According to the National Institute of Mental Health, an estimated 26.2 percent of adults suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder. Recognizing this need, we at Lakeland Regional Health have devoted ourselves in creating the best mental health facilities possible. We are dedicated to improving outcomes and helping people get well. From helping children and parents survive divorce, to treating depression, our licensed clinical staff provides a team approach to care. Under the direction of a board-certified psychiatrist, our mental health facilities provide in- and out-patient care to adults at all levels of mental health severity. Under the direction of our board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist, we also provide services to adolescents who require mental health treatment. If you have a heart for those suffering from mental health disorders, please consider joining our mental health department. We have the following opportunity:
Work Type: Active - Benefit Eligible and Accrues Time Off Exempt: No
Work Schedule: Saturday & Sunday + Additional Shift(s) Work Hours per Biweekly Pay Period: 72
Shift Time: 7am-7;30pm Location: Medical Center, US:FL:Lakeland
Summary: The Clinical Registered Nurse (RN) will promote relationship-centered care that appreciates vulnerability of patients, anticipates needs, and incorporates the patient as a full partner in care. The RN will deliver high quality care based on therapeutic caring relationships that are individualized to the patients and their families' needs and values. The RN will practice competently and uphold the standards of nursing practice to promote positive patient outcomes. The RN will assure proactive, protective, and safe practice resulting in the elimination of all preventable harm. The RN will adhere to organizational policies and procedures; regulatory accrediting body requirements and professional practice standards. The Clinical RN practices the scope and standards of nursing care including assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation. The Clinical RN demonstrates scope and standards of professional performance including quality of professional practice, evaluation of practice, lifelong learning, collegiality, ethics, collaboration, clinical inquiry, resource utilization, and leadership.
Detailed responsibilities: * Supervisor/Team Lead Capabilities - Demonstrates accountability for shift/team operations and care/service delivery to support achievement of organizational priorities. - Coaches front line team members to support ongoing professional development and hardwire technical and professional capabilities. - Creates a high performing team by building strong relationships, delegating work and nurturing commitment and engagement. - Manages team conflict/issues implementing appropriate corrective actions, improvement plans and regular performance evaluations. - Applies change management best practices and standard work to support departmental changes and ensure effective team transition. - Promotes a healthy and safe culture to advance system, team and service experience. * People At The Heart Of All We Do - Fosters an inclusive and engaged environment through teamwork and collaboration. - Ensures patients and families have the best possible experiences across the continuum of care. - Communicates appropriately with patients, families, team members, and our community in a manner that treasures all people as uniquely created. * Safety And Performance Improvement - Behaves in a mindful manner focused on self, patient, visitor, and team safety. - Demonstrates accountability and commitment to quality work. - Participates actively in process improvement and adoption of standard work. * Stewardship - Demonstrates responsible use of LRH's resources including people, finances, equipment and facilities. - Knows and adheres to organizational and department policies and procedures. * Standard Work Duties: Team Leader - Registered Nurse - Uses the standards of nursing practice and mutually problem solves with the patient, family, other healthcare providers, and the community, as appropriate, to develop a well-coordinated and collaborated plan of care to address the patient's needs. - Demonstrates a competent level of behavior in the professional registered nurse role, through engagement in caring relationships, modeling of caring factors and the promotion of optimal outcomes. - Assure zero preventable harm by demonstrating keen attention to all patient safety and quality practices including but not limited to hand hygiene, intentional hourly rounding, pro-active toileting, clutter-free, healing environment. - Establish self-caring practices through demonstrating personal safety practices and engaging in continuous learning to advance one's professional practice. - Exhibits commitment to the vision, core purpose/mission and goals of LRH, modeling the Quality-Caring Model concepts by initiating, cultivating, and sustaining caring relationships with patients and families, other nurses and other members of the healthcare team. - Demonstrate ethical practice by maintaining patient confidentiality within legal and regulatory parameters in a nonjudgmental and nondiscriminatory manner that appreciates the unique meanings of patients, families, and the community. - Fosters a spirit of clinical inquiry through integration of the Quality-Caring Model with specific evidenced based nursing interventions, to positively influence health outcomes. Uses the best available evidence, including research findings, to guide practice decisions and continually question and evaluate practice. Participate in activities to support clinical inquiry as appropriate to the nurse's skills, knowledge and experience. - Appropriately utilizes resources by maintaining an open, flexible approach and considering factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost, and impact in planning and delivering nursing services. - Interacts with and contributes to the professional development of students, peers, and other healthcare providers as colleagues. Use caring relationship to enhance the healthy work environment by working with others in a way that promotes mutual respect and meaningful recognition of each persons contribution. - Demonstrates leadership qualities that influence and guide fellow team members to maximize the potential of the team as a whole and promote a culture of peer to peer accountability. Contribute to the professional practice environment through participation on committees, councils, administrative teams and in professional organizations as appropriate to the nurse's skills, knowledge, and experience.