RN Charge Nurse Part Time Nights Med Surg 4 Sinatra
Company: Desert Regional Medical Center
Location: Palm Springs
Posted on: November 29, 2019
Desert Regional Medical Center is a 385 bed acute-care hospital
classified as a stroke receiving center and level 2 trauma facility
with an innovative , patient centered and evidence-based
Rehabilitation Services Department. Our compassionate team provides
a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services, including acute
care rehabilitation,joint replacement & spinal surgery,
neurosurgery, ICU, Telemetry, step-down care, skilled nursing, as
well as outpatient therapy, hand and lymphedema clinics.
The Clinical Manager is responsible for the day-to-day shift
operations in the Med/Surg/Bariatric/Oncology Department. He/she
manages human resources at the unit level in a cost-effective
manner. The clinical Manager promptly and fully investigates and
resolves complaints of patients, visitors, staff, and physicians,
advising management / administration appropriately. The Clinical
Manager demonstrates an ability to respond and provide direction in
changing workload during crisis and emergency situations. The
Clinical Manager accepts responsibility for helping employees
understand difficult administrative decisions. Access to all
Patient Health Information for treatment purposes only.
DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC DUTIES:
Maintain Chemotherapy Competency
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.
Participates in the management of human resources through
assisting, evaluation, counseling, and hiring of staff.
Assists and edits payroll reports if assigned
Applicable competencies exist for each member of the staff.
Works with Director to ensure that performance evaluations are
completed in a timely fashion for both annual and probationary
Appropriately counsels and disciplines staff in a timely manner
with Directors input
Interviews and hires staff with Director oversight
Regularly attends nursing leadership meetings and takes personal
responsibility for the quality and integrity of nursing
Regularly participates and completes special projects when
Maintains an open communication with staff on organization,
national health care and professional issues.
Promotes sound staffing practices by optimizing the utilization of
human resources keeping in line with established bench marking and
Utilizes 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 in the daily staffing of the unit.
Assesses and assists in the implementation of staff development and
cross-training as needed.
Supports all hospital programs to include, but not limited to, risk
management, safety, infection control.
Performs the scheduling function when assigned
Facilitates unit work flow and teamwork.
Assists in and understands YTD compliance with labor hour benchmark
per unit of service.
Acts to facilitate interdepartmental interactions.
Demonstrates effective problem-solving.
Assists in the review and revise of policies and procedures as
necessary, but not less that every three years
Assist the Director in the development and accomplishment of
department long and short term goals.
Identifies areas of cost savings through labor and supply
utilization efficiencies and communicates suggestions to
Assists and edits payroll reports when assigned
Maintains personal current knowledge and expertise in the specialty
field of the department, and of regulatory agencies.
Supports nursing strategic plan
Facilities and supports the clinical strategic plan.
Facilitates and supports the organizational strategic plan.
Integrates PI into daily operations.
Utilizes PI philosophy in developing strategic directions.
Assists in the collection of data for unit based improvement, and
other ongoing reviews which serve as quality trending.
Obtains feedback on a regular basis from others within own and
other departments. Collaborates with Director on mechanisms for
Communicates self and staff concerns through proper written and
verbal channels and utilizes problem solving skills to suggest
mechanism for correction.
Assists in the communicating, cooperating, and performing related
duties with other members of the hospital staff courteous and
efficient manner to actively contribute to overall hospital goals
Acts as a team member within the department and within the
Demonstrates effective, positive, and responsible relationships
with patients, families, medical director & key physicians,
employees, management & administration, and related outside
Assures timely follow up of patient, family, staff; and physician
concerns after consultation with the Director and communicates
outcome to Director.
Current California RN License
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Minimum of 3 years clinical experience
Demonstrated clinical competence and leadership skills
Demonstrated ability to present self in positive and professional
Current American Heart Association BLS Certification (maintain
current at all times)
Previous management experience.
Primary Location: Palm Springs, California
Facility: Desert Regional Medical Center
Job Type: PT1
Shift Type: Nights
Employment 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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