Nurse Manager / Director of Nursing

PE GI Solutions
Fredericksburg, VA
Nov 25, 2021
Nov 27, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Fredericksburg Endoscopy Center, a GI Ambulatory Surgery Center located in Fredericksburg VA, has an exciting opportunity for a Nurse Manager to join our team This is a chance for YOU to become a part of an organization focused on patient care, preventing colon cancer and raising awareness Center Details and Features: Four procedure rooms and 12 pre/recovery bays Annual patient volume of 7,843 For more info about our center visit: What makes us awesome: Perks and Benefits No evening, on-call or holiday work hours Paid Time Off including: Vacation, Sick Time, Holidays, Bereavement, Jury, and Voting High quality, Cost effective Medical, Dental, Vison, and Prescription coverages. What you do: This position will oversee the daily clinical operations of the Center and work with the related professional offices and PE to ensure quality patient care and to maintain the Center's premier reputation within the community. This position reports directly to the Administrator. The Nurse Manager will be responsible for the clinical setting and will manage entire clinical operations of the facility, including all of the clinical staff at the facility. This position is responsible for nursing services, daily clinical staffing and the efficient flow of patients through the endoscopic experience. In addition, the Nurse Manager will oversee fiscal management of clinical supplies and staff as well as ensure that all policies are followed. He/she will also be a member of the Continuous Quality Improvement, Risk Management, Infection Control and Safety Committees. The Nurse Manager will be responsible for organizing/managing all manuals and studies necessary for continued certification and accreditation, maintaining appropriate documentation. He/she will function as a working Nursing Manager, taking on the role of admitting nurse, procedural nurse or recovery room nurse, as needed. What you will be working on: Fiscal Responsibility Promotes cost containment and efficient use of center resources. Coordinates purchasing of clinical equipment/supplies to provide optimum patient care within budget allowances. Analyzes work area and makes recommendations for potential cost-effective improvements. Staffs the Center as efficiently as possible when there are known down-times (vacations, etc.) Clinical Determines and schedules appropriate staffing assignments to support the flow of patients through the procedure area. Keeping in mind patient care needs and budgetary constraints, discusses changes in staffing with the Administrator. Completes competency worksheets during the employees' introductory period (To be done within 30 days), keeping the employee aware of their successes and areas that need improvement. Acts as the onsite expert in clinical skills, being a resource for other staff members and performing one on one teaching as needed to enhance the learning of new skills. Monitors the daily flow of patients making recommendations for efficiency or customer service. Conducts ongoing room utilization studies. Acts as the Medical Records Supervisor, who along with the Administrator, has overall supervisory responsibility for the entire medical record system. Acts as onsite expert for the electronic medical record and dictation system, assisting the Physicians and staff in learning the system and troubleshooting problems. Plans in-services for the clinical staff that expand their knowledge of GI procedures, and the equipment used during these procedures. Assures compliance to all clinical policies and procedures, and bringing to the attention of the Administrator and the Medical Directors any problems with Physician or staff compliance. Supervision of Staff Daily supervision of clinical staff and charge nurse. Manages the hiring process of all clinical staff. Ensures that all new hire forms, verifications, and screening is completed correctly and submitted to PE in a timely manner. Working with the Administrator, conducts and documents disciplinary actions, as necessary, in consultation with PE for all clinical staff. Working with the Administrator, conducts clinical employee evaluations annually, and provides input as needed, for all Center staff. Recommends salary changes, documents personnel changes and submits completed paperwork in a timely fashion. Responsible for 90 Day Introductory evaluations and the annual performance appraisal of all clinical staff. Submits all personnel changes on a timely basis. Monitors and approves timesheets and Time & Attendance System for all clinical staff and submits accurate time summary to the Administrator for biweekly payroll by predetermined due date/time. Ensures that policies are adhered to concerning the accrual and usage of PTO (Paid Time Off). Ensures that all Policies and Procedures are explained to staff and that these policies are followed. Working with the Administrator, conducts regular staff meetings and maintains meeting minutes for these meetings. Purchasing Matches all approved packing slips with invoices for drugs and clinical supplies. Approves and codes invoices for payment and submits to the Administrator. Monitors and tracks all returns to ensure that Company receives the appropriate credit. Assists clinical staff with ordering of the clinical supplies. Ensures that order is within budget/contract that was negotiated. Formulates cost effective measures in the clinical areas and implements such within fiscal guidelines or submits to the Administrator for review/approval. Miscellaneous Duties Closes the Center at the end of the day when necessary, locking the Medical Records cabinetry, and securing all areas prior to setting the alarm. Attends meetings for the Governing Body and Executive Committees as needed, and presents clinical items to the Board of Managers. When required, initiates a "911" call, and gives information according to policy. Performs additional duties as directed by the Administrator or Medical Director (within the scope of training). Participates as the clinical team member of the CQI, Infection Control, Risk Management, and Safety Committees. Assigns staff as needed to these committees. Prepares agendas and writes all reports for these committees. Directs the ordering and inventorying of all GI supplies, medical supplies and medications. Keeps updated on all GI procedures, through reading and/or attendance at local or national meetings. Leads team through any cardiac or respiratory emergency. Working with the Administrator, monitors the environment of care, including temperature, cleanliness, sterility, operational ability, ventilation, lighting, etc. Serves as the nursing team leader during any emergency situation concerning patients. Working with the Administrator, responsible for writing up reports on all Emergency Drills. Serves as the Centers Quality Management Nurse/Coordinator and on-site Infection Control Nurse. Responsible for updating all manuals in the Center necessary for certification and accreditation, inserting any changes/additions into the manual. Conducts chart reviews to check for completeness, and enforces the need for consistency in documentation. Reviews chart review worksheets completed by the nursing staff, making corrections/suggestions as needed. Acts as the nursing liaison between the Center, the Physicians and Physicians Endoscopy. Functions as a working Nursing Manager, taking on the role of admitting nurse, procedural nurse or recovery room nurse as needed. Maintains center and equipment to ensure cleanliness, sterility, and operational ability at all times Other duties as assigned What you know: A successful applicant must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. BS or equivalent college degree and current state RN license. Prior experience in a management role, including supervisory experience, infection prevention and quality control services. ACLS certified, with current experience in GI diagnostic procedures. Current membership in SGNA preferred. Familiarity with state, Medicare, Joint Commission accreditation preferred. Proficient in computer programs including EXCEL, Outlook, and WORD. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Diversity and Inclusion We value diversity Fredericksburg Endoscopy Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Fredericksburg Endoscopy Center partners with PE GI Solutions to provide a comprehensive, proven business approach, and PE GI Solutions makes it easy-providing all the necessary resources and assisting us and supporting us every step of the way. For more information about our partner, visit ZR ASC

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