To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values-integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
Responsible for directing and organizing unit/service operations to ensure patient care is delivered in a manner consistent with the philosophy/goals of the institution. The NM has 24-hour responsibility and accountability for the satisfaction of patients, physicians, and staff while demonstrating sound fiscal management.
Responsibilities: 1. Quality Patient Care: 1.1. Initiates and supports activities to improve patient outcomes. 1.2. Ensures standards of care are achieved or take appropriate disciplinary action when standards are not met. 1.3. Sets standards for unit credentiallng and ensures 100% compliance monthly. Ensures evidence of staff attending mandatory inservices is documented according to hospital and department policy and procedures. 1.4. Develops, monitors, and reports the quality improvement activities of the department and acts appropriately on outcomes of performance. 1.5. Ensures implementation and monitors compliance to regulatory standards. 2. Leadership skills: 2.1. Identifies and provides opportunities for staff development. 2.2. Fosters inter/intra departmental teamwork. Works on inter/intradepartmental team to resolve issues. 2.3. Demonstrates leadership skills in daily behaviors (i.e., problem solver, risk taker, motivator, change agent). 3. Information Management: 3.1. Completes performance appraisals by due date. 3.2. Provides all required reports/data by due date. 3.3. Performs chart reviews as required to ensure that proper documentation has been maintained. 4. Service Excellence: 4.1. Acts as a role model in demonstrating excellent human relation skills. 4.2. Promotes customer service standards and ensures staff compliance. 4.3. Seeks opportunities to improve customer service.
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. BSN (anyone appointed after 8/31/2002), Masters preferred.
3 to 5 years leadership experience in an acute care environment.
Licensed and a currently registered nurse in the State of Connecticut. All newly hired Registered Nurses must have a current BCLS certification or obtain within one month of hire.
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, Good analytical ability to interpret data.
Demonstrated ability to implement and support change. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities.
Evidence of successful completion of courses on an annual basis.
Requires prolonged standing; walking; use of sight, hearing and touch; moving/lifting patients of varying wieghts.