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Nurse Manager

Company: EVEREST REHABILITATION HOSPITALS
Location: Rogers
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevelUndisclosedJob LocationArkansas Facility - Rogers, ARRemote TypeN/APosition TypeFull TimeEducation LevelUndisclosedSalary RangeUndisclosedTravel PercentageUndisclosedJob ShiftDayJob CategoryHealth CareDescriptionThe following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. SUMMARY:Under the supervision of the Chief Clinical Officer the Nurse Manager will be responsible for supervision of the clinical staff and supervision of the ancillary medical service providers, the maintenance of quality patient care in compliance with local, state and federal regulations and accreditation standards. Promotes and restores patients' health by developing day-to-day management and long-term planning of the patient care area; directing and developing staff; collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary professional staffs; providing physical and psychological support for patients, friends, and families. In the absence of the CCO, the Nurse Manager is responsible for directing and supervising all nursing and ancillary medical services. This includes interpreting policies and procedures, standards and regulations, and adjusting staff for adequate coverage. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: May include, but is not limited to the following:Job Specific

  • Maintains nursing operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures.
  • Assures quality of care by developing and interpreting hospital and nursing division's philosophies and standards of care; enforcing adherence to state board of nursing and state nurse practice act requirements and to other governing agency regulations; measuring health outcomes against standards; making or recommending adjustments.
  • Maintains nursing staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training nurses and auxiliary staff.
  • Ensure continual delivery of high-quality nursing care
  • Adopt and implement innovative nursing practices to improve our facility
  • Recruit, select and guide nursing staff
  • Ensure that nursing staff remains in compliance with professional development and regulatory standards
  • Maintain a healthy, collaborative team environment
  • Mentor the Associate Nurse Manager, charge nurses and clinical nurses
  • Completes patient care requirements by scheduling and assigning nursing and staff; following up on work results.
  • Maintains nursing staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families.
  • Promotes patient's independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching and counseling patient, friends, and family and reinforcing their understanding of disease, medications, and self-care skills.
  • Provides information to patients and health care team by answering questions and requests.
  • Resolves patient needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by designing and implementing procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from other health care professionals.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by monitoring confidential information processing.
  • Maintains documentation of patient care services by auditing patient and department records.
  • Ensures operation of medical and administrative equipment by verifying emergency equipment availability; completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Maintains nursing supplies inventory by studying usage reports; identifying trends; anticipating needed supplies; approving requisitions and cost allocations.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Recommends and determines the sufficient number of staff to provide services and defines qualifications, performance expectations and competence of each person.
  • Provides for orientation, in-service training, continuing education, annual performance and competency reviews of department personnel to ensure staff is competent to provide services.
  • Participates in hospital and departmental performance improvement activities to measure and assess the quality of services provided.Growth
    • Develops a positive image and relationship in the community and serves as a visible advocate for the hospital in working with area nursing programs, other healthcare institutions and community organizations.
    • Collaborates with medical staff and other departments in planning and organizing the implementation of clinical services and programs as appropriate.
    • Continually strives to achieve ongoing professional growth and maintains personal competency.Organizational Effectiveness Excellence
      • Participates with hospital leaders, governing board, medical staff and clinical staff in developing the hospital's mission, strategic plans, budgets, resource allocation, operational plans and policies.
      • Establishes credibility with patients, physicians, staff, and colleagues through the continuation of excellent patient care and the enhancement of clinical competencies across the organization as appropriate.
      • Develops, implements, and improves the care delivery model by assessing quality and efficiency and leading appropriate change that meets or exceeds customer expectations.
      • Acts as an advocate for patients and families.
      • Seeks experiences to advance one's skills and knowledge base through such activities as education, certification, and participation in professional organizations.JOB FUNCTIONS:STAFF DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT
        • Assist and support in all human resources functions for nursing and ancillary services including; hiring, firing, and disciplinary action; maintains appropriate documentation and ensures compliance with all hospital policies and procedures.
        • Ensures that staffing levels and coverage are adequate to meet patient care and regulatory requirements.
        • Assumes managerial duties for performance evaluations and maintains systems to provide regular feedback and evaluation for employees;
        • Works closely with supervisors and other ERH Leadership to maintain positive patient care atmosphere.
        • Assist the CCO in developing and implementing staff training and development programs to meet continuing education and contractual requirements and to further knowledge of medical care and working team environment.PROGRAM PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT
          • Assist the CCO to provide overall direction and guidance for nursing, respiratory and laboratory programs.
          • Works closely with CCO, CMO, CEO, other Medical Providers and Leadership as appropriate, to ensure that nursing program and ancillary meet patient care and regulatory requirements. QUALITY MANAGEMENT
            • Assist the CCO to provide Quality Management direction and oversight for nursing and ancillary activities as appropriate.
            • Actively participates in QAPI Committee meetings and ensures that regular monitors are conducted and reported on;
            • Leads and/or participates in various special projects teams to address areas of concern.CLINICAL COMPLIANCE
              • Assures that nursing and ancillary staff practice within their individual scopes of practice.
              • Participates in Nurse Staffing Committee maintaining current P&P for nursing, RT and lab programs and ensures that they comply with all regulatory and contract requirements.
              • Participates in or conducts regular meetings with staff to ensure full understanding and buy-in for all Policy & Procedure.
              • Participates as needed in all program, licensure and other external audits and in the preparation of Corrective Action Plans (CAP).QUALIFICATIONS:Education
                • Bachelor's degree in Nursing. Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may substitute for education requirements.License/Certification
                  • Registered Nurse licensed in the state of practice. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification through the American Heart Association. License and certifications must be maintained throughout employment. CRRN certification preferred.Experience
                    • Minimum of three years' experience in direct patient care, preferably in an IRF setting; Minimum of three years increasingly responsible nursing management, experience preferably in an IRF setting. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
                      • All Nursing and Respiratory and Laboratory departments OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
                        • Participates in or conducts company-wide sponsored training to safeguard against improper use and disclosure of patient's protected health information. Monitors and ensures compliance with company policies, procedures, state and federal regulations and Accreditation Standards.Company Specific
                          • Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean and wears appropriate identification while on duty.
                          • Adheres to all smoking or tobacco regulations established by corporate building owners, state or federal laws.
                          • Completes annual health, safety, and education requirements. Maintains professional growth and development.
                          • Maintains confidentiality of all patient and/or employee information to assure patient and/or employee rights are protected.
                          • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served.
                          • Reports to work on time as scheduled; adheres to policies regarding notification of absence.
                          • Attends all mandatory in-services and staff meetings.
                          • Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
                          • Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
                          • Communicates the mission, ethics, and goals of the hospital, as well as the focus statement of the department.
                          • Maintains current licensure/certification for position.
                          • Consistently demonstrates superior customer service to patients, physicians, visitors, employees, and any other individuals with whom they may come in contact.
                          • Consistently follows departmental and hospital Health, Safety, Security, Hazardous Materials policies and procedures.
                          • HIPAA: Conduct job responsibilities in accordance with HIPAA privacy laws, follow hospital policy in provision of patient confidentiality. Able to identify patient confidentiality issues and reports to proper hospital personnel immediately.
                          • Compliance: Conducts job responsibilities in accordance with standards set forth in Code of Conduct, policy and procedures, applicable federal and state laws, and applicable standards.Core Values:Professionalism - To always maintain the highest standard and regard for others. Keep skills, competencies and required licensures/certifications current; displays mastery over attitude and behavior and pride in appearance. Consistently performs duties to the best of abilities.Exceptional Care- Go above and beyond expectations by providing exceptional care to WOW our customers-patients, family, physicians, and each other.Respect - Treating others as they would like to be treated; valuing others. Acknowledges the worth of others through professional greetings, proper telephone etiquette, patience, and common courtesy.Fun - Having fun and celebrating small successes in our journey to achieve big. Always demonstrates a positive attitude toward work and devotion to our passion and task at hand.Teamwork -To function as a unit, with common goals, recognizing we can achieve far more as a team than as individuals. Cooperates with co-workers while performing duties leading to everyone being able to achieve success and giving recognition where it is due.Integrity - To always be honest and trustworthy in all our relationships. Demonstrates adherence to a strict moral or ethical code in performance of duties by always seeking to do the right thing.Accountability - Responsibility of our actions that influence the lives of our customers and fellow workers. Takes ownership of all aspects of duties shown through reliable, timely performance and responsibility.Responsibility - Maintains accountability by doing what is expected or beyond; assuring the appropriate tasks and project items are completed. Takes ownership of all aspects of duties shown through reliable, timely performance and accountability.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:--- Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.--- Basic computer skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Office, word-processing and spreadsheet software.--- Knowledge of accreditation standards and compliance requirements.--- Ability to demonstrate critical thinking, appropriate prioritization and time management skills.--- Ability to work under stress and to respond quickly in emergency situations. --- Ability to spend a limited amount of time on travel required.Benefits:
                            • Dental Insurance
                            • Medical Insurance
                            • Vision Insurance
                            • Life Insurance
                            • Paid Time Off
                            • Tuition Reimbursement
                            • Vision Insurance
                            • Free Breakfast
                            • Paid Time Off Donation Program
                            • Pay Day Advance Program
                            • Inclement Weather Bonus
                            • Flex Spending Accounts (coming soon)
                            • 401K DISCLAIMER:This description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work for this position. It is not intended to describe minor duties or other responsibilities that may be periodically assigned. Qualifications

Keywords: EVEREST REHABILITATION HOSPITALS, Rogers , Nurse Manager, Executive , Rogers, Arkansas

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