Specialty Team Leader-Endo Minor Surgery

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Central Maine Healthcare
April 13, 2021
Lewiston, Maine
Job Type


Specialty Team Leader

Endo Minor Surgery
Day Shift with Call
4 - 10h shifts
Req #: 29723
Sign On Bonus Available

Why This Role is Important to Us

The Specialty Team Lead is responsible for assisting with the management and coordination of patient care on a specialty unit. Has authority to delegate and make decisions related to staff in absence of Nursing Management. Participates in planning, administering and evaluating the operation of their assigned unit. Leads unit based educational needs. In support of Nursing Leadership is responsible for actively supporting the achievement of departmental level expected Quality, Financial, Customer Service, Throughput, and People results. Supports and ensures staff follow policies and procedure, evidence-based practice, American nurses Association Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics, regulatory agencies (such as The Joint Commission) and the Maine Nurse Practice Act.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Makes assignments and delegates care assignments according to knowledge and skills of team members and needs of the patients. Reassesses and redistributes team members as patient and unit needs change.
  • Coaches staff to deliver competent nursing care to assigned patients.
  • Provides immediate “troubleshooting” for patient care issues and follow-up as indicated.
  • Facilitates teamwork among all clinicians associated with patient care to expedite patient progress toward goal achievement and timely and appropriate discharge from unit.
  • Monitors patient care delivery and unit processes for quality improvement opportunities and goals.
  • Provides oversight of clinical policies and procedures of clinical specialty.
  • Leading Unit based Education needs, including but not limited to annual skills fairs, clinical competencies, drills, etc.
  • Facilitates multidisciplinary clinical microsystem quality meetings specific to area of specialty.
  • Assists in team member in-services and orientation of new staff members.
  • Effectively communicates process changes.
  • Conducts unit specific staff meetings in collaboration with Nursing Leadership.

What We’re Looking For

Education and Experience:

  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Maine.
  • Bachelor’s in Nursing preferred, or Bachelor’s candidate within 18 months of appointment.
  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS required.
  • 2 years current related hospital experience in specialty required.
  • Specialty/Leadership certification, preferred.
  • Experience with a patient population where team lead will be done is preferred.
  • Committee experience, preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to engage patients and team members utilizing the CMH Experience Standards
      • I am creating a warming, caring, and non-judgmental environment
      • I am actively listening and seeking information
      • I am honest, truthful, and consistent
      • I am respectful, treating all individuals with dignity and empathy
      • I am serving as a role model, taking both initiative and ownership when appropriate
      • I am working collaboratively and demonstrating teamwork
  • Serve as the champion of the patient and team member experience by providing an A+ experience to every patient and team member, every day.
  • Works well in dynamic and fast paced environment.
  • Positive communication skills.
  • Positive role model.
  • Demonstrates initiative.
Additional Information:#ReadyToWork
Our mission is to provide exceptional healthcare services in a safe and trustful environment through expertise, commitment and compassion of our team members, with the vision of safe, reliable, high quality care for each patient, every day.
How do we make this happen? By creating and maintaining a culture where our values of compassion, integrity, citizenship, service excellence and community are lived out in observable behaviors during all interactions.
Central Maine Healthcare (CMH) is an integrated healthcare delivery system serving 400,000 people living in central, western, and mid-coast Maine. CMH's hospital facilities include Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston, Bridgton Hospital, and Rumford Hospital. CMH also supports Central Maine Medical Group, a primary and specialty care practice organization. Other system services include the Central Maine Heart and Vascular Institute, a regional trauma program, LifeFlight of Maine's southern Maine base, the Central Maine Comprehensive Cancer Center, and other high quality clinical services.
About Central Maine Medical Center
Central Maine Medical Center (CMMC) located in Lewiston, is a Level II Trauma Center serving Androscoggin County and the surrounding region. "CMMC's Centers of Excellence" include the Central Maine Heart and Vascular Institute, the Central Maine Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Neonatal Intermediate Care Unit, and a Trauma Services Program. CMMC is also the southern Maine base for LifeFlight of Maine, the state's only medical helicopter service. Supported by the latest technologies, CMMC's skilled professionals provide outstanding care delivered with compassion, kindness, and understanding. Learn more at: www.cmmc.org.
About Bridgton Hospital
Part of Central Maine Healthcare, Bridgton Hospital serves the town of Bridgton and surrounding areas in Maine as part of an integrated regional healthcare system committed to improved access and a uniform standard of care. Bridgton Hospital was named as one of 17 top rural hospitals in the nation for the third consecutive year in 2018.
About Rumford Hospital
Part of Central Maine Healthcare, Rumford Hospital serves the town of Rumford and surrounding areas in Maine as part of an integrated regional healthcare system committed to improved access and a uniform standard of care. In 2018, Rumford Hospital was named one of 17 top rural hospitals in the nation by the Leapfrog Group; in 2016, it was designated a Pathway to Excellence® organization by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Learn more at: www.rumfordhospital.org.
Central Maine Healthcare is equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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