Position Description

TMC HealthCare

TMC HealthCare is Southern Arizona's regional nonprofit hospital system with Tucson Medical Center at its core. Each day staff comes to work to use their skills and expertise to improve the health of the entire community, from birth to the end of life.

Registered Nurse (RN) Clinical Nurse Lead - Adult Surgical
Job Category Nursing
Schedule Full time
Shift 3 - Night Shift
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Sign-on bonus offered with 2 years of experience!

Unit 700 is a 34 bed surgical telemetry unit specializing in the care of post-operative patients of many surgical specialties including vascular, urological, and general abdominal surgeries. The unit provides both pre-operative and post-operative care.  Patient education is focused on pain management, wound care, post hospital care, and patient focus to return to their optimal level of functioning. We have a competent and caring staff that consists of registered nurses, patient care technicians, certified nursing assistants and unit associates.  Our staff works in close collaboration with our physicians, nurse practitioners, case managers, pharmacists and many other members of the healthcare team to ensure individualized, quality patient care.

SUMMARY:

The clinical nurse leader is responsible for the assessment, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of the delivery of safe and effective patient-centered care. The Clinical Nurse Leader will facilitate and mentor others to grow professionally and advance their knowledge and skills. In addition, the Clinical Nurse Leader will continuously assess unit needs to ensure adequate resources for current and upcoming shifts by collaborating with other departments, clinical and nonclinical, to coordinate admissions, transfers, and discharges of patients in a timely manner. Finally, the Clinical Nurse Leader will demonstrate professionalism at all times and will uphold standards of practice by holding team members accountable for continued compliance.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:  Graduation from a qualified, nationally-accredited nursing program.

EXPERIENCE:  Two (2) years of nursing experience in an acute care setting required.

LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION: Current RN licensure permitting work in the state of Arizona, Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.  Additional certifications may be required per department.

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