- Position Summary: The nurse manager is a registered professional nurse, conversant with the nursing process, who has twenty-four hour accountability, long term planning and human and fiscal resources accountability in a designated patient care area. Compliance with all regulatory groups to ensure safe, ethical, and quality patient/family centered-care. The manager promotes MAGIS behavior within the organization and patient care area; and supports various health system-sponsored programs. Recognizes, promotes and consistently applies knowledge of 14 Forces of Magnetism.
Required: Bachelors Degree
Preferred: Masters Degree
Required: 1-2 years of previous job-related experience
Preferred: 3-5 years of previous job-related experience
Managerial Experience: 1-2 years
Required: CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation),Current Registered Nurse License State of Illinois
Position Responsibilities: Operationalize the organization's mission, philosophy, operating principles, model of care, and strategic plans/goals. Ensure staff knowledge and participation in quality improvement activities, including but not limited to The Joint Commission's core measure projects, National Patient Safety Goals initiatives, and NDNQI goals; evidenced-based projects and research activities (as appropriate). Ensure qualified staff to meet patient/family care needs. Promoting the nursing process, by ensuring clinical competence and service orientation of staff through effective and diverse teams. Ensure that operations, systems and processes are streamlined to provide seamless, ethical, efficient delivery of patient/family centered care. Ensure capital, salary, and non-salary expense budgets correlate with patient care needs and ensure revenue is maximized. Engage in and demonstrate self-development in clinical, professional, and managerial areas. Contribute to the development and implementation of a strategic plan for the service line or department as directed by administrative director/supervisor. Enhance employee satisfaction regarding regular and timely communication with staff by holding regularly scheduled staff meetings, being open and responsive to staff issues and complaints, being available for all shifts, giving clear instructions, and utilizing technology to support communication with staff. Ensure that service expectation of internal and external customers and colleagues are met or exceeded.