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Team Leader, Nursing

at Mount Sinai Medical Center

Posted: 8/11/2019
Job Reference #: 3267
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Job Description

Location:
US - Florida - Miami Beach

Req #:
999999

Shift:
Day

FT/PT/PD:
FT

Minimum Requirements:
Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Florida is required.
BLS and ACLS required.
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred.
Three years of Nursing experience in the area of specialty.

Team Leader, Nursing

Multiple Openings

We' re Expanding! Brand New Surgical Tower!

As Mount Sinai continues to grow, so does our legacy of caring.

Mount Sinai Medical Center is proud to be South Florida's hospital of choice for great medicine. With more than 3,000 employees, 500 volunteers, 670 beds, 26 operating suites and more than 650 physicians and 950 nurses, Mount Sinai is South Florida's largest private independent not-for-profit teaching hospital. 

It takes the contribution of many individuals to make Mount Sinai the world-class institution it is today. As a team, we have focused our efforts on assuring that our patients receive high quality medical care.  We're looking for motivated professionals who seek the challenge and stimulation of working in an academic medical center with an international reputation.

Responsibilities:

1. Adheres to and complies with all regulatory standards globally to profession and specific to unit.
2. Understands all new physician orders must be implemented within two hours of initiation for routine and within 30 minutes or less for stat.
3. Understands and is able to prepare patient for invasive and / or non invasive medical procedures ensuring universal protocol compliance.
4. Understands and is able to administer medication per physicians orders adhering to the hospital approved patient identifiers, following the 5 rights of patient medication administration.
5. Utilizes chain of command to communicate changes in patient condition and initiate timely interventions to prevent negative patient outcomes.
6. Maintains current licensure and annual competencies as specific to assignment, keeping written evidence on file at all times.
7. Understands the procedures to ensure continuity of patient profile/kardex and/or procedure preference cards or other unit specific tools, in a timely manner. Assures continuity of patient care assessment and reassessment as per policy.
8. Ensures and understands the safety aspect of clinical alarms.
9. Follows the National Patient Safety goals as required:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
Improve accuracy of patient identification with at least two identifiers (excluding patient's room number).
Improve the effectiveness of communication among caregivers.
Improve the safety of using medications.
Reduce the risk of health care-associated infections. 
Accurately and completely reconcile medications across the continuum of care.
Reduce the risk of patient harm resulting from falls. 
Conduct a pre-operative verification process as described in the Universal Protocol. 
Mark the operative site as described in the Universal Protocol. 
Conduct a "time-out" immediately before starting the procedure as described in the Universal Protocol.
10. Follows Patient Safety goals as established by the department; supports effective responses to adverse and sentinel events; provides an on-going proactive approach to reduce risk; integrates patient safety as a priority into new and existing processes.
11. Is available to participate as a member of either Team A or Team B of the Hurricane Activation Plan, as assigned.
12. Reports incidents to supervisor and Risk Management department within required timeframe in accordance with medical center policy. Follows the completion of incident reporting policy.
13. Complies with current Hospital security and safety polices.
14. All other tasks as related to the position's duties.

                                                                                                                              

We offer:

An excellent, team focused work environment with opportunity for professional growth

Competitive salary and savings plan with company match

A variety of health, dental and vision plans

On-site child care, tuition reimbursement, and much more!


1. Adheres to and complies with all regulatory standards globally to profession and specific to unit.
2. Understands all new physician orders must be implemented within two hours of initiation for routine and within 30 minutes or less for stat.
3. Understands and is able to prepare patient for invasive and / or non invasive medical procedures ensuring universal protocol compliance.
4. Understands and is able to administer medication per physicians orders adhering to the hospital approved patient identifiers, following the 5 rights of patient medication administration.
5. Utilizes chain of command to communicate changes in patient condition and initiate timely interventions to prevent negative patient outcomes.
6. Maintains current licensure and annual competencies as specific to assignment, keeping written evidence on file at all times.
7. Understands the procedures to ensure continuity of patient profile/kardex and/or procedure preference cards or other unit specific tools, in a timely manner. Assures continuity of patient care assessment and reassessment as per policy.
8. Ensures and understands the safety aspect of clinical alarms.
9. Follows the National Patient Safety goals as required:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
Improve accuracy of patient identification with at least two identifiers (excluding patient's room number).
Improve the effectiveness of communication among caregivers.
Improve the safety of using medications.
Reduce the risk of health care-associated infections. 
Accurately and completely reconcile medications across the continuum of care.
Reduce the risk of patient harm resulting from falls. 
Conduct a pre-operative verification process as described in the Universal Protocol. 
Mark the operative site as described in the Universal Protocol. 
Conduct a "time-out" immediately before starting the procedure as described in the Universal Protocol.
10. Follows Patient Safety goals as established by the department; supports effective responses to adverse and sentinel events; provides an on-going proactive approach to reduce risk; integrates patient safety as a priority into new and existing processes.
11. Is available to participate as a member of either Team A or Team B of the Hurricane Activation Plan, as assigned.
12. Reports incidents to supervisor and Risk Management department within required timeframe in accordance with medical center policy. Follows the completion of incident reporting policy.
13. Complies with current Hospital security and safety polices.
14. All other tasks as related to the position's duties.

1. Adheres to and complies with all regulatory standards globally to profession and specific to unit.2. Understands all new physician orders must be implemented within two hours of initiation for routine and within 30 minutes or less for stat.3. Understands and is able to prepare patient for invasive and / or non invasive medical procedures ensuring universal protocol compliance.4. Understands and is able to administer medication per physicians orders adhering to the hospital approved patient identifiers, following the 5 rights of patient medication administration.5. Utilizes chain of command to communicate changes in patient condition and initiate timely interventions to prevent negative patient outcomes.6. Maintains current licensure and annual competencies as specific to assignment, keeping written evidence on file at all times.7. Understands the procedures to ensure continuity of patient profile/kardex and/or procedure preference cards or other unit specific tools, in a timely manner. Assures continuity of patient care assessment and reassessment as per policy.8. Ensures and understands the safety aspect of clinical alarms.9. Follows the National Patient Safety goals as required:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Improve accuracy of patient identification with at least two identifiers (excluding patient's room number).Improve the effectiveness of communication among caregivers.Improve the safety of using medications.Reduce the risk of health care-associated infections. Accurately and completely reconcile medications across the continuum of care.Reduce the risk of patient harm resulting from falls. Conduct a pre-operative verification process as described in the Universal Protocol. Mark the operative site as described in the Universal Protocol. Conduct a "time-out" immediately before starting the procedure as described in the Universal Protocol.10. Follows Patient Safety goals as established by the department; supports effective responses to adverse and sentinel events; provides an on-going proactive approach to reduce risk; integrates patient safety as a priority into new and existing processes.11. Is available to participate as a member of either Team A or Team B of the Hurricane Activation Plan, as assigned.12. Reports incidents to supervisor and Risk Management department within required timeframe in accordance with medical center policy. Follows the completion of incident reporting policy.13. Complies with current Hospital security and safety polices.14. All other tasks as related to the position's duties.