Team Leader Advanced Practice Services - Emergency Department Job

Children's Health - Advanced Practice Careers

Job Number: 51453

Location: Dallas, TX

Date Posted: 3-7-2017


Position Summary:

The Team Leader serves as a conduit between the Advanced Practice Management Team and a group of Advanced Practice Providers (NP/PA/CNS) for the purpose of facilitating communication, overseeing orientation of new team members and evaluating clinical practice with a particular focus on quality and performance improvement. Responsible for the results and development of assigned team members. Plans and executes day-to-day operational needs by setting priorities, planning for and addressing staffing needs, and coordinating work across other teams as needed. Provides guidance, coaching, and feedback to team members and provides significant input to employment decisions, addresses performance issues and administers performance reviews. Monitors key metrics and analyzes information to solve on-going problems to improve team performance.

The following describes the basic position duties that an employee MUST be able to perform for this role. This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The list of essential functions below DOES NOT identify all duties performed by any single person in the position.

  • Supervisor of a team; spends at least 50% of the time providing people leadership to a team
  • Plans and executes day to day operational needs
  • Provides guidance, coaching, and feedback
  • Provides input to employment decisions, and participates in performance reviews
  • Works within established precedents and practices; receives guidance and oversight from a higher-level manager
  • Monitors key day to day operational metrics
  • Provides technical guidance to others on a frequent basis and "rounds" with employees in the team
  • Demonstrates an understanding of Children's resource availability

Required Experience

  • 2-3 years of job related experience
  • 2 years experience in pediatrics or related specialized area of practice

Required Education and Certification

  • Graduate or professional work or advanced degree
  • Texas Physician Assistant or Nursing license with APN recognition
  • CPR and PALS certification

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