Parkview Health Nurse Leader in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Summary: Responsible to develop an overall view of patients, family and caregivers by establishing strong partnerships dedicated to optimal care. The NL facilitates the delivery of optimal patient care by the healthcare team through delegation, facilitation, collaboration, critical thinking and prioritization. The NL is accountable for the management of care and the care environment by ensuring effective communication through all members of the healthcare team. Independently plans and provides excellent professional nursing care for patients in accordance with physician orders, established hospital and departmental policies and procedures, American Nurses Association Standards of Clinical Practice, Indiana Nurse Practice Act, and the ANA Code of Ethics.

Education Effective 04/19/15, must be a graduate of an accredited ASN or BSN program. Nurses with ASN, hired/rehired or transferred from a non-nursing position on or after April 19, 2015 must obtain BSN from an accredited program within five years of employment or will not be eligible to continue nursing employment with Parkview. Effective 12/1/17, must be a graduate of an accredited ASN or BSN program. Nurses with ASN, hired/rehired or transferred from a non-nursing position on or after 12/1/17 must obtain BSN from an accredited program within three years of employment or will not be eligible to continue nursing employment with Parkview. Acceptable accrediting agencies are Commission on Collegiate Education in Nursing (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (CNEA). Must complete hospital General Orientation, Patient Care Orientation and Unit specific orientation as provided and required.

Licensure/Certification: Valid Indiana Registered Nurse license required. Must have current CPR certification. Additional certifications may be required for specified areas.

Experience: Must have 2-3 years of experience in area of specialty applying for NL role.

Other Qualifications: Must have good verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to lift 50 pounds and assist with 100 pounds. Lifting requirments may be heavier for specified areas.