible for coordinating planned care with available staff, implementing the plan, and evaluating the care delivered to assigned patients. Responsible for the direction, assignment, coordination, evaluation and supervision of patient care on a specified unit. Identifies and solves patient related problems. Contributes to self-development and unit leadership by teaching and supervising co-workers. Performs all work under minimal supervision.

Essential Functions:

  • Meets all expectations of RN II position description.

  • Provides expert clinical resource in area of responsibility.

  • Prepares patient care assignments commensurate with the qualifications and skills of each staff member and integrates the prescribed medical regimen with the assignment.

  • Collaborates with the team to move patients to the appropriate level of care.

  • Performs and/or participates in employee performance evaluations. Completes evaluations in a timely manner, as per medical center policy. Communicates staff performance information to Nurse Manager. Counsels staff as needed. Participates in self-appraisal performance review and peer review, including goal setting for the assurance of competence and professional development.

  • Maintains and monitors daily productivity based on patient and unit needs and acuities. Plans for staffing needs of oncoming shift.

  • Collaborates and cooperates with teaching and supervision of new employees, relief charge nurses, and students on the unit.

  • Has access to and administers and/or handles medications according to this position's license or certification standards and medical center policy.

  • Advocate for resources including fiscal and technology resources to support unit and division goals.

  • Seeks opportunities to participate in the evaluation of new technology, information system, architectural or space designs to support professional practice.

  • Actively participates in organizational decision making groups such as committees, counsels, or task forces.

  • Recognizes and makes visible the contributions of peers.

  • Participates in data collection, data tracking and analysis for research/studies as directed (Collects patient data for research, chart review).

  • ICU, 601000: Ensure central monitors are observed and alarms are audible and responded to throughout shift.


    • Ability to communicate effectively in English.

    • Ability to think critically.

    • Flexibility to adapt to changing situations.

    • Ability to give constructive feedback, teach patients and family members, supervise and team with others.

    • Demonstrates and models professionalism, critical thinking/judgment, and partnership in all interactions.

      Minimum Position Requirements:

      Experience: 1 year relevant RN experience in a clinical setting.


      • Current California RN license.

      • Current Healthcare Provider BLS certification.

      • ICU, 601000: ACLS certification.

        Preferred Position Qualifications:

        Education: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.

        Experience: Leadership/supervisory experience.


        • Specialty certification related to practice.

        • ICU, 601000:

        • PALS and/or NRP certification.

        • CCRN.

          For 50 years, Queen of the Valley Medical Center has been the premiere medical facility in the Napa Valley. Our long history of providing high quality and caring service is founded on four core values: Compassion, Dignity, Justice, Excellence and Integrity. These central principles inspire us to reach out to those in need and to help heal the whole person-mind, body and spirit.
          Queen of the Valley Medical Center combines the region's most qualified physicians and staff with the most advanced technology available. Because we have such high standards of care, our programs have been recognized regionally and nationally for their demonstrated success of outcome and care which is par with university hospitals.
          Queen of the Valley Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Queen of the Valley Medical Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
          Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

          Company: Queen of the Valley Medical Center

          Category: Critical Care Nursing

          Req ID: R343479

Keywords: Providence St. Joseph's Health, Novato , Shift Lead RN - Intensive Care Unit, Healthcare , Novato, California

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