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Fairfield Medical Center Nurse Manager - Cardiovascular Services in Lancaster, Ohio

Job Description

Job Title: Nurse Manager

Pay Grade: $32.06-$51.30

Reports to: Director

Department/Job Code:

FLSA Status: Exempt

OSHA Exposure Level:

Job Summary

The Nurse Manager provides operational oversight to his/her Care Units. This position has 24-hour accountability and responsibility for providing quality patient care and outcomes in the departments.

Performs all duties and responsibilities in accordance to the established FMC policies, procedures and guidelines. The candidate will successfully complete competencies for this position.

Job Qualifications

Education: Registered Nurse with Bachelors Science Nursing (BSN) required. Masters in Nursing or healthcare related degree preferred. Specialty certification in field of expertise or in nursing management preferred.

Experience: Require minimum of 3-5 years clinical experience in acute care hospital setting or critical care. 1-2 years of nursing management experience required.

Job-related Skills: Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills; ability to problem-solve and facilitate resolution to issues; demonstrates ability to handle multiple priorities; ability to make independent decisions.

Organizational Expectations and Responsibilities:

  • Mission and Service Values

  • Empathy – Demonstrates a willingness to understand others’ perspectives, without labeling or judging; treats others with compassion and is personally engaged in providing patient and family-centered care.

  • Integrity—Takes responsibility for own words and actions; has passion and courage to do the right thing; delivers on promises and commitments; is honest and achieves excellence in all things through ethical and legal behavior.

  • Stewardship—Uses FMC resources wisely; respects the time and resources of patients, family and peers; shows pride in FMC and gives back to the Center and community with time, talent and /or money.

  • Agility—Demonstrates courage to take initiative to find creative solutions; anticipates concerns and responds promptly; minimizes bureaucracy and explores opportunity for growth.

  • Teamwork—Works collaboratively, not in silos; treats others with courtesy and respect; assumes good intent and welcomes differing viewpoints; creates a spirit of belonging and fellowship within FMC; embraces the FMC culture.

  • Commitment and Engagement

  • Quality—Demonstrates commitment to improve individual performance and contributes to team accomplishments and quality improvement initiatives.

  • Safety—Creates and maintains a safe and clean work environment and reports unsafe conditions to the appropriate individuals.

  • Service—Recognizes and anticipates the needs of customers and strives to surpass customer expectations; utilizes AIDET, TeamSTEPPS and other tools to avoid and/or resolve concerns with the best possible outcome.

  • Sustainability—Demonstrates timely, accurate and cost-conscious use of resources in the daily work.

  • Personal Engagement

  • Organization Commitment—Complies with FMC policies, procedures, work instructions and guidelines; reports compliance or ethical concerns to appropriate personnel; does not gossip but works to create a positive work experience with others.

  • Personal Commitment—Demonstrates ownership of the job; willing to step up and help others; works across departmental lines; is fully present at work—physically and emotionally; maximizes own talents and that of others.

  • Personal Growth—Demonstrates a commitment to ongoing learning; completes all mandatory education and participates in learning events/opportunities/experiences to enhance on-the-job performance.

Essential Job Functions

Job Expectations and Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership for daily operations and coordination of all direct and indirect patient care activities in the department.

  • Practices continuous quality improvement using a multidisciplinary approach.

  • Completes staff evaluations and competency assessments.

  • Ensures staff education opportunities are identified and completed.

  • Ensures staff compliance with patient care quality and safety requirements.

  • Promotes an effective employee relations and communications program

  • Creates a patient/family centered care environment.

  • Fosters strong physician relationships

  • Participates and provides support to the Center’s strategic initiatives.

  • Enhances positive relations with all customers.

  • Maintains a financial budget by preparing and managing Operating and Capital budgets.

  • Demonstrates the ability to respond to circumstances so as to maximize the opportunities and minimize any problems.

  • demonstrates knowledge and compliance with all governing bodies.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Physical Capacity Demand

Medium Work: Exerting up to 20-50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10-25 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible up to 10 pounds amount of force often.

Job Considerations

Psychological/Mental – analytical abilities, memory, problem-solving and creativity

Physiological- Potential Exposures: Electrical equipment

Cognitive-Communication and collaboration with other co-workers, physicians, other employees, and patients and families; prioritizing and time management; persuasiveness and judgment

Environmental-no special considerations Protective Equipment- no special considerations