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Assistant Department Manager RN Critical Care 16/hr(217027)

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Company: Kaiser Permanente

Location: South San Francisco, CA

Date Posted: August 13, 2014

Source: Kaiser Permanente

Description

Manages activities of the unit(s), monitors quality, service and utilization standards. Supervises the day to day shift activities.

Essential Functions:
• Manages the unit's day to day clinical operations including practice standards, staffing, payroll, budgets, fiscal management, and quality improvement.
• Develops and implements action plans to improve staff development.
• Supervises a single unit (8 to 24 hours) of approximately 20-60 plus employees.
• Ensures the highest quality of care is provided and is in compliance w/ federal, state, and local regulatory requirements and established departmental policies and procedures.
• Utilization of services.
• Monitors the quality of service and utilization standards and assumes specific responsibility for patient care at the unit level.
• Ensures coordinated plans of treatment, customer focused care and cost effective utilization of services.
• Monitors the allocation and utilization of personnel based on continual changes in patient population/needs and provides the best level of patient care while identifying ...

Description

Manages activities of the unit(s), monitors quality, service and utilization standards. Supervises the day to day shift activities.

Essential Functions:
• Manages the unit's day to day clinical operations including practice standards, staffing, payroll, budgets, fiscal management, and quality improvement.
• Develops and implements action plans to improve staff development.
• Supervises a single unit (8 to 24 hours) of approximately 20-60 plus employees.
• Ensures the highest quality of care is provided and is in compliance w/ federal, state, and local regulatory requirements and established departmental policies and procedures.
• Utilization of services.
• Monitors the quality of service and utilization standards and assumes specific responsibility for patient care at the unit level.
• Ensures coordinated plans of treatment, customer focused care and cost effective utilization of services.
• Monitors the allocation and utilization of personnel based on continual changes in patient population/needs and provides the best level of patient care while identifying savings opportunities.
• Works w/ health care providers outside of the unit, to achieve optimal patient care across the continuum.
• Researches, identifies, and implements best practice models of other units.
• Investigates and resolves patient/family member concerns regarding patient care.
• Supervises the daily unit operations, including human resources management, department and employee safety programs, and risk management.

• Responsible for regular care experience and direct report rounding, audits, bedside teaching with RNs, patient flow, evaluations

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
• BSN or BA in health care related field preferred.
• Graduate of accredited school of nursing.
• Current California RN license required.
• Current BLS certification required and ACLS certification strongly preferred.
• PALS certification may be required for positions in specific departments.
• Demonstrated knowledge of quality improvement, clinical care delivery processes, staffing, and budgeting.
• Knowledge of Nursing Practice Act, The Joint Commission and other federal, state, and local regulatory requirements.
• Strong interpersonal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Two years prior supervisory/management experience

Primary Location
: California-South San Francisco-S. San Francisco Hospital 1200 El Camino Real Scheduled Hours (1-40): 16 Shift: Evening Working Days: Variable Working Hours Start: Variable Working Hours End: Variable

Schedule
: Short Hour

Job Type
: Standard

Employee Status
: Regular Employee Group: Non-Union, Non-Exempt

Job Level
: Team Leader/Supervisor

Job
: Critical Care / Step Down Public Department Name: Critical Care

Travel
: No Job Eligible for Benefits: No

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. We are proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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