Sanford Health Manager, Nursing Inpatient - 8A Innovation Unit in Fargo, North Dakota
Job Title: Manager, Nursing Inpatient | 8A Innovation Unit | Fargo
State: North Dakota
Department : 8A SMCF
Job Schedule: Full Time
Hours Per Shift: 8 hr
Manages the day-to-day operations for nursing staff and nursing activities for an assigned unit, 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). Oversee and assist with scheduling nursing staff to specific shifts, taking into account past utilization trends. Awareness of key clinical concepts relevant to the healthcare setting with the ability to balance department and unit needs with patient care priorities. May fill in for clinical support staff when staffing gaps exist. Develops trusting relationships with patients by demonstrating an empathetic and professional attitude. Actively participate in tasks force, committees, staff meetings, etc. to assist with the department initiatives, implement goals, and organizational strategies. 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. Knowledge of quality management methods, tools, and techniques and ability to create and support an environment that meets the quality goals of the organization. Assist with providing feedback in the collection and preparation of required budget information. Understand the critical components associated and required to achieve intended results and ability to generate consistent approaches for hiring, selection, retaining, and leveraging talent across the unit. Assists in the training of new staff members and the development of existing staff members. Trains others on main considerations and issues related to laws and regulations in the implementation of healthcare practices. Collaborate and actively participate in measuring employee performance. Practices positive collaboration and converts difficult interactions into productive ones. Seeks opportunities to help others learn as teacher, coach, and mentor. Maintains current certifications in specialty, continues education when necessary as well as tracks, and maintains for staff as needed.
Analyzes policy and standards documentation and ensures organizational compliance. Compares key metrics against benchmarks and goals so as to keep pace with improvement opportunities. Contributes to standard practices for problem-solving approaches, tools, and processes. Demonstrates the value and necessity of linking tactical plans to overall strategic plan. Determines individual and team competency requirements, vulnerabilities, and learning needs. Develops departmental operations best practices to ensure an effective and smooth workflow. Effectively delegates and supervises based on ones state practice act and an understanding of the concepts of responsibility, authority, and accountability. Establishes and maintains productive working relationships within and outside of own area. Helps promote collaboration across generations, functions, regions, and levels. Performs quality control and maintains a high standard in relation to infection control mechanisms for patient safety. Promotes and ensures patient satisfaction while complying with safety and regulatory requirements. Promotes organizational learning through knowledge management, training and development, and sharing key experiences. 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.
SMCF 8A will be an 18-bed Innovation Unit serving the needs of complex medical/surgical patients. The innovation unit welcomes dynamic healthcare professionals that thrive on change and want to be in a team on the cutting edge of improving the patient experience and outcomes of care through the exploration and adoption of new technologies, care delivery processes and equipment used in patient care. If you are self-motivated and love turning challenges into accomplishments, this may be the perfect leadership opportunity for you!
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. 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) required within 60 days of employment into position. 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). For Rural Health Network facilities only, employees who do not possess a Bachelors degree in the required field, leadership may consider an educational plan with proven continuous action toward achieving a Bachelors 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.Minimum of three years of clinical nursing experience preferred. Two years management/leadership experience preferred. Thorough knowledge of the nursing practice act and standards of nursing care, and a working knowledge of administrative and management techniques.
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State: North Dakota
Job Function: Nursing
Job Schedule: Full Time
Req Number: req32024