Clinical Staffing Leader - Children's Hospital
Pediatric Cardiology ICU Department
4 Nights per Week
Two, 8-Hour Shifts and Two, 12-Hour Shifts
Weekends and Leadership On-call
The Clinical Staff Leader is a direct supervisory leadership role that is a key member of the Nursing leadership team. The CSL leads a cohort of the assigned unit’s staff members and actively participates in overall management of the unit, development of clinical practice, and provision of patient care with accountabilities for implementation and outcomes for people leadership, quality, service, compliance, finance, throughput and scheduling.
The primary focus of the Clinical Staff Leader is to ensure the unit’s optimal performance during each assigned shift and within their team of direct reports by engaging in effective problem solving for staff, patients and families and to develop/lead the assigned cohort.
The Clinical Staff Leader provides feedback and coaching to staff members, recognizing them for their contributions while fostering a high performance culture. The Clinical Staff Leader works collaboratively with the leadership team and staff members in assuring a patient/family focused environment.
Quality & Compliance & Safety
Building Relationships & Service
Planning & Organizing
Key Criteria For Success:
Adaptability: Approaches change positively; Adjust behavior
Developing Others: Collaboratively establishes dev goals and dev plans; creates learning environment; monitors progress. Holds self and others accountable.
Contributing to Team Success: Facilitates goal accomplishment; Involves others; Informs others on team; Models Commitment
Building Trust: Operates with integrity; Discloses own position; Remains open to ideas;
Coaching: Clarifies the current situation; explains & demonstrates; provides feedback and reinforcement; uses key principles of coaching.
Communication: Organizes the communication; maintains audience attention; adjusts to the audience; ensures understanding; comprehends communication from others
Customer Focus: Seeks to understand; educates; builds collaborative relationship; takes action to meet customer needs/concerns; seeks customer feedback
Decision Making: Identifies issues/opportunities; gathers information; involves others to help interpret info; generates alternatives; with collaboration, chooses appropriate action; commits to action;
Initiating Action: Responds quickly; Takes independent action; Goes above and beyond.
Follow-Up: Communicates time frame; gathers appropriate info; communicates status; evaluates results
Managing Conflict: Opens discussion effectively; clarifies the current situation; remains open to all sides; stays focused on resolution; develops others’ and own ideas; initiates action; closes with clear summary
Planning & Organizing: Prioritizes; Determines tasks & resources; schedules; leverages resources; stays focused
Work Standards: Sets standard for excellence; ensures high quality; takes responsibility; encourages others to take responsibility.
Safety: Identifies safety issues; takes corrective action; monitors
Job requires BSN and 1 year of experience (or Associates Degree
or Diploma with at least 5 years’ leadership experience)
Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):
Registered Nurse - TN Licensed Registered Nurse
Vanderbilt University - 16 months ago
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