Inpatient Direct Care Nurses - Baystate Health

Req#: R16051
Category(s): Nursing, Inpatient Direct Care Nurses
Full Time / Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: First

Under the direction of the Director, the Manager of Heart and Vascular Interventional Services will perform their duties with limited supervision and with broad general direction. Performs administrative duties as the supervisor within the department and is responsible for directing department activities, budget submission and analysis. Responsible for the day to day operations of the Cardiac Catherization Lab, Electrophysiology and Interventional Structural Heart Procedures. Manages department resources including providing staff schedules and monitoring all staff activities to ensure compliance to hospital and department policies and procedures. Responsible for the recruitment and hiring of new staff. Participates in long range planning relative to services, programs, capital budgets and human resources for assigned areas of responsibility. Coordinates education of staff and assists with quality data collection.

  • Effectively provides vision and mission to co-workers and inspires team to achieve excellence.  Actively lives out organizational mission, vision and values. Supporting patient experience and participating in community service events.

  • Evaluates employee engagement scores and develops action plan for consistent improvements (or maintains high scores) reflecting an engaged workforce. Engages co-workers in improvements in patient care by implementing/sustaining a shared governance model.

  • Ensures capital, salary, and non-salary expense budgets correlate with patient care needs and ensure revenue is maximized. Reports monthly on budget variances, including probable cause and possible corrective action. Authorize purchases and maintain inventories for optimal unit function. Negotiates contracts to reach best possible pricing and clinical support scenarios.

  • Provides adequate staffing by effectively utilizing staff resources to achieve maximum productivity and quality patient care. Regularly reviews employee clocking transactions making appropriate corrections, and submits approval final on a timely basis.

  • Ensure staff knowledge and participation in quality improvement activities, including but not limited to The Joint Commission’s core measure projects, National Patient Safety Goals initiatives, and NDNQI goals; evidenced-based projects and research activities (as appropriate).

  • Promotes personal and staff development.  Coordinates professional continuing education and encourages specialty clinical certifications.  Manages professional career ladders specific to staff roles.

  • Ensures that all employees maintain all required competencies required for role.  Including but not limited to CPR, infection control, and radiation and patient safety.

  • Reviews all records and documentation appropriate for regulatory compliance.  Maintains divisional radiation monitoring badges according to policy. Ensures processes and documentation to support appropriate use criteria.  Provides data to support specific registries and monitors outcomes reported by appropriate to national benchmarking agencies.  

  • Evaluate new technologies that support patient progress and cost effectiveness. Develop clinical process, training plan, request charge management coding and billing to support safe patient outcome and optimal revenue generation.

  • Counsels employees and delivers corrective action in collaborates with Human Resources verbally and or in writing when appropriate according to health system  policies.

  • Ensures that all equipment operates according to safety standards and that all staff are fully competent in the proper operations of all equipment.

  • Maintains 24-hour functioning of critical response services (i.e.; STEMI team, BAT Team) and is primarily responsible for the development, interpretation and application of departmental policies, maintaining and creating procedure codes to ensure operational effectiveness and efficiency of interventional operations.

  • Immediately notifies Director and Quality via Safety Reporting System of any unanticipated outcomes within the department to include, but not limited to: Sentinel events, Near misses, and potential risk-related issues. Implements and sustains risk-reduction strategies as identified in RCA's.

  • Completes annual performance reviews and submits for approval on or before effective date

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of a strategic plan for the service line or department as directed by senior leadership.

Minimally required Experience:

Clinical background in interventional lab environment. Prior supervisory experience leading teams of clinical professionals.

Preferred Experience:

Five years

Skills:

Strong communication, organization skills.  Good systems thinking and solving skills.  Strong financial/budgeting skills.

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Education:

Bachelor of Nursing Degree (Required)

Certifications:

Registered Nurse – State of Massachusetts

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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