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Jordan Hospital Assistant Clinical Manager, 2 East & ACE Unit in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Duties/Responsibilities

· Promotes the philosophy, mission, goals and objectives of the institution and nursing department, and serves as a professional role model and mentor to staff. Consistently demonstrates commitment to improvement of the department as well as the organization as a whole.

· Communicates effectively with patients, families, visitors, co-workers, physicians and other employees.

· Assists the Clinical Nurse Manager in the preparation and management of the annual operating and capital equipment budgets.

· Participates in recommending a sufficient number of qualified and competent staff to provide patient care at all times on the patient care unit. Responsible for staffing 24 hours per day.

· Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the department including flow, staffing and scheduling.

· Participates in coordinating and integrating patient care services both intra and interdepartmental.

· Assists with maintaining quality control programs for the patient care unit.

· Maintains unit compliance with regulatory and professional standards with all regulatory bodies.

· Assists with human resource activities such as hiring, annual performance evaluations, terminations, and corrective action.

· Participates in the determination of qualifications and competence of nursing personnel and support personnel in the patient care unit.

· Actively participates in developing and implementing policies and procedures that guide and support patient care on the unit.

· Participates in planning, developing and implementing educational programs in collaboration with staff education for staff.

· Participates in orienting and providing in-service training and continuing education for staff in the patient care unit.

· Participates in continuously assessing and improving the performance of care and services provided on the patient care unit.

· Holds staff accountable for adhering to policies and procedures. Provides guidance and counseling to personnel in the department for non-compliance with hospital policies and protocols.

It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.

Experience/Knowledge/skills Required

· Three to five years previous/recent medical/surgical nurse experience.

· Three to five years recent charge nurse experience.

· Management and leadership experience required.

Education Required

· BSN in Nursing is required

· Master degree strongly encouraged

Registration/Certification

· Current RN Massachusetts License.

· Certification in specialty area preferred.

· Current ACLS and BLS required

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