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DEPARTMENT: Emergency Department
TITLE: Nursing Manager (Exempt)
REPORTS TO: Director of ED
SUMMARY: Supervises, coordinates, and evaluates licensed and non-licensed personnel in terms of patient care, customer satisfaction, staff relations, and efficiency of service and performance evaluations in the Emergency Department (ED), ED Clinical Decision Unit (EDCDU), and Urgent Care (UC). Collaborates with the ED Charge Nurse on staff member’s assignments based on ratios, acuity, skills and department needs as appropriate. Identifies and mitigates problems as they occur and addresses performance issues. Monitors and facilitates patients’ progress through the department using advanced communication and organizational skills. Maintains a safe and cooperative environment for patients, staff and visitors. Participates in the Quality Improvement efforts of the ED, EDCDU, and UC. Demonstrates the ability to meet the needs and provide service to all age groups-infancy through geriatrics. Competent in providing services for the culturally diverse population Lodi Health serves.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE:
1. Current and valid licensure as a Registered Nurse in California.
2. Three to five years of ER experience.
3. Two to three years of charge nurse experience.
4. Current BCLS, ACLS, and PALS Certification.
5. Bachelor of Science in Nursing or related field.
6. Two years’ management experience.
7. Excellent interpersonal skills.
1. Minimum qualifications and;
2. Evidence of continuing education in emergency nursing.
3. Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN).
4. Master’s Degree in Nursing or related field.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Show responsibility, knowledge and compliance with:
a. Hospital and department policies and procedures, including the code of Ethics.
b. Organization’s customer service expectations, policies and procedures.
c. Mandated regulations (EMTALA, Title 22, OSHA, Joint Commission, etc.).
2. Hires, trains/orients, and assigns department staff. Develops standards of performance, evaluates performance and initiates or makes recommendations for personnel actions.
3. Provides department oversight.
4. Resolve conflicts.
5. Acts as a mentor to staff.
6. Maintains direct patient contact and involvement in patient care.
7. Analyzes and evaluates nursing and related services to improve quality of patient care and plan a better use of still time.
8. Directs maintenance of departmental facilities, equipment, supplies, and materials in a condition to promote efficiency, health, comfort and safety of patients and staff.
9. Participates in hospital/committee meetings as required.
10. Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops and professional affiliations to keep current of latest trends in field of expertise.
11. Collaborate with Director in maintaining and analyzing the budget for ED, EDCDU, and UC. Assists with variance reports as needed.
12. Assists with reviewing and revising the ED, EDCDU and UC policy and procedure manual.
13. Works collaboratively with the Director, Educators, and Case Managers to improve patient safety/care and staff knowledge.
14. Acts as a resource for questions from staff, patients, families, and physicians.
15. Assist with the management of occurrence Work List.
16. Demonstrate expertise in EHR applications that are utilized in the ED.
17. Analyze best practices and compare with current nursing and related services to improve quality of patient care and safety.
1. Conducts hospital and department business in an ethical and lawful manner, and willing to report any knowledge of real or potential fraud or abuse according to the Lodi Health Compliance Code of Conduct.
2. Will not use or disclose individually identifiable health information of patients over and above that which is minimally required to perform your assigned position responsibilities.
The Emergency Department has 31 beds (26 licensed ED beds and five CDU beds) and Urgent Care has 10 beds. Each ED room is equipped for Emergency Care Services. Minimum staffing per 12-hour shift is designed to meet required nurse-patient ratios for California with clerical and ancillary support at all times. There may be potential exposure to communicable diseases, contaminated blood and other hazardous materials.
Must exhibit trunk and extremity mobility and strength to handle objects and people safely in the activities of holding, carrying, pushing, transferring and pulling. Must be able to lift a minimum of 65 pounds safely.
Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, or changed at any time at the discretion of the Chief Nursing Officer or designee, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.
Lodi Health is a private, not-for-profit health system that strives to improve the quality of life in the community it serves - both in and beyond its walls. As a non-profit, unaffiliated health system, Lodi Health is able to reinvest in talent, technology and physicians to ensure patients receive quality and very personal care.
Since April of 1952 when the Lodi Memorial Hospital's doors first opened, until today, Lodi Health has evolved to meet the changing community's need. In 1952, there were 14,000 residents in Lodi. Today there are 65,000, and the area served beyond Lodi's boundaries has grown to more than a quarter million people.
Over the last 63 years, a lot has changed at Lodi Memorial Hospital. New buildings and wings have been erected. New technologies, like robotic-assisted surgery, have been introduced. Quality physicians and dedicated nurses have worked round the clock. Lodi Memorial Hospital became Lodi Health to encompass all of its services that provide the quality health care you need with the compassion and personal attention you want from the first day of your life and every day thereafter.
Our vision is to be the first choice for health care by providing the highest level of quality, care access, wellness and affordability through partnerships with patients, staff, physicians and the community we serve.
Now, Lodi Health is pleased to join the Adventist Health family, which allows for even greater service in Lodi and its surrounding communities.