CLINICAL MANAGER-NURSING UNIT

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
Nov 27, 2017
Closes
Feb 16, 2018
Function
Management, Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:
We are seeking a full-time Clinical Nurse Manager for our new 12-bed Cardiac Surgery Acute Care Unit at Sentara Heart Hospital.

Position Highlights:
    Employee Satisfaction: Hampton Road's chosen Employer of Choice for over 10 yearsStability: 125 plus years of no company layoffs. Our nurse retention turnover rate under 5% - significantly lower than the national average of 14.6%.Career Growth: Be a part of opening a brand new 12-bed Cardiac Surgery Acute Care unit at Sentara Heart Hospital located on the campus of our level 1 trauma center, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. Market: Sentara Heart Hospital, a quaternary care facility, is the #2 for Cardiology & Heart Surgery center in Virginia and #24 in the nation for best heart programs. Nursing Excellence: First in the region to become a Magnet® recognized hospital. Location: We are located in the Hampton Roads area surrounded by beaches, historic landmarks dating as far back as the Revolutionary War of 1776, top rated school systems, and seven cities full of life, events, and celebration.

What you will do:
    A new care delivery model will allow the team to admit patients who no longer require or meet critical care criteria but are more acute than a typical IMCU patient. Unit is open 24/7 days a week. We ask our RN's to rotate day or night shifts. Must have availability to work 12 hours shifts. Rotating holidays and weekends with other RN staff. Nurses provides service to any patients that has undergone open heart surgeries such as CABG, Valve repair or replacement, aneurysm repair, TAVR, ablations, Heart Transplantation, and Mechanical Circulatory Support devices including the Total Artificial Heart and various lung surgeries.Nurses will complete management and titration of up to 2 vasopressors or 2 anti-hypertensives.Nurses will manage and monitor arterial and CVP pressure lines.Nurses will provide support to patients on High flow oxygen and BiPap.Unit is equipped with hardwire telemetry monitoring in addition to a central monitoring station. Nurses handle 1-2 patients on this unit based on acuity level.

The Clinical Nurse Manager for patient care services has 24/7 responsibility and accountability for the daily operations of one or more clinical areas. Supervises patient care services staff to ensure patient safety, provide high quality outcomes and an exceptional patient/family experience; assists in the development and monitoring of the departmental budget; coordinates the purchasing and payroll processes; serves as a technical/clinical resource to team members; and performs work assignments as needed to provide appropriate coverage and to mentor/assist staff. Responsible for interviewing, hiring, developing, and retaining staff with the goal of developing a highly reliable work team. Utilizes effective communication/ interpersonal skills and is able to adapt leadership style to support achieving department goals and objectives.

Education Level
RN-Bachelor's Level Degree

Experience
Required: Nursing - 3 years, Nursing Leadership - 1 year

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

License
Required: Basic Life Support, Registered Nurse

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Skills
Required: Communication, Complex Problem Solving, Critical Thinking, Leadership, Mgmt of Financial Resources, Mgmt of Material Resources, Mgmt of Staff Resources, Service Orientation, Systems Evaluation

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
Meets any requirements defined by specific specialty. Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities related to department operations for systems management, HR management, patient safety, quality outcomes and customer service. Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills; must possess and demonstrate management and leadership skills.

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