Take advantage of exceptional opportunities in an exceptional place. Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), a nationally prominent research university and a pioneer in patient care, community service, and biomedical research, is seeking a Nurse Manager II for our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.
As Portland’s largest employer, OHSU is able to offer services and community support not found anywhere else in the region. Each day at OHSU brings a chance to further your learning, discover something new, and touch the lives of people throughout Oregon and beyond.
FTE: 1.0, Full Time
Salary Range: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
Location: Portland, OR (Marquam Hill)
Job Type: Unclassified
The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is a regional referral center for all critically ill and injured children that operates 24/7. The primary purpose of the PICU is to provide optimal state of the art critical care nursing to any infant, child or adolescent who presents with a serious injury and/or illness. Care is provided for patients from birth to 18 years of age. Older patients are cared for on a case-by-case basis.
The Nurse Manager (NM) is a Registered Nurse (RN) who is responsible for upholding excellence in the provision of nursing care through the implementation of the Professional Practice Model. The Nurse NM is responsible for operational, human resources, quality, and financial management of the assigned inpatient unit. The NM works with the interdisciplinary team to translate and implement organizational and division priorities into the unit’s operations. The NM ensures a patient care environment that supports a safe, knowledgeable, compassionate, productive, and engaged staff. The NM partners with the interdisciplinary care team to ensure the delivery of safe, quality patient care and compliance with administrative, regulatory and clinical policies and procedures. The NM implements quality and safety initiatives, leads process improvement, ensures adherence to hospital and clinical standards of performance, and human resource management. The NM ensures adherence to regulatory standards, bargaining unit agreements, hospital and clinical standards of performance, and human resource management. The NM creates and sustains a patient care environment that supports a safe, knowledgeable, compassionate, productive, and engaged staff.
The NM’s decisions and actions are based on the ethical principles outlined by the American Nurses Association’s Code of Ethics for Nursing. The NM practices in adherence with the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) Nursing Administration: Scope and Standards of Practice for Nurse Administrators, the ANA Code of Ethics for Nursing, the Oregon State Board of Nursing’s Nurse Practice Act, and within the context of the Nurse Executive Competencies developed by the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE). The NM exemplifies the principles of the OHSU Culture of Safety Position Statement by committing to a Just Culture, a Reporting Culture, a Learning Culture, and an Engaged Informed Culture.
BSN or higher degree in nursing And Master’s degree in nursing or related field, or in process
Five years of experience as a registered nurse in a related specialty And
Two years recent related management/leadership experience
Experience in complex organization environments
Ability to effectively manage multiple conflicting priorities
Proficient with word processing, computational spreadsheet (e.g., Excel), and presentation software
Professional certification in nursing leadership-Nurse Executive/Administrator within 3 years of assuming the manager role
Unencumbered Oregon RN License and BLS for healthcare provider
Requires prioritization of multiple projects, activities, and assignments
Frequent interruptions in an environment of frequent change and fluctuations
May be exposed to excessive auditory and visual stimulation
For inpatient units: accepts 24/7 accountability and responsibility to include possibility of stepping into a clinical or clerical role as needed
May be required to attend out of town conferences according to hospital travel and reimbursement policies
Subject to computer work for several as needed
Must be able to deal with competing needs and priorities of internal and external customers including ensuring safe conditions for patients, families and staff
Exercises the ability to implement a flexible work schedule to meet the unit needs and to create a work-life balance
Ability to lift, bend, stoop, reach, carry, push, pull, and work throughout the work period
Able to lift 35 lbs. independently
Complies with evidence-based lifting and positioning practices
Must be able to use the following senses: seeing, hearing, touching, and smelling; and have the ability to speak
Reasonable accommodations include corrective lenses and hearing aides
The work environment carries the risk of exposure to human tissue/fluids and radiation
Able to use hospital equipment as needed, including significant use of computers, copiers, multi-line phones and fax machines
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
Master’s degree in nursing leadership
Experience in nursing management
Three years of recent management experience in the related clinical area of practice
Home to nationally-renowned clinical, research and educational programs, OHSU is Oregon's fourth largest employer and the state’s only academic health center. Top medical professionals consider OHSU home for many reasons, including:
The Portland Business Journal ranks OHSU first amongst Oregon’s most admired health care organizations
OHSU provides a fully comprehensive, customizable, and generous benefit package and family wage, prioritizes opportunities for career growth, and takes pride in our emphasis on continuing education
Oregon is a beautiful place to live, with 400 miles of beaches, the Cascade Mountains, the Columbia Gorge, a vibrant Portland downtown, and some of the West’s largest open spaces in Eastern Oregon.
At Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), some of the most brilliant minds in the country collaborate to provide high-quality and innovative care, explore new research frontiers, educate tomorrow’s health professionals and improve the community’s health through extensive outreach. The knowledge developed at OHSU is quickly translated into new cures and new ways to prevent disease. As Portland...’s largest employer, with more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is able to offer services and community support activities not found anywhere else in the region.