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Title:  Team Lead (Registered Nurse) | CV Services - University | M-F Days Job

Date:  Mar 3, 2024
Facility:  University (0201)


The RN Team Lead serves as an experienced nurse responsible for the coordination of patient care for an assigned specialty area.  This role provides and coordinates education/mentoring for the specialty area, physician preference cards and/or protocols, proper functioning of and training on equipment, and inventory of specialty supplies and equipment.  Also performs the duties of the RN in the specialty area. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in The MLH Mission, Vision and Values



Education/Formal Training

Work Experience





Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

New hires (newly hired or rehired at MLH) must meet one of the following requirements:


  1. Have a bachelor’s degree or higher in Nursing from an accredited program;
  2. Be currently enrolled in an accredited nursing program to complete a BSN or MSN within 3 years of hire date (written agreement required); OR
  3. Sign a written agreement to enroll in an accredited nursing program to complete a BSN or MSN within 3 years of hire date.

Two (2) years of registered nursing experience, with at least 1 of those in the specialty area

License to practice as a professional nurse in the state where work is performed or compact license


Effective June 1, 2018: All new hires and transfers are required to have BLS certification.







For RNs employed by MLH on or before 4/15/15, and remain employed, the BSN is Preferred.




  • Skill and proficiency in applying highly technical principles, concepts and techniques, which are central to the nursing profession.

  • Demonstrated competence in the specialty area assigned; maintains competencies required for the specialty area.

  • Working technical ability with business software such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.

  • Proficient in the utilization of all functions of the electronic medical records system.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage by influence in a consultative role.

  • Demonstrates a commitment to on-going learning through professional development, clinical expertise, and peer guidance.

  • Demonstrates organizational skills to manage care coordination and act as a preceptor to staff.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Accountable for the coordination of care

  • Serves as resource for complex patient care issues and situations drawing from experience in the specialty area.

  • Serves as a liaison for the specialty physicians.

  • Reviews and maintains physician preference cards and/or protocols in the assigned specialty.

  • Maintains proper function of equipment in assigned specialty.

  • Presents training on new equipment and instrumentation.

  • Evaluates and makes recommendations for specialty supplies and equipment.

  • Ensures that required equipment and supplies are available and in working order for all procedures.

  • Assists with staff assignments within the specialty area.

  • Demonstrates cultural excellence in patient care and the work environment.

  • Supports excellence in clinical practice by developing the staff’s skills and knowledge in the specialty area.

  • Establishes relationship with vendors and serves as the liaison

  • Serves as a team leader within the designated specialty area.

  • Provides direct patient care in the specialty area.

Physical Requirements

  • Frequent invasive and non-invasive patient contact.

  • Exposure to patient body fluids as well as exposure to hazardous or poisonous materials.

  • Ability to react quickly to emergency situations.

  • Ability to handle and administer narcotics as needed.

  • Ability to read and write to communicate orally and in writing with other individuals.

  • Normal hearing; normal vision, including color, night and peripheral vision.

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. without assistance.

  • Ability to stand, walk, climb stairs, sit in one place, squat, kneel, reach, bend, crawl and twist throughout the shift.

  • Ability to perform repetitive hand and wrist motion as well as using hands for gripping and squeezing; ability to use hands and feet together for repetitive, coordinated motions.

  • Good hand-eye coordination.

Nearest Major Market: Memphis

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