Providence Assistant Clinical Manager RN - Neuro in Anchorage, Alaska
Providence is calling an Assistant Clinical Manager Registered Nurse (RN) (5w Neuro, Days, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
RESOURCE UTILIZATION: Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost, and impact on practice in the planning and delivery of nursing and other services. Utilizes staffing management principles to assure adequate supply of all necessary staff to perform patient care. Manages daily staffing issues in conjunction with Charge Nurse / Clinical Coordinator / Clinical Supervisor, analyzing available data sources, and making decisions based on this data. Makes adjustments in daily schedules according to changes in staffing needs, due to patient census or acuity. Responsible for daily performance against budget targets. Assists in the development, implementation and modification of programs and services needed to meet patient care and staff development needs. Manage department payroll activities. Assists Clinical Manager / Director and Assistant Chief Nurse Executive in preparation of annual operating and capital budgets.
LEADERSHIP: Uses leadership principles to anticipate and influence change. Determines resources and actions needed to accomplish objectives. Sets priorities and manages time effectively. Identifies potential problems/opportunities and plans contingent action. Collaborates with the clinical manger / director and assistant clinical managers, clinical supervisors / clinical coordinators / charge nurses, patient care staff and informal leaders in these efforts. Seeks creative methods to resolve conflicts. Promotes multi-disciplinary care of the patient. Keep Clinical Manager / Director informed of clinical issues, triage problems, staffing issues, and risk management concerns. Acts on behalf of Clinical Manager / Director in his/her absence, attending meetings and making decisions as appropriate and necessary.
QUALITY OF PRACTICE: Establishes clear clinical practice expectations based on professional standards for areas of responsibility. Able to provide clinical care and is a role model for staff in the clinical setting. Responsible to oversee clinical operations of the department, working with Clinical Manager / Director, Medical Director, and clinical staff to develop, modify and implement patient care standards. Working with clinical staff evaluates best practices and sets department goals for clinical practice. Role models customer service standards of the Providence Health System in Alaska. Responds to customer requests and complaints promptly and with courtesy. Fosters a supportive environment and works towards service recovery when necessary. Effectively advances improvement activities.
COLLABORATION: Uses independent judgment to assign work to team members and to responsibly direct team members. Creates supporting systems that enable staff to jointly plan and deliver care. Role models collaboration and partnership with the patient care team. Schedules regular meetings with direct report staff to assure communication; utilizes various methods to communicate with staff. Collaborates with staff, physicians and all appropriate departments to promote optimal patient care and customer service.
COMPLIANCE: Supports the implementation of organization policies and procedures in compliance with state, Federal and other regulatory guidelines to help ensure that high quality, cost-effective patient services meet or surpass accreditation standards. Maintains confidentiality of all information related to patients, employees, medical staff, and as appropriate, Providence Alaska Medical Center and the Providence Health System. Responsible to develop and coordinate, with assistance of the clinical manager / director, clinical educator, and/or clinical nurse specialist, department competencies, educational programs, new employee orientation, and annual skills labs. Keeps current with advances in nursing practice and technology, sharing knowledge with the staff on a regular basis.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduate of an accredited/approved school of Nursing
Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Alaska
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from American Heart Association (AHA) upon hire
3 years clinical experience
2 years recent clinical supervisory experience or charge nurse experience
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree
Certification within area of expertise or practice
About Providence Alaska Medical Center
Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.
As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!
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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Nurse Lead/Supervisor/Manager
Req ID: 279073