Manager, Nursing Ambulatory - Surgery
Job Title: Manager, Nursing Ambulatory | Surgery | Bemidji
Department : Surgery - Medical Center - Bemidji
Job Schedule: Full Time
Hours Per Shift: 8 hr
Manages the day-to-day operations for nursing staff and nursing activities for an assigned department, including patient care, record keeping, and personnel issues. Responsible for implementing the mission, vision, policies, goals, and objectives of the organization and the nursing/clinical services within their area(s). Accountability for the management of (a) unit(s) or area(s) within a healthcare institution, agency or ambulatory care setting and for services provided to recipients. Supports the nursing staff in performing the clinical roles of patient educator, caregiver, counsellor, consultant, and patient advocate. Monitors patient care areas and other facilities for cleanliness and readiness. Assigns patients to available nursing staff, taking into consideration the patient's condition and the employee's skill level.
Participates in interdisciplinary committees and other activities within the ambulatory setting as delegated. Helps members of the professional interdisciplinary team to understand and value the unique contributions. Acts as liaisons between nursing, other disciplines, and administration. Promote the philosophy and goals of the organization, the development of team relationships, and congruent rehabilitation practices. May function in a variety of health care settings throughout the continuum of care.
Oversees and assists with scheduling of nursing staff and managing productivity levels. May fill in for clinical support staff when staffing gaps exist. Develops trusting relationships with patients by demonstrating an empathetic and professional attitude. Assists in the training of new staff members and the development of existing staff members. Practices positive collaboration and converts difficult interactions into productive ones. Measures employee performance. Maintains current certifications in specialty and continues education when necessary as well as tracks and maintains for staff as needed.
Manages the process in reviewing results of clinical performance assessments and recommends process improvements. Implements established performance improvement policies and trains employees on these policies. Assists with providing feedback in the collection and preparation of budget information. As needed, oversees inventory levels and supplies for department.
Trains others on main considerations and issues related to laws and regulations in the implementation of healthcare practices.;Responsible for promoting a safe environment for patients, families, staff, residents, and visitors and working collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary health care team to provide the best outcomes for patients.;Promotes organizational learning through knowledge management, training and development, and sharing key experiences.;Promotes awareness within organization of relevant regulatory environment.;Promotes and ensures patient satisfaction while complying with safety and regulatory requirements.;Performs quality control and maintains a high standard in relation to infection control mechanisms for patient safety.;Maintains current certifications in specialty and continues education when necessary.;Helps promote collaboration across generations, functions, regions, and levels.;Establishes and maintains productive working relationships within and outside of own area.;Effectively delegates and supervises based on oneâ€™s state practice act and an understanding of the concepts of responsibility, authority, and accountability.;Develops departmental operations best practices to ensure an effective and smooth workflow.;Determines individual and team competency requirements, vulnerabilities, and learning needs.;Demonstrates the value and necessity of linking tactical plans to overall strategic plan.;Contributes to standard practices for problem-solving approaches, tools, and processes.;Compares key metrics against benchmarks and goals so as to keep pace with improvement opportunities.;Analyzes policy and standards documentation and ensures organizational compliance.;
Bachelor's degree in nursing required.
Graduate from a nationally accredited nursing program preferred, including, but not limited to, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA).
Must have at least three yearsâ€™ experience as a Registered Nurse (RN) in a clinical role. Two years leadership/management experience preferred. Thorough knowledge of the nursing practice act and standards of nursing care, and a working knowledge of administrative and management techniques.
For Rural Health Network facilities only, employees who do not possess a Bachelorâ€™s degree in the required field, leadership may consider an educational plan with proven continuous action toward achieving a Bachelorâ€™s degree in Nursing within five years of hire into position. Additionally for Rural Health Network facilities, for current employees, leadership may have considered acceptable qualifications and work experience equivalency based on facility size, rural market, and business need, prior to new Sanford education requirements.
Currently holds an unencumbered RN license with the State Board of Nursing where the practice of nursing is occurring and/or possess multistate licensure if in a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state. Nurses performing nursing practice over the telephone require licensure in the states where the patients being served reside. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications. Certification is encouraged and may be required depending on specialty or service area. Basic Life Support (BLS) is required.
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Job Function: Nursing
Job Schedule: Full Time
Req Number: WD12491