St. Anthony Summit Medical Center is a Level III Trauma Center serviced by Flight For Life® Colorado and nationally recognized for excellence in patient satisfaction. We provide a full range of medical specialties and health care services to Summit County and the surrounding areas including Surgical, Emergency, Critical Care, Birth Center, Orthopedic, Breast Care, Digital Mammography, Breast MRI, Radiology and Imaging, Nuclear Medicine, Cardiology, Summit Sleep Disorders Center, Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) and Summit Spine Services. Located in the charming mountain community of Frisco, CO, St. Anthony Summit Medical Center has provided 30+ years of service to residents and the visitors who enjoy spending time in these world famous outdoor playgrounds. In addition, Summit Medical Center employs seasonal professionals (Nov. to April) to support Colorado’s nearby ski resorts with on-site urgent care during the busy winter months. Enjoy an exceptional quality of life year-round with walking/bike trails right outside your door, arts and music festivals, and of course skiing, snowboarding and every winter activity imaginable. For more about Summit Medical Center and life in Frisco, CO please visit http://www.summitmedicalcenter.org.
Responsible for the management of clinical nursing practices and patient care delivery on the assigned unit(s). Role functions include management of human, fiscal, material, support and systems resources. Demonstrates a high level of integrity, willingness to take on new challenges and has the ability to inspire and empower staff.
Minimum Experience Requirements
5 years of experience in acute care setting
2 years in leadership-management position preferred
Current Colorado or Mulitstate Compact RN License
BLS from the American heart Association Upon Hire or within 3 months
Must achieve and maintain appropriate facility identified national certification within one year of becoming Nurse Manager.
Job Responsibilities (essential functions identified with a * )
Recruits, selects, monitors, develops, coaches, and mentors staff to achieve outcomes for qualitypatient care.*
Maintains a unit environment that encourages retention, development of staff, customer service,and family-centered care.*
Facilitates staff competency by identifying, measuring and evaluating desired performance andholding staff accountable.*
Develops and achieves unit goals and objectives utilizing a participative approach to improve thequality of care and market position.*
Coaches staff on problem solving and critical thinking.*
Supervises scheduling, staffing and patient assignments to appropriate staffing levels.*
Delegates to RN and non-RN personnel in accordance with State Board of Nursing and hospitalpolicy, those tasks appropriate to team members based on their role and abilities.*
PROCESS IMPROVEMENT & QUALITY
Facilitates creative development of processes and standards which ensure quality patient care.*
Engages in a collaborative partnership with physicians to impact quality of service.*
Implements and monitors effective and appropriate performance improvement programs andpatient satisfaction programs.*
Knowledge of equipment/supply repair cost and services; monitors safety of equipment withmanagement approval, authorizes repairs as necessary and completes required work requests.*
In collaboration with management and CQI representative, designs and implements CQI program,analyzing results to improve both the
CQI and training initiatives.*
Ensures that results of quality improvement activities are integrated into nursing practice.*
Is accountable for preparation, monitoring and management of operational budget.*
Manages departmental resources.*
Provides input on operational and capital budget based on physician and staff needs; works with staff to maintain budget guidelines; prepares FTE budget with assistance.*
Completes necessary paperwork to request the trialing or purchasing of new supplies/equipment via Value Analysis process or Capital request process- including written justification.*
Participates in making collaborative decisions that contribute to the success of the organization.*
Uses critical thinking and emotional intelligence to adapt to changing needs of a healthcare system.*
Promotes and maintains positive, professional relationships with patients’ physicians, and staff and serves as a role model, coach, and mentor for associates.*
Assesses patients' physical, psychosocial, cultural and spiritual needs through observation, interview, review of records and clinical data. Evaluates patient’s response and intervenes in a timely manner to ensure optimal patient outcome.*
Effectively performs a variety of therapeutic / diagnostic interventions including, but not limited to, IV’s, wound care, medication administration, specimen collection, catheterization, other designated procedures.*
Ensures safety of each patient in least restrictive manner.*
Ensures cleanliness of environment of care and equipment and proper use of sterile supplies.*
Implements patient plan of care and observes outcomes in accordance with nursing standards and physician directions utilizing critical thinking, including*:
Assessment of patient needs, i.e., positioning, equipment, supplies, etc.
Nursing diagnosis and physician preference cards o Family involvement as appropriate
Patient and family educational needs as appropriate o Assess Continuum of Care planning needs
Demonstrates ability to develop an individual assessment and plan of care according to patient needs, established standards of care, and procedures of the unit
Consistently performs accurate reassessments based on the patient condition, critically analyzing trends or changes in patient response, communicating information to appropriate personnel.*
Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to develop and implement holistic, individualized plan of care.*
Responds comfortably and effectively to clinical crisis; diffuses tension and directs and assists others appropriately.*
Thorough and confidential maintenance of patient charts and records.*
Documents ongoing status, interventions, patient response and outcomes in an accurate, timely manner.*
Acts as a consultant to the team on proper documentation.*
Performs documentation audits.*
This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned.
Medium Work - (Exert up to 50lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs frequently, and/or up to 10lbs constantly)
Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
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