The Nurse Manager assumes responsibility for all functions of the Behavioral Health Unit. In collaboration with the Director and members of the medical staff, this individual is responsible for the ongoing assessment of quality of patient care services provided in the department by all levels of practitioners.
Ensures all staff personnel meet required qualifications for position held and perform duties within limitations established by and in accordance with company policy/procedures. Serves as resource/subject matter expert for patient needs and concerns, staff education and in-service sessions as necessary.
The Nurse Manager is responsible for providing oversight for the provision of care. Serves as a resource to the direct care staff. Coordinates on-site response to incidents, errors, and sentinel events.
Collaborate to assess, plan, implement, coordinate, monitor and evaluate options and services to meet an individuals health needs through communication and available resources to promote quality, cost-effective outcomes.
The next Clinical Operations Manager will ensure fiscal responsibility and clinical and operational performance improvement initiatives for Surgical Services and will actively participate in Health's Lean Process Improvement Transformation.
Responsible for the overall direction and supervision of patient care activities and nursing personnel of a nursing unit. Consults with staff, physicians, and Chief Nursing Officer on nursing problems and interpretation of hospital policies to ensure patient needs are met. Ensures nursing staff follows policy and procedures, participates in the investigation and preparation of reports. Ensures adequate staffing for nursing units.