RN Assistant Manager - ICU

Discovery Solutions Published: August 9, 2017
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RN Assistant Manager - ICU
COMPANY: For more than 60 years, this company has been dedicated to
improving the health of their members and the communities
we serve, by creating safe, healthy environments and
providing quality health care and coverage for all.
LOCATION: San Rafael, California
DESCRIPTION: Manages activities of the unit(s), monitors quality, service
and utilization standards. Supervises the day to day shift
activities.
Essential Functions:
: Manages the units day to day clinical operations including
practice standards, staffing, payroll, budgets, fiscal
management, and quality improvement. Ensures the highest
quality of care is provided and is in compliance with federal,
state, and local regulatory requirements and established
departmental policies and procedures.
: Develops and implements action plans to improve staff
development. Supervises a single unit (8 to 24 hours) of
approximately 20 - 60+ employees.
: Monitors the allocation and utilization of personnel based
on continual changes in patient population/needs and
provides the best level of patient care while identifying
savings opportunities.
: Supervises the daily unit operations, including human
resources management, department and employee safety
programs, and risk management.
: Monitors the quality of service and utilization standards
and assumes specific responsibility for patient care at the
unit level. Ensures coordinated plans of treatment, customer
focused care and cost effective utilization of services.
: Works with health care providers outside of the unit, to
achieve optimal patient care across the continuum.
Researches, identifies, and implements best practice models
of other units. Investigates and resolves patient/family
member concerns regarding patient care.
: The company conducts compensation reviews of positions
on a routine basis. At any time, they reserve the right to
reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such
positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes
are generally implemented only after notice is given to
affected employees.
QUALIFICATIONS: : Demonstrated knowledge of quality improvement, clinical
care delivery processes, staffing, and budgeting.
: Knowledge of Nursing Practice Act, The Joint Commission
and other federal, state, and local regulatory requirements.
: Strong interpersonal communication skills.
: Must be able to work in a labor/management partnership
environment.
EDUCATION: BSN or bachelor's degree in a health care related field
preferred.
License, Certification, Registration
: Current California RN license required.
: Current BLS certification required.
: PALS certification may be required for positions in specific
departments.
: ALCS certification strongly preferred.

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