Assists the Director of Clinical Services in management of multi-specialty clinic to assure safe and effective patient care is delivered by supervising the clinical staff as they assist the providers within the system. Manages and/or mentors other Nurse Managers in their job functions.
Actively participates in formulation, review, and revision of hospital/nursing/unit specific policies and procedures as evidenced by observation.
Actively works to reduce operating expenses by improving processes, products, services, customer service and reduction in cycle time.
Arranges and facilitates staff meetings.
Assists employees in developing strategies to address issues that are identified; provides on-going re-evaluation.
Assists employees in meeting education requirements, safety requirements mandatory training, career planning and mentoring.
Assists the Department Director/Manager in the effective fiscal management of the department.
Assists with quality improvements and maintenance of departmental/patient/visitor/physician and employee safety. Assures that quality control requirements are met per hospital and departmental policies. Monitors and observes accuracy of Pyxis reports, blood glucose system monitoring, refrigerator and blanket warmer temperatures, and crash cart checks and any other pertinent monitoring specific to the department.
Directly supervises, hires, terminates, and evaluates work performance of LTC nursing department staff (RN’s, LPN’s, HUC/med aids, and CRA’s). Develops subordinates by direct teaching, coaching, guidance, and by recognizing needs for staff development.
Ensures that staff are inserviced on new equipment and procedures for specialty as evidenced by observation.
Functions as a liaison between patient, family, unit staff, physician, and ancillary personnel. Facilitates collaboration between patients, family physicians and members of the health care team. Rounds on patients and families; responds promptly and professionally to customers addressing requests, problems and concerns.
Education - Bachelors degree in Nursing
Certification - Registered Nurse (RN) - South Dakota Board of Nursing
Experience - 1+ years of Ambulatory Experience; 1+ years of Management
Experience; 1+ years of Registered Nurse Experience
Internal Number: R3387
About Regional Health
Regional Health is an integrated health care system with the purpose of helping patients and communities live well. The organization, with headquarters in Rapid City, S.D., provides community based health care in more than 20 communities in two states and 32 specialty areas of medicine. As the largest private employer in western South Dakota, Regional Health comprises five hospitals, 24 clinic locations and employs nearly 5,000 physicians and caregivers. Regional Health is committed to the future of medicine, with medical training partnerships, a medical residency program, and more than 130 active research studies.