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Emergency Department Nurse Manager
Summary
Title:Emergency Department Nurse Manager
ID:1090
Department:Emergency Department
Hours per Week:40
Description

DEFINITION

This position is responsible for providing management and oversight of daily Nursing activities to a Nursing Department. The manager will work in partnership with Nursing leadership and other department management and employees to ensure high quality patient care, attainment of financial goals, and staff development.

JOB ESSENTIALS

  • Responsible for the environment in which clinical nursing is practiced. Contributes to the strategic planning process, day-to-day operations, standards of care, and attainment of organizational goals. Facilitates collaborative problem solving among interdepartmental disciplines. Advocates for and allocates available resources to promote efficient, effective, safe and compassionate nursing care based on current standards of practice. Promotes shared decision-making and professional autonomy by providing department input into executive-level decisions, and by keeping staff informed of executive level activities. Implements and role models the vision and mission of Minidoka Memorial Hospital
  • Responsible for development, implementation and management of annual capital/operating and personnel (FTE) budget for department. Uses resources effectively and manages expenses to meet financial goals of department.
  • Models and fosters an environment of professionalism and employee engagement on the department. Responsible for recruitment, retention, and employee satisfaction. Ensures competent and sufficient number of staff to meet patient care needs, which includes hiring, orientation, and managing staffing to a changing census. Ensure that new skill training and ongoing competency verification is completed annually. Evaluate staff competency through use of performance reviews and peer reviews. Mentors staff and provide professional educational opportunities. Utilizes participative practice management models.
  • Responsible for department performance and compliance with patient safety initiatives, federal, state and other regulatory bodies such as DNV, OSHA, CMS, DOPL, and other department specific accrediting and certifying bodies. Ensures achievement of clinical program goals and implements action plans to improve performance as needed. Effectively uses professional and organizational best practices to ensure the delivery of quality patient care. Participating member of a professional nursing organization appropriate to position and service line. Facilitates and encourages staff nurse participation in professional organizations.
  • Monitors and improves patient satisfaction utilizing available service metrics and national benchmarks to develop and implement action plans to achieve desired outcomes. Acts as a role model for staff. Ensures that staff incorporates evidence based practice into all aspects of care delivery.
  • Partner with physicians to achieve clinical, operational, and service goals.
  • Communicates to staff and encourages participation in opportunities for community outreach activities (ex: health fairs; middle and high school education). Manage, coordinate, and support student nurse activities. Supports staff participation in outside community organizations such as volunteer health clinics, health fairs and advisory boards for not for profit organizations.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school of nursing OR Associates Degree in Nursing OR 5 years’ experience in a Charge or Lead role as an RN 
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Idaho.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Current ACLS certification or Basic EKG or Arrhythmia-identification certification.

Preferred Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Nursing

Physical Requirements

Perceive the nature of sounds by the ear, express or exchange ideas by means of spoken word, perceive characteristics of objects through the eyes, extend arms and hands in any direction, seize, hold, grasp, turn, or otherwise work with hands, pick, pinch, or otherwise work with fingers, perceive such attributes of objects or materials as size, shape, temperature, or texture; and stoop, kneel crouch, and crawl. Must be able to lift 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting, carrying pushing, and pulling of objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Continuous walking and standing. Must be able to identify, match, and distinguish colors. Rare lifting of greater than 100 pounds.

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