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Title

Nurse Manager (672) 

Category Med Surg 3N - 6025  
Description

JOB SUMMARY: The Nurse Manager is a Registered Nurse who 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 and families. The Nurse Manager may provide direct nursing care to patients and/or plan, direct, and coordinate care to a group of patients in collaboration with the Healthcare Team. The Nurse Manager performs duties and responsibilities consistent with hospital policies and procedures and in compliance with regulatory bodies and the Indiana Nurse Practice Act.

The RN is qualified to perform a nursing intervention defined as administration of moderate sedation (conscious sedation) and can monitor the patient's response and provide necessary physiological support during a diagnostic or therapeutic procedure. The RN will receive initial education on hire in moderate sedation and will have an annual competency.

QUALIFICATIONS:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintains nursing guidelines by writing and updating policies and procedures.
  • 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.
  • 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 staff, patients, and families.
  • 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.
  • Protects patients and employees by developing and interpreting infection-control policies and protocols; enforcing medication administration, storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by monitoring confidential information.
  • Maintains documentation of patient care services by auditing patient and department records.
  • Maintains nursing supplies inventory by identifying trends; anticipating needed supplies; and cost allocations.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; rounding on associates, responding to requests; building rapport; participating in team problem-solving methods.
  • Maintains patient service requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and identifying opportunities to exceed patient experiences.
  • Works effectively with others consistently demonstrating tact, discretion, diplomacy, and commitment to teamwork.
  • Monitors staffing, scheduling and attendance/tardy occurrences. Bases care and decisions for Assessment, Planning, Implementation and Evaluation on the Nursing Process.
  • Assist with formalizing departmental goals and plans.
  • Assists with performance improvement and project management.

EXPECTED BEHAVIORS:

  • Functions professionally under stressful or emergency conditions.
  • Able to manage conflict.
  • Utilizes effective communication-verbal, non-verbal, written. Active listener.
  • Promotes and exhibits behaviors of the L.O.V.E Promise.
  • Utilizes time management skills, and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Provides opportunities for professional growth and development of the team.
  • Recognizes and appreciate associates.
  • Display commitment to the organizational values, mission and vision.
  • Promotes a positive environment.
  • Supports organizational and department goal attainment.
  • Reviews charts and charges for appropriateness and completeness.
  • Recognizes situations when nonproductive time is occurring and intervenes in a constructive manner to eliminate the situation.
  • Communicates with staff members regarding their professional and personal conduct as it relates to the delivery of quality patient care.
  • Investigates concerns regarding quality of patient care.
  • Participates on appropriate house-wide committees as approved by the department leadership.
  • Contributes to implementing and supporting progressive change.
  • Adherence to attendance and punctuality per policy.
  • Collects data or auditing to ensure best outcomes.
  • Has knowledge of adult learning and can teach others.
  • Exhibits professional communication with providers.
  • Participates in organizational meetings as directed.
  • Knowledge of how to manage a multi-generational workforce.
  • Facilitates and participates in departmental interview process.
 
Position Requirements

CERTIFICATION/LICENSE: Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Indiana.

ADDITIONAL LICENSURE/CREDENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: Certification preferred.

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • ASN required.
  • BSN Preferred with a minimum of 5 years’ clinical experience in Acute Care.
  • May also consider a candidate with 2 years of work history in a leadership role.
  • Mandatory Annual Continuing Education: Customer Service, Fire and Safety, Confidentiality-HIPAA, Infection Control, Corporate Compliance.
  • Annual Unit Specific Competencies, and any education required by Regulatory Accreditation Agencies, Scope of Practice, and/or Hancock Regional Hospital.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Sign-On Bonus  
Position Nurse Manager (672)  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Open Date 7/21/2020  
Location Hancock Regional Hospital  
About the Organization Hancock Regional Hospital serves Hancock County and the surrounding areas as a full-service community hospital focused on primary care, patient comfort, and convenience.



Today, a highly skilled medical and professional nursing staff anchors Hancock Regional Hospital. We have a state-of-the-art surgery department, 24-hour emergency services, OB services, progressive and critical care, a geropsychology unit, home healthcare, occupational health, a transitional care unit, a total oncology program with a cutting-edge radiation oncology center, many private rooms, and a full complement of Inpatient and outpatient services.



Our Mission is to be a Caring Community Partner by healing, improving health and wellness, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness one person at a time.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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