Clinical Manager Med Surg
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Summary: - The Clinical Manager in our Med/Surg Division directs
nursing care and coordinates resources for a specified unit and
performs administrative activities while providing leadership and
support to staff. The Clinical Manager has 24-hour responsibility
of one or more patient units for directing and coordinating
resources for the delivery of care to the patients .
Responsibilities: Areas of responsibility include: Patient Focus;
Human resources for a specified unit and performs administrative
Resource Management; Financial Management;
Departmental/Organizational Support; and Clinical Practice
Management/Development and Human Capital Development.Performance
Improvement:Collaborates and supports the health care team in the
delivery of quality patient-focused care as evidenced by:1. Driving
-Patient -Safety -initiatives -by -reporting -sentinel events
participating in root cause analysis promoting evidenced based
practices and managing incident reporting. (AONE)2. Develops role
definitions for staff consistent with scope of practice. (AONE)3.
Analyzing data and identify opportunities for improvement in
patient care.4. Enhances unit performance by encouraging education
and implementation of new concepts and technology.5. Provides
leadership in the development of policies procedures standards of
care and critical paths to promote a positive patient outcome.
Human Resource Management Skills:Facilitates and evaluates human
capital to provide quality cost efficient patient care.1.
Collaborates with interdisciplinary teams to foster staff
development.2. Identifies and resolves nursing care conflicts
related to the unit.3. Facilitates staff meetings that engage staff
members topics and issues that are important to the units
success.4. Provides support coaching and professional growth to the
Assistant Clinical Manager for leadership development.5. Has
oversight to staff evaluations and developmental goals6. Identifies
staff educational needs and works with the Assistant Clinical
Manager and the leadership triad to promote continuing education
and lifelong learning.7. Leads the development of tthe
credentialing process and assesses compliance with unit
standards.8. Demonstrates respect for Rhode Island Hospital
policies procedures union contracts and standards of professional
nursing practice.9. Has active role in staff recruitment and
retention through off-shift presence as well as interview
candidates using right fit model.10. Conducts disciplinary action
consistent with Rhode Island Hospital Policies.Financial Management
Core Behaviors:Effectively utilizes resources to provide cost
efficient delivery of high-quality services:1. Encourages financial
conscientious staff with stimulation to participate in development
of cost- effective ideas and plans.2. Monitoring staff compliance
to schedule through weekly payroll.3. Createandmonitorthebudget4.
Forecast future revenue and expenses5. Utilize creative staffing
matrix to maximize staff productivity and eliminate waste.6.
Conduct ongoing evaluation of
productivity.Departmental/Organizational Support:Responsible to the
organizational plan for development of short and long-term goals as
evidenced by:1. Collaborates with the Director to provide scheduled
off- shift managerial coverage that will promote and achieve those
goals set forth by both the hospital and the organization.2.
Directingandsupervisingunitstaffforallshifts.3. Identify and
resolve nursing care conflict and problems related to the unit.4.
Communicate the status of unit operations activities and issues to
the Director.5. Participate in unit management meetings and
recommend fiscal/patient care objectives standards and goals.6.
Engage in Shared Decision making that supports a just culture and
shared governance.7. Collaboration with nursing faculty to
facilitate students to meet educational needs.8. Participate in the
formation of policy procedures andstandards.9. Influence the
practice of nursing through participation in professional
Leadership Core Behaviors:To ensure the highest standards of
patient-focused care the Clinical Manager will assist in the
advancement of team participation by assisting the health care team
to achieve and maintain clinical excellence:1. Adheres and is
compliant with the basic Clinical Manager Competencies2. Aids in
their teams personal and professional growth through education
advancement continuing education and career planning. (AONE)3.
Practices ethical behavior within the nursing standards and scope
of practice contingent with the C.A.R.E. Values of the
institution.4. Remainscurrentonthelatestconceptstechniques and
methods relative to areas of responsibility.5. Performance
Management: Complete oversite of employee reviews as well as any
competencies and credentials needed to care for patients.6.
Collaborates with the health care team to foster communication with
patients and family members.7. Facilitates positive patient
outcomes and discharge planning using the professional practice
model and evidenced based practice.8. Participates in professional
organization(s). PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:1. In collaboration with
Director create and manage a strategic plan that aligns with the
organizations Mission Vision and Values.2. Ensures compliance with
departmental and regulatory standards e.g. AORN The Joint
Commission and CMS.3. Achieve Certification in an appropriate field
or specialty.4. PromoteinterdepartmentalCommunication(AONE)5.
Assignment of staff to projects/committees to support department
strategic and quality plans and follows through to ensure
completion.6. Investigates and documents concerns regarding
personnel.7. Counsels staff when requested/indicated and implements
disciplinary steps when appropriate.Has input into and/or
hires/terminates staff; performs performance reviews for all
ancillary staff and has input into clinical staff evaluations.8.
Management Commitment is visible accessible and credible and builds
positive working relationships.
Other information:QUALIFICATIONS-EDUCATION:Must have current
licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Rhode
Bachelor of Science in Nursing is required and a Master of Science
in Nursing or related field is required.Consideration will be given
to candidates currently enrolled in a Masters program.
Minimum of 3 years of leadership experience with demonstrated
clinical and management skills. Maintains mandatory skills; remains
current in practice and technology.
Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race color religion sex national origin age
ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or
expression disability protected veteran or marital status. - -
Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.Location: Rhode Island
Hospital USA:RI:ProvidenceWork Type: Full TimeShift: Shift 1Union:
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