Assistant Nurse Mananger-Cardiology Cath Lab-Full Time-Evenings
Company: Northwell Health
Location: New Hyde Park
Posted on: November 11, 2019
Job DescriptionAssumes responsibility for the overall assessment,
planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care on the
unit. Carries out the System, Hospital and Nursing Service mission,
vision, values and the overall strategic planning, clinical
management, patient care, budgeting, financial management and
quality management on the unit. Promotes the health system service
standards and creates a patient focused caring environment while
addressing and meeting the individual needs of the patient. Fosters
an environment of collaboration and respect with physician
colleagues, nurses and other healthcare team members.
- Standards Compliance
--- Maintains current knowledge of and ensures compliance with all
regulatory and professional standards of care which includes JCAHO,
CMS, IHI, CAP, etc.
--- Utilizes creativity in developing quality/performance
improvement programs, instructing staff and implementing new and
--- Utilizes results from \u201ctracer\u201d methodology tools to
develop corrective action plans to ensure that quality of care is
embedded into clinical practice on an ongoing basis.
- Operational Performance
--- Develops, prepares and monitors the personnel, supply and
equipment budgets in collaboration with the staff and support
--- Develops long-term unit staffing schedules and ensures adequate
daily coverage in accordance with established staffing needs.
--- Develops measures and monitors unit operational performance
metrics inclusive of LOS, agency and overtime costs, vacancy and
- Clinical Practice/Patient Care
--- Collaborates with the Nurse Executive to establish nursing care
standards and evaluates staff compliance.
--- Identifies research protocols effecting the patient population
served and keeps nursing staff informed.
--- Facilitates the effective provision of support services
essential to patient care.
--- Maintains a safe and caring environment for patients that is
conducive to positive health teaching, and maintenance; patient and
family expectations of care; develops mechanism to assess same.
--- Develops unit goals and objectives to support the institutional
values and goals, with input from staff.
--- Recognizes the need for patient care to be delivered in a
culturally sensitive manner and role models sensitivity to
--- Participates in the overall planning process for the
--- Responsible for the overall planning process for the unit.
--- Uses findings from patient satisfaction survey and with input
from the staff, to establish unit based customer services
--- Uses findings from staff satisfaction survey and with input
from the staff, to establish a unit based recruitment and retention
--- Develops an effective plan for delivery of nursing care within
the assigned area of responsibility.
--- Responds to patient and family concerns or complaints with
sensitivity and compassion in a timely fashion.
--- Conducts monthly meetings with the staff to address equipment,
scheduling, goals and objectives, performance metrics and
improvement activities, and any staff concerns.
- Human Resource Development/Management
--- Hires, educates and evaluates staff.
--- Works with Human Resources to counsel, discipline and terminate
staff as needed.
--- Educates staff in new and existing department procedures and
systems (e.g. information systems, fiscal responsibility, etc).
--- Makes recommendations and provides opportunities for growth and
development of personnel and arranges for appropriate education and
training. Is able to identify at least one potential successor to
the Nurse Manager role
--- Creates and maintains a supportive working environment for all
staff, and students.
--- Demonstrates self-development and keeps current on a variety of
clinical management and health care topics.
--- Completes the CLI Core Management Series and appropriate
--- Responds in a timely fashion to staff concerns and functions
proactively to retain staff
--- Establishes unit metrics and goals to measure effectiveness of
--- Creates and maintains an atmosphere of respect and courtesy
toward patients, staff and colleagues.
--- Employs learning organization principles and techniques in all
aspects of unit leadership
--- Promotes a level of professionalism on the unit. Motivates
academic pursuit and continuing education on the part of the staff
by establishing and meeting service based professional
- Interactive Relationships
--- Promotes empowerment of the staff by utilizing collaborative
approaches and encouraging new ideas.
--- Participates as member of healthcare team and various
interdisciplinary committees to improve patient care and meet
--- Promotes collegial relationships based on mutual respect and
- Performs related duties, as required.Qualifications---
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, required. Master's Degree,
--- Current license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse
in New York State.
--- Minimum of three (3) years nursing experience including
previous supervisory experience.
--- Demonstrated leadership, communication and interpersonal skills
Keywords: Northwell Health, New York , Assistant Nurse Mananger-Cardiology Cath Lab-Full Time-Evenings, Healthcare , New Hyde Park, New York
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