Within the shared governance model, this individual is responsible for comprehensive function and outcomes of defined clinical areas to include compliance with regulations, human resource issues, fiscal accountability, patient satisfaction and service excellence. Participates in the planning and development of programs. Serves as a collaborative partner with the medical staff, the community and the organization at large.
Essential Job Duties:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
Directs overall operational functions for assigned areas.
Sets priorities for data collection for identified performance improvement programs which are related to organization’s goals and priorities.
Projects volumes, needs, and clinical services on an annual basis justifying variances and initiating corrective actions to adjust variances accordingly.
Directs the ongoing activities of personnel related to skills competency targets and adherence to staffing policies to assure efficiency of resources.
Functions as an expert in the management of patient care in the clinical area.
Five years of relevant clinical experience plus three years of management experience.
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or Healthcare Field
Master’s degree preferred
Current licensure as a registered nurse by the Maryland Board of Nursing.
CPR-American Heart Assoc. certification.
Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:
There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.
Physical Demands –
The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
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MELANIE LEE: AAMC supports nurses and supports their growth. Well, you get support with your education. They have numerous nursing foundation scholarships for support.
KAITLYNN LABILLE: The reason why I have stayed here since even before I started nursing school was just the aspect of not only advancements for opportunities, there’s various learning classes here, new opportunities for growth, new opportunities for leadership.
ERICKA ANTONIO: Starting as a tech and now a nurse six years later, I think I can pretty much vouch how much this hospital has helped me personally and professionally to grow.
GREGORY SMART: So now, I’m helping the same people that are coming in that once helped me, and that feels really good.