Clinical Staff Leader - Pediatric Cardiology ICU/Nights
Vanderbilt University 420 reviews - Nashville, TN

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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.

Key Functions:
People Leadership


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;

Supports others

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

Basic Qualifications

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

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