Lifespan Corporation Providence , RI 02940
Under the general administrative supervision of the Director Diagnostic Imaging the clinical supervision of the medical directors of Diagnostic Imaging coordinates directs and supervises patient care within the department of Diagnostic Imaging. Oversees the clinical operations of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (VIR) and Pre and Post Procedure (PPP) and the Department overall.
Functions as a resource person providing guidance and instruction while administering policies and procedures. All essential functions performed in this position reflect the age specific needs of the patient.
Plans directs and coordinates the care of patients throughout the Department of Diagnostic Imaging.
Identifies and allocates environmental technical and personnel resources needed to meet the immediate needs of patients being managed in the department. Provides support to patients family members as needed.
Evaluates the scope and effectiveness of patient care delivery and participates in quality assessment and improvement programs.
Establishes and maintains quality assurance standards for patient safety environmental and infection control for the department by interpreting RIH overall patient care policies procedures and objectives.
Compiles and interprets statistical data on section operations as needed.
Develops policies procedures standards of care and critical paths to promote positive patient outcomes.
Oversees compliance with regulatory and accrediting outside agency standards (i.e. Joint Commission OSHA health department utilization review 3rd party payers).
Prepares and approves staffing assignments to support the Departments clinical areas. Recruits hires develops and retains a staff of qualified and competent nurses.
Makes on-going assessments regarding competencies of nursing staff. Conducts personnel counseling sessions and works with the Department Director when terminating staff.
Performs and documents nursing staff performance evaluations makes and communicates staff performance improvement action plans as needed works with nurses to help assure individual growth.
Identifies staff educational needs and use interdisciplinary collaboration to foster staff development.
Oversees compliance to RIH mandatory education credentialing and nursing and department standards and assessment of current department nursing services against Community Standard of Care.
Assists department director in preparation of yearly budget manages monthly operating and makes recommendations for capital expenses that are needed to support direct patient care services.
Monitors staff compliance to schedule by reviewing weekly payroll.
Provides overall department patient care consultation and ensures adherence to all RIH established patient care standards.
Participates in professional organizations.
Serves on various hospital committees as assigned.
Understands and practices ALARA principles of Radiation Protection including the use and exchange of personal dosimeters.
RN Licensure in State of RI. PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) Certified.
ICU (Intensive Care Unit) Certified.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing required.
Responsible to maintain a current knowledge of professional nursing practice within the framework of the Nurse Practice Act.
Demonstrate analytical and critical thinking skills to plan and direct nursing and Section operations.
Interpersonal and communication skills necessary to interface effectively with patients and their families physicians staff and other hospital employees.
Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide quality care to patients throughout the life span with consideration of the aging process human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.
Minimum two years of Vascular and Interventional Radiology experience and able to demonstrate the scope and depth of knowledge needed to direct patient care services in a complex high intensity medical environment.
Minimum one year of critical care experience.
Five years supervisory experience preferred.
Must possess the personal maturity needed to manage nursing staff effectively and appropriately.
Must be able to demonstrate the potential to accurately assess and direct patient care operations within the Department of Diagnostic Imaging.
Supervisory responsibility for up to 25 FTEs.
Prolonged standing and walking.
Exposed to all patient elements.
May be required to lift/turn patients and equipment.
Repeated bending squatting stooping.
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: Rhode Island Hospital USA:RI:Providence
Work Type: Full Time