Provides leadership through the collaboration of the Director/Designee through planning, organizing, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating the care provided for patients Delivers care based on criteria that is age appropriate and is based on the physical, psychosocial, cultural, safety and learning needs of the individual patients
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: fiscal, human resource, and operational functions
Performs delegated duties consistent with the scope of practice and functions within the philosophy and overall plan of care at Swedish Medical Center Displays positive support for the overall goals, values and mission of Swedish Medical Center
Identifies and effectively assists in implementation of strategic plans
Actively participates in department and hospital strategic planning and effectively implements new programs and services
Maintains an effective competency and staff development program
Responsible for day-to-day operations such as: processing payroll, managing department expenses, participating on hospital committees, processing employee evaluations, managing personnel issues
Performs the day-to-day operations in an effective and timely manner in order to meet the needs of the department and organization
Maintains a departmental staffing plan that meets the needs of the customer and is responsive to the changing census
Ensures compliance with TJC standards; federal, state and local regulatory guidelines
Communicates hospital needs and expectations as well as pertinent information to staff in a timely manner
Assures an appropriate skill mix and staffing levels in accordance with volume demands
Creates/fosters a positive environment; leads by example and by holding staff accountable for their behaviors and attitudes (compassionate, professional, communicative)
Performs other duties as assigned
Implements all measures to insure patient safety including but not limited to:
Understands Fall Policy and Core Measures and assures implementation of appropriate measures/precautions
Discusses safety precautions with patients and family
Understands Medication Safety Procedures and assures implementation of safe medication administration practices
Additional Information about theNeuro Unit:
Patient to Nurse Ratio 4-5:1
Attractive unit that is team oriented!
Has a small community feel
The Neuro Unit prepares you for higher level care and your nursing career
Our nursing teams are a committed,caring group of colleagues. We have a passion for creating positive patientinteractions. If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, thiscould be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!
We offer you an excellent totalcompensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit packageand growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to doexcellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flexspending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program,employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love totalk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
Swedish Medical Center, part of HCA’s HealthONE, is located in the south metroDenver area where it has been a proud member of the community for more than 110years. An acute care hospital with 408 licensed beds, annually Swedish caresfor more than 200,000 patients with a team of approximately 2,000 dedicatedemployees, 300 volunteers and 1,400 physicians.
Swedish Medical Center offerspatients the highest quality care and the most advanced technologies andtreatments in nearly every medical specialty including adult and pediatricemergency, heart care, neurology/neurosurgery, pregnancy and childbirth,orthopedics and joint replacement, cancer care, gastroenterology and livercare, gynecology and urology. Additional information about the hospital isavailable at www.SwedishHospital.com.
Ifyou are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personalgrowth, we encourage you to apply.
Comeunlock the possibilities and apply today!
POSITION REQUIREMENTS Licensure/Certification/Registration:
Current Colorado Registered Nurse License
Current BLS, American Heart Association, required
Bachelor Science Nursing or actively pursuing with completion within 3 years of hire required
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required
Minimum of 2 years clinical RN experience required
Two years progressive supervisory or charge nurse experience preferred
Able to articulate and demonstrate knowledge of nursing theory and practice
Join our HealthONE family -- the largest healthcare system in the Denver metro area. Eight world-class hospitals. 40+ outpatient facilities. Countless opportunities.HealthONE is an equal opportunity employer.