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Nurse Manager, Clinical Operations - Children's Physician Group

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Date: Sep 20, 2017

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30322

Company: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Requisition #:  18146     
Name of Location:   Egleston
Work Schedule:  Day
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Work Days:  Monday - Friday 

JOB SUMMARY

Facilitates and manages ongoing department operations, including quality, service, fiscal, and human resources processes. Supports and ensures that comprehensive patient care services are provided that support the integrity of the family system and patient care team.  Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • Georgia licensed Registered Nurse
  • Professional nurse certification within 1 year of employment
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment

EXPERIENCE*

  • 2 years of experience in management/administration

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • Advanced education in business, management, or related field
  • Experience in management in a healthcare setting
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or Pediatric Emergency Assessment Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS) (check department-specific recommendation)

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Must possess excellent communication, organization, and interpersonal skills
  • Team partnering
  • Conflict resolution
  • Problem-solving
  • Listening
  • Staff development
  • Time management
  • Physician relations
  • Fiscal management
  • Must be able to successfully pass the Basic Windows Skills Assessment at 80% or higher rating within 30 days of employment

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

Clinical Behaviors

  1. Demonstrates competencies that incorporate age-specific guidelines, including N = Neonate (less than 30 days), I = Infant (30 days to 1 year), EC = Early Childhood (1-5 years), LC = Late Childhood (5-13 years), A = Adolescent (13-17 years), AD = Adult, and ALL = all ages.
  2. Maintains understanding of clinical pathophysiology as relates to improving competency and care.
  3. Acts as clinical resource for patient population in area.
  4. Maintains ability to assist with clinical care.

 

Professional Development Behaviors

  1. Attends educational opportunities of minimum 18 hours job-related education per year.
  2. Fosters professional development of others via constructive performance appraisals and professional development plans.
  3. Establishes sound CHOICE council structure for units of accountability.
  4. Fosters collegial relationships between team members, other departments, and medical staff members.

 

Leadership Behaviors

  1. Demonstrates fiscal accountability in budget preparation, monthly analysis, and compliance to budget guidelines.
  2. Establishes departmental goals and leads unit to achieve them.
  3. Manages staffing effectiveness.
  4. Rounds proactively throughout unit to identify and react to escalating concerns of potential or actual conflict, seeking resolution and incorporating service recovery.
  5. Develops and maintains relationships with leadership in other departments to ensure appropriate resources are accessible for clinicians.
  6. Executes implementation plans for system and unit changes.
  7. Engages departmental leaders to achieve unit goals and  projects
  8. Focuses time and attention on key retention activities.
  9. Coaches staff to improve performance.
  10. Understands CAN program and educates Assistant Nurse Managers and staff.

 

Quality and Evidence-Based Practice Behaviors

  1. Provides oversight for development of quality measures and quality controls for unit.
  2. Ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, including Joint Commission.
  3. Leads unit in creation of staffing effectiveness monitors.
  4. Oversees follow-up to occurrence notification system reports.
  5. Participates in departmental assessment of national recognition data collection processes.
  6. Allocates resources to work toward care standardization and performance improvement in accordance with evidence-based practice.

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance

Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Sitting - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)

Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

Definite potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

 

Location Address:  1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30322
Function:  Nursing - Nursing - Management

 

Overview:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent dedicated to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 622 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for twelve consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of being Dedicated to All Better and impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients and their families each year.


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