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Nurse Manager - Pediatrics

Location: Lowell
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARYUnder the supervision of the Director of Nursing, the Nurse Manager (NM) is responsible for the daily operations of the Pediatric Department and supervising nursing and ancillary personnel. The NM directs assignments and activities of professional nursing personnel and ancillary staff and assists in performance evaluations. The NM participates in and monitors performance improvement as they relate to patient care.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESThe assigned duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:Staff Development and ManagementAssist and support in all human resources functions for nursing and ancillary service including hiring, firing, and disciplinary action; maintains appropriate documentation and ensures compliance with all policies and requirementsManages staff schedules and coverage to meet patient care and regulatory requirementsAssumes managerial duties for performance evaluations and maintains systems to provide regular feedback and evaluation for employeesWorks closely with supervisors and other Managers to maintain positive patient care atmosphere in Health CenterAssist the Director of Nursing in developing and implementing staff training and development programs to meet continuing education and contractual requirements and to further knowledge of medical care and working in team environmentProgram Planning and ManagementAssist the Director of Nursing to provide overall direction and guidance for nursing programsWorks closely with Director of Nursing, departments Chiefs, and other Managers, as appropriate, to ensure that nursing program and ancillary meet patient care and regulatory requirementsOversees and controls supplies that directly impact patient care (e.g., ordering and charging of stock medications, medical supplies and patient care equipment and/or supplies)Quality ManagementAssist the Director of Nursing to provide Quality Management direction and oversight for nursing and ancillary activitiesActively participates in Clinical Quality Committee and ensures that regular monitors are conducted and reported onLeads and/or participates in various special projects teams to address areas of concernClinical ComplianceAssures that nursing and ancillary staff practice within their individual scopes of practiceAssist in the development of policies and procedures and ensures that they comply with all regulatory and standards requirementsParticipates in or conducts regular meetings with staff to ensure understanding of all Policy & ProceduresParticipates as needed in all program, licensure and other external audits and in the preparation of Corrective Action PlansParticipates in meetings as required JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:Minimum of three years' experience in direct patient care in PediatricsMinimum of three years increasingly responsible nursing management experienceExcellent verbal and written communication skills, including strong organizational, detail and interpersonal skillsComputer skillsTRAINING, EDUCATION AND LICENSURE:Current Massachusetts RN licenseBSN PreferredBCLSWe are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.HP1

Keywords: LOWELL COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER, Lowell , Nurse Manager - Pediatrics, Executive , Lowell, Massachusetts

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