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Nurse Manager, OP

  • Job ID: 663817078
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Shadyside
  • Department: Center Commons Pain HBC
  • Location: 5750 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15206
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $32.30 to $52.46 / hour

Description

Are you looking to step into a great Leadership opportunity and enhance your experience as a Registered Nurse?

UPMC Shadyside is looking to hire a Nurse Manager, OP for the Center Commons Pain HBC. In this position, you will oversee high-performing, innovative, and expanding Pain Management practices located between urban and community settings at an academic medical center.

About this Position:

  • Manager of 4 practices at 3 locations (Shadyside - Centre Commons, Oakland - Falk, and Monroeville).

  • Expected to be onsite weekly at Centre Commons and Oakland locations, with occasional rounding in Monroeville.

  • No weekend hours; Monday – Friday, 8a-4p on average

Responsibilities:

  • Determine and flex staffing standards based on patient care needs, patient flow, medical acuity, procedures, staff skills, and other clinical needs.

  • Assumes accountability for day-to-day operations of the practice while continuing to function clinically when necessary.

  • Serves as the departmental role model in all aspects of patient and community care. Incorporates national professional organization as well as business unit and health system's goals to improve patient safety, quality, and satisfaction.

  • Creates a caring and compassionate patient-focused experience by building healing relationships with patients, families, and colleagues.

  • The Nurse Manager is administratively accountable for the management of all activities within the practice.

  • Demonstrates the ability to create a shared vision that applies to critical thinking skills and utilizes financial and quality data and conceptual knowledge in the development of the department vision and operational plan.

  • Orchestrates complex change and acknowledges the psychological transition of self and others. Involves stakeholders and experts in planning, designing, and redesigning change. Uses appropriate interpersonal styles and techniques to gain acceptance of ideas or plans; modifying one's own behavior to accommodate tasks, situations, and individuals involved. Supports staff during times of difficult transitions.

  • Analytical ability is necessary to evaluate staff, address and improve clinical issues and devise solutions to complex problems. Leadership ability to develop staff, and establish and maintain standards of performance. Superior interpersonal and communication skills sufficient to effectively create relationships to support a healing environment with patients, families, staff, physicians, and administrative personnel including senior management in both written and verbal communication.

  • Ability to work productively and effectively within a complex environment. Demonstrates accountability for professional development that improves the quality of professional practice and the quality of patient care.

  • Provides oversight and supervision to the overall practice environment, assisting all other disciplines and directing clinical/administrative activity.

  • Oversees daily operations of practice with regard to patients, staff, physicians, and ancillary support/departments.

  • Assumes formal leadership responsibilities in the following: budget and financial formulation, staff levels and coverage, human resource management, departmental development, and education and safety/regulatory reporting and preparation.

  • Serves as a highly engaged and full partner on the care team and responds willingly to care team members needs for assistance and partnership.

  • Participates in work that improves patient care and the professional practice environment. Adapts to change and demonstrates flexibility with the change process.

  • Collaborates with medical staff to monitor patient outcomes; set clinical quality priorities, recommend and implement professional improvements and initiatives and implement practice-based safety initiatives.

  • Analyzes staff and patient satisfaction outcome data and develops action plans to address as needed. Supports and encourages the involvement of staff in the development and implementation of evidence-based practice and quality improvement initiatives.

  • Actively oversees all aspects of regulatory compliance, including all outside agencies and audits as well as internal requirements, such as core competencies and training.

  • Utilizes research and evidence-based practice to support improvement in clinical care: identifies research issues or articles related to clinical specialty or areas of interest.

  • Sets high standards of performance for self and others by imposing standards of excellence and developing of inquiry skills that are innovative, optimistic, and supportive of professional growth.

  • Creates developmental paths and plans for staff to increase the expertise and caliber of staff. Initiates innovation in staff development, clinical orientation, and continuing education and supports specialty certification.

  • Responsible for developing, marketing, and coordinating programs to provide education and enhance consumer awareness.

  • Oversees and manages the interviewing, selection, hiring, training, evaluating, and progressive discipline process of staff. Supports the development of students, new staff, and colleagues.

  • Plans for orientation, training, preceptor initiation, and evaluation period of new staff in the department. Creates an environment of open dialogue, inquiry, and continuous development by asking for feedback and improving practice.

  • Develops and maintains productive working relationships internally and externally by building teams and relationships through mentoring and modeling uplifting and positive communication. Resolves and manages conflict effectively and in a timely manner. Demonstrates an understanding of cultural differences and holds peers and staff accountable for healthy relationships.

  • Cares for staff, patients and self by planning a department work schedule in collaboration with team members that supports safety, appropriate worked hours, and a healthy lifestyle. Accountable for management of safety hazards identified in the workplace.

  • Establishes a culture of caring by promoting decisions that are patient centered and use the nursing process to meet the clinical, psychological, and spiritual needs of the patient, family, and staff. Applies national best practices and uses evidence-based practice to build a culture of excellence in patient care.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of Nursing Experience required. BSN or Bachelors in related health care field required.

  • MSN or Masters's in a health care field preferred. Progressive leadership experience with relevant clinical experience is preferred.

  • Analyzes staff and patient satisfaction outcome data and develops action plans to address as needed. Supports and encourages the involvement of staff in the development and implementation of evidence-based practice and quality improvement initiatives. Actively oversees all aspects of regulatory compliance, including all outside agencies and audits as well as internal requirements, such as core competencies and training. Utilizes research and evidence-based practice to support improvement in clinical care: identifies research issues or articles related to clinical specialty or areas of interest. Sets high standards of performance for self and others by imposing standards of excellence and developing of inquiry skills that are innovative, optimistic, and supportive of professional growth.

  • Creates developmental paths and plans for staff to increase the expertise and caliber of staff. Initiates innovation in staff development, clinical orientation, and continuing education and supports specialty certification. Responsible for developing, marketing, and coordinating programs to provide education and enhance consumer awareness Oversees and manages the interviewing, selection, hiring, training, evaluating, and progressive discipline process of staff. Supports the development of students, new staff, and colleagues.

  • Plans for orientation, training, preceptor initiation, and evaluation period of new staff in the department. Creates an environment of open dialogue, inquiry, and continuous development by asking for feedback and improving practice. Develops and maintains productive working relationships internally and externally by building teams and relationships through mentoring and modeling uplifting and positive communication. Resolves and manages conflict effectively and in a timely manner. Demonstrates an understanding of cultural differences and holds peers and staff accountable for healthy relationships.

  • Cares for staff, patients, and self by planning a department work schedule in collaboration with team members that supports safety, appropriate worked hours, and a healthy lifestyle. Accountable for management of safety hazards identified in the workplace. Establishes a culture of caring by promoting decisions that are patient centered and use the nursing process to meet the clinical, psychological, and spiritual needs of the patient, family, and staff. Applies national best practices and uses evidence-based practice to build a culture of excellence in patient care.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse either in the state where the facility is located or in a state covered by a licensure compact agreement with the state where the facility is located. Registered Nurse (RN)

  • CPR Certification. CPR is required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire. Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

  • Act 34

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Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.

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