Manager, Nursing Ambulatory - Internal Med Women's
Company: Sanford Health
Posted on: April 19, 2019
Job Title: Manager, Nursing Ambulatory - Internal Med Women's -
State: North Dakota
Department *:* Int Med, Womens PBB
Job Schedule: Full Time
Hours Per Shift: 8 hr
Manages the day-to-day operations for nursing staff and nursing
activities for an assigned department, including patient care,
record keeping, and personnel issues. Responsible for implementing
the mission, vision, policies, goals, and objectives of the
organization and the nursing/clinical services within their
area(s). Accountability for the management of (a) unit(s) or
area(s) within a healthcare institution, agency or ambulatory care
setting and for services provided to recipients. Supports the
nursing staff in performing the clinical roles of patient educator,
caregiver, counsellor, consultant, and patient advocate. Monitors
patient care areas and other facilities for cleanliness and
readiness. Assigns patients to available nursing staff, taking into
consideration the patient's condition and the employee's skill
level. Participates in interdisciplinary committees and other
activities within the ambulatory setting as delegated. Helps
members of the professional interdisciplinary team to understand
and value the unique contributions. Acts as liaisons between
nursing, other disciplines, and administration. Promote the
philosophy and goals of the organization, the development of team
relationships, and congruent rehabilitation practices. May function
in a variety of health care settings throughout the continuum of
care.Oversees and assists with scheduling of nursing staff and
managing productivity levels. May fill in for clinical support
staff when staffing gaps exist. Develops trusting relationships
with patients by demonstrating an empathetic and professional
attitude. Assists in the training of new staff members and the
development of existing staff members. Practices positive
collaboration and converts difficult interactions into productive
ones. Measures employee performance. Maintains current
certifications in specialty and continues education when necessary
as well as tracks and maintains for staff as needed. Manages the
process in reviewing results of clinical performance assessments
and recommends process improvements. Implements established
performance improvement policies and trains employees on these
policies. Assists with providing feedback in the collection and
preparation of budget information. As needed, oversees inventory
levels and supplies for department.
Analyzes policy and standards documentation and ensures
organizational compliance. Compares key metrics against benchmarks
and goals so as to keep pace with improvement opportunities.
Contributes to standard practices for problem-solving approaches,
tools, and processes. Demonstrates the value and necessity of
linking tactical plans to overall strategic plan. Determines
individual and team competency requirements, vulnerabilities, and
learning needs. Develops departmental operations best practices to
ensure an effective and smooth workflow. Effectively delegates and
supervises based on ones state practice act and an understanding of
the concepts of responsibility, authority, and accountability.
Establishes and maintains productive working relationships within
and outside of own area. Helps promote collaboration across
generations, functions, regions, and levels. Maintains current
certifications in specialty and continues education when necessary.
Performs quality control and maintains a high standard in relation
to infection control mechanisms for patient safety. Promotes and
ensures patient satisfaction while complying with safety and
regulatory requirements. Promotes awareness within organization of
relevant regulatory environment. Promotes organizational learning
through knowledge management, training and development, and sharing
key experiences. Responsible for promoting a safe environment for
patients, families, staff, residents, and visitors and working
collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary health care team to
provide the best outcomes for patients. Trains others on main
considerations and issues related to laws and regulations in the
implementation of healthcare practices.
Currently holds an unencumbered RN license with the State Board of
Nursing where the practice of nursing is occurring and/or possess
multistate licensure if in a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state.
Nurses performing nursing practice over the telephone require
licensure in the states where the patients being served reside.
Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific
competencies and certifications. Certification is encouraged and
may be required depending on specialty or service area. Basic Life
Support (BLS) is required. Bachelor's degree in nursing required.
Graduate from a nationally accredited nursing program preferred,
including, but not limited to, Commission on Collegiate Nursing
Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
(ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing
Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA). For Rural Health Network
facilities only, employees who do not possess a Bachelors degree in
the required field, leadership may consider an educational plan
with proven continuous action toward achieving a Bachelors degree
in Nursing within five years of hire into position. Additionally
for Rural Health Network facilities, for current employees,
leadership may have considered acceptable qualifications and work
experience equivalency based on facility size, rural market, and
business need, prior to new Sanford education requirements.Must
have at least three years experience as a Registered Nurse (RN) in
a clinical role. Two years leadership/management experience
preferred. Thorough knowledge of the nursing practice act and
standards of nursing care, and a working knowledge of
administrative and management techniques.
About Sanford Health:
At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and
Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest
quality of care to the communities we serve.
We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across
the region with convenient access to expert medical care,
leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.
In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to
research, education and community growth.
We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways
to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.
We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving
the human condition here in your community, across the region and
around the world.
The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy
families and communities.
We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can
make a positive difference now, and in the future.
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.
If you are an individual with a disability and would like to
request an accommodation for help with your online application,
please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to
State: North Dakota
Job Function: Nursing
Job Schedule: Full Time
Req Number: req34000
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