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Clinical Manager Critical Care

Company: The Miriam Hospital
Location: Providence
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Summary: The Clinical Manager reporting to the department director is responsible for translating and supporting the goals objectives policies and procedures of the Nursing Department into action within the framework of the Hospitals and Lifespans mission and vision statements. Maintains the standards of nursing practice through the delivery of primary nursing and case management on one or more designated patient care units. Has the delegated authority to make decisions in the areas of patient care delivery human resource management and budgetary development and compliance. All essential functions performed in this position reflect the age specific needs of the patients. Responsibilities: Monitors and evaluates the assignment of patient care to the appropriate nursing personnel based on patient needs and acuity level of all three shifts. Sets strategic vision for area according to standards of excellence with Magnet standards as foundation for practice. Designs strategies to support organizational goals. Sets unit-based goals and objectives consistent with overall departmental and institutional perspective. Monitors progress toward goal attainment. Provides guidance and develops the Assistant Clinical Manager regarding staffing and other job-related requirements. Monitors evaluates and supports the Case Management program by facilitating the problem solving. Schedules regular monthly staff meetings for all levels of personnel e.g. Nursing Assistants Secretaries and Staff Nurses for the purpose of providing the employee with owner information updates on the progress and direction of the hospital and Lifespan and day-to-day operational information. Responsible to develop employees to their fullest work potential by identifying educational opportunities and unit-based growth experiences. Develops employees by monitoring intervening and interacting when appropriate after assessing and evaluating the nursing care provided. Responsible for being knowledgeable of requirements of accrediting and regulatory agencies. Monitors compliance with these standards on the Nursing Unit. Ensures compliance with regulatory and organization specific environmental and safety standards for unit in collaboration with Environmental Safety Program Manager Safety Officer and the hospital quality and safety committees. Responsible for unit level Quality Improvement implementation of activities commensurate with the Hospitals Quality Improvement Plan. Participates on hospital departmental and system-wide committees and teams as deemed necessary by the department director. Evaluates the individual performance of each member of the staff and provides developmental feedback; assessment is on-going and reviewed annually. Meets with employees to discuss and evaluate performance and review individual performance goals at appropriate interval periods. Follows appropriate hospital performance counseling process for disciplinary issues. Supports and participates in ongoing Nursing Educational and Research programs. Works collaboratively with staff peers and Professional Practice Development staff including Clinical Nurse Specialists and Clinical Nurse Leaders to continually update existing standards of care and ensure educational needs are met. Participates in the orientation of new staff by consulting Staff Development Professionals monitoring and evaluating the performance of new employees. Responsible to develop and monitor both capital and operating budgets for assigned patient area based on institutionalized fiscal strategies. Completes monthly variance reports and evaluates and adjusts operations accordingly. Responsible to work within unit budget. Monitors and controls expenses compared to budget. Evaluates budget variances and takes appropriate action to bring expenses in line with budget. Utilizes and analyzes information from the patient classification system to obtain information and identify changes required in the budget for patient care needs. Evaluates nursing care provided in relation to the patients nursing needs. Evaluates patient care rendered and measures against the nursing care standards. Evaluates documentation of care. Responsible for coordinating the daily operational activities required for effective functioning of the area. Maintains quality assurance safety environmental and infection control in accordance with established hospital department policies procedures and objectives. Interviews applicants and recommends hiring conditions for new employees. Coordinates with Human Resources. Assesses and evaluates internal and external customer requirements and needs and responds appropriately. Other information: BASIC KNOWLEDGE: BSN. Masters degree in Nursing Business or Healthcare Administration. (Candidates matriculating to Masters degree may be considered.) Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Rhode Island Current certification in related specialty or certification within two years. Conformance to the Code of Professional Nurses. Understanding of the provisions of the Nurse Practice Act of the state of Rhode Island required. Maintains a current knowledge of contemporary professional nursing practice within the legal framework of the Nurse Practice Act. Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients with consideration of aging processes human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process. EXPERIENCE: Three or more years of progressively responsible clinical experience and demonstrated basic management skills. WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Prolonged sitting standing and walking. Exposed to all patient elements. May be required to lift/turn patients and equipment. Repeated bending squatting stooping. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: Direct supervision for up to 110 full-time equivalent personnel. Supervision includes hiring orientation training and generation of personnel actions or recommendations. 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: The Miriam Hospital USA:RI:Providence Work Type: Full Time Shift: Shift 1 Union: Non-Union

Keywords: The Miriam Hospital, Providence , Clinical Manager Critical Care, Executive , Providence, Rhode Island

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