Team Leader - Gateway Surgery Oncology

  • Deaconess Health System
  • 4011 Gateway Blvd Newburgh Indiana 47630 United States
  • Posted: Apr 18, 2019
Full-time Nursing

Job Description

SUMMARY OF THE JOB 
In addition to meeting the basic standards of a Staff RN, the Team Leader is expected to role model and exceed the Standards of Performance.  In conjunction with the Manager, s/he is to assume the accountability for the quality for nursing care delivered on a specific unit.  The Team Leader gives direct care and oversees the care given by other nursing personnel on the unit.  The Team Leader coordinates orientation of staff members, participates in evaluating their performance, and provides continuing education.  Assists the Manager in planning and managing the resources necessary for the delivery of patient care in the specified area.   

Surgery Oncology Unit

The Surgery Oncology department is a 32 bed inpatient adult comprehensive multidisciplinary unit that provides care to general surgery and oncology patients with remote telemetry capabilities.  Surgery/Oncology provides pre and post op care to the surgery patient as well as provides chemotherapy and symptom management to the oncology patient.   The environment is welcoming to families, and all patient rooms are private. Education of treatment is provided to both the patient and family to provide patient-centered care.


Education and Experience             
Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing.  Minimum two years nursing experience and at least one year nursing experience in specialty required,BSN required, or education plan in place to complete within five (5) years of entering into Team Leader position.       
 
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations 
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in State of Indiana.  Maintains required certifications  as required per unit. Basic Life Support: Health Care Provider required.