Responsible for supervising nurses and/or multidisciplinary staff within the assigned program. Performs administrative duties such as preparing statistical reports, developing and administering budgets, conducting performance evaluations and ensuring staff are trained. May also be working supervisors and, as such, are responsible for performing the same duties as those they supervise.
• Direct, supervise and evaluate work activities of nursing, unlicensed assistive personnel, clerical, service, maintenance, and other personnel as assigned.
• Maintain communication between governing boards, medical staff, and department heads by attending meetings and coordinating interdepartmental functioning.
• Review and analyze facility activities and data to aid planning, risk management and to improve service utilization.
• Establish work schedules and assignments for staff, according to workload, space and equipment availability.
• Maintain awareness of advances in medicine, computerized diagnostic and treatment equipment, data processing technology, government regulations, health insurance changes, and financing options.
• Prepare activity reports to inform management of the status and implementation plans of programs, services, and quality initiatives.
• Inspect facilities and recommend building or equipment modifications to ensure emergency readiness and compliance to access, safety, and sanitation regulations.
• Manage change in integrated health care delivery systems, such as work restructuring, technological innovations, and shifts in the focus of care.
• Consult with medical, business, and community groups to discuss service problems, respond to community needs, enhance public relations, coordinate activities and plans, and promote health programs.
• Develop instructional materials and conduct in-service and community-based educational programs.
• Other duties as assigned
If assigned in Community Programs:
• Plan, implement and administer programs and services in a health care.
• Conduct recruitment, hiring and ensure training of personnel.
• Utilize computerized record management systems to store and process data and to produce reports.
• Contribute to organizational policies and procedures, and implement medical programs or health services that promote research, rehabilitation, and community health.
If assigned in Clinics:
• Assists with conducting and administering fiscal operations, including accounting, planning budgets, authorizing expenditures, establishing rates for services, and coordinating financial reporting. In some program assignments, may be responsibility for specific aspects of fiscal operations.
• Plan, implement and administer programs and services in a health care or medical facility, including personnel administration, training, and coordination of medical, nursing and physical plant staff.
• Participate in, direct or conduct recruitment, hiring and training of personnel.
• Monitor the use of staff and/or diagnostic services, inpatient beds, and facilities to ensure effective use of resources and assess the need for additional staff, equipment, and services.
• Develop and maintain computerized record management systems to store and process data such as client encounters, personnel activities and information, and to produce reports.
• Establish objectives and evaluative or operational criteria for units they manage.
• Develop and implement organizational policies and procedures for the facility or medical unit.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Nursing techniques with strong nursing assessment skills.
• Medical and legal terminology.
• Principles of public health and associated laws.
• Human anatomy and physiology.
• Clinical sanitation and personal hygiene.
• Supervising and evaluating employees.
• Prioritizing and assigning work.
• Managing and executing multiple tasks.
• Maintaining various confidential records.
• Evaluating records to ensure accreditation standards are met.
• Using computers and related software applications.
• Applying and explaining applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies, and/or procedures.
• Exercising judgment and discretion;
• Maintaining records and files.
• Communication – Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.
• Team Work - Working effectively and cooperatively with others; establishing and maintaining good working relationships
• Management / Leadership - Demonstrating the traits, inclinations, and dispositions that characterize successful leaders; exhibiting behavior styles that meet the demands of the leader role.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS STATEMENT
To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Experience: Completion of accredited RN program; 5 years of nursing experience in area directly related to area of assignment. Prior experience with long term care agencies and Community Alternative Programs (CAP), preferred. Case management experience in diverse community settings, preferred.
Education: Bachelor’s degree or higher in Nursing from an accredited college. If a higher degree in Nursing was conferred w/o a BSN, employment may be possible with the stipulation the incumbent successfully completes course work and exams for Principles and Practices of Public Health Nursing within a year.
Licenses and Certifications: Current NC License to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) issued by the NC Board of Nursing or another Nurse Licensure Compact State. Valid/current NC or SC driver's license and able to qualify for and maintain a County Operator Permit; Current CPR certification.
Charlotte , North Carolina
May 14th, 2019