Mgr Patient Care - RN

Confidential Company  •  Saint Paul, MN

Less than 5 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18
Confidential Company
Saint Paul, MN
Less than 5 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

United Hospital, located in downtown St. Paul, Minn., is the largest hospital in the Twin Cities east metro area, providing innovative services and programs, such as the Nasseff Heart Center, United Heart; Vascular Clinic and Vascular Center; neuroscience care through the John Nasseff Neuroscience Institute for the treatment of brain aneurisms, Bentson Family Foundation Neurological Intensive Care Unit, Brain Tumor Center and the Nasseff Neuroscience Center; as well as psychiatry, womens health, surgical, rehabilitation and emergency services. With 2,949 employees, more than 1,000 physicians and 546 licensed beds, United Hospital provides a full range of health care services to 200,000 inpatients and outpatients each year.

Responsibilities

  • Accountability for nursing practice in all areas of responsibility
  • Provides leadership to promote shared decision making and professional autonomy of staff members by providing collaborative processes that actively solicit input from key stakeholders (leaders, staff, physicians, and Allina practice committees) to produce staff ownership of decisions
  • Fosters a culture of accountability, excellence and staff participation/engagement supported by processes that provide timely information regarding performance and department-specific activities and accomplishments
  • Responsibility for the implementation of the organizations mission, vision, values, code of conduct, evidence-based practice, and nursing practice within their defined areas of responsibility
  • Accountable for the environment in which clinical nursing is practiced
  • Responsible for the recruitment and retention of clinical staff with diverse backgrounds, appropriate education and experience
  • Strategic management; develops and oversees department/program to ensure alignment to organizational mission, vision, values, strategic goals, and business strategies
  • Clinical practice knowledge; assumes responsibility for evidence-based practice in designated practice areas
  • Defines, interprets, monitors and maintains standards of practice
  • Performance improvement – safety, risk and regulatory; utilizes process improvement principles to assess and improve the quality of the service/care provided within the department
  • Ensures a culture and environment of safety for patients, staff and visitors – regulatory and accreditation requirements, incident reporting, medication safety, and policy/procedures
  • Leadership skills and human resources management; recommends, implement and evaluates plans and systems that assure sufficient number of qualified and competent staff to provide care/services
  • Financial management; utilizes data to develop, implement, monitor and maintain a realistic, cost-effective annual budget and to effectively manager productivity within the department
  • Understands the concepts of capital budgeting, including depreciation, Return on Investment (ROI) and Return on Asset (ROA)
  • Understands healthcare economics and healthcare public policy as it applies to the delivery of patient care- this includes reimbursement, Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, third party providers and the challenges to the current healthcare policies and key legislative initiatives at local, state and national level
  • Provides leadership in critical thinking, problem solving, managing conflict, and addressing ethical issues
  • Makes effective decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment
  • Majority of responsibilities are for inpatient units
  • Also works as part of the outpatient adolescent leadership team.

Education

  • B.A or B.S. in Nursing and graduate of an accredited school of nursing which is inclusive of a clinical rotation in an acute care facility (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education or Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
  • Masters degreepreferred

Qualification/Skills

Experience

  • Three (3) plus years clinical experience in mental health
  • Previous leadership experiencerequired
  • Previous management experiencepreferred
  • Demonstrated management/leadership and program management skills related to the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and abilities (below)

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Regulatory Standards
  • Child/adolescent and/or geriatric mental health
  • Health care environments and trends
  • Demonstration of leadership and empowerment principles
  • Budgeting and fiscal control
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Interpret policies and procedures; identify non-compliance and take appropriate action
  • Utilize time management concepts to maximize time effectively
  • Work independently as well as within an interdisciplinary team structure
  • Incorporate cultural diversity and age appropriate care into all aspects of communication and patient/resident care; scope of services provided will encompass age groups ranging from infant through geriatric
  • Maintains flexibility to adapt to a variety of workload assignments

Licensure/Certifications

  • Current MN Nursing License (Current WI Nursing License for River Falls Hospital)
  • Certification in Nursing Administration by a nationally recognized nursing organization (e.g., ANA) preferred
  • CPR Certification requirement to be determined by business unit

42710BR

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