Outpatient Dialysis RN Manager
Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Round Rock
Posted on: May 10, 2022
10K Sign on Bonus
The Manager, Nursing Registered Nurse (RN) 1 is responsible for
creating and sustaining a healthy work environment for assigned
nursing and unit-based personnel which fosters excellent
professional nursing practice, shared decision-making,
interprofessional teamwork and collaboration, and a safe and caring
environment for patients, family and staff. The manager plans,
develops, implements, evaluates and monitors policies and
procedures, budgets and the allocation of resources, continuous
quality and performance improvement initiatives, educational
programs and shared governance councils to achieve departmental and
organizational goals and objectives. Provides nursing care as
The Manager, Nursing Registered Nurse (RN) 1 is responsible for
fewer thatn 60 FTEs.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Professional Practice Environment: Develops and articulates a
vision for nursing practice for area of responsibility. Engages
supervisors and staff in the development and implementation of
departmental goals and objectives. Creates, fosters and sustains a
healthy work environment through shared governance structures and
processes which supports evidence-based nursing practice and
research. Facilitates the professional development of staff
including clinical and leadership expertise, through role modeling,
teaching and coaching/mentoring. Ensures that staff members
maintain competency based on standards of practice for patient
population served. Ensures that staff are well-informed by
communicating to staff in a timely manner new/revised protocols,
policies and procedures, guidelines and standards.
Quality, Evidence-based Practice and Research: Maintains current
knowledge in evidence-based clinical and leadership practices,
nursing research findings, patient care delivery models and work
redesign to proactively identify, plan, implement, evaluate and
monitor quality/performance improvement initiatives to advance
practice and improve patient care. Systematically analyzes and
evaluates the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice based
on a variety of indicators including, but not limited to, State and
national regulatory bodies and related national benchmarks.
Facilitates practice changes through use of evidence-based
practices and research findings by nursing leaders and staff.
Identifies, proposes and conducts clinical research.
Caring Practices/Service Excellence: Creates and sustains a
compassionate, supportive, safe and therapeutic environment for
patients, families and staff. Analyzes patterns and trends from
departmental patient care conferences, interprofessional rounds and
outcome data, and implements changes to ensure best caring
practices and outcomes for patients, families and staff. Champions
service excellence initiatives and ensures consistent
implementation by staff. Fosters an environment that is supportive
of staff's professional and personal growth. Responsible for
development and implementation of the department's succession
Response to Diversity: Identifies issues arising from individual
differences and develops awareness of these issues in nursing
staff, medical staff and other health care providers. Role models,
teaches and provides age-specific and developmentally-appropriate
patient care in accordance with established guidelines and scope of
duty or practice. Identifies and resolves conflicts that affect
performance and/or the work environment.
Advocacy and Moral Agency: Advocates on behalf of the nursing staff
to represent the concerns of patients, families and staff. Fosters
an ethical practice environment for professional practice and
patient care based on optimum communication, teamwork and
coordination of care. Identifies and helps resolve ethical and
clinical concerns. Promotes health care at local, state and
Facilitation of Learning: Monitors the learning needs of staff and
patients/families and assists in the design, implementation and
evaluation of appropriate, cost-effective educational opportunities
to enhance their knowledge and skills. Facilitates the learning for
patients and families, nursing staff, other members of the health
care team and community.
Collaboration: Role models, teaches and mentors professional
leadership and accountability for nursing's role within the
interprofessional health care team. Leads and participates in
departmental, hospital and system-wide programs, committees and
special projects to achieve target outcomes. Collaborates with
medical, allied health and administrative staff to ensure provision
of safe, quality, compassionate health care.
Systems Thinking: Integrates knowledge of organizational mission,
goals, and systems into staff and patient strategies Analyzes and
prioritizes competing demands, taking effective action to redesign
systems to best meet the needs of patient population and staff.
Professionalism: Improves nursing practice and the work environment
through participation in shared governance and the decision-making
processes, and meaningfully recognizing the contributions of
others. Identifies personal goals and seeks opportunities to pursue
life-long learning through continuing education, networking with
professional colleagues, membership and involvement in professional
nursing organizations, self-study, professional reading,
certification and seeking advance degrees. Contributes to the
professional development of peers, colleagues and others. Achieves
national board certification in specialty within two years of
promotion/appointment as Nursing Supervisor.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Knowledge and understanding of nursing and patient care standards
Knowledge of laws, rules and regulations; standards and guidelines
of certifying and accrediting bodies; hospital and department/unit
standards, protocols, policies and procedures governing the
provision of nursing care applicable to the area of assignment.
Knowledge of medical terminology; principles and practices of
health promotion, risk reduction, illness and disease prevention
and management; medications and drugs, common dosages, their
physical and physiological effects, and possible adverse
Knowledge of medical and professional nursing ethics and patient
Must be able to communicate thoughts clearly; both verbally and in
Ability to provide age-specific, quality, patient-centered care to
all patients through the nursing process and standards of nursing
practice with sensitivity and respect for the diversity of human
experience and to develop, evaluate, implement and, as necessary,
modify a patient care plan to meet the needs of individual
Ability to make operational decisions around how work gets done -
quality and productivity standards, measurable goals for employees
and project teams, etc.
Ability to use broader objectives to determine how best to use
resources to meet schedules and goals.
Ability to make or approve effective hiring and termination
Ability to evaluate and recommend changes to policies, and
establish procedures that affect the managed organization.
General computer skills, including but not limited to: Microsoft
Office, information security, scheduling and payroll systems,
electronic medical documentation, and email.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following
- Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
- 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
- Tuition Reimbursement
- PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
-QUALIFICATIONS- EDUCATION - Bachelor's- MAJOR - Nursing-
EXPERIENCE - 3 Years of Experience-
CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - - - - - - - -Registered Nurse
(RN) - - - - - - -Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30
days of hire or transfer.
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