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Nurse Manager Family Birthing Center

Requisition ID:

20157829

Business Unit:

St. Vincent's Medical Center

Location:

Bridgeport, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:

 

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Seeking an exceptional Women's Health Nurse Manager to lead the Family Birthing Center and NICU departments. The candidate should be an experienced, well respected clinician with the ability to build a strong team and support service line growth. This leader should have exceptional organizational and communication skills as well as the proven ability to collaborate with providers and the multidisciplinary team to drive toward excellent outcomes in a Magnet organization.


Job Summary:

The Nurse Manager is responsible for the management of the OB/NICU units, ensuring that optimum patient care is provided by staff members in an efficient and cost effective manner.  The manager has 24-hour accountability for the exercise of these responsibilities in accord with the philosophy and objectives of the Division of Patient Care Services and the goals of the Medical Center.

Responsibilities:
• Ensures compliance with regulatory and accreditation requirements.
• Conducts hiring, training, directing, development and evaluating of staff.
• Identifies and resolves issues affecting the delivery of patient care services for the assigned unit(s). Develops and implements policies and procedures to ensure efficient and effective delivery of health services in a unit.
• Monitors and adheres to budget. Approves or monitors expenditures, purchases and other actions to ensure compliance with budget guidelines.
• Collaborates with the Clinical Nurse Leader and Staff Development Department to develop programs designed to assist the staff nurse in the progression of novice to expert in the practice of nursing.
• Systematically evaluates the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice and services. Evaluates factors related to safety, outcomes, effectiveness, cost and social impact when developing and implementing practice innovations.
• Provides leadership and direction to nursing unit staff and has 24 hour accountability ensuring all quality, financial, and service benchmarks as well as compliance with environmental care standards are met.

• Provides direct supervision to employees in an environment that fosters employee participation, constructive feedback, ongoing recognition and respect to ensure that quality services are provided by a qualified, competent staff.
• Other Duties as assigned
• Reflects ANA Scope and Standards of Nursing Practice (2015), ANA Code of Ethics (2015), and ANA Social Policy Statement (2015).

Qualifications

 

Licensure / Certification / Registration:
Required Credential(s):
• Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Connecticut Department of Public Health obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

• Specialty Certification preferred

One or more of the following:
• Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
• Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Red Cross obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
• Evidence of leadership ability, critical thinking and effective communication skills. Team building ability is essential

Education:
• BSN Required, MSN Preferred. Must have five  or more years related clinical experience as well as demonstrated leadership experience.


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