Nurse Manager - Family Birth Center
Has 24-hour accountability for the quality and efficiency of the department’s nursing care. Responsible for maintaining staffing within the productivity standard and when variances occur he/she investigates contributing factors. Is responsible for the performance improvement planning and monitoring for the department.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Service Consistently supports and communicates the Mission, Vision, and Values of St. Joseph Medical Center. Upholds the Standards of Conduct and Corporate Compliance. Adheres to all Steward Healthcare policies on Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), designed to prevent or detect unauthorized disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI) Participates as a productive member of the Nursing Services leadership team. Serves as a change agent, assisting staff in understanding the importance, necessity, impact, and process of change. People Collaborates with inter and intraprofessional colleagues to ensure quality outcomes. Maintains visibility and open communication within the facility. Assesses, addresses, records and tracks staff competence. Fosters a proactive vs. reactive approach to problem identification and resolution. Actively participates on committees and task forces to meet goals. Promotes staff retention. Provides staff performance feedback to director Ensures personnel management is consistent with state and federal laws and facility policy and procedure. Utilizes progressive disciplinary action process to address staff performance and behavior issues in a timely manner.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Licensed as a Registered Nurse accepted by Texas State Board of Nursing to engage in professional nursing Four or more years of practice experience in a healthcare setting. Comprehensive knowledge of nursing procedures, processes, and acute care organizations. Technical, critical thinking and interpersonal skills relevant to area in order to effectively and work collaboratively with the leadership team and staff. Certification requirements as defined by the certification policy. Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing. Adept using Microsoft Office, online applications