Arkansas Neuroscience Institute Nurse Manager

Requisition ID
2020-131149
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Nursing Administration
Hours / Pay Period
80
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
8am - 4pm
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St. Vincent Health
Location
AR-SHERWOOD

Overview

The Arkansas Neurosciences Institute located in Sherwood, Arkansas is a comprehensive program incorporating all aspects of neurosurgery and the spectrum of neurological disorders. Did you know? 

  • There are more than 600 diseases of the nervous system. In this extensive list, people experience brain tumors, epilepsy, Parkinson's disease and a number of less known, complicated diseases.

  • One billion people are affected worldwide by brain disorders and 50 million of those people suffer from epilepsy.

Our team of experts, led by Dr. Krisht, an internationally-known neurosurgeon, are specialists in skull-base surgery, vascular neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, spine and spinal cord surgery epilepsy surgery and surgery for movement disorders. Learn more about our team of highly skilled neurosurgeons.

Responsibilities

Provides twenty-four (24) hour accountability for the delivery of quality patient care that promotes the safety and well-being of all patients on assigned units. Responsible for planning, prioritizing, organizing, directing and meeting the daily needs and demands of patients and staff on assigned nursing units. Uses sound knowledge of nursing practices to assign patient care responsibilities to staff based on the patient’s acuity and skill needs. Operationalizes knowledge of human resource management to effectively manage and communicate with staff on assigned unit to promote open communication, teamwork and enhanced work performance. Responsible for effective utilization to ensure appropriate and efficient use of financial, supply and staff resources. Accountable for unit-level implementation of hospital policies and procedures. The nurse manager is accountable for budget preparation and for fiscal operations of the department. Achieves high productivity while attaining exceptional patient, physician and associate satisfaction. This position requires a sound knowledge of nursing practice and exceptional leadership abilities to manage complex, stressful and critically important environments. Promotes the St. Vincent Health System/CHI mission, vision and purpose.

Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in nursing (BSN), MSN preferred.
    Licensure/Certification: Current unencumbered RN licensure to practice in the State of Arkansas; Membership in professional organizations and professional certification required. Must sit for professional certification within one year of entering the position. Must have obtained professional certification within two years.
  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years clinical experience in a healthcare organization required. 3-5 years of clinical management experience preferred.
  • Physical Requirements: The physical activities involve balancing, climbing, crawling, crouching, grasping, kneeling, lifting, pulling, pushing, reaching, standing, stooping, and use of fingers and repetitive movements. An individual in this position may be required to carry or lift weight of up to 50 lbs., push and/or pull 100-150 lbs. The sensory and communicative activities required for this position includes feeling, hearing, seeing, smelling, and speaking.
  • Knowledge and Skills: Demonstrated ability to problem solve and be supportive/innovative in the process of change; strong human relations skills with an ability to handle difficult/sensitive issues with regard to patient confidentiality; ability to motivate others; and excellent written/oral communication skills; knowledge of hospital practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines pertaining to the department.
  • Service Skills: An ability to integrate and interpret data from diverse sources addressing issues high complexity. An ability to develop strong relationships with customers (i.e. patients, physicians and supporting departments). Demonstrated facilitation skills with a working knowledge of CQI tools and techniques.

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