Assistant Nurse Manager, Neonatal ICU (NICU)

Location
New York, NY
Salary
Competitive
Posted
4/27/2018
Closes
5/27/2018
Specialty
ICU / CCU, NICU
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
 
 

As one of the nation's premier centers of excellence in patient care, medical education and biomedical research, NYU Langone Health (NYULH) provides a professional environment in which nurses can perform at their best and excel in their careers. Each and every day, is a new opportunity to learn, to grow, and to be a part of what makes us world-class.

 
 

NYULH nurses can choose from many clinical services and programs to begin or mature a professional career path that can span decades. The many opportunities that are available for nurses at all levels, from new Baccalaureate RN graduates to Advanced Practice Nurses, offer the ability to deliver world class nursing care in an intellectually-stimulating academic environment. Nurses at NYULH also demonstrate their professional practice through participation in the various councils that govern the practice of nursing, the quality of our care, and the discovery of new knowledge.

 
  NYU Langone is one of the nation's premier academic medical centers that includes five hospitals (Tisch Hospital, Rusk Rehabilitation, Hospital for Joint Diseases, Hassenfeld Children's Hospital of New York, and NYU Lutheran Medical Center) and more than 200 ambulatory locations across the New York metropolitan area. It also includes NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. Our trifold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved daily through an integrated academic culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education, and research. Learn more about NYU Langone.

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Nurse Manager.

In this role, the successful candidate Provides and integrates clinical leadership and management of a designated unit of patient care on a twenty four hour basis, consistent with the philosophy and goals of the institution, Departments of Nursing, and clinical service; develops and sustains an environment of excellence in patient / family service, growth and development of staff, and application of evidenced-based practice.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Ensures a collaborative interdisciplinary approach to achieve optimal patient care outcomes and to further the goals of the institution.
  • Coordinates care delivery and assignment of staff based upon identified patient care needs and clinical competency for optimal unit operation and patient outcomes.
  • Identifies and addresses learning needs of all staff members.
  • Encourages professional development of RNs along the clinical ladder.
  • Creates unit milieu supportive of the education and development of the nursing staff and other health care providers.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of education and development activities in achieving desired patient and staff outcomes.
  • Promotes own professional growth and development in clinical and managerial roles.
  • Serves as a support and resource for the education of health professionals
  • Establishes and maintains a unit-based quality and performance improvement program consistent with the service and departmental program and organizational goals.
  • Develops and implements action plans in response to internal and external benchmarking data, problems, findings, issues, incidents and complaints.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary and Partnering for Quality improvement programs and cultivates environment that promotes patient/family, physician and staff satisfaction and excellent clinical patient outcomes.
  • Participates in and fosters staff involvement in nursing research / evidence based practice efforts.
  • Maintains awareness of research protocols applicable to the patient population served, assures staff awareness and knowledge of such protocols, protects rights of patients, and participates in assessment / evaluation of outcomes.
  • Provides leadership for the unit, serving as a role model and resource for unit or service-level leadership staff.
  • Facilitates an environment conducive to creativity in practice, shared decision making and collaboration with all members of the health care team;
  • Provides a suitable plan for optimal utilization of resources for safe, competent, and effective patient centered care delivery
  • Assures compliance with standards and regulations promulgated by all applicable agencies.
  • Identifies, investigates and proactively responds to potential and actual risk management issues per standards and institutional policies.
  • Manages the unit budget with consideration to appropriate staffing, skill mix, patient outcomes, safety and cost efficient use of resources.
  • Interviews, hires, develops, guides, counsels, and disciplines nursing staff consistent with principles of a caring, fair, and professional work environment.
  • Promotes patient, physician and other consumer satisfaction by facilitating excellent customer service by all members of the health care team.
  • Collects, analyzes and uses data to drive practice changes that integrate quality, safety, patient experience, and productivity metrics for excellent patient and nursing outcomes.
  • Promotes satisfaction of internal and external customers through effective communications.
  • Effectively interacts with family and patients and resolves concerns related to the delivery of healthcare services.

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a Licensure: Current Registered Professional Nurse in New York;Education: Baccalaureate degree in Nursing required, Master's Degree in Nursing or health-related area preferred;Competence: At least three years of clinical practice in the care of the patient population served; ability to apply nursing process toward achievement of specific outcomes in an organized fashion which addresses patient/family satisfaction;Progressive leadership; demonstrated in a leadership position or demonstrates the potential for leadership competency; demonstrates ability to develop, guide, motivate, nurture, and coach others; participation in service or departmental committees;Evidence of excellent interpersonal skills, effective communication skills, and creative problem solving;Membership in pertinent professional organizations.

Required Licenses: Registered Nurse License-NYS

Preferred Qualifications:
Certification in relevant practice area preferred

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Langone provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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