Assistant Nurse Manager

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Employer
Hill Health Ctr
Location
New Haven
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 25, 2018
Closes
Feb 22, 2018
Industry
Chemical
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Summary The Assistant Nurse Manager at SCRC is responsible for the daily medical/clinical operation of the facility in collaboration with the Nurse Manager. The Assistant Nurse Manager will supervise and train the nursing (LPN, RN) and technician staff directly. In addition, he/she works closely with the Director of Nursing and Medical Director to assure the medical and nursing components of the facility are appropriately coordinated and meet all regulatory and patient care standards.# ################################### ########### CS-HHC#s Expectations of all Employees Adheres to all CS-HHC Policies and Procedures Conducts self in a manner that represents CS-HHC#s Values at all times Maintains a positive and respectful attitude with all work-related contacts Communicates regularly with supervisor about Departmental and CS-HHC concerns Consistently reports to work on time, prepared to perform the duties of the position Meets productivity standards and performs duties as workload necessitates # Essential Duties and Responsibilities Responsible for working in collaboration with the Nurse Manager of SCRC in overseeing the management of the daily medical/clinical operation of the facility while demonstrating ethical and professional conduct. Oversee compliance of nursing components with regulatory standards (e.g. Joint Commission, DEA) Participates in regular data collection, reporting (e.g. mandated by funding sources, regulatory agencies), strategic planning (financial and programmatic), and development and implementation of productivity standards with the management team Participates in regulation of work and paper flow, including the patient registration, authorization, billing and collection process Participates in recruitment, retention and training of nursing and technician staff Responsible for working in collaboration with the Nurse Manager on the nursing schedule including permanent staffing and temporary/per diem staffing. Works directly with Nursing Agencies and appreciates the management of overtime and temporary labor Appropriately documents clinical and administrative work. Documents nursing incidents and medication errors. Ensures to use the utmost of care in protecting the confidentiality of client records in accordance with State and Federal laws Collaborates with medical and counseling staff regarding detox and methadone maintenance clients Ensures compliance with all nursing and health care protocols. Presents changes, improvements or additions to protocols or nursing procedures to the team The SCRC Assistant Nurse Manager will work in collaboration with the Nurse Manager, and be responsible for ensuring that an RN is always scheduled for each shift. The SCRC Assistant Nurse Manager will work collaboratively with the Nurse Manager and be responsible for all scheduling and call outs for the nursing staff In the event that SCRC cannot secure an RN for a shift the Assistant Nurse Manager will need to fill in and do the shift. Performs all other duties as required # Competencies # To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies and skill sets: # Skill Set; Communications Oral Communication#The ability to express oneself clearly in conversations and interactions with others.# Speaks clearly and can be easily understood.# Organizes ideas clearly in oral speech.# Expresses ideas concisely in oral speech.# Summarizes or paraphrases his/her understanding of what others have said to verify understanding and prevent miscommunication. # Written Communication# The ability to express oneself clearly in business writing.# Expresses ideas clearly and concisely in writing.# Organizes written ideas clearly and signals the organization to the reader (e.g. through an introductory paragraph or through the use of headings).# Writes using concrete, specific language.# Spells correctly.# Writes grammatically.# Uses punctuation correctly. # Interpersonal Awareness# The ability to notice, interpret, and anticipate others# concerns and feelings, and to communicate this awareness empathetically to others.# Understands the interests and important concerns of others.# Notices and accurately interprets what others are feeling, based on their choice of words, tone of voice, expressions, and other non-verbal behavior.# Understands the unspoken meaning in a situation.# Says or does things to address others# concerns. # Customer Orientation#The ability to demonstrate concern for satisfying one#s external and/or internal customers.# Quickly and effectively solves customer problems. Talks to customers to find out what they want and how satisfied they are with what they are getting.# Lets customers know he/she is willing to work with them to meet their needs.# Helpful, positive manner with peers, subordinates and customers. # Skill Set; Achieve Results # Technical Expertise# The ability to demonstrate depth of knowledge and skill in key work process areas.# Is sought out as an expert to provide advice or solutions in his/her area.# Is knowledgeable in the tools used to support key work processes.# Can train and coach key work processes to staff in their area.# Is aware and follows agency policy and procedures consistently. # Initiative# Identifying what needs to be done and doing it before being asked or before the situation requires it.# Seeks out others involved in a situation to learn their perspective.# Takes independent action to change the direction of events. # Results Orientation# The ability to focus on the desired results of one#s own work, setting challenging goals, focusing efforts on the goals, and meeting or exceeding them. Maintains commitment to goals in the face of obstacles and frustrations.# Finds or creates ways to measure performance against goals.# Has a strong sense of urgency about solving problems and getting work done. # Thoroughness# Ensuring that one#s own work and information are complete and accurate.# Sets up procedures to ensure high quality of work (e.g. review meetings).# Verifies information.# Checks the accuracy of own work.# Develops and uses systems to organize and keep track of information or work in progress.# Carefully prepares for meetings and presentations. # Skill Set; Self Management # Stress Management# The ability to continue to #function effectively when under pressure and maintain self control in the face of hostility or provocation.# Remains calm under stress.# Can effectively handle several problems or tasks simultaneously..# Controls his/her response when criticized, attacked, or provoked.# Maintains an appropriate sense of humor under difficult circumstances. # Personal Credibility#Demonstrated concern that one be perceived as responsible, reliable, and trustworthy.# Does what he/she commits to doing.# Is honest and forthright with people.# Takes responsibility for own mistakes; does not blame others.# Conveys a command of the relevant facts and information. # * Competencies sourced from #The Value Added Employee# by Edward J Cripe and Richard S. Mansfield, Copyright 2002 by Workitect Inc. # Qualifications # Education:##### RN with a BSN or MSN required. # Experience:#### MSN with minimum of one (1) year administrative and supervisory experience or BSN with minimum of three (2) years administrative and supervisory experience, or RN with five (5) years nursing experience with three (2) years administrative and supervisory experience. # Knowledge/Abilities:#Ability to work with individuals in an inner city community health setting. Ability to work in an inpatient unit working with a team of multiple disciplines. Basic nursing skills are required. Knowledge of addiction and mental health and understanding of detox medications and methadone. Knowledge of chemical dependency and withdrawal symptoms. # Physical Demands/Working Conditions The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. # While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand or sit for extended periods of time.# The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. # The job requires frequent contact with water (hand washing and cleaning) and working with body fluid and hazardous chemicals. When under these working conditions, OSHA standards and universal precautions must be followed at all times. # While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal to high volumes of stress. # Travel within the State of Connecticut is required on an occasional basis# SDL2017