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Bon Secours Mercy Health Registered Nurse (RN) Team Lead Intermediate/Observation unit in Youngstown, Ohio

At Bon Secours Mercy Health, we are dedicated to continually improving health care quality, safety and cost effectiveness. Our hospitals, care sites and clinicians are recognized for clinical and operational excellence.

Job Summary:

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.


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


Current RN license in the State of Ohio.

BSN preferred, or must be obtained within 5 years.


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.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans

Prescription drug coverage

Flexible spending accounts

Life insurance w/AD&D

Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible

Paid time off

Educational Assistance

And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

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 you'd 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 Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com . 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 recruitment@mercy.com