Assistant Nurse Manager- ICU/Dialysis- Full-Time Days

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Job Description: Join the hospital trusted by Chicagoxe2x80x99s Southland, Ingalls Memorial Hospital, in this role as an Assistant Patient Care Manager with the Intensive Care Unit / Dialysis Under the direction of the Unit Director/Manager, the Assistant Patient Care Manager functions as the assistive leader for a specific shift(s) and assumes responsibility for clinical practice which may include 24-hour accountability. The Assistant Patient Care Manager is responsible for supporting the coordination of care and communication to facilitate patient needs as well as providing direction to and counseling unit staff. This position will also serve as a public relations representative for patients and their families. This position exhibits knowledge of, follows, and actively supports the philosophy, mission, and vision of Ingalls Memorial Hospital while demonstrating behavior consistent with the core values and standards of service of the organization. Essential Job Functions: Adhere to all hospital policies, procedures, and standards of care. Observe and adhere to all corporate compliance requirements and communicate issues as they arise to the appropriate party as identified in the Corporate Compliance Plan. Participate in budget preparation and assist in the monitoring of financial performance. Demonstrate cost-effectiveness in meeting unit and patient care needs. Demonstrates a positive, supportive attitude to physicians, patients, families, and other personnel consistently Displays patience and tact when dealing with patients’ families and other health professionals Collaborate with physicians to clarify the patientxe2x80x99s plan of care as needed to support the patient and primary caregiver. Demonstrate clinical expertise and practice in the unitxe2x80x99s specialty through active participation as well as verbal instruction. Provide leadership and support staff in facilitating patient care coordination. Adhere to and participate in regulatory compliance. Assures performance improvement data collection is completed promptly Assist unit leader in achieving unit goals. Successful completion of annual competencies. Round on patients and employees daily Investigate and resolve issues related to customers and communicate outcomes to the unit leader. Demonstrate excellent communications with all stakeholders Follow service standards through leadership by example. Participates and provides feedback in staff selection and hiring Serves as a mentor and coach for staff Responsible for evaluating staff performance and provision of coaching feedback in a timely manner. Serves as a liaison in facilitating staff RN and physician relationships Insures daily assignments are completed and appropriate Maintain effective interpersonal, interdisciplinary relationships that exude professional conduct. Commitment to professional growth and competence. Willingness to assume and participate in additional projects and assignments. Participation in leadership meetings Maintain responsibility for attendance and punctuality Education/Experience: Education: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing/BSN required Experience: 3-5 years RN in the specialty area Required/Preferred Skills: Licensure: Current RN license for the State of Illinois, BLS, and unit-specific certifications as applicable. Competency: To be completed within one year of hire, RN core competencies for specialty and current leadership competency work. Physical/Position Demands: Office work requires excessive computer usage for data entry and interdepartmental communication Position Details Job Type/FTE: Full-time (1.0) ; 10-hour shifts Shift: Days Unit/Department: Intensive Care Unit CBA Code: Non-Union

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