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Manager Nursing Services-Med/Surg 4th Flr-Methodist West

Company: UnityPoint Health
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Job Description:

Manager Nursing Services I - 4 West (Medical/Surgical)Methodist WestShift: Varied, 40 -hoursper week -Benefits Eligible - -The nurse manager has 24-hour accountability and responsibility for a direct care unit or units. - The manager is responsible for creating safe, healthy environments that support the work of the health care team and contribute to patient engagement. - The manager - - -assists in creating - - -a -professional environment where -team members are able to contribute to optimal patient outcomes and grow professionally. - - -Why UnityPoint Health? -

Commitment to our Team - We've been named a by Becker's Healthcare for our commitment to our team members. -Culture - At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve. -Benefits - Our competitive program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you're in. -Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment - We're committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation. -Development - We believe equipping you with support and is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience. -Community Involvement - Be an essential part of our core purpose-to improve the health of the people and communities we serve. - -Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. -Financial, Human Resource, Performance Improvement Technology Management -
  • Assumes responsibility for operational and capital budget development, monitoring, analysis, -and variance reporting. -
  • Effectively utilizes - - -tools provided for financial, quality, and staffing monitoring and management. - -
  • Remains knowledgeable -of Human Resource labor laws including those pertinent to hiring, FMLA, short- and long-term disability, etc. -
  • Complies with Human Resources policies, procedures, and processes in regard to recruitment, interviewing, hiring, orientation, -retention -and performance management -
  • Assumes accountability for the orientation plans of new employees and the annual competency plans for staff; -aligns plans with unit goals and desired outcomes. - - -
  • Creates overall plan and goals for department orientation plans as needed to assure successful integration of the employee into the organization. -
  • Utilizes available tools and data to measure and monitor performance related to quality of care, patient safety, and patient satisfaction; including but not limited to Key Performance Indicators, Nurse Sensitive Indicators, Balanced Scorecard, HCAHPS scores and audits. Creates action plans for areas needing improvement. - -
  • Focuses on a culture of safety by proactively seeking safety concerns and promptly reporting and/or responding to incident reports using root cause analysis and process improvement tools (Adaptive Design). -
  • Complies with regulatory requirements of such agencies as Department of Public Health, DNV, OSHA, etc. -that are related to -customer, -employee, -and environmental safety. -
  • Establishes -departmental goals -which are aligned with the strategic goals and plan of the organization; continuously monitors of progress toward goals. -
  • Able to communicate to employees how the goals of the department connect to the overall strategic plan of the organization. - - -
  • Exhibits an understanding of all elements of change management while implementing organizational or unit changes evidenced by achievement of desired results of the change. -
  • Establishes a spirit of inquiry -within the -work area and promotes the use of evidence to advance nursing practice. - - -
  • Analyzes care provided within area of responsibility from a systems perspective. Collaborates with other leaders to improve care coordination - - between areas and levels of care. - - -
  • Understands and uses the tools of performance improvement e.g. Adaptive Design, and PDSALeading People -
    • Establishes an environmental culture for retention as evidenced by results -of employee engagement surveys and workforce data. -Utilizes survey data to make improvements in the work environment based on employee feedback. - -
    • Establishes a culture of trust with employees through employee -rounding and -timely, effective coaching and performance management. Helps team members set goals to optimize personal and departmental performance. - -
    • Supports and continually develops shared governance structure in the department and at the organizational level. Serves as a role model to staff and peers in supporting the strategies and tactics of the nursing enterprise. - -
    • Facilitates discussion on career planning and personal development with all staff. Works collaboratively with staff to create and execute a personal development plan as a retention strategy.
    • Serves as a mentor and role model for staff, students, and colleagues. -
    • Maintains a just culture. -
    • Recognizes that differences among team members strengthens the team and is able to facilitate that growth; -acknowledges the -importance of cultural competence in the workforce. - -Self- -Reflection and Personal Leadership Development -
      • Demonstrates emotional intelligence and applies that knowledge in day-to-day leadership activities.
      • Adept in skills required to effectively lead a team including conflict management, change management, negotiation, and mediation. -
      • Communicates effectively and respectfully by verbalizing thoughts directly, -taking time to listen and validating -feedback. - -
      • Facilitates team conversations that allow for individual participation and contribution of all members. -
      • Seeks to understand and collaborate with other departments to assure safe and quality care while assuring customer satisfaction -
      • Remains up to date on issues and trends in nursing and healthcare to continually elevate professional practice in the department and organization. - - - -Minimum Requirements
        • Education: Master's degree required; qualified candidates with a Bachelor's degree are eligible but must submit an action plan upon hire. Master's to be completed within 3 years. Completion of basic UPHDM Leadership courses within 1 year. -
        • Experience: Two or more years of progressing leadership positions in the healthcare environment. -
        • License(s)/Certification(s): Current Iowa License to practice as a Registered Nurse. -Certification in related specialty preferred. BCLS within 90 days. Valid driver's license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons. -
        • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must be able to communicate effectively with people of diverse professional, educational, and lifestyle backgrounds. Knowledge of basic computer skills.

Keywords: UnityPoint Health, West Des Moines , Manager Nursing Services-Med/Surg 4th Flr-Methodist West, Executive , West Des Moines, Iowa

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