The Nurse Manager assumes 24 hour accountability for the operation of the designated patient care unit (s). This includes the provision of leadership to improve patient care, enhance professional development and achieve nursing goals.
Regularly meets with employees to improve communication and to build productive relationships.
Works with UPHS leadership, clinical leadership, and Entity leadership in developing programs, services and initiatives to anticipate future customer needs, build customer loyalty and generate profitable growth.
Establish/update processes and work practices for the unit/department:
Manage team and individual performance in alignment with the UPHS vision of service excellence
Establish/update processes and work practices for the unit/department.
Manage team and individual performance in alignment within the
Institute of Medicines (IOM) Six Aims for Improvement.
Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local regulatory standards and requirements, including JCAHO, Department of Health, funding agencies, FDA, HIPAA, HCFA, DPW and others
Demonstrates understanding of Magnet standards and aligns organization to meet them.
Proactively develops change management strategy for major organizational activities and events
Provides vision and leadership for Nursing Practice Model.
Participates in the selection, career development and annual performance review of their staff and peers as requested.
In collaboration with Clinical Nurse Specialist, shares/disseminates to Nurses, and other clinical leaders, and administrators throughout Entity, research-based clinical nursing interventions and health service delivery models that have demonstrated potential to improve patient care and achieve cost savings.
University Of Pennsylvania Health System