Posted on Aug 10, 2019 by The University of Kansas Health System
The Nurse Manager is accountable for the overall operations of the unit. Is responsible on a continual basis for the quality of patient care, customer (external and internal) service, and cost-efficient operation of the unit. Supports the Hospital mission and strategic plan, budgeting and resource allocation, organizational policy and overall management plan of the Department of Nursing.
The Nurse Manager in Renal Dialysis has 24/7 accountability for the 10-bed Inpatient Renal Dialysis unit, as well the hospital-wide IV Therapy Team. They will participate as a member of multiple interdisciplinary work groups and process improvement teams.
Achieve business and organization goals, visions and objectives.
Administer corrective action to employees not meeting requirements of their jobs.
Analyzing, reporting, giving recommendations and developing strategies on how to improve quality and satisfaction.
Create a unit budget and manage to this by monitoring staffing, supplies, travel, equipment, volume, revenue, charges, education, and food.
Identifying problems, providing solutions and courses of actions.
Interact in a positive, professional manner with evidence of conflict resolution skills.
Maintain a presence on the unit.
Primary involvement in employee selection, career development, succession planning and periodic training.
Role Model professional nursing practice through collaboration with staff, leadership, patients, families and physicians.
Serve as a mentor for staff developing into leadership roles.
Supervise and manage the overall performance and technical competencies of staff in his/her department.
*Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.
*Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.
Bachelor s degree in Nursing or Master s degree in Nursing
Minimum of 2 years management experience
Registered Nurse with the Kansas State Board of Nursing
Current BLS certification
Professional Nursing Certification
Previous supervisory experience
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