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We are searching for a Transport Clinical Nursing Manager
to s erve as the practice leader/
advocate for the Transport department in order to accomplish organizational and departmental strategic goals and objectives. Coordinates services and provides leadership for designated area. Has accountability for assigned area and clinical staff. Responsible for the day-to-day operations of their assigned area. Gives input to the Director in the development of the annual departmental budget. Ensures administration of high-quality, age-specific patient care, including functioning as a clinical resource for the area, and a clinical role model. Monitors the effectiveness/efficiency of area systems to support the delivery of quality patient care, implementing changes as necessary. Maintains adequate area staff to meet the identified needs of the patient and area. Promotes growth and development of area staff, serving as a mentor and coach. Functions as a communication bridge between staff and administration. Accountable for developing, supporting and monitoring area, departmental and administrative goals. Serves as a mentor and coach for direct reports. Essential Functions
- Monitors defined operational standards and ensures activities achieve optimum service delivery/systems/care/processes and established high performance objectives for the department. Holds self and others accountable to meet stated objectives, outcomes, goals, timetables and commitments, adhering to standards even in the face of unforeseen circumstances.
- Ensures smooth operational flow of the hospital/unit with 24-hour accountability.
- Uses logic and sound decision making in solving problems.
- Follows through, communicates, and monitors individual/area issues.
- Evaluates the clinical knowledge and skills of individual staff in a timely, positive, fair manner, and coaches to staff.
- Manages time effectively, sets priorities, and delegates duties appropriately.
- Contributes to the changes and improvement of patient care practices.
- Participates in Shared Governance.
- Utilizes disciplinary process effectively.
- Monitors progress of orientees/preceptors.
- Maintains systems to provide adequate supplies and equipment to area.
- Supports decisions of management team with staff.
- Selects/hires employees and trains and/or oversees the training on job related tasks.
- Conducts employee performance management duties including completion and delivery of performance evaluations, setting goals, dissemination of information, coaching, addressing performance issues/routine correction actions, and including termination of employment.
- Promotes an environment that fosters professional and personal growth of staff through regularly meeting with staff to discuss professional growth and development.
- Submits notifications for personnel actions to the Director (e.g., status changes, terminations).
- Makes recommendations to the Director for human resource needs.
- Promotes a healthy work environment that promotes staff engagement and retention.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- May assist in the development of business plans for the department.
- Analyzes processes and procedures and makes recommendations and/or decisions on guidelines for daily processes/activities within department. May recommend policy changes related to the department. Implements new or revised policies, processes, and procedures within the work area.
- Contributes to the preparation of the annual budget.
- Assists the Director in the monitoring of variances in labor/expense/budget reports.
- Ensures compliance with quality assurance, safety practices, policies, regulatory, and legal requirements.
- Serves as a clinical role model for area staff.
- Role models and is a resource for age specific patient care delivery.
- Readily responds to unit/staffing needs and is accessible, and willingly accepts changes in responsibilities.
- Keeps abreast of area activities and provides resources as necessary.
- Maintains shift operational flow of the area.
- Deals effectively with service recovery issues in follow up to complaints from family and/or referring providers, facilitating a multi-disciplinary team approach
- Accepts accountability for personal and professional growth and contributes to the advancement of nursing care.
- Participates in professional and continued learning activities and shares knowledge with colleagues.
- Shows evidence of meeting annual professional goals which are established in collaboration with the Director.
- Utilizes feedback from colleagues regarding interpersonal and administrative skills.
- Actively supports colleagues in their efforts to improve interpersonal and administrative skills.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- Must possess leadership skills including communication/organizational skills, time management, coping skills, motivation, problem-solving, autonomy and supporting the team.
- Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in nursing required.
- Masters degree from an accredited college or university in nursing preferred
- Minimum 5 years experience in a progressive leadership role in nursing required, preferably in a pediatric environment.
FIT FOR TRANSPORT DUTY
- Current and valid license as a Registered Nurse in state of NE/Compact state required
- Current and valid certification in relevant specialty area required within one year of hire.
- Certification as a Nurse manager/Leader (CNML) or Nurse Executive (CNE) highly desirable.
- Current and valid Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association is required.
- Current and valid Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required, within 6 months of hire.
- Current and valid Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required, within 1 year of hire.
- Multiple physical activities performed at the same time (carrying multiple equipment while pushing the cot or incubator)
- Adherence to Transport Fit for Duty policy
- Compliance with mandatory drug testing
- Transport team members may not donate blood within 24 hours of a work shift
- Any medical condition that may interfere with transport assignment must be reported to the Transport Clinical Nurse Director
- A signed statement from a personal physician must be submitted to the Transport Clinical Nursing Manager and Employee Health if a health condition develops that prevents the transport personnel from participating in the program
- The pregnant transport person is not required to remain on active transport status any longer than she or her private physician feels she may safely do so. At 35 weeks gestation, the transport team member will not participate in transport
- Non-Violent Intervention Training preferred
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