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Nurse Manager

Company: CarePoint Health
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

About Us:CarePoint Health is one of New Jersey's leading health care systems comprised of three long-standing and highly-regarded hospitals - Christ Hospital in Jersey City, Hoboken University Medical Center and Bayonne Medical Center. CarePoint united three area hospitals to provide 360-degree-coordinated care by integrating the medical facilities and physician networks associated with these institutions. With over 4,500 employees, CarePoint is the largest private employer in Hudson County, New Jersey and each year provides care to over 300,000 individuals.
CarePoint prides itself on its patient-focused approach to care delivery, with an emphasis on preventative medicine, health education, and disease management. Leveraging its vast network of physicians and healthcare experts, CarePoint is quickly becoming recognized as a leader in the broader healthcare landscape as it pioneers creative solutions to address urgent population health needs.What You'll Be Doing:Responsible for the planning, organizing, directing, and coordinating the clinical and administrative activities of the Emergency Department. In addition, assures the highest quality of care and coordination with all inpatient psychiatric and detox units, ancillary department, and other outside agencies that is consistent with patient flow processes. Serves as the Chief Retention Officer for the unit and utilize principles of service excellence to achieve goals on staff development, staff satisfaction and staff retention. Collaborates with other Directors, Administrators, medical staff, and other departments to provide quality care and maintain optimal services. Committed to creating a work environment that fosters pride, teamwork and continuous learning and associate ability to meet patient needs.

  • Collaborates with the Nurse Manager and Instructor in identifying, addressing, and utilizing available resources to meet the learning needs of professional and ancillary staff members.
  • Identifies, initiates investigation and proactively responds on an immediate basis to potential and actual risk management issues per standards and institutional policies, reporting same to Nurse Manager and to leadership on duty as indicated. Works with the Nurse Manager and other nursing leadership to facilitate and support a 24 hour environment conducive to creativity in practice and cooperation with all members of the health care team. Participates in interviewing and selecting staff for the unit or clinical service.
  • Functions as a respectful member of the health care team. Ensures pertinent communication of patient care and unit related issues from nursing staff on surrounding shifts. Coordinates patient care services for optimal efficiency with nursing leadership and other disciplines as indicated.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the organizations Service Standards and incorporates them into the performance of responsibilities.
  • Establishes and adjust schedule as needed, the assignment of nursing staff to patients based on unit specific standards, staff competency and patient volume.
  • Provides leadership for coordination of unit activity, serving as a role model and resource during a designated period of time (shift).
  • Supports the mission, philosophy, standards, goals and objectives of the institution, department, unit, and service line.
  • Participates in the development, promulgation, and implementation of process standards for the delivery of patient care relevant to area of practice.
  • Serves as a role model for staff in considering needs and behaviors of specific patient age and cultural groups.
  • Responds to clinical or other emergencies as needed.
  • Assists in facilitating a collaborative interdisciplinary approach to achieve optimal patient care outcomes.
  • Demonstrates awareness and recognition of the clinical plan of care on a twenty-four hour continuum. Ensures and participates in providing ongoing patient / family education to facilitate discharge planning consistent with the individual needs of the patient/family.
  • Provides direct patient care as needed to support the clinical operations of the unit.
  • Asumes responsibility for clinical operations of the unit for the designated shift, collaborating with nursing leadership for patient admission, transfer, and discharge activity.
  • Acts as a professional role model to all levels of staff by incorporating expertise, critical thinking and related experience in all aspects of nursing process in the care of patients and families.
  • Provides clinical leadership by assessing, implementing and evaluating the care provided to patients and families in the designated unit.
  • Promotes patient, physician and other consumer satisfaction by facilitating excellent customer service by all members of the health care team. Ensures compliance with standards and regulations of agencies pertinent to the unit or clinical service. Demonstrates a spirit of collaboration and effective cooperation with other Departments regarding clinical activity of other units in the service and hospital. Provides leadership support of other unit(s) in the service on weekends and holidays.
  • Guides, develops, and counsels staff regarding practice and performance standards. Seeks consultation from the leadership on duty in implementing disciplinary measures of an imminent nature, using principles of the caring, fair, and professional work environment. Communicates regularly with the Nurse Manager regarding matters of patient safety, clinical practice, staff performance, and participates in the implementation of staff improvement plans. Provides input to and participates in informal and formal review of performance standards of staff assigned to the designated shift.
  • Coordinates unit response to emergent patient and unit or clinical service events, communicating expeditiously with other leadership and response teams. Communicates significant patient care issues, family concerns, safety, and critical events to leadership on duty at the time, seeks consultation and assistance when indicated, and reports to the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) in timely manner.
  • Participates in and fosters staff involvement in evidence based practice and other nursing research efforts.
  • Maintains awareness of research protocols applicable to unit, ensures knowledge of staff, protects rights of patients, and participates in assessment/evaluation of outcomes.
  • Fosters an environment that promotes patient/family, physician and staff satisfaction, and communicates issues and concerns to CNO.
  • Participates in the implementation of action plans and identifies new opportunities for improvement.
  • Collaborates with other nursing leadership to support the unit-based quality and performance improvement program consistent with the service and departmental plan.
  • Serves as a support and resource for the education of health care providers as may occur during the designated shift.
  • Initiates professional development plan to improve and sustain clinical and leadership competency.
  • Participates in evaluating the effectiveness of education and development activities in achieving desired outcomes.
  • Facilitates attendance and participation by staff in educational offerings.
  • Participates in developing the unit milieu supportive of education and development of the nursing staff and other health care providers, consistent with the goals of a learning organization.What We're Looking For and What We Offer:
    • Education
      • Bachelor of Science in Nursing required.
      • Coursework in business, public health, or healthcare administration preferred.
      • Experience
        • Minimum five (5) years of Emergency Department experience required.
        • Previous management, supervisory or lead+ experience strongly preferred.
        • Must have demonstrated leadership experience.
        • Licensure and/or Certification
          • Current license as a professional nurse in New Jersey required.
          • ACLS required.
          • PALS required.
          • Skills
            • Possess effective communications and interpersonal skills.
            • Creative problem solving.
            • Membership in pertinent professional organizations..
            • Effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
            • Must be able to read, write, and communicate in English.
            • Strong Computer skills required. Full Time Day Flex *An Equal Opportunity Employer*
              #christhpWhat We Offer: --- Competitive pay --- Medical, dental, and vision insurance --- 401k with Company match --- Generous paid time off --- Paid Holidays --- Tuition Reimbursement --- Advancement and career development opportunities Covid-19 and Influenza Vaccinations are a requirement for employment at CarePoint Health. If you are not currently vaccinated you will be required to receive the vaccination prior to hire date if you are offered employment, unless you request and receive an approved medical or religious exemption from CarePoint.

Keywords: CarePoint Health, Jersey City , Nurse Manager, Executive , Jersey City, New Jersey

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