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This dynamic Nurse Manager role will allow the leader to be an authentic, innovative and creative in growing the highly skilled nursing team. The South Pavilion 4700 Surgical Oncology Nurse Manager will Coach, Mentor, Guide professional development of the nurses and nursing assistants. The Nurse Manager will promote professional practice model, collaborate with other leaders within Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Health System and the Duke Cancer Institute.
Duke Raleigh South Pavilion 4700 is a 32-bed unit and primarily admits patients for pre- or post-operative care. Our main surgical populations include head & neck, cardiothoracic, breast, GI, GYN, urology, vascular and plastics. There are opportunities to practice a wide variety of skills such as chest tube and other drain management, tube feedings, trach care, pain management with PCAs/epidurals, wound care, etc. The unit is part of Duke Cancer Institute of Wake County, which provides comprehensive cancer treatment for patients in Wake County receiving care across the continuum of inpatient and ambulatory settings.
Occ Summary Manage and supervise functions of assigned patient care area on a 24 hour basis; ensure effective delivery of clinical patient care and compliance with administrative and clinical policies and procedures.
Work Performed Participate in the development of the clinical areas' strategic and operational plans. Actively support and promote a professional practice model that encourages staff participation in the development of clinical standards that is collaborative,collegial and utilizes current trends and data in professional practice (clinical and administrative).Openly support and consistently communicate mission of the unit/department and the organization. Serve as the collective voice for unit(s) staff to communicate with administration.Serve as the staff and patient advocate to ensure optimal patient care.Interface with patients and families to ensure that care is consistent with their expectations. Ensure active use of the nursing process for patients from pre -admission/admission to discharge and beyond (based on the clinical setting).Serve as a professional role model and mentor to staff by responding positively to change while supporting colleagues through the change process. Serve as a change agent to facilitate communication and transition that supports the mission of the organization.Ensure a unit-based work force that is diverse and cognizant of the value diversity brings to the workplace.Assure coordination/participation of unit based staff on department and organization wide councils/committees.Manage, supervise and coordinate delivery of patient care for assigned patient care area on a 24 hour basis. Ensure compliance with clinical patient care standards and established policies and procedures.Maintain clinical competencies for assigned clinical area and provides bedside care as needed. Assess/coach and evaluate staff level of practice. Develop programs that foster continued clinical development from novice to expert to positively impact on patient care and career satisfaction of staff.Maintain required unit records, reports and statistics for administrative purposes, ensures compliance with established hospital policies, procedures, objectives, quality control (POCT) ; PI, safety,environmental and infection control. Communicate requirements to staff,and hold staff accountable to established requirements.Coordinate the development, implementation and evaluation of policies and procedures designed to improve operational efficiency.Coordinate QC/PI activities with appropriate staff.Oversee various personnel actions including, but not limited to,hiring,performance appraisals, disciplinary actions, terminations and other related activities.Plan, schedule and organize work for group ensuring proper distribution and delegation of assignments and efficient utilization of personnel, space and facilities; overall accountability for the requisition, care and maintenance of unitinventory, equipment and supplies. Coordinate the activities of nursing staff with other hospital personnel; accountable for the effective and efficient operation of the unit and staff including ensuring that orders, treatments, plans of care, clinical pathways arebeing carried out in a manner supportive of patient care and recovery.Ensure documentation of patient care is complete and accurate inaccordance with hospital and unit policies and procedures.Collaborate with the Director of Clinical Operations to determine fiscal requirements of assigned unit(s), and prepare budgetary recommendations. Monitor the level of resources utilized inservice delivery and determines the appropriateness of resource consumption in the service. Develop action plans in conjunction withthe Director of Clinical Operations to ensure budget and resource efficiency, and satisfaction with patient care delivery. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Bachelor's degree in Nursing is required. Master's degree in Nursing strongly preferred.
Three years of experience in inpatient nursing is required.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BCLS certification required. Nurses hired into leadership positions must obtain a nursing leadership certification within one year of hire. New nurse leaders who are ineligible to sit for an exam because they have not been working in a leadership role for the minimum amount of time required must complete their certification within three months of becoming eligible.
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