Manager, Adult Critical Care, Riverside Hospital

Mercy Health System Rockford , IL 61101

Posted 2 months ago

JOB SUMMARY ##### The Manager of Nursing will have multiple areas of responsibility or multiple nursing units, or may have a complex area of focus or be involved in clinical program development and operations.# This position has 24/7 accountability.# The Manager will therefore must have exceptional organizational skill, and be skilled at mentoring and developing leaders. The Manager will have 24/7 accountability for the areas of responsibility.

The Manager plans, organizes, and directs nursing practice for areas of responsibility and does this in accordance with the Health System#s Mission, Vision, Values and Philosophy.

The Manager ensures the total patient experience is exceptional both in the Quality of Care and in the patient perception of services as defined and measured by system dashboard goals. Interviews, selects, orientates trains, coaches and mentors and evaluates the performance of partners, providing corrective action when necessary.# Performs other duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES # Has familiarity with components of a Magnet environment and is supportive of all initiatives within the structure. Ability to carry out the strategic vision for Departments he/she is responsible for which align with System and Department of Nursing Mission and Vision. Excellent business acumen and analytical skills.# Strong problem solving abilities in complex situations.# Strong financial skills; ability to manage budgets and teams to meet organizational objectives.

Experience in areas of cost savings, expenditure controls, and efficiencies in health care operations. Ability to work within their budgets and productivity targets to meet organizational objectives. Assures there are organized plans in place for selection of staff, evaluation of staff, orientation of new staff, continued education and development of staff, competency evaluation of staff, appropriate scheduling of staff based on patient acuity.

A visible nursing leader with outstanding relationship building skills. A demonstrated record of success in identifying, recruiting and retaining strong clinicians. Must possess strong physician relationship skills.

Patient focused with a strong commitment to delivering the highest levels of quality, safety, and customer service. Is responsible for achievement of patient satisfaction (PressGaney and HCAHPS) action plans to achieve targets for their areas of responsibility.# Experience with process improvement in operations, quality, and organizational change.# Knowledge of continuous quality improvement management principles and practices. Knowledge of accreditation and certification requirements and standards. Strong communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal.# Able to communicate effectively and persuasively with


individuals and groups through compassion


, creativity, and consistent visibility. Participates in and leads hospital and department committees Demonstrated ability in developing and mentoring staff and colleagues.

Leads by example, consistently demonstrating highly professional behavior.# Demonstrates personal and professional accountability and holds others to the same. Demonstrates decisiveness and an ability to gain consensus where appropriate.# Able to align diverse constituencies# needs and expectations that result in win-win solutions. Strong nursing leader who is customer focused with a collaborative, #can do# attitude.# Exhibits a passion for nursing.

EDUCATION # EXPERIENCE Bachelor of Science in Nursing required. Masters# degree in a related field preferred. Certification in specialty desirable.

Must have a minimum of 2 to 4 years of progressively responsible hospital nursing leadership experience. Experience working in Magnet environment desirable. # CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE ############



Licensed as an RN in state of practice



###########################



ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS Passing the Driver#s License Check and/or Credit Check (for those positions requiring). Passing the WI Caregiver Background Check and/or IL Health Care Workers Background Check. Must be able to follow written/oral instructions.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES Excellent interpersonal/communication and conflict resolution skills. Genuine concern for people.

Strong verbal and written communication skills.# Adept listener with the ability to interpret concerns. # Language Skills Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.# Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.# Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. # Mathematical Skills Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.# # Reasoning Ability Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.# Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. # WORK ENVIRONMENT The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. Occupational Exposure: Category A - All partners in the specified job classification have occupational exposure. # SPECIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS The Special Physical Demands are considered Essential Job Functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.

The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; reach with hands.# Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.



LEVEL OF SUPERVISION/SUPERVISED Performs job duties with general direction.# Regularly supervises and manages others in the performance of their positions.


JOB SUMMARY

The Manager of Nursing will have multiple areas of responsibility or multiple nursing units, or may have a complex area of focus or be involved in clinical program development and operations. This position has 24/7 accountability.

The Manager will therefore must have exceptional organizational skill, and be skilled at mentoring and developing leaders. The Manager will have 24/7 accountability for the areas of responsibility.

The Manager plans, organizes, and directs nursing practice for areas of responsibility and does this in accordance with the Health System's Mission, Vision, Values and Philosophy.

The Manager ensures the total patient experience is exceptional both in the Quality of Care and in the patient perception of services as defined and measured by system dashboard goals. Interviews, selects, orientates trains, coaches and mentors and evaluates the performance of partners, providing corrective action when necessary. Performs other duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Has familiarity with components of a Magnet environment and is supportive of all initiatives within the structure.

  • Ability to carry out the strategic vision for Departments he/she is responsible for which align with System and Department of Nursing Mission and Vision.

  • Excellent business acumen and analytical skills. Strong problem solving abilities in complex situations. Strong financial skills; ability to manage budgets and teams to meet organizational objectives.

  • Experience in areas of cost savings, expenditure controls, and efficiencies in health care operations. Ability to work within their budgets and productivity targets to meet organizational objectives. Assures there are organized plans in place for selection of staff, evaluation of staff, orientation of new staff, continued education and development of staff, competency evaluation of staff, appropriate scheduling of staff based on patient acuity.

  • A visible nursing leader with outstanding relationship building skills.

  • A demonstrated record of success in identifying, recruiting and retaining strong clinicians.

  • Must possess strong physician relationship skills.

  • Patient focused with a strong commitment to delivering the highest levels of quality, safety, and customer service. Is responsible for achievement of patient satisfaction (PressGaney and HCAHPS) action plans to achieve targets for their areas of responsibility.

  • Experience with process improvement in operations, quality, and organizational change. Knowledge of continuous quality improvement management principles and practices.

  • Knowledge of accreditation and certification requirements and standards.

  • Strong communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal. Able to communicate effectively and persuasively with individuals and groups through compassion, creativity, and consistent visibility.

  • Participates in and leads hospital and department committees

  • Demonstrated ability in developing and mentoring staff and colleagues.

  • Leads by example, consistently demonstrating highly professional behavior. Demonstrates personal and professional accountability and holds others to the same.

  • Demonstrates decisiveness and an ability to gain consensus where appropriate. Able to align diverse constituencies' needs and expectations that result in win-win solutions.

  • Strong nursing leader who is customer focused with a collaborative, "can do" attitude. Exhibits a passion for nursing.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Bachelor of Science in Nursing required. Masters' degree in a related field preferred. Certification in specialty desirable.

Must have a minimum of 2 to 4 years of progressively responsible hospital nursing leadership experience.

Experience working in Magnet environment desirable.

CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE

Licensed as an RN in state of practice

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Passing the Driver's License Check and/or Credit Check (for those positions requiring).

Passing the WI Caregiver Background Check and/or IL Health Care Workers Background Check. Must be able to follow written/oral instructions.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Excellent interpersonal/communication and conflict resolution skills. Genuine concern for people.

Strong verbal and written communication skills. Adept listener with the ability to interpret concerns.

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.

Occupational Exposure: Category A - All partners in the specified job classification have occupational exposure.

SPECIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The Special Physical Demands are considered Essential Job Functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.

The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; reach with hands. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

LEVEL OF SUPERVISION/SUPERVISED

Performs job duties with general direction. Regularly supervises and manages others in the performance of their positions.



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