Manages a unit/department by implementing and maintaining specific policies, procedures, and guidelines; leading team members in providing direct patient care by demonstrating expert clinical knowledge; ensuring compliance with quality and safety initiatives and practices; and partnering with a multidisciplinary team in meeting the clinical needs of patients and families. The Clinical Manager also provides leadership and management to unit/department team members.
Manages the implementation and maintenance of unit and department specific policies, procedures, and guidelines while ensuring consistency with evidence-based practice and organizational policies, standards, and procedures.
Leads and manages unit and department team members in providing direct patient care.
Interprets and explains regulatory standards and hospital policies, procedures, and rules to team members and ensures compliance with applicable quality and safety initiatives and practices.
Ensures staffing resources are utilized appropriately and shifts resources to meet both patient and unit needs.
Partners with a multidisciplinary team in meeting the clinical needs of patients and families.
Rounds with patients, families and team members to promote patient family experience and quality patient care.
Resolves operational and patient and family issues, making decisions that are inclusive of multiple perspectives and solves underlying problems.
Assists team members in achieving unit outcomes, performance and professional development standards; identifies opportunities for continual improvement.
Champions clinical practice and professional growth by working with department educator to meet the educational needs of the unit and department and by monitoring and evaluating team member competencies.
Develops, coaches, and evaluates team members.
Mentors team members in creating and evaluating projects focused on improving clinical practice.
Provides advice to Clinical Manger on decisions involving hiring, terminations, promotions, and disciplinary actions as required.
Monitors expenditures for unit and department and participates in the development of budget recommendations.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
Bachelor's Degree-Respiratory Therapy (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Registered Respiratory Therapist - National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13... hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.