Department Name NURSING ADMINISTRATION Job Description POSITION SUMMARYExempt (Salaried - Not eligible for overtime) To supervise the shift for the effective implementation of the philosophy, goals, policies and procedures of the hospital and the nursing department and their effect on patient care in a designated unit.
To make decisions on that unit in the areas of patient care, human resources and financial management.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSGraduate from an accredited School of Nursing and three (3) years of related experience.
Work experience may NOT substitute for minimum education requirement.
CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND SKILLSMaintains current license and knowledge of nursing care requirements for all patients on the unit.
Assesses the need for personal growth and development and takes the initiative in seeking opportunities to meet this need.
Oversees unit PI program, which monitors and evaluates critical aspects of care.
Manages and facilitates student clinical rotations on unit.
Monitors/maintains unit compliance with regulatory, accrediting and hospital policy for patient services and environmental and personnel safety.
Utilizes appropriate resources within the institution to provide consultation, education, technical or informational services as needed for self, staff and patients.
Accurately identifies real/potential problems affecting the service and implements solutions with follow-through and communication.
Consults with patients/families through primary nurse request, direct family request or direct assessment of patient/family response to hospitalization.
Assesses patient/significant other survey responses regarding nursing care and services.
Responsible for ongoing development of staff and unit-specific patient care programs.
Assists management in development, implementation and evaluation of ongoing service programs that ensure quality nursing and patient care programs, consistent with the hospital mission.
Promotes a positive image of professional nursing and serves as a role model to staff.
Submits quarterly and monthly reports as scheduled by management.
Other Requirements CONTACTSToddler:
1 year and 1 day - 3 years Geriatric:
60 years and 1 day or older Young Adult:
18 years and 1 day - 28 years Neonate:
Birth - 1 year Preschool:
3 years and 1 day - 5 years School:
5 years and 1 day - 12 years Adolescent:
12 years and 1 day - 18 years Adult:
28 years and 1 day - 60 yearsPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTClimb Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Bend Frequently, from 21% to 50% of the time Carry/Lift >100 lbs.
Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Body Fluid Exposure:
Yes Twist Occasionally, up to 20% of the timeSUPERVISORY / BUDGET RESPONSIBILITIESNo fiscal responsibility.
The number of direct and indirect reports varies by location.
Preferred Qualifications LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS / REGISTRATIONSBasic Life Support (BLS) required Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Alabama or eligible to be licensedKNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIESOrganizational skills Analytical skills Written and verbal communication skills Ability to operate various office machines including printers, computers and various software packages Ability to problem-solve Interpersonal skills Knowledge of sterilization procedures and infection control Knowledge of supplies and equipment ordering and inventory control Prioritization skills Conflict resolution skills Knowledge and clinical competence in nursing care, knowledge and skills Knowledge and experience in healthcare Process improvement and quality skills Ability to maintain records and filing systems Ability to multi-task Ability to train othersPosition Status Regular Shift Evenings Hours of Work 7a-7p on the weekend of the rotation followed by 5- 8 hour shifts 3-11 Full-Time/Part-Time 7 on / 7 off Hours Per Week 36 Location Shelby Baptist Medical Center Address Line 1 Box 488 Address Line 2 1000 1st Street N State Alabama City Alabaster Zip Code 35007 Auto req ID 2217BR Removal Date 22-May-2015

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