Clinical Manager - Nursing Unit

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
Sep 01, 2018
Closes
Oct 19, 2018
Function
Management, Nurse
Industry
Healthcare, Other
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: 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

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is seeking a Clinical Manager for PVSU (Progressive Ventilator Stepdown Unit) Unit Description This unit is expanding! We will be going from an 8-bed unit to a 16-bed unit Summer 2018. 8-bed step-down unit that specializes in treatment of patients on mechanical ventilators. Patients admitted to this unit are either on mechanical ventilator's or have some type of pulmonary or respiratory issues that require close monitoring. We take patients from all of our specialty ICU's: Trauma, Neuro, Cardiac, Vascular, and Medicine. The goal in PVSU is to continue the progress that began in ICU and to help the patient achieve the best possible outcome. The core patient care team is comprised of a specially trained nurse and nursing care partner. PVSU has a nurse-patient ratio of 3:1 based upon nursing acuity.

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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