The Nurse Manager of Specialty Clinics reports directly to the Associate Chief Nursing Service under the direction of the Associate Director, Nursing and Patient Care Services Nurse Executive. The Nurse Manager works closely with the Chief of Medical Service & Chief of Surgical Service to coordinate clinic needs and priorities.The Nurse Manager is responsible for collaborating with both internal and external providers to ensure care transitions in order to effectively meet the patient's needs. The Nurse Manager executes responsibilities that demonstrate leadership, experience & creative approaches to management of complex patient care. He/she functions as a supervisor and assumes accountability for the clinical operation of a designated unit, including management, supervision and evaluation of nursing delivered care and other allied health care staff. The Nurse Manager provides oversight for the delivery of clinic services as well as administration of leave, counseling and disciplinary actions. He/she is responsible for contributing to the establishment and implementation of evidence-based nursing standards of practice. The Nurse Manager creates a positive work environment which enhances care delivery and professional development of clinically competent staff. Designated first-line supervisory authority, responsibility, and accountability for the 24/7 operations assigned units (medical and/or surgical), ensuring that subordinate personnel provide timely nursing care which complies with generally accepted standards of clinical practice. This includes the authority to accept, amend, or reject the work of assigned personnel. Has continuing responsibility for all the following functions: Planning work to be accomplished by subordinates, setting priorities and preparing schedules for completion of work; Assigning work to assigned personnel based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and the requirements of the assignments, and the capabilities of subordinates; Evaluating the performance of assigned personnel; Making recommendations for appointments, advancements or reassignments of assigned personnel; Giving advice, counsel, or instruction to assigned personnel on work and administrative matters; Hearing and resolving complaints of assigned personnel and referring more serious complaints not resolved to higher level supervisors; Recommending and/or taking disciplinary action where appropriate; and Identifying developmental and training needs of assigned personnel and providing or making provision for development and training. This RN position is located in the Nursing Service at the White River Junction, VT location. This position is full-time at 40 hours per week. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday / Days Compressed/Flexible: Not Authorized Telework: Ad Hoc Telework may be authorized Virtual: This is not a virtual position Relocation & Travel Incentives: Not Authorized Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 598888400
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