Nurse Manager - Seattle, Washington United States - 43908



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 43908
Title: Nurse Manager
Job Location: Seattle, Washington - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Join a hospital system that is known for providing award winning, compassionate and patient-centered care.  Their commitment to maintaining the highest standards in medical care is a major reason our patients and familes choose us.  

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Summary:  The Nurse Manager has 24-hour responsibility for management of an individual nursing unit(s), such that the delivery of high-quality patient care is assured and designated budgetary parameters are maintained.  Works with the Nursing Director to maximize unit/service line potential and meet service expectations.

 Job Responsibilities:  (**Essential job function)

**1.      Assures delivery of safe, quality patient care through definition and implementation of nursing care standards and unit competencies.  Evaluates quality of care in collaboration with Quality Department and Director, using established nursing care standards and evidence based practice, and solicits feedback from patients, families and physician customers through daily rounding on unit and interaction with all customers.

**2.     Contributes to the financial stability of the hospital by assisting the Director with development of the budget.  Maintains annual operating budget within prescribed parameters by monitoring daily productivity, supply and other line-item expenses, and assures that hours of care and expenses per unit are at or below budget.  Articulates variance when necessary due to patient acuity or resource skill mix and develops plan to address gaps. .

**3.      Promotes achievement of hospital goals and objectives by establishing effective collaborative relationships with all key customers.  Elicits cooperation towards goal achievement by demonstrating the Shared Values and Cultural Beliefs, practicing and promoting effectual communication skills at all times.   

**4.      Promotes effective clinical services by integrating professional, technical, scientific, and regulatory trends.  Evaluates best practice and community standards relevant to care standards within the unit

**5.     Achieves defined goals and objectives by using sound judgment and decisions to determine effectiveness.  Understands and uses information provided by various sources and databases.  

**6.     Contributes to the ability of the hospital and department to respond to the changing health care market through effective planning and organization of workload. Promotes change within the unit/service to support hospital’s mission, vision and strategic goals.

**7.      Provides leadership for effective service:

•    Selects qualified and competent employees and supports new employees in order to achieve turnover metrics.

•    Communicates  vision and priorities and facilitates development of team and individual goals in alignment with organization goals.

•    Establishes performance expectations and provides coaching to achieve positive results. Recognizes effective performance, and addresses performance-needing improvement in an honest and timely manner.

•    Empowers staff to make decisions by providing information and tools.

  • Represents the needs of the unit and staff to hospital leadership and provides communication pathways from hospital leadership to unit staff.

8.         Follows the policies, procedures, and practices outlined in the Code of Conduct and Organizational Ethics policy.  Reports any business practice/compliance concerns according to organization policy.

9.         Maintains current knowledge or regulatory issues and practices related to area of expertise and leads change when needed to ensure compliance.

10.       Exhibits behaviors that support the organizations Service Standards and Cultural Beliefs. Providing leadership for a diverse/empowered workforce, as well as supporting patient experience. 

11.       Other duties as assigned.


 

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:  Bachelor Science Nursing or Master’s degree preferred.

Professional Licensure/Certification/Registration:     Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington required or able to get licensed in State.  Health Care Provider CPR Certification is also required.

Experience in one or more of the following specialties required:  critical care, open heart/thoracic surgery, neurology/neurosurery, cardiology, pulmonary, trauma or general medical surgery  

Experience:  Minimum of 5 years clinical nursing experience required.  Minimum of 2 years of prior managerial experience preferred.

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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