Lahey Health Clinical Nurse Manager, Inpatient, BayRidge Hospital in Lynn, Massachusetts
Lahey Health Behavioral Services is part ofa vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.
We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environmentfor all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.
About the Job
Assumes responsibility at all times for the clinical management of the patient care unit. Collaborates with nurse managers and other allied disciplines to ensure a safe and therapeutic environment is maintained for all patients. Is responsible overall for staffing management within the set budgetary guidelines, while supporting the hospital in such a manner that there is a strong and positive commitment to quality patient care.
Provides appropriate clinical direction/support to the Assistant Clinical Nurse Manager and other staff. Consistently follows up on the functional, structural and material needs of the unit.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Develop, implement and evaluate appropriate staffing patterns. Responsible overall for the monthly evening time schedules, as well as day shift staffing.2. Participate in the hiring, disciplinary and termination process of all staff, and collaborate with Assistant Clinical Nurse Manager and Director of Nursing around this process.3. Perform evaluations on all day shift employees and those designated by the Director of Nursing.4. Responsible for developing clinical unit meetings that will have a positive impact on patient care.5. Responsible for developing and leading multi-disciplinary clinical meetings with the main objective being the successful treatment and management of patient care.6. Attend all administrative meetings that support the mission of the Nursing Division.7. Review all incident reports, restraint and seclusion forms for completeness and clarity of the episode/problem. Report all negative outcomes of such episodes, in a timely manner, to Nursing Administration and problem solve with other managers to prevent further negative outcomes.8. Support and implement administrative decisions.9. Utilize and provide supervision to enhance professional improvement and development.10. Maintain solid understanding of hospital policies and protocols, and practices within those policies and protocols, and enforces such when appropriate.11. Maintain solid understanding of and follow regulatory agencies’ expectations and guidelines (i.e. DMH, DPH, JCAHO, payors, etc.).12. Work closely with Utilization Review Nurse.13. Work collaboratively with the Educator to ensure that appropriate education programs are planned, developed and implemented to meet the ongoing educational needs of staff.14. Maintain yearly/biyearly requirements of CPR, Risk Management and Aggression Management. Ensure all unit employees maintain current yearly/biyearly requirements.15. Perform other duties as assigned.
The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.
Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
Bachelor’s in nursing preferred from an accredited school of nursing. Current registration in Massachusetts. Theoretical as well as practical knowledge of the clinical area, with previous leadership experience or demonstrated leadership skills.Exhibits ability to be competent in the following areas: 1) Psychotropic medication administration 2) Drug and alcohol withdrawal 3) Leading a group 4) De-escalation/Restraint ManagementDemonstrates leadership qualities with adaptive abilities and strong interpersonal relations skills. Possess management skills and the ability to effectively supervise employees. Ability to use sound administrative practices. Work cooperatively and effectively with others and ability to adapt to changes in the workplace.Must be fluent in English (verbal and written).While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.