RN Program Manager 4 East SNF Extended Care FT Days
Company: Desert Regional Medical Center
Location: Palm Springs
Posted on: September 20, 2023
RN Nursing Manager Full Time Days SNF
$15,000 Sign On Bonus
The RN Manager - SNF has a 24-hour, 7 day a week responsibility to
provide leadership for the cost center(s). This includes planning,
organizing, staff development, performance management, quality
fiscal and information management, regulatory compliance, building
and enhancing relationships through customer relations, and
appropriate professional involvement. The Manager is accountable
for the management of the cost center(s) within the established
budget. The Manager will work closely with medical directors,
medical department chairs, physicians, and other disciplines to
develop services and ensure quality. Access to all Patient Health
DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC DUTIES:
--- Provides leadership of the skilled nursing facility staff
related to care of the patients and associated administrative
--- Obtains information and interpret information in terms of the
--- Demonstrates knowledge of growth and development.
--- Understands the range of treatment needed as appropriate to the
ages of the patients served.
--- Ensures standards of care, policies, and procedures are
appropriate and current and that they have been reviewed with all
---Assists the Director in reviewing and revising policies and
procedures as necessary, but not less than every three years, in
accordance with regulatory requirements.
--- Develops short-term goals and objectives consistent with those
of the organization. Submits and discusses established goals and
objectives with administration at least annually. Assures
departmental action plans meet departmental and organizational
goals, problem solving effectively within the department and with
other departments to achieve these goals.
--- Assures regulatory compliance with Title XXII, CMS, WIC, and
--- Assures regulatory compliance with The Joint Commission
--- Regularly attends Patient Services Division Meeting and takes
personal responsibility for the quality and integrity of Nursing
--- Regularly volunteers for and completes special projects.
--- Submits sound annual budget plan by negotiation deadline
--- Achieves YTD compliance with labor hour benchmark per unit of
service. Submits pay period productivity variance reports on time,
identifying rationale for substantive variances.
--- Controls and monitors supply costs to achieve flexed budgeted
costs on a quarterly basis.
--- Reviews statistical analysis information and corrects any
--- Identifies and implements cost savings through labor and supply
--- Promotes sound staffing practice by optimizing the utilization
of human resources. Anticipates and forecasts personnel needs of
the department with regard to fluctuations in the projected
--- Through the Staffing Office, maintains a written staffing plan
consistent with department's productivity benchmark. Maintains an
individual patient classification system which predicts nursing
care requirements by shift, and maintains documentation to discern
trends and patterns of nursing care delivery by shift and staff
--- Ensures that current criteria-based job performance standard
and applicable competencies exist to each member of the staff.
Ensures that performance evaluations are completed in a timely
fashion for both annual and evaluations.
--- Continually monitors the department's activities and takes
appropriate action to ensure efficient and effective operation.
Observes ongoing operations and analyzes performance to identify
--- Assesses and implements staff development and cross-training as
--- Coordinates timely attendance at hospital orientation and all
mandatory continuing education programs for department employees.
Assures current, comprehensive, and timely department specific
orientation for all new employees.
--- Supports all hospital programs to include, but not limited to:
risk management, safety, infection control.
--- Maintains personal current knowledge and expertise in the
specialty field of the department, and of regulatory requirements
of the department.
--- Productively reviews and effectively counsels staff in a timely
--- Obtains feedback on a regular basis from other departments.
Develops action plans to achieve improvement.
--- Maintains a good working rapport with all staff, and other
departments, which require frequent interactions and coordination
--- Establishes and maintains a routine mode of communication with
staff, e.g., monthly staff meetings and written communications.
--- Communicates self and staff concerns and problems through
proper written and verbal channels.
--- Communicates, cooperates, and performs related duties with
other members of the hospital staff and administration in a
courteous and efficient manner to actively contribute to overall
hospital goals and objectives.
--- Assists with the development of and execution of a plan of
staff involvement and growth through delegation of appropriate
--- Acts as a team member within the department and within the
--- Demonstrates effective and responsible relationships with
patients, families, medical director and key physicians, employees,
management and administration, and related outside agencies.
--- Assures timely follow up of patient, family, staff, and
--- Assures effective staff recognition.
--- Identifies priority quality improvement and customer
satisfaction initiatives to improve HCAHPS scores.
--- Schedules the collection of data for these initiatives, and
other ongoing reviews which serve as quality trending. Monitors and
reviews the results with department staff on a regular basis.
--- Achieves measurable improvement in key quality initiatives,
which include both process, e.g., documentation, and outcome
--- Achieves measurable improvement in customer service.
--- Reports at least annually to the designated hospital quality
--- Assures department compliance with TJC and other accrediting
body standards as they are updates/revised.
--- Oversees all staff education, including functioning as director
of staff development (DSD)
--- Integral member of the Quality Assurance Performance
Improvement (QAPI) team, as well as the Interdisciplinary Team
--- Functions as the Abuse Coordinator for the SNF in the absence
of the director.
--- Supports in developing AHRQ efforts to improve staff
satisfaction and engagement.
--- Assists the clinical manager or charge nurse in the screening
of patients for admission in compliance of the Facility
--- Assists the director with analysis of the annual PEPPER
(Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Report).
--- Acts as the Infection Preventionist for the unit, responsible
for conducting an antibiotic stewardship program and oversees
infection control and prevention efforts.
--- Oversees the Minimum Data Set (MDS) process including ensuring
compliance with reporting requirements and accuracy of the Care
Area Assessments (CAAs) and care planning
--- Maintains access to the CMS QIES reporting system for national
Quality measures reports including the CMS 5 Star Rating system
--- Ensures accuracy and compliance with the Payroll-Based Journal
--- Maintains clinical competence in nursing practice through
in-service education and participation in ongoing continuing
--- Functions as Clinical RN with patient assignment as unit needs
--- Functions as Charge RN on unit when needs dictate
--- Other duties as assigned
$15,000 Sign On Bonus
--- Current California RN license
--- Bachelor's degree in Nursing
--- Three (3) years clinical experience
--- Current knowledge of the field, with evidence of ongoing
--- Progressive healthcare experience including at least two years
--- Basic computer competence (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Visio, and
--- Superior verbal and written skills to communicate with people
on all levels and able to maintain positive working relationships
with patient, families, physicians and co-workers --- Demonstrated
competence as a leader/ previous management experience required
--- Director of Staff Development Certification (DSD) required
within 90 days of hire
--- Infection Preventionist Training and Certification (IP)
required within 90 days of hire
--- Master's degree in Nursing
--- Minimum Data Set 3.0 certification (RAC-CT)
: CA-Palm Springs
: Desert Regional Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
2305010296Employment practices will not be influenced or affected
by an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex
(including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic
information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will
make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with
disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
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