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CLINICAL NURSE MANAGER

Mount Sinai Medical Center
Mount Sinai Health System
Type Full time Posted 5/7/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 8/19/2014
NY - New York (All) - Queens Referral - n/a -    
 
Job Title:  CLINICAL NURSE MANAGER
Full/Part Time:  Full Time
Location/Affiliates:  Mount Sinai Hospital (Queens)
Department:  Q180 - Nursing Administration
Requisition Number:  MQ21728
 
Job Description: 

General Summary

 

The Clinical Nurse Manager is responsible for the management of nursing practice and operations

on a designated unit/service. This includes, but is not limited to, the management of: clinical

nursing practice, staff recruitment, retention, labor relations, supply chain and budget, staffing,

employee performance evaluation, quality improvement, staff education, medical records,

internal and external regulatory and survey requirements.

 

The Clinical Nurse Manager collaborates with multiple professionals to support and coordinate

the provision / management of patient care. He or she works closely with the Physician Leader and staff in insuring that the Unit maintains the highest standards of patient care and is responsive to the needs of the patient & family as well as the organization.

 

The Clinical Nurse Manager is the Nursing Leader of their designated unit. The CNM

has the ability to create and empower teams to embrace and implement change that will improve

the clinical, operational, and financial performance of the unit. 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Creates and maintains an environment of care where patients, families, staff and others

are treated with respect, dignity and in a professional manner, promoting an environment

respectful of cultural diversity.

 

Conducts daily rounds with patients and staff on the unit.

 

Assesses patient care needs and monitors patient satisfaction. Addresses and resolves

patient complaints in timely manner.

 

Identifies, responds to and investigates potential and actual risk management issues.

 

Manages unit staffing to insure a safe, appropriate staffing plan for all personnel.

 

Conducts unit/service Nursing staff meetings monthly or more frequently as needed and

communicates discussion via minutes to staff.

 

Evaluates staff performance on an ongoing basis and completes staff performance

appraisals in a timely manner. Provides recognition of exemplary employee performance

and also provides employee counseling / progressive discipline as necessary.

 

Supports nursing education and preceptorships, providing an optimal learning

environment for nursing staff and affiliated students.

 

Participates in the development of the unit/service salary and operational budget and

capital budget. Monitors use of unit supplies and equipment.

 

Monitors salary and operational budget and prepares monthly budget justifications.

Reviews non-productive/benefit time for each employee.

 

Participates in hospital committees and other forums, advancing both professional

nursing practice and the patient unit / services.

 

 

  

 
Job Qualifications: 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

 

Licensure: Current NYS license as a registered professional nurse

Education: BSN, Master’s Degree in Nursing or health related field or matriculation in a

graduate nursing program with a set goal for graduation .

Computer skills – Microsoft Office

Minimum of three years of progressive nursing leadership experience demonstrating solid

management abilities.

Excellent interpersonal and team building skills

Consistently demonstrates an ability to carry out all responsibilities/duties in a thorough

and timely matter.