The MetroWest Medical Center is the largest healthcare system between Worcester and Boston and is committed to meeting the healthcare needs of the MetroWest region by providing advanced care with a community touch. The 319-bed regional healthcare system includes
We are seeking an experienced RN with management experience to supervise the hospital (Leonard Morse Campus/Natick).
Under general supervision, exercises judgment within established guidelines to provide the administrative support needed to coordinate and direct the activities necessary to provide quality services to patients of all ages. Provides guidance and makes decisions on issues concerning budget constraints, appropriate placement of patient admissions and staffing resources, legal matters, crisis intervention, and continuing education. Ensures quality and safe delivery of care to patients in the following age groups: All ages; Neonate; Infancy; Toddler; Preschool; School age; Adolescent; Adult; Geriatric.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. CLINICAL Demonstrates clinical problem solving abilities and ability to function in emergencysituations in a knowledgeable and effective manner. Will facilitate proper use of equipment by staff delivering care and patient placement and determine the need to mobilize or adjust additional staff and/or beds. Conducts rounds of all patient care areas frequently and communicates with staff. Is responsible for the centralized staffing program and adjusts staffing coverage to meet patient care needs if required. Defines expectations to staff for accurate reporting with emphasis on problematic patients. Collaborates with health care team to ensure comprehensive patient care through timely assessment and intervention. Provides leadership and direction to the nursing staff until a member of the medical staff assumes responsibility in an ACLS situation per Hospital policy. Serves as a resource person for all staff. a. Supports the organizational, departmental, and unit goals and objectives. b. Supports the staff in the change process by providing information and rationale for change. c. Collaborates with Nurse Manager or designee to assure facilitation of education plan or assigned shifts.
2. LEADERSHIP Takes proactive approach in developing and maintaining a positive image with the public and health care team members. Demonstrates initiative and good judgment in reaching decisions, knowledge of the job, and key requirements for each position. Independently identifies opportunities to offer additional support to staff. Will make managerial and clinical judgments in assigning duties. Takes immediate action in disciplinary situations and communicates actions to the appropriate Nurse Manager in a timely manner. Works closely with the Nurse Manager and Directors to support the organization.
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