Jackson Hospital is a community not-for-profit hospital serving Montgomery and the Alabama River Region. Our comprehensive healthcare services include cardiac, cancer, neurosciences, orthopedics, and women's and children's care, along with 24-hour emergency services.
It ranks among the largest hospitals in Alabama and is widely recognized for providing excellence in care. To learn more about Jackson Hospital & Clinic, please visit us at https://www.jackson.org.
Under the direction of the Director, the Patient Care Manager (PCM) is responsible on a 24-hour basis for the planning and comprehensive operations of a specific clinical unit or group of units ensuring compliance with hospital and nursing mission, goals, philosophy, policies and procedures. The Patient Care Manager utilizes the nursing process in the delivery of patient care and ensures quality care is provided through appropriate allocation of human resources, maintaining financial control of the unit, and serving as a liaison between administration and staff.
The individual demonstrates personal and professional responsibility; participates in creating an atmosphere of mutual trust, acceptance, recognition, and respect; and assumes responsibility for own professional development. This position serves as liaison to physicians, administration, and hospital staff.
The unit manager demonstrates personal and professional responsibility, participates in a caring atmosphere of mutual trust, acceptance, and recognition, and assumes responsibility for own professional development.
Job Specific Responsibilities:
The Patient Care Manager (PCM) plans for, organizes, directs, and controls human and material resources for providing nursing care to a group of patients on a specified nursing unit(s).
The PCM will ensure that the nursing process is the basis for the practice of nursing and the provision of patient care on assigned unit(s). Ensuring a comprehensive, continuous, and systematic patient assessment is completed and documented on all patients within the time frame established by policy and that assessment information is obtained from the patient, family, and members of the health care team.
Ensures that the staff RN has developed and documented a current plan of care for each patient in an individualized, accurate and timely manner; supports an interdisciplinary plan of care, ensure medical plan is implemented and carried through and validates rounding is performed by RN, LPN and NST.
Plans, organizes, directs, and evaluates material, technological, and financial resources of a capital and non-salary expense nature necessary to provide patient care and to realize the plan for nursing.
Demonstrates responsibility for own competency/mandatories.
Communicates and assists with staff meetings to include pertinent nursing and hospital information. Allows staff an avenue to participate in unit level decision related to patient care and nursing practice.
Participates in development and coordination of basic and continuing education of students, peers, members of the nursing team, and other members of the health care team.
Responds to all customer requests in an appropriate and timely manner.
Adheres to and consistently supports professional standards and health care regulations that provide for and promote safety, quality patient care and patient satisfaction.
Demonstrates responsibility for maintaining knowledge base of current unit and hospital communication through a variety of modalities including but limited to posted notices, meeting minutes, Jackson Hospital intranet and Jackson Hospital email.
The Patient Care Manager will maintain all requirements of a Registered Nurse at Jackson Hospital.
Unrestricted AL or Multi State RN license
BCLS required. ACLS preferred.
Basic nursing education required for RN licensure, BSN preferred
3 years of clinical experience including 1 year of nursing management / leadership experience, preferred.
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