Clinical Staff Leader - 3000/Adult Medicine - Part Time, Nights

Erlanger Health Chattanooga, TN
Job Summary:

A registered professional nurse employed by Erlanger Medical Center is responsible for direct and indirect care of the patient. Responsible for assigned shift and formulate a plan and execute with oncoming staff leader as department requires.



Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing.


BSN Preferred



Clinical experience required. Evidence of leadership abilities required.

Knowledge of general nursing principles and practice skills; knowledge of organizational functions, policies and regulations; knowledge of current trends and new developments; knowledge of principles and practices of nursing; and applicable knowledge of those areas requiring special education.


Minimum of 2 years clinical experience.

Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration


Current licensure to practice nursing in the State of Tennessee

BLS required within 30 days of hire. Unit specific approved certification.

Certified training as required by area of practice.

Note: certification by specialty within 1 year of exam eligibility for area of practice.

Department Position Summary:

Daily operations of unit when scheduled to include but not limited to:


Maintains continuous updates to Visual Management Board

Ensures bedside reporting occurring daily

Accountable for HCAHPs initiatives are implemented

Execute and ensure adherence appropriate bundles for CLABSI, CAUTI etc are adhered to

Ensure Hand Hygiene is completed, 'wash in and wash out', and bare below the elbows in clinical areas

Participates and leads committees and quality initiatives

Ensure that the area is maintained according to established standards and guidelines at all times

Accountable for TJC compliance and appropriately escalates problems relating to rules and regulations in a timely and effective manner.

Service Excellence:

Enforces hourly rounding and bedside shift report

Deescalate situations and implement service recovery

Accountable for unit specific metrics and tracks progress in meeting goals and objectives.


Assist in recruitment and retention of staff on unit

Assist with on boarding of new staff to the department

Identify and monitors staff to develop as Clinical Staff Leaders.

Facilitate open and effective communication with ancillary departments and medical staff

Communicate areas of concerns appropriately to leadership and actively identify solutions for correction

Appropriate delegation of tasks based on skill level of individual

Identify clinical staff leaders and develop plan of action to assist in their growth

Coach and counsel staff to enhance performance

Conducts performance reviews in collaborative Department management

Collaborates with Director/Manager to facilitate monthly staff meetings


Facilitate appropriate orientation opportunities/experiences for new staff

Identify all education opportunities for self and staff members

Assist in the development of staff members by continuously reviewing the care they provide and offer constructive feedback


Manage productivity by flexing staffing based on census and acuity

Analyze adequate staffing for shift and next 24 hours

Monitors supply cost to maintain within budget

Adhere to established PAR levels

Responsible for timely patient placement according to department matrix

Complete Kronos per guidelines

Updates daily schedule timely to reflect actual staffing

Monitor time and attendance and take corrective action with staff not adhering to policy


Communicate effectively with Physicians and service lines


Assist with community outreach programs and opportunities (ie Health Fairs, community events, etc.)


Demonstrates mastery of patient care, including assessment, treatment, care planning, patient education

and evidence-based practice.

Leads by example of good work habits and effective professional relationships.

Actively embraces change emphasizing positive interactions.