Nurse Manager, Medical Surgical


OCEAN MEDICAL CENTER Brick Requisition # 2019-73000 ShiftDay StatusFull Time with Benefits Weekend WorkWeekends as Needed HolidaysAs Needed On CallNo On-Call Required Shift Hours8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Address425 Jack Martin Boulevard, Brick, 08724

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Overview

How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.

Responsibilities

The Nurse Manager is responsible for implementation of the strategic plan and standards of care and practice in accordance with regulatory requirements within the inpatient medical- surgical telemetry unit. He/She develops, coordinates, integrates and oversees inter-disciplinary programs, monitors performance standards and existing practices and designs new systems to improve organizational performance and staff competence. He/She is responsible for demonstrating leadership, providing staff development, ensuring competence and collaborating with Medical Staff and Senior Management to deliver high quality, cost-effective care across the continuum. He/she is responsible for the daily operations of the medical- surgical inpatient telemetry unit with a focus on caring for cardiac and dialysis patients.

 

  • Staff Development: Develop performance plans, identifies performance issues, manages performance and career development. Approves and contributes to in-service education programs for assigned staff. Coordinates the educational activities of staff; communicates new/revised protocols, guidelines, and standards to assigned staff as changes occur.
  • Patient Care: Manages and coordinates the activities of Nursing and Support Staff of assigned units to ensure patient care is provided in accordance with the established standards and legal requirements. Ensures that continuity of care is maintained during all shifts of the unit providing 24-hour patient care. Provides professional nursing care to patients when necessary due to work load or staffing shortages.
  • Staffing: Ensures appropriate staffing is provided for all shifts of operation for responsible units. Monitors, evaluates and modifies staffing patterns in order to properly utilize assigned staff to provide patient care in assigned areas; prepares and modifies work schedules as needed to ensure adequate coverage of all shifts; approves paid time off, sick time, and leave of absence requirements for assigned staff.
  • Process Improvement: Continuously reviews processes for operational improvement and efficiencies.
  • Patient Satisfaction: Performs daily rounding to ensure patient satisfaction criteria are being met and to monitor and evaluate employee performance. In partnership with Guest Relations investigates, resolves, and documents the resolution of complaints or incidents concerning patients.
  • Coordination: Communicates with various departments to coordinate services, resolve operational issues, and improve quality of patient care.
  • Budget: Provides input to operational budget development. Manages budget for areas of responsibility.
  • Process Improvement: Continuously reviews processes for operational improvement and efficiencies.
  • Leadership: Oversees the planning and delivery of patient care by Nursing Staff during the 24-hour operation of assigned unit according to identified patient needs; conducts regularly scheduled rounds on assigned units to ensure quality care is provided; conducts staff meetings to ensure continuity of planning and implementation of effective patient care.
  • Other Duties: Completes special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required. MSN preferred.
  • Licensure: Current NJ RN License is required
  • BLS certification through the American Heart Association required, ACLS preferred (will be required post hire)
  • Telemetry certified required
  • Nationally Certified in Medical/Surgical is highly preferred
  • Experience: Demonstrated clinical competence with a minimum of 5 years Nursing experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years of prior Assistant Manager or Supervisor experience in an acute care setting required.
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Leadership and motivational skills. Critical thinking, program development and project management skills. Skills in group facilitation and/or team building.
  • Knowledge of Step down unit Standards and Recommended Practices
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and customer services skills.
  • Demonstrates emotional maturity and ability to function effectively when under stress.

Our Network

As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.