The Nursing Program Manager Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for planning, developing, organizing, implementing and evaluating continuing education, in-service and staff development programs to ensure quality patient care. Establishes course outlines including schedules and objectives, rotation schedules and designs individualized orientation plans on didactic and clinical phases of the department.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Responsible for developing, designing, implementing, and evaluating continuing education, in-service and staff development programs on procedures, techniques and patient care.
Provides classroom instruction, didactic presentations, and information to Staff based on standards of practice to ensure quality patient care.
Provides guidance and conducts the performance appraisals of employees involved in teaching programs.
Provides input into performance appraisals and recommends the termination of Nurses in Educational Programs.
Establishes and coordinates systematic utilization of employee assessment forms to provide accurate, individualized and effective development of each employee.
Evaluates educational needs of Staff and recommends programs to meet those needs. Prepares and presents educational programs to interested personnel as requested by other Departments.
Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with various BSWH personnel and Sales Representatives to exchange information, evaluate new products, and exchange services.
Attends professional meetings and serves on various Committees to enhance and maintain an awareness of community and national standards and on new techniques and procedures. Maintains knowledge of current Nursing practice and remains clinically proficient in the role.
Assists in the development of annual departmental objectives by submitting area objectives and providing input into departmental objectives.
Participates in developing, revising, and implementing departmental policies and procedures. Assists in preparation of annual budget through needs research and annual teaching needs analysis.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Knowledge and understanding of nursing and patient care standards and procedures.
Knowledge of laws, rules and regulations; standards and guidelines of certifying and accrediting bodies; hospital and department/unit standards, protocols, policies and procedures governing the provision of nursing care applicable to the area of assignment.
Knowledge of medical terminology; principles and practices of health promotion, risk reduction, illness and disease prevention and management; medications and drugs, common dosages, their physical and physiological effects, and possible adverse reactions.
Knowledge of medical and professional nursing ethics and patient privacy rights.
Must be able to communicate thoughts clearly, both verbally and in writing.
Interpersonal skills to interact with a wide-range of constituencies.
Must have critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Ability to observe changes in the medical condition of patients and effectively communicate these changes to other nursing staff members and physicians/providers.
Ability to provide age-specific, quality, patient-centered care to all patients through the nursing process and standards of nursing practice with sensitivity and respect for the diversity of human experience and to develop, evaluate, implement and, as necessary, modify a patient care plan to meet the needs of individual patients.
General computer skills, including but not limited to: Microsoft Office, information security, scheduling and payroll systems, electronic medical documentation, and email.
Managerial, clinical and/or technical program support or management experience required.
Master's degree preferred.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following - Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits - 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% - Tuition Reimbursement - PTO accrual beginning Day 1
- Potential relocation bonus Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
LOCATION: Baylor All Saints Medical Center, Fort Worth, Texas
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SHIFT/SCHEDULE: Full time days, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., flexibility on schedule
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Founded as a Christian ministry of healing, the mission of Baylor Scott & White Health is to promote the well-being of all individuals, families and communities. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!