Under the supervision of the Unit Director or designee, the ANI (Lead Nurse) is responsible for assisting with clinical management and administrative coordination of the nursing unit. The position is a combination of clinical (direct care) and administrative responsibilities.
Behaviors, actions, and language reflect conscious commitment to supporting unit, department, and hospital vision. Projects a calm, reassuring and confident manner and promotes a cohesive team environment. Consistently achieves high standards in clinical duties and holds self to same standards as others are held to. Makes decisions in the best interest of the patient. Effectively listens and communicates to peers both positive and constructive feedback. Consistently uses good judgment in making decisions. Develops rapport with patients and patients families. Able to recognize peers' accomplishments. Consistently identifies opportunities to improve unit performance and takes action to implement ideas. Maintains positive attitude towards unit and work, helping to build unit's positive reputation. Skills in coaching and assisting staff in 1. developing a plan of care including setting goals, monitoring and documenting progress 2. implementing interventions that are pertinent to goals established in the plan of care 3. evaluating the effective of interventions toward the attainment of established goals and 4. recognizing the need to reassess or reset goal parameter.
Three years of related experience in a hospital or outpatient setting with GI/Endoscopy procedures preferred