The CHO West Nurse Manager will be responsible for managerial and supervisory functions of the Community Hematology Oncology nursing stafffor the Beaverton and Northwest Portland Hem/Onc clinics, with indirect reporting of nursing staff at Hillsboro Medical Center Hem/Onc Clinic. Position will function primarily on day shift hours with weekend coverage in collaboration with the CHO East and Washington Nurse Managers. The Nurse Manager will partner with the interdisciplinary care team to ensure effective delivery of quality clinical patient care and compliance with administrative and clinical policies and procedures. This position will support staff RNs through daily operations across all CHO sites. In addition this position will perform managerial activities including hiring, performance evaluations, employee mentoring, project management,roll out of quality and safety initiatives, ensure adherence to hospital and clinical standards of performance, and human resource management.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & PERFORMANCE STANDARDS
Demonstrates leadership practices that influence others to achieve the mission, vision, goals and objectives of Patient Care Services and OHSU.
Promotes a culture of patient and family engagement and patient safety.
Actively supports and promotes a shared governance model that encourages staff participation in the development of clinical standards that is collaborative, collegial and utilizes current trends and data in evidence based practice.
Works to enhance health care of patients through interdisciplinary activities, such as education, consultation, rounding, shared governance, and formal defect analysis.
Communicates effectively with all members of the health care team, utilizing negotiation and conflict skills as appropriate.
Provides direction to enhance the effectiveness of the multidisciplinary or interdisciplinary team.
Develops innovative solutions and applies strategies to obtain appropriate resources for nursing initiatives.
Promotes activities that assist others, as appropriate, in becoming informed about cost, risks, and benefits or care, or of the plan and solution.
Mentors other registered nurses and colleagues as appropriate.
Provides informal and formal practice and performance feedback to clinical staff, supporting their positive growth and development through their experiences.
Promotes and upholds the use of evidence based practice standards as found in OHSU policy and procedures through active surveillance, monitoring, and evaluation.
Systematically evaluates the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice and nursing services, analyzing appropriate internal and external data and information to identify opportunities, for improving services and patient outcomes.
Works to achieve quality benchmarks for patient safety measures.
Actively seeks feedback from others on individual performance within the healthcare team, using self reflection to promote growth.
Participates in process improvement based on strategic quality and safety initiatives set by the organization, nursing, and individual unit.
Functions as a proficient clinician for a selected group of patients.
Advocates for patients and families within the health care team to assure that positive patient outcomes are achieved. Works to achieve institutional goals regarding patient education.
Supports orientation program, in conjunction with the Professional Practice Leader, for newly hired employees on the unit.
Facilitates new employee assimilation to the unit culture on the off shift, ensuring a smooth transition and appropriate clinical and emotional support.
Monitors the level of resources utilized in service delivery.
Achieves financial targets for area of responsibility.
Engages in a formal process giving and receiving feedback regarding role performance from individuals, professional colleagues, representatives, administrators, and others.
Maintains open communication and information to all levels of the health care team.
Serves on committees or task forces as assigned by Assistant Director.
Participates, develops, and submits unit budget to director for review and approval
Monitors expenditures to ensure compliance with fiscal constraints and explains any variances
Reviews and evaluates the allocation of resources to ensure cost effective, efficient, productive, competitive operations while maintaining the delivery of quality care to patients
Bachelor's degree in Nursing Required
Masters degree completed, in progress, or obtained within 5 years of hire
Five years of RN experience. Two years of previous supervisory experience required
Job Related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Competencies):
Strong communication skills, conflict management, teamwork (demonstrated ability to build team and integrate existing teams), and experience in complex organization environments
Ability to use and support an electronic integrated medical record
Registrations, Certifications and/or Licenses:
Valid Oregon RN License
Basic Life Support for healthcare providers
Code of conduct
Respect in the Workplace
Applicable policies, procedures and agreements related to position, department or OHSU as a whole
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
Masters Degree in Nursing preferred (or other related field accepted)
Assistant Nurse Manager Experience and/or other nursing leadership experience
Job Related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Competencies):
Current clinical certification in area of specialty
Requires prioritization of multiple projects, activities, and assignments. Frequent interruptions in an environment of frequent change and fluctuations. May be exposed to excessive auditory and visual stimulation. May be required to attend out of town conferences according to hospital travel and reimbursement policies. May be exposed to body fluids, tissue, possible radiation exposure, and infectious processes. Subject to computer work for several hours, as needed. Able to utilize all patient care equipment and office equipment within work area. Exercise the ability to implement a flexible work schedule to meet the unit needs and to create a work-life balance.
The candidate must be able to perform the essential duties, with or without accommodation
Orientation 1-3 months depending on experience.
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