Summary: Assists the Nurse Manager in providing leadership at the department/unit level to enhance patient safety and optimize quality patient outcomes. Assumes delegated responsibility for oversight of unit operations and professional practice standards.
Work Schedule: Full Time Days- ANM for women and infants' services. Position will cover both the Memorial North and Memorial Central.
Responsibilities: Assists the Nurse Manager with the evaluation of staff. Assists in the development, implementation and evaluation of standards of care for the unit and the patient population. Participates in providing and monitoring staff competencies.
Actively coaches and develops staff, serving as a role model for staff by demonstrating effective communication skills and problem-solving techniques and in providing direct patient care. Collaborates with the CNS/Educator to meet the educational needs of the unit(s) to maintain continuity of care related to specific patient-care requirements.
Assists with managing the provision of adequate resources including the equitable distribution of work and matching of assigned provider competency to patient needs. Facilitates processes to improve patient throughput throughout the organization.
Works with the Nurse Manager to identify and resolve operational/budgetary, patient, and personnel issues. Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of patient care protocols, guidelines and strategic initiatives.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
Credentials: Essential: * Basic Life Support * Registered Nurse
Other information: Minimum Required Education: Bachelor's in Nursing. Preferred: Master's in Nursing. Required License/Certification: State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN). Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider and any relevant certification as determined at position level. Minimum Experience: 3 years of experience in related clinical women and infant's services.
BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.
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Internal Number: 15643
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