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Nursing Administrator/ 24hr Nights- Nursing Administration

Partners Healthcare

This is a Contract position in Las Vegas, NV posted August 1, 2022.

Job Summary: The Nursing Administrator is a professional nurse responsible for providing administrative direction and leadership to nursing staff.

S/he is directly responsible to the Associate Chief Nurse.

The role requires clinical management expertise and the ability to coordinate inter and intra departmental activities.

Essential Functions: Patient Care Organization Assists with directing the operations of the Nursing Department on the off-shift.

Collaborates with the off-shift nursing resources to ensure quality patient care.

Collaborates with other departments t ensure resource availability for patient care needs on the off-shift, i.e.

triaging Administrator On-Call, BioMed, Occupational Health.

Quality of Care Serves as consultant and resource to staff and professional colleagues regarding administrative issues.

Participates in professional, institutional and community organizations.

Works collaboratively with other departments to monitor overall quality standards of the off-shift.

Applies theoretical and experiential knowledge of nursing to plan for the needs of patients in collaboration with Nursing Practice and Professional Development.

Implements, reviews and revises patient care policies and nursing standards to ensure compliance of the nursing staff.

Directs operations by providing guidance to the nursing, medical, and support staff on the off-shift.

Provides leadership oversight to Staffing Office Coordinators who optimally allocate staffing resources taking into consideration patient acuity, unit activity and nursing staff competency.

Coordination Establishes and maintains effective professional relationships with interdepartmental personnel, professional staff, and the community.

Serves on Nursing Committees and Task Forces, Institution wide and Interdisciplinary.

Provides feedback to Nurse Manager regarding the overall functioning of unit.

Facilitates allocation of central resources in collaboration with Staffing Coordinators.

Facilitation of Patient Flow Collaborates with all patient care areas and physician staff to ensure we have the right patient in the right location at all times.

Monitors bed occupancy demands within the hospital throughout the shift and collaborates with all disciplines to facilitate patient flow.

Coordinates and communicates with ancillary staff as necessary to assure bed occupancy availability.

Maintains flexibility with time management based on unforeseen and predictable patient flow barriers.

Serves as Patient Flow Facilitator as needed.

Financial Management Assists in the development of financial proposals to support programs identified for the off-shift.

Assists in the implementation and monitoring of the above programs.

Assists in determining cost effective strategies for patient care delivery.

Actively participates in the Departmental Financial plan: Developing and managing the implementation and evaluation.

Personnel Management Participates in the development of personnel policies for Newton-Wellesley Hospital.

Assists in administration of personnel programs, including communication and implementation of personnel policies.

Performs administrative functions for the Nursing Department as assigned; including hiring, evaluating, disciplining, and terminations.

Education Contributes to and encourages educational and professional development of staff nurses by assisting them to identify and meet their learning needs.

Assists in coordination of educational programs specific to unit/departmental needs.

Research Demonstrates awareness of contemporary nursing research and works with nursing staff to develop skill in the interpretation, application and utilization of research findings to the clinical setting.

Initiates and participates in nursing studies in the department.

Qualifications Qualifications: Education Graduate of an approved School of Nursing BSN and Masters’ Degree in Nursing or related field strongly preferred Experience Five years of clinical nursing experience required Licenses, Certifications, and/or Registration Current licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Current certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Knowledge and Skill Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with patients and families, nursing staff, and other disciplines Must have sound knowledge of human resources management, information management, and technology Must have demonstrated ability in management of diverse activities associated with or pertaining to the Nursing Department Must possess solid clinical skills to provide direction, information, and explanation to all levels of hospital management and staff Must possess communication skills adequate to provide necessary direction, information, and explanation to all levels of hospital management and staff Physical Environment: The Nursing Administrator works in a variety of patient care environments where there may be exposure to communicable diseases and hazardous materials.

Other duties may include general cleaning with exposure to dirt, odors and cramped quarters, etc.

Physical Standards of Job Description: Constantly
– 75% or more of the worker’s time is spent in the activity Frequently
– 25% to 75% or more of the worker’s time is spent in this activity Occasionally
– 5% to 25% or more of the worker’s time is spent in this activity Rarely
– under 5% or more of the worker’s time is spent in the activity N/A
– not applicable Basic activity being performed C F O R N/A Comments Walking X Standing X Sitting with back support X without back support X Reaching Overhead X Forward X Lateral X Low X Stooping X Bending at waist X Crouching X Bending at knee X Kneeling X Climbing X Crawling X Twisting X Balance X Other: Other: Pushing Tasks by weight 5 lb X 5-15 lb X 15-40 lb X 40-75 lb X 75-100 lbs X Pulling Tasks by weight 5 lb X 5-15 lb X 15-40 lb X 40-75 lb X 75-100 lbs X Lifting Tasks by weight 5 lb X 5-15 lb X 15-40 lb X 40-75 lb X 75-100 lbs X Sensory Requirements Yes No Comments Visual Activity Close paper work X VOI used X Color vision required X Visual monotony X Hearing Activity Conversation X Monitoring Equipment X Telephone X Transcription X Background Noise X Sensory Discrimination Hot/Cold X Sharp/Dull X The above is intended to describe the general contents and requirements of work being performed by people assigned to this position.

It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive statement of all duties, responsibilities or skills of personnel so classified.