Clinical Manager, RN, BSN - NEW Adult Spine Surgery/Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
Category: Nursing Leadership
Job Requisition: 1296
Facility: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Geographic Region: Washington, DC
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Day Shift
Hours per Week: 40.00
Location: Washington, DC
General Summary of Position:
The incumbent in this position is a department leader who assumes 24-hour administrative authority and responsibility for the management and direction of the operational, personnel and financial activities of a specified unit or procedural area. These functions are coordinated with the executive staff, hospital leadership, medical staff, and others and are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's mission, vision and core values.
Newly Renovated Unit – C5-3 Spine Surgery/Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU)
C5-3 is a newly renovated adult surgical unit, scheduled to open in early 2020. This 14-bed, adult unit will be part of MedStar Georgetown's nationally renowned Neurosciences Center of Excellence.
C5-3 nurses will provide postoperative care for adult neurosurgical and orthopaedics patients with spine disorders. Additionally, clinical nurses will provide expert care for patients who are admitted to either rule out epilepsy or determine more advanced treatments for their epilepsy. EMU patients will be on 24-hour video EEG monitoring and may be candidates for Ictal SPECT scans to determine the area of the brain that is generating their seizures. Our goal is to help all of our patients be seizure-free.
C5-3 nurses will work collaboratively with members of the healthcare team to provide high-quality, patient-centered specialty care. The healthcare team includes Neurosurgeons, Neurologists, EEG Technicians, and Advanced Practice Nurses to manage the healthcare needs of this complex patient population.
MedStar Georgetown is looking for a Clinical Manager to lead this new department. Join our team of extraordinary people and together we will build this unit from the ground up! If you are interested in learning more, please contact our Nurse Recruitment team at 202-444-1215!
Consideration will be given to an appropriate combination of education/training and experience.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
EDUCATION AND/OR TRAINING REQUIRED: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Bachelor's degree or higher in Nursing required. A Master's degree in Nursing preferred, and/or equivalent in experience and/or continuing education. Professional certification in Nursing Administration preferred.
LICENSURE AND/OR CERTIFICATION: Current D.C. license as a Registered Professional Nurse. BLS required.
EXPERIENCE: A minimum of four years of experience preferred to include one year of related clinical experience and a minimum of two years of progressive supervisory/management experience in an acute care facility. Experience in a university teaching hospital preferred.
SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Expert knowledge of nursing principles, practices and skills, as well as performance improvement principles. Expertise in clinical area for which application is made. Demonstrates strong leadership skills and the ability to function independently. Competent in computer skills. Member of a recognized national nursing organization.
Assumes overall responsibility (directly or through delegation to other staff members) for personnel and human resource management of inpatient and outpatient staff to include, but not limited to, interviewing, hiring, orienting, training, scheduling, coaching, counseling, evaluating, promoting, and terminating employees.
Plans, directs, implements, monitors, and evaluates the nursing care delivery system for assigned clinical area(s) to ensure that the nursing care performed is integrated within the MGUH Professional Practice Model and promotes continuous, consistent, efficient, and accountable delivery of patient care.
Maintains leadership competence and clinical knowledge.
Promotes the professional growth and development of associates.
Ensures Magnet® structure and processes are implemented and maintained by promoting evidence-based practice and collaborative governance.
Appraises, forecasts and determines future conditions and strategies required to achieve the goals and objectives of the organization to support operations and finance management and budget. Reviews staffing, operating and capital budgets and ensures that fiscal targets are realized. Reviews reports on budget variances and assists in developing and executing budget action plans.
Safeguards employee and patient rights and promotes a safe and healthy work environment.
Leads and ensures compliance with hospital policies, standards and criteria established by the accrediting and regulatory agencies.
Responsible for strategic planning, program development, quality and performance measures for area(s) of responsibility.
About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.
MedStar Health is an Equal Opportunity (EO) Employer and assures equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We hire people to work in different locations, and we comply with the federal, state and local laws governing each of those locations.
A qualified individual with a disability will be considered for employment on the same basis as non- disabled applicants if he/she can perform the essential functions of the job sought, with or without a reasonable accommodation, and without imposing a direct threat to the health or safety of others or him/herself.
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