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Registered Nurse Outpatient Clinical Lead - Levine Children's Pediatric Cancer & Blood Disorders

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 56930
Job Family: Nursing
Specialty: Hematology/Oncology
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 11011039132957-Oncology - Pediatric
Location: MCP - 1001 Blythe Blvd

Overview

This RN Clinical Lead position (Dedicated Charge Nurse) will work Mon-Fri 0700-1800 (10hr), Rotating Day Off. 

The Cancer and Blood Disorders Clinic at Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital is an extraordinary team of clinicians using some of the most advanced treatments and techniques in the fight against childhood cancer.  Our team of board-certified pediatric hematology and oncology physicians, specialty trained advanced practice providers and nurses, research coordinators, social workers, research pharmacists and support staff are here to help children battling pediatric cancers such as solid tumors, brain tumors, leukemia and lymphomas, and blood disorders, including anemia, sickle cell and hemophilia. 

Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH) has taken us to another level of service, to care for the growing population of children’s in our region.  At 247 beds, LCH is the largest children’s hospital between Atlanta and Washington DC.  It serves high patient acuity as the flagship children’s hospital within the innovative Atrium Health and offers a full complement of over 125 pediatric subspecialists in over 25 different pediatric specialties.  There are 4 pediatric hospitalist teams, a 20-bed PICU (including Cardiac ICU), an 85-bed NICU< and an inpatient pediatric rehabilitation facility.  Levine Children’s also has the region’s first 24/7 emergency room just for kids, staffed by doctors trained in pediatric emergency medicine.  LCH has repeatedly been ranked among the “Best Children’s Hospitals” in the nation by US News & World Report.

 

Job Summary

Provides professional nursing care through skillful assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation in the ambulatory, outpatient and Medical group practice settings in accordance with policies and procedure under the supervision of the supervisor or manager. Performs all duties of a Clinical Nurse Ambulatory when providing direct patient care. Supports the manager by serving in the capacity of a clinical lead for licensed and unlicensed clinical teammates.



Essential Functions

  • Makes daily clinical assignments based on number of staff available and needs of the practice.
  • Assess the clinical competence of teammates and provide information to the manager regarding clinical issues.
  • Monitor inventory and ensure appropriate storage of clinical supplies, equipment and medications.
  • Analyzes the assessment data to determine nursing diagnoses or issues.
  • Identifies expected outcomes for a plan individualized to the healthcare consumer or the situation.
  • Develops a plan that prescribes strategies and alternatives to attain expected outcomes.
  • Implements the identified plan, coordinates care delivery, and employs strategies to promote health and a safe environment.

     

Physical Requirements

 

Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Must speak and understand English in good understandable terms. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, touch. Finger dexterity. Critical thinking and ability to concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in patient and / or unit/department conditions. Physical Abilities testing required. Additional department specific physical requirements may be identified for unique responsibilities within the department by the department manager.



Education, Experience and Certifications

Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing. Current RN license or temporary license as a Registered Nurse Petitioner in the state in which you work and reside or; if declaring a National License Compact (NLC) state as your primary state of residency, meet the licensure requirements in your home state; or for Non-National License Compact states, current RN license or temporary license as a Registered Nurse Petitioner required in the state where the RN works. BSN preferred. Certification in Nursing Specialty Preferred. Current Basic Life Support for HealthCare Provider status according to American Heart Association. Additional education, training, certifications, or experience may be required within the department by the department manager.