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Job ID: NUR00P82
Location: Raleigh, NC
Facility/Division: REX HEALTHCARE
Status: Full-time
Shift: Night Job

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Job Description


The Team Leader works in collaboration with nursing leadership in an assigned unit or department to ensure the work is accomplished effectively.

The Team Leader provides unit leadership in the absence of the Clinical Manager and will direct and contribute to unit activities including performing staff appraisals, ensuring scheduling needs are met and participating in bedside staffing.

In addition to demonstrating clinical leadership, the Team Leader serves as a resource, hospital-wide consultant to staff, and participates in endeavors to increase nursing knowledge.

This role has a focus on quality improvement and may assist with unit education and
professional development. The Team Leader reports to the Clinical Manager.

Essential Charge Nurse Duties and Responsibilities are as follows. Other duties may be assigned.

Maintains an environment of safety for patients, self and others.

Maintains staffing efficiency through adhering to staffing benchmarks.

Adjusts staffing/patient assignments in a timely manner.

Supports staff RN in the provision of patient care.

Maintains awareness of current patient population, the basic plans for unit specific patients, and any unusual needs or concerns.

Keeps the Clinical Manager informed of operational issues.

Communicates with Administrative Coordinators as needed.

Supports corporate goals and unit specific initiatives. May act as champion for specific projects.

Consistently demonstrates alliance with and support for Clinical Manager. Supports the manager in preparation and delivery of staff meetings and unit huddles.

Provides clear, consistent communications regarding unit activities and initiatives.

Provides support and mentoring for the staff nurse and other coworkers.

Participates in interviewing and selection of new hires per manager direction. Consults with preceptors and educators to provide support and validation of new hires at orientation/onboarding.

Creates, manages, and maintains unit schedules; submits to Clinical Manager for final approval. Assists with timekeeping, if requested, to include monitoring and follow-up for time and attendance.

Assists with performance management through the development, documentation and delivery of performance reviews.

Holds coworkers accountable to unit expectations and assists in coaching and counseling per manager direction.

Participates in unit specific quality improvement projects. Leads unit specific quality improvement initiative (minimal one annually).

Participates in shared governance councils.

Assists with reporting, documentation, investigation and follow-up of variances.

Provides mediation and leadership to manage patient concerns.

Participates in the budget development process.

Completes and reviews audits via electronic medical record and other sources as directed.



Bachelor's Degree in Nursing required. 3 years of previous nursing experience preferred.


Current NC Registered Nurse (RN) Licensure or holding temporary license pending endorsement in NC

Basic Life Support (BLS)

Certification in area of Nursing Specialty required

This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.
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