Livingston HealthCare Foundation is accepting applications for a full-time Surgical Services Nurse Manager.
Livingston HealthCare, in Livingston, Montana, is a not-for-profit, 25-bed critical access hospital with a Level 4 Community Trauma Facility, a multispecialty provider clinic, as well as rehabilitation, and home-based services. Livingston HealthCare is a member of the Billings Clinic system.
Livingston HealthCare was recently named one of the top 20 Critical Access Hospital in the U.S and just moved into a $43.5M state of the art facility.
If you enjoy fly fishing, skiing and hiking, or if you just love the outdoors and are looking for a balance of lifestyle and career, complete application at www.livingstonhealthcare.org. For additional information call 406-823-6471. Livingston HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Nurse Manager of Surgical Services is responsible for the management of nursing practice and operations on the Operating Suites, PACU, Day Surgery, and Central Sterile units. This includes, but is not limited to, the management of: nursing practice, staff recruitment, retention, supply chain and budget, staffing, employee performance evaluation, quality improvement, staff education, medical records, internal and external regulatory and survey requirements.
The Nurse Manager collaborates with multiple professionals to support and coordinate the provision and management of patient care. The Nurse Manager works closely with the Director of Nursing Services, Physician Leadership and staff in insuring that the Units maintain the highest standards of patient care and is responsive to the needs of the patient & family as well as the organization.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Prepares and administers the department’s annual operating and capital budget within financial expectations; accounts for variance.
- Recruits, develops, retains, and leads an appropriate number of personnel to meet department needs and the goals and objectives of Livingston HealthCare.
- Develops and maintains departmental policies and procedures to ensure adherence to professional and legal standards, quality of service, fiscal control, and customer relations
- Adheres to administrative policies and procedures relating to human resource management.
- Oversees supervision of personnel, which includes work allocation, training and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions; motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance.
- Supervises direct patient care and assessment, ensuring quality control of area nursing operations.
- Systematically evaluates the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice and nursing services, analyzing appropriate internal and external data and information to identify opportunities in collaboration withstakeholders for improving services and patient outcomes.
- Develops education programs designed to assist the staff nurse in the progression from novice to expert in the practice of nursing.
- Contributes to nursing management education and professional development of staff, students, and colleagues in an environment of mutual respect and understanding.
- Decisions and actions are based on ethical principles and fosters a non-discriminatory climate in which care is delivered in a manner sensitive to socio-cultural diversity.
- Promotes research, and integrates evidence-based knowledge into the identification of best practice in the delivery of nursing care to the appropriate population.
- Promotes and monitors regulatory agency standards and customer service expectations for the practice of all aspects of nursing.
- Responsible for interviewing and hiring.
- Ensures availability and operation of necessary equipment and supplies for patient care.
- Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.