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Registered Nurse (RN) Team Lead Progressive Care Unit/ICU - St. Joseph Warren - Full Time

Mercy Health

Mercy Health

Youngstown, Ohio, US.



Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

Published on 2022-03-22 08:07

Registered Nurse (RN) Team Lead Progressive Care Unit/ICU - St. Joseph Warren - Full Time

Apply Now Requisition R075155 Market Youngstown, Ohio Department 5th Floor Intermediate - St. Joseph Shift Days/Afternoons Schedule Full-time

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The Team Leader serves as a clinical leader in the Nursing Department to ensure that each patient receives quality, individualized care that is proactive and coordinated among the care delivery team and that the patient is attaining their clinical milestones and patient flow.

The Team Leader is responsible for assisting with the oversight of daily operations of the Nursing Unit. The Team Leader is responsible for the development and coordination of activities that promote clinically effective and efficient patient care. Plans, organizes and directs patient care activities under the direction of the nurse manager. Collaborates with the nurse manager in maintaining unit operations, supervises assigned personnel and consults and collaborates with other health care team members to provide safe appropriate patient care.


Current RN license in the State of Ohio.

BSN preferred, or must be obtained within 3 years. Applicants prior to June 2013 will not require BSN

Certification in area of specialty within 2 years

Maintain BLS, ACLS, and PALs as required based on unit competencies

Additional requirements as required by unit


Minimum of 2 years Professional Nursing experience.


  • Ability to analyze clinical, financial and social situations, identifying problems and alternative courses of action.
  • Willingness to be flexible, resourceful, and creative in problem solving.
  • Ability to act independently and offer suggestions and new ideas for improving performance and operations.
  • Ability to guide and direct the health care team to assure optimal outcomes. Clinical expertise in specialty area.
  • Ability to organize and present information clearly and concisely.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in order to effectively communicate with physicians, patients, families and other members of the interdisciplinary team.
  • Creative problem solving and critical thinking.
  • Excellent customer service skills.


Responsible for timely assignment and facilitation of admissions based on established milestones. Anticipates and intervenes to assure patient milestones are met, including rounding with physician. Participates/facilitates in Quality Flow Rounds (QFR). Maintains working knowledge of proper patient type and consults with case management as needed for status updates. Collaborates with Case Managers, Social Workers and Staff Nurses regarding discharge needs/ barriers to discharge Supports implementation of new processes to improve patient care Identifies performance improvement opportunities and offers suggestions for improvement. Role models clinical excellence and demonstrates current technical and therapeutic skills. Assists in maintaining appropriate staffing assignments using budgeted guidelines. Assists with orientation, competencies, and continuing education for staff In collaboration with the Nurse Manager/Assistant Nurse Manager, enforces code of conduct and policies using effective and constructive communication skills. Assists with recruitment and selection of personnel as requested. Active participant in service recovery through investigation and intervention. Performs chart audits for accuracy and completeness. Works with other departments to coordinate patient care. Facilitates unit cleanliness and order and participates in environmental rounds. Evaluates the care provided by other members of the team. Purposeful rounding on patients Facilitate daily shift huddles Controls overtime and supply costs

The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.

Direct Care Physical Demands

Occasional 1 to 33% of workday

Frequent 34 to 66% of workday

Constant 67 100% of workday

Not at all 0% of workday


Sitting, Unilateral Vertical Reach 36-72; Bed-cart transfer with 200# person and assist of one with sheet; Lift 0-50#, 6-36 from floor; climbing stairs; operating machines (2hand(s)), operating machines 2foot/feet).


Standing, walking 2.3 mph, 0 incline; unilateral horizontal reach 0-18; bilateral carry, 30, 27#; push/pull 100, 19ft lbs; hold 200# patient sidelying while doing procedure x 2 minutes; roll 200# patient away/toward self; transfer 105# person chair-chair 5x/hr with gait belt; move 200# person up in bed with assist of one and sheet; lift 0-30#, 6-36 from floor; lift 0-20# 36-48 from floor; lift 0-20# 6-72 from floor.


Bilateral fine motor manipulation; functional near, far, color vision aided or unaided; functional hearing aided or unaided; functional verbal communication skills; working overtime as assigned to meet operational/patient care demands.

Not at All

Climbing ladders; working from heights; crawling; kneeling; running

MercyHealth is an equal opportunity employer.

Well also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Work Shift:



5th Floor Intermediate - St. Joseph

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If youd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at

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