Nurse Manager (RN) - Endoscopy & Prep-Recovery

  • University of Maryland Medical System
  • Parkville, Maryland
  • Jan 13, 2021
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Job Description

What You Will Do:

Nurse Manager (RN) - Endoscopy & Prep-Recovery
Full Time, M-F (24/7 accountability)
Baltimore, MD

Actively seeking candidates for a Nurse Manager (RN) - Endoscopy & Prep-Recovery role to join our nursing leadership team at with University of Maryland Medical System, Downtown campus.

Come elevate your skills and experience by working with a world class 800-bed, Magnet designated Academic Medical Center with a comprehensive and technologically advanced surgical suites.

At the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC), a designated Magnet facility, we are a team. Nurses and doctors, specialists and therapists, work shoulder-to-shoulder to give our patients the care they deserve. We take time to celebrate each other's contributions and treat each other with respect by valuing each other's ideas and opinions. Ultimately, we support each other's growth. Together, we form a world-class team dedicated to furthering the practice of patient care.

Endoscopy & Prep-Recovery Unit Information:
Endoscopy and the 7 North Prep and recovery unit -- Endoscopy is adults and the 7th floor is a mixed population with a transition to an all pediatric unit in the near future. Candidate must be willing to manage this transition and construction period and move to predominately if not all peds on the 7th floor. Endo will be peds on 7th floor and a separate adult in the coming years. Includes: Pre and post recovery - phase 1 and 2 and Circulate endoscopy cases.

General Summary

Under general administrative direction, the Manager, Patient Care Services (PCS) is accountable for the delivery of patient care services which support the strategic plan of the organization and achieves clinical, financial and service quality objectives, in one or more clinical units or care delivery sites. This role is accountable for the quality of clinical services delivered for the competency and performance of nursing staff and for designing and maintaining systems to support multidisciplinary team functioning and continuity of services with a product line. The Manager, PCS also serves as a key participant in organizational project teams and work groups. Ensures hourly caring rounds are regularly conducted.
Principal Responsibilities and Tasks
  • Develops, manages and evaluates the system of care delivery and clinical services on one or more patient care units which meets clinical, financial and service quality objectives.
    • In collaboration with medical staff leadership, assesses requirements for care delivery systems to meet changing patient population requirements. Plans strategies and services to meet clinical program objectives. Communicates long and short term plans and objectives to staff.
    • Ensures excellence of clinical practice and patient care services, including meeting or exceeding customer requirements, improving clinical outcomes and achieving productivity and expense reduction goals. Assures that programs, services and staff performance meet regulatory requirements and professional standards.
    • Directs unit based professional practice partnership(s) which are designed around the requirements of customers (patient, physicians and payors) and which involve staff in decision making and unit operations.
    • Develops effective administrative, coordination and communication systems. Ensures effectiveness of unit operations.
    • Uses a variety of data and information resources to assess evolving program requirements and evaluate program performance. Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members to assess, redesign and continually improve effectiveness and productivity of clinical programs.
  • Assumes a leadership role in managing the quality of services provided at the unit level and within the organization at large.
    • Implements systems to assess and respond to customer perceptions of service. Is visibly involved in obtaining customer feedback, incorporating customer requirements into service design and requiring staff performance which meets customer requirements.
    • Implements systems to manage and improve the performance of unit level processes and to improve the performance, consistency and coordination of cross functional processes.
    • Teaches and coaches staff in effective process analysis and improvement techniques and in using data to assess and improve unit performance.
    • Manages human and fiscal resources to meet financial goals and achieve identified outcomes.
      • Effectively participates in the development, communication, monitoring and management of unit salary, non-salary and capital budgets.
      • Effectively incorporates patient care requirements, physician practice patterns and payor requirements into a cost effective unit based care delivery system.
      • Assures maximal effectiveness and efficiency of staffing plan for unit, including skill mix and scheduling. Develops staffing systems which respond effectively and quickly to changes in patient volume, acuity or service demands.
    • Develops and implements clinical utilization strategies which support clinical pathways, discharge planning and case management.
      • Develops and implements effective human resource management strategies.
      • Directs systems for recruitment, selection, orientation, competency validation, professional development and staff recognition.
      • Creates effective performance management systems which provide clear expectations to staff in all roles, support staff participation in peer feedback and effectively address individual and group performance outcomes.
      • Creates an atmosphere which fosters team work and open communication among staff. Models effective behaviors as a facilitator, coach and group leader.
      • Creates a unit based climate which values and supports diversity and demonstrates career development and promotion of minority staff.
    • Effectively uses, interprets, applies and communicates data and information from multiple sources which effect unit based programs. These data sources include financial reports, clinical and service quality data, human resource data and information from the external market. Effectively interprets changes in key indicators for staff and directs staff in applying information to changes at the unit level.
    • Demonstrates leadership in supporting the implementation of automated clinical and administrative information management systems. Facilitates staff and physician efforts to incorporate information technology into practice. Directs the implementation of unit level process changes to facilitate implementation and realize the value of automated systems.
    • Interprets organizational goals and objectives to staff. Translates organizational mission, values and priorities into goals and objectives at the unit level. Identifies implications of external environment for the organization and unit. Facilitates staff discussion and response to issues which effect nursing practice and care delivery.
    • Supports innovation in clinical practice and care delivery systems by staying current with innovations and literature in healthcare and care delivery. Disseminates and incorporates research findings into practice. Supports data-based ideas and innovations generated by staff and multidisciplinary research projects at the unit level.
    • Interprets organizational goals and objectives to staff. Translates organizational mission, values and priorities into goals and objectives at the unit level. Identifies implications of external environment for the organization and unit. Facilitates staff discussion and response to issues which effect nursing practice and care delivery.

Registered Nurses at UMMC experience:
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment
  • An Achievable Professional Advancement model: Opportunities to progress in function, skills, and pay through our achievable promotion schedule;
  • The opportunity to work in a specialized care environment at an Academic Medical Center with a nursing centered care model and Magnet Designation;
  • A comprehensive benefits package including health, vision and dental coverage including prescription drug coverage, Tax-Free Savings Plans and more!
  • A highly competitive wage scale: Annual merit increases and a base wage scale that is measured against to market standards.
  • Generous tuition reimbursement of up to $10,000 per year for your graduate degree at University of Maryland School of Nursing.
What You Need to Be Successful:


Education and Experience
  • BSN required.
  • Master's degree with management coursework preferred. Incumbents are expected to matriculate in an accredited graduate program within one year of their employment and have five years to complete the degree.
  • Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Maryland, or eligibility for licensure due to Compact state agreements outlined through the MD Board of Nursing, is required.
  • Three years of clinical experience required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Demonstrated success in a clinical leadership role required.
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the patient population(s) served..... click apply for full job details