Nurse Manager- Registered Nurse
Oklahoma City, OK 
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Nurse Manager- Registered Nurse (392329-6786 )

The Nurse Manager functions under the direction and supervision of the Chief Nursing Officer and assumes responsibility for the Nursing Department. The Nurse Manager in collaboration with the CNO and leadership team assists to implement, interpret and ensure compliance with policies and procedures including regulatory and accreditation standards. The Nurse Manager directly supervises the Clinical Supervisors, Charge Nurses, RNs, LPN/LVNs, CNAs/NAs and Unit Secretaries. The Nurse Manager is responsible for implementing hospital goals and objectives based on budget parameters. The Nurse Manager reinforces the Core Values of the hospital in all interactions.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


  • Provides a professional working environment for employees.
  • Ensures the nursing department staff performs allaspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety andreduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Ensures appropriate documentation, includingdocumentation of medical necessity, by staff in medical records; monitorscompletion and revisions to the Interdisciplinary Care Plan.
  • Ensures compliance with nursing scope of practiceand HIPAA.Enforces compliance of the nursing department witheducation/in-service requirements/orientation and competencies.
  • Promotes rehabilitation nursing philosophy andpractice; encourages staff development, including acquisition of CRRN forqualified registered nurses.
  • Assists to review and evaluate risk and qualityindicators, patient satisfaction results, and outcomes in order to continuallyimprove performance and outcomes; communicates this information to the nursingdepartment.
  • May coordinate new admissions including room andstaffing assignments.
  • Ensures nursing attendance and participation inteam conferences.
  • Ensures staff completes charting timely.
  • Ensures staff takes lunches when working 6 or morehours and breaks as required by law.
  • Ensures staff assignments are divided among stafftaking into account acuity and other factors.
  • Manages staffing plans, nursing hours per patientday, and quality of work of nursing staff.
  • Ensures limited agency usage and overtime hours bymanaging and monitoring the schedule.
  • May have patient care assignment inaddition to daily responsibilities.
  • Coordinates and directs appropriate rehab careneeds related to patient/family educational needs, barriers or continuum ofcare requirements.
  • Serves as a clinical rehab resources for patients/familiesduring their rehab stay.
  • Coordinates, and assist as needed, with rehabspecific patient/family education.
  • Coordinates rehab patient care needs withfront-line nursing staff, as well as, acts as a liaison between other membersof the rehab team.
  • Assists with rounding on patients/families.
  • Assists with day to day coordination/follow-up of patientcare and problem resolution.
  • Assists with ensuring QI accuracy.
  • Other duties asassigned.


Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduation from an accredited Bachelors of Science in Nursing, AssociateDegree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program. BSN Preferred.

  • Current unrestricted state licensure as Registered Nurse.

  • CPR/BCLS certification. ACLS preferred.

  • CRRN Certification preferred

  • Minimum of two years of previous nursing leadership preferred.

  • Minimum of two years previous rehab nursing experience preferred.

  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrates strong problem solving and critical thinking skills.




Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Drug Free Workplace

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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