Formulate staffing patterns in congruence with contract requirements and ensure compliance.
Ensure all nursing activities are in compliance with required standards and regulations.
Coordinate new employee orientation and ensure completion of documentation.
Utilize QCHC manuals, policies, and procedures to guide appropriate actions with nursing staff.
Plan, direct, and participate in the development of new and/or revised nursing policies and procedures.
Formulate and submit all required reports by 5th day of each month.
Implement and maintain communication process to ensure all staff are informed and current on important information at all times..
Plan and organize staff meetings at least monthly.
Completes annual performance evaluations.
Identify expected clinical outcomes goals and develop tools for measuring results of these outcome goals.
Foster support and cooperation among staff members to promote teamwork and fulfillment of the unit mission.
Assess clinical skills of each staff member relative to job responsibilities and identify ways to educate and correct any deficiencies.
Assist the Medical Director/Director of Nursing in pharmacy utilization reviews.
Assist the Director of Nursing in evaluation of the following on an annual basis and as needed: Orientation Program, Competency Evaluations, Ongoing Education, and Annual Review.
Assist the Director of Nursing in evaluating the CQI program annually.
Ensure participation in CQI activities.
Assist with payroll review and ensure time and worked hours are correct for all staff.
Work closely with physicians to ensure continuity of care.
Interview/Hire new staff to ensure staffing requirements are met.
Identify equipment and capital equipment needs and submit request to corporate.
Assist with budgetary planning and operate within budget goals.
Attend ALL mandatory meetings and 80% of non-mandatory meetings a year.
Perform inmate care in accordance with physician orders and standards of nursing practice.
Perform other job-related duties as assigned
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
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