The Nurse Manager is responsible forall operations of the inpatient Surgical Unit. The Nurse Manager contributes to the long-term growth and viability of Eastern Maine Medical Center; ensures high quality, cost effective patient care; addresses issues of customer satisfaction and human resources management.
POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for planning and managing the human material equipment and fiscal resources for areas of responsibility and accountable for developing action plans to contribute to the organizations’ ability to carry out its mission and accomplish annual pillar goals. Provides direction and leadership for the quality of care and customer service provided by staff to the patients served. Responsible for holding all staff accountable in maintaining compliance with CMS Conditions of Participation and Joint Commission Standards.
SUPERVISES: any combination of the following positions: Assistant Nurse Manager, Clinical Supervisor, Clinical Educator; Staff Nurse, Staff Nurse I, Staff Nurse II, Registered Nurse, Nursing Technician, Unit Secretary, Monitor Tech and other positions that are required to meet the operation demands of the department.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing with current licensure as a registered nurse in Maine. Bachelor degree in nursing with movement toward MSN.National Certification preferable.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Minimum of five years of nursing experience.Management experience preferred. Demonstrates effective interpersonal communication skills, teamwork, and organizational skills. Effective collaborative, problem solving skills. Ability to manage customer complaints and staff issues effectively. Ability to assist with bedside care when needed preferable.
OTHER SKILLS REQUIRED: Ability to: contribute to the long-tern growth and viability of Eastern Maine Medical Center; ensure high quality, cost effective patient care; address issues of customer satisfaction and human resources management. Actively participates on hospital wide committees applicable to their department(s). Must possess visual acuity, hearing acuity, verbal skills, and command of the English language necessary to communicate with patients, families, physicians, external agencies and staff al all levels in the organization.
Must possess manual dexterity necessary for administrative tasks such as preparing reports and departmental budgets and managing quality improvement plan. Ability to communicate in an effective and hospitable manner in person and by phone. Flexibility with work hours and activities in response to unit needs.