Clinical Nursing Manager, Adler Geriatric Center

NEW HAVEN, CT
Mar 3, 2020

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Job Description

Overview

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.

The Geriatric Clinical Manager is responsible for ensuring high quality, safe, reliable, and efficient care, in the Adler Geriatric Center. The Geriatric Clinical Manager uses managerial, interpersonal, and clinical skills to model, motivate, and monitor performance resulting in superior quality service, and financial outcomes. Responsibilities and accountabilities are held on a 24/7 basis. The Geriatric Clinical Manager will collaborate with department administration on a consistent basis to ensure communication of effectiveness of the above and all role responsibilities defined below. Leads and coordinates the patient/family evaluation and the formulation and implementation of a treatment plan. Collaborates with the physician and patient care associate caring for each patient in the evaluation and development of a treatment plan with input from other professions depending upon the presenting problem. Assumes primary responsibility for monitoring outcomes of collaborative interventions. Responds to the common issues raised by older persons with cognitive and physical impairments. Reviews the patient's problems while providing attention to the cost and burden upon the patient and family. Maintains a delicate balance between the patient's medical and nursing needs and the care needs of patients and families.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Managerial
    • 1.1 Provides leadership to staff in their assessment of clinical and /or operational problems, provision of appropriate interventions and evaluation of outcomes of care provided.
  • 2. Clinical
    • 2.1 Interviews and assesses the family/caregivers and patient as part of a comprehensive geriatric assessment. Prepares psychosocial evaluation including psychosocial history, the history of cognitive and functional decline, and review of behavioral problems, ADL functioning, mental status and family stress/coping. This assessment requires knowledge of neuropsychology of aging, biology of aging, medication use, and differential diagnoses of dementia. This assessment provides the basis for the diagnostic formulation. Develops the care plan in collaboration with the physician and patient care associate and assumes responsibility for monitoring the implementation of the plan by all disciplines. Addresses problems identified during the assessment.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

Master's degree in nursing required.

 

EXPERIENCE

 

5 years of clinical nurse experience and a minimum of 2 years of management experience to include human resources, finance, and patient experience. Clinical experience with geriatric patients and their families as well as medications preferred.

 

LICENSURE

 

Current CT state RN licensure.

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

 

Ability to direct a diverse work force in an ambulatory setting. Passion for leading others in a challenging and changing environment by utilizing innovation, technology, and best practices. Knowledge and experience in assessing, analyzing and formulating complex clinical, social, financial and psychological issues as they pertain to older persons and their families. Knowledge of psychopharmacology preferred. Extensive decision making responsibility and the demonstrated ability to independently manage complex geriatric clinical care preferred. The case manager must be skilled in organizing and prioritizing data and information.

 

Additional Information

MSN with 5 years clinical nurse experience and 2 years management experience to include human resources, finance, and patient experience in Healthcare setting.

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Job Info

Job: 17158

Department: Adler Geriatric Center
Category: NURSING-STAFF
Sub Category: CLINICAL PROF
Status: Full Time Benefits Eligible
Shift: D
Hours: 40

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