RN Nurse Manager Cardiac Stepdown
Company: Beaumont Hospital Dearborn
Posted on: March 18, 2023
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UNIT AND HOSPITAL SUMMARY:
5 South is a cardiac progressive care unit or a telemetry unit. We have 32 beds with 28 semi-private rooms and 4 private rooms. Each patient has a telemetry monitor that they are required to wear at all times while on the unit. 5 South thrives on teamwork, kindness, and respect from all team members. We include the family in patient care and decision-making.
Beaumont Hospital, Dearborn
Recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the "Top 10 Hospitals" in Michigan, this major teaching and research hospital has been advancing care for the greater Dearborn, Michigan region since 1953. Beaumont, Dearborn is verified as a Level II trauma center and has been recognized for clinical excellence and innovation in the fields of orthopedics, neurosciences (Stroke Center of Excellence), women's health, heart and vascular, and cancer care. Clinical staff here have the opportunity to participate in training for residents from Wayne State's University School of Medicine.
The Clinical Nurse Manager is an experienced leader responsible for managing assigned areas and services and supervising assigned patient care staff to promote the creation of a center of excellence for staff recruitment and retention and clinical and business outcomes. The Nurse Manager is responsible to ensure safe and effective delivery of patient care and clinical outcomes, compliance with regulatory, administrative and clinical standards, and policies and procedures. The Nurse Manager serves as a chief retention and safety officer. He/she ensures that safety and quality standards are upheld by effective use of data and technology to make decisions and proactively mitigates unnecessary risks for his/her area of responsibility. The Nurse Manager creates and ensures a desirable, safe work environment that enables the organization to meet or exceed its mission and goals. He/she models the way to foster communication and collaboration with physicians, staff, patients and other departments. Role specific competencies, responsibilities, roles and functions are based on the Professional Practice Model. This position reports to the Director of Nursing or above.
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
Under general direction, maintains 24-hour responsibility and accountability for providing leadership and management of a designated patient care unit which promotes quality nursing care, cost-effective use of resources and professional growth for nursing staff. Promotes a Patient Family Centered Care Culture.
Manages the Human Resources of the unit to ensure the achievement of Department Goals including employee satisfaction, staff retention, and performance.
Assists in the development and maintains operations of the unit within fiscal and productivity guidelines as set forth by annual budgetary process.
Demonstrates commitment to clinical quality while focusing on quality clinical outcomes.
Collaborates with care management, the medical staff, and the interdisciplinary team to promote smooth, timely, and efficient patient throughput.
Ensures consistent Unit Council meetings are led by staff nurses.
Maintains materials and resources for staff.
Assures all new RN hires attend GN residency class.
Meets with all new hires 1:1 in first the week of department orientation; limits preceptors for each new hire and assures preceptor documentation is timely.
Develops and achieves annual department goals that support the Mission and Vision.
Demonstrates effective leadership and professional development including attendance at leadership development classes.
Upholds professional standards of care by demonstrating leadership skills and a high level of clinical knowledge while striving to achieve the system Mission and Vision.
Participates in activities that promote good will and/or exposure in the community.
Seeks ongoing learning experiences in order to keep current with practice and promote self-growth.
Maintains current nursing license and any additional VISA's/Certifications.
Demonstrates Customer Focus, Patient Experience, and Patient and Family Centered Care.
Ensures and enhances facility, safety, and regulatory outcomes including Joint Commission, CMS, National Patient Safety Goals and compliance to Restraint/Seclusion policies and procedures.
Completes all mandatory training/education/competencies required for job classification, along with TB testing.
Demonstrates knowledge of chain of command process and initiates as needed.
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described.
Beaumont offers a comprehensive benefits package to meet your financial, health and life-work balance goals.
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Generous paid time off, holidays and flexible scheduling
Our employees receive special discounts on a wide range of products and services
Exceptional health, dental, vision and prescription drug insurance plans
Generous retirement savings, disability insurance, identify theft protection and even home and auto insurance
Free onsite parking at all campuses
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
Education / Training:
Bachelor's degree in nursing required, master's degree preferred. Completion of a Nurse Executive Council approved leadership development educational program.
Minimum of 3 years of clinical nursing experience.
Minimum of one year of formal nursing leadership experience required for external applicants
Minimum of 2 years demonstrated informal leadership experience required for internal applicants, may include but are not limited to: Charge Lead Nurse, Charge Nurse responsibilities, leadership on behalf of unit/site/system at Shared Governance Council, etc.
Certification, Licensure, Registration:
RN license in the State of Michigan. Nursing specialty certification required within 2 years.
Strength-Position requires ability to frequently push/pull up to 30 lb. objects with assist of others, occasional requires ability to lift objects more than 50 lbs. with others, constantly lift objects up to 20 lbs. And frequently lift up to 40 lbs.
Manual Dexterity-Position requires incumbent to constantly perform simple motor skills such as standing, walking and simple manipulative skills such as writing. Position requires incumbent to frequently perform moderately difficult manipulative skills such as positioning patients.
Coordination-Position requires incumbent to constantly perform gross body coordination such as walking. Frequently perform tasks which require hand-eye coordination such as assisting patients to eat, collections of specimens for transport to lab and tasks which require arm-hand steadiness such as taking patients temps and pulses.
Mobility-Positions requires incumbent to constantly walk and stand; occasionally sit for prolonged periods, frequently bend such as when caring for a patient in bed.
Visual Discrimination-Positions requires incumbent to constantly see objects far away as in driving and see close objects such as reading thermometers.
Hearing-Positions requires incumbent to constantly be able to hear normal sound with some background noise as in answering phone/intercom. Occasionally be able to distinguish sound as in equipment alarms.
Employee may be:
Frequently exposed to electro-magnetic radiations as in VDTs.
Occasionally exposed to hazardous material other than blood, body tissues, or fluids, dust, toxins, cytotoxins, chemical hazardous materials, bodily injuries, loud and/or unpleasant noises, high humidity, electrical hazards, or poisonous substances.
Infrequently exposed to blood, body tissue, or fluids.
Seldom exposed to fluctuations in temperature, grease, oil, and radiation.
Potential risk of an exposure to hazardous medications or waste materials of hazardous medications.
As the largest not-for-profit health care system serving Michigan, we offer a world of opportunity within our expansive system. We have more nationally ranked hospitals than any other health system in the state, including six that are Magnet --recognized. In total, Beaumont has eight hospitals and 155 outpatient sites that provide diverse practice settings located in communities throughout southeastern Michigan and the greater Detroit metropolitan area.
Beaumont Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
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