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Job #32722
Nurse Manager IV (RN)
Neurosurgery - Academic
Full Time, 9 AM - 5 PM
3800 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, DC 20007
Nurse Manager IV, Department of Neurosurgery

MedStar Georgetown's Department of Neurosurgery is currently seeking a Nurse Manager IV to complement their interdisciplinary team. The Department of Neurosurgery is a MedStar Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences. We see patients with issues related to their brain or spine to evaluate if surgical intervention is appropriate. The Neurosurgery Department employs thirteen neurosurgeons who see patients in nine different outpatient locations and perform surgeries in five different centers. All neurosurgeons are fellowship-trained and AANS Board-certified. We support the mission of MedStar Georgetown's cura personalis, caring for the whole person. MedStar Georgetown's Department of Neurosurgery is:
The incumbent in this position is a department head who has administrative authority and responsibility for the management and direction of the operational, personnel and financial activities of the Neurosurgery Department. The Nurse Manager IV:
  • Plans, directs, implements, monitors, and evaluates a 24-hour neurosurgery service delivery system to ensure that patient care and customer service performed are according to standards.
  • Coordinates and collaborates with office staff, physicians, patients, families, and other departments in order to provide patient and unit services.
  • Establishes system and facilitates ease of communication between Department of Neurosurgery and referring physicians.
  • Monitors patient satisfaction scores and initiates actions and programs to maximize satisfaction of patients and families.
  • Promotes professional development of staff, residents and students by planning, participating in and evaluating educational opportunities.
  • Facilitates participation of department staff and physicians in research and development activities.
  • Recommends, facilitates, promotes, and evaluates marketing activities for new and current neurosurgical programs internally and in the community.
  • Appraises, forecasts and determines a desired set of future conditions and strategies required to achieve the goals and objectives of the organization within the Neurosurgery Department.
  • Performs overall responsibility (directly or through delegation to other staff members) for personnel management for the department.
  • Implements and monitors departmental operational and capital budgets within administrative guidelines.

These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.

Required Education/Training:
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Master's degree in Nursing preferred or equivalent in experience and/or continuing education.

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.
  • Expertise in clinical area for which application is made.
  • Demonstrates strong leadership skills and the ability to function independently.
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equal opportunity for all candidates for employment and employees.
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