Nursing Licensure: Current State of New Mexico or Compact State Nursing License required
Education: ADN required, BSN preferred. BSN required within 5 years or 60 months of hire.
Certifications: Specialty Certification in area of practice and/or management preferred.
Experience: Three to five years experience in clinical area.
Primary Job Functions
Under the direction of the Nursing Director, works with the Department RN Manager in planning, implementing and coordinating the operational, financial and personnel activities of the designated area(s). Provides clinical and operational leadership for assigned unit(s) which includes hands-on unit presence and direction in facilitating provision of patient care and achieving organizational outcomes.
A. Leads Self: Foundational knowledge of the master competencies
B. Leads Team: Ability to manage and direct team and unit operations
C. Leads PHS: Ability to achieve results
a. Performance Dimensions
i. Managing the Business
1. Clinical practice knowledge: Subject matter expert in the service area. Guides, mentors, provides support, holds staff accountable to care processes supporting clinical care practice in service area(s).
2. Human resources: Contributes to the recruitment, interviewing, selection of potential candidates.
3. Orientation of new staff: Participates in driving the orientation process including the selection of preceptors, monitoring, and analysis of processes to attain the desired outcomes of orientation processes and retention of new hires.
4. Labor Laws: Provides an on-going presence to facilitate and drive an environment that maintains compliance with state and federal labor laws.
5. Process Improvement: Provides in the moment leadership at the point of care to achieve quality indicators/targets, utilization of performance tools to improve processes and outcomes, optimizing patient safety, optimizes communication between all work groups, and hardwires processes to support continuous regulatory readiness, monitoring.
6. Foundational thinking: Provides in the moment leadership at the point of care to support integration of work models and evidence-based practice to the bedside.
7. Technology: Proficient in using computer based skills/applications, clinical based technologies supporting patient care including electronic medical record, medication management. Provides in the moment leadership at the point of care integrates technology into patient care processes. Acts as a “super-user” to support deployment and integration of health care technologies into patient care practices.
8. Strategic management: Contributes to and drives work plans at the point of care to achieve optimal patient care and organizational results to the point of care, written reports of outcomes, presentation to key business audiences.
9. Financial management: Contributes to the oversight of the financial components of unit operations including budget creation, monitoring, analyzing, report variances. Leads efforts to align staffing and facilitates throughput with unit/organizational care needs with attention to productivity and budget targets.
ii. Leading People
1. Human resource leadership skills: Under the direction of the Nursing Director, works with the Department RN Manager in contributing to the monitoring or staff, preparing staff performance reviews including evaluations, goal setting, and development plans. Contributes to achieving staff engagement and satisfaction targets. Actively involved in mentoring to increase staff competency and level of care. Participation in succession planning; models professional standards and behaviors at the point of care
2. Relationship management: Provides in the moment leadership at the point of care by applying communication skills that optimize active listening, inquiry; use effective dialogue, conflict management techniques, negotiation, and mediation skills.
3. Diversity: Provides in the moment leadership at the point of care to maintain an environment that upholds the cultural/population specific standards for those served; maintains an environment that upholds a diverse workforce.
4. Shared decision making: Supports the process of shared governance and shared decision-making.
1. Professional and personal accountability: Role models the value of continuous learning including academic advancement, continuing education, and maintains currency on current care practices. Actively involved in performing annual self-assessment and on-going development action plan.
2. Career Planning: Assesses career planning/goals and develops/implements continuous learning and activities to support goal path.
3. Personal Journey: Actively reflects on continuous learning activities, utilizes “action-learning” techniques to identify and act on areas of strength and opportunities.
4. Reflective Practice: Incorporates and role models integrity, ability to maneuver ambiguity, seeks and acts on the potential within self and others, supports and fosters C.A.R.E.S. behaviors, supports a just culture.
iv. C.A.R.E.S. Behaviors: Provides in the moment leadership at the point of care and supports, fosters, and holds self and staff answerable to C.A. R. E.S. behaviors (Continuous learning, accountability, respect/respond, environmental safety, and superior outcomes).
v. Professional Practice Model: Synergy
1. Synergy Model: Provides in the moment leadership at the point of care to manages and drive staff performance and accountabilities to incorporate (1) Clinical judgment and action, (2) Patient advocacy, (3) Caring practices, (4) Collaboration within the interprofessional team, (5) Systems thinking, (6) Response to diversity, (7) Facilitation of learning, and (8) Clinical Inquiry.
Presbyterian Healthcare Services - 23 months ago