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RN Program Manager 4 East SNF Extended Care FT Days

Company: Desert Regional Medical Center
Location: Palm Springs
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

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 Information.

--- Provides leadership of the skilled nursing facility staff related to care of the patients and associated administrative management
--- Obtains information and interpret information in terms of the patient's needs.
--- 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 staff members.
---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 OSHA
--- Assures regulatory compliance with The Joint Commission
--- Regularly attends Patient Services Division Meeting and takes personal responsibility for the quality and integrity of Nursing Administration.
--- Regularly volunteers for and completes special projects.
--- Submits sound annual budget plan by negotiation deadline annually.
--- 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 errors monthly.
--- Identifies and implements cost savings through labor and supply utilization efficiencies.
--- 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 workload.
--- 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 mix.
--- 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 potential problems.
--- Assesses and implements staff development and cross-training as needed.
--- 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 manner.
--- 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 of efforts.
--- 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 authorities.
--- Acts as a team member within the department and within the organization.
--- 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 physician concerns.
--- 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 measures.
--- Achieves measurable improvement in customer service.
--- Reports at least annually to the designated hospital quality committee.
--- 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 (IDT).
--- 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 Assessment.
--- 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 (PBJ) requirements.
--- Maintains clinical competence in nursing practice through in-service education and participation in ongoing continuing education
--- Functions as Clinical RN with patient assignment as unit needs dictate
--- 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 continuing education
--- Progressive healthcare experience including at least two years supervisory experience
--- Basic computer competence (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Visio, and EMR software)
--- 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)
#LI: JS4
: Nursing
Primary Location
: 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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