The Nurse Manager (NM) functions under the direction and supervision of the Chief Clinical Officer (CCO) and assumes responsibility for the Nursing Department. The NM in collaboration with the CCO and leadership team assists to implement, interpret and assure compliance with policies and procedures including regulatory and accreditation standards. The NM directly supervises the charge nurses and other co-workers as assigned. The NM is responsible for implementing hospital goals and objectives based on budget parameters. The NM reinforces the mission and vision of the hospital in all interactions.
Responsible for providing professional working conditions for co-workers.
Ensures the nursing department co-workers performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
Assists with development of the budget for the nursing department in collaboration with the CCO, CEO and CFO. Manages costs associated with personnel, equipment and supplies.
Responsible for staffing plans, management of nursing hours per patient day and quality of work of nursing co-workers.
Enforces compliance of the nursing department with education/in-service requirements/orientation and competencies .
Leads co-worker meetings and communicates information to/from management and leadership.
Promotes rehabilitation nursing philosophy and practice; encourages co-workers development, including acquisition of CRRN for qualified registered nurses.
Assists to review and evaluate risk and quality indicators, patient satisfaction results, and outcomes in order to continually improve performance and outcomes; communicates this information to the nursing department.
Performs management activities including interviewing, hiring, evaluating, counseling, and performance evaluations of in the nursing department.
Assures occurrence of appropriate documentation, including documentation of medical necessity, by co-workers in medical records; monitors completion and revisions to the Interdisciplinary Care Plan.
Assures education and training is provided to nursing co-workers on Functional Independent Measure (FIM); assures timely and accurate FIM assessments and scoring is performed.
Assures nursing attendance and participation in team conferences.
Ensures that patient charges are accurate and entered on a timely basis.
Willingness to work beyond normal hours when necessary and in other positions temporarily, when necessary, including nights, holidays and weekends.
Other duties as assigned.
Assures departments adhere to dress code, appearances are neat and clean, and proper identification is worn at all times.
Assures completion of annual education requirements and performance evaluations.
Ensures departments comply with patient confidentiality at all times.
Maintains, and assures that co-workers maintain, good rapport and a cooperative working relationship with physicians, departments and co-workers.
Assures representation of the organization in a positive and professional manner.
Assures leadership and/or co-workers attendance at committee meetings, CQPI and management meetings, as appropriate.
Resolves personnel concerns at the departmental level.
Ensures compliance with policies and procedures regarding department operations, fire, safety, infection control and emergency management.
Effectively and consistently communicates administrative directives to personnel.
Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the hospital.
Graduate of accredited registered nurse program with current licensure in the state. Master's degree preferred.
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support required, Advanced Cardiac Life Support preferred.
Minimum of two years of previous nursing management required.
Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, evaluate and direct activities of clinical personnel; effective oral and written communication skills, in English with additional languages preferred; proficiency in basic computer skills required.
Physical and Safety Requirements:
Good general health and stress coping ability. No special physical demands are required to perform the work. Normal walking, standing, sitting, bending, carrying of light items such as books and papers and computer related work. Ability to clearly and effectively communicate with all constituents (patients, families, peers, and other healthcare team members) as needed for leadership, assessment, intervention, and professional development.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising patient care.
Job : Nurse Management Primary Location : OK-OKC-CHC Payroll - Mercy Rehab Oklahoma City Organization : 6786 - CHC Payroll - Mercy Rehab Oklahoma City Shift : Day