Nursing Unit Director – Med Surg/Telemetry

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Job Overview

(Only QUALIFIED Healthcare Professionals accepted) Medicine/Surgery-Director of Nursing – Nursing Unit Director – Med Surg|Telemetry
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
JO# 29575

* Relocation Assistance *

Manage the day-to-day operations of the Med|Surg|Telemetry Unit and provide quality cost effective care for the patient population with 24|7 accountability.
Manage the departmental budget and develop cost containment strategies to operate the department.
Lead|participate in departmental performance improvement activities and integration of services.
Develop departmental interfaces and interface with internal and external customers to provide exemplary service and achieve goals.
Participate in multi-disciplinary committees.
Support change-is an advocate of system change and improvement.Leads the change process to ensure that change is successfully implemented.
Facilitates learning opportunities to ensure personal and professional growth of department staff.
Review, updates and ensure compliance with policy and procedures related to the Med|Surg Unit.
Ensure that new employees are oriented and trained appropriately. Act as a preceptor and resource for the department processes.

Minimum of three years of nursing Management experience in an acute Med|Surg|Telemetry Unit required
A minimum of three (3) years of nursing management experience in an acute care Oncology Unit in an academic medical center or highly matrixed organization required
Prior experience in a union environment
Prior Director-level experience is preferred

Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing or Nursing Degree from an Accredited Nursing School
Master’s in health care related field

Certifications | Licensure:
Current State Registered Nurse License (RN)
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
ANCC certification in Gerontology or Med Surg
Active American Heart Association CPR Certification
ANCC RN specialty certification in Nurse Executive or Nurse Executive-Advanced

Ideal Candidate:
Ability to diagnose medical or surgical problems and prescribe treatment for conditions
Provides supervision and leadership to residents, physicians, nursing and other support staff
Provides input to strategic decisions within the department

Special Skills:
Must be able to work under deadlines.
Must be able to utilize independent decision-making skills in a wide variety of situations.
Requires a high degree of accuracy in the performance of varied responsibilities.
Personal computer skills required.
Frequent contact with employees, physicians, customers, community individuals and volunteers.
Must be self-motivated to complete work in a timely manner to meet deadlines.

Job Detail
  • Job IDnchcr-2328768
  • StreetN/A
  • StatePennsylvania
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