VCU Health System Nurse Manager in Richmond, Virginia
Long Term Care Unit-CHoR
VCU Health System-Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU, Brook Road Campus - Transitional Care Unit is seeking a full time Pediatric Nurse Manager. The focus of the position is to ensure that excellent patient care is provided by a nursing staff of sufficient number and competency to meet patient needs. Care is delivered in an environment that is healthy, healing and respectful to all patients, visitors and staff. Provides quality customer service to patients of all ages, their families, visitors, medical staff, clinicians and co-workers, ensuring that everyone will be treated courteously, quickly and with respect. Establishes and maintains an environmental control plan, coordinates materials management for the department, and assists in monitoring clinic activities. Responsibilities All day-to-day operations of the unit are handled independently. Advice and guidance are sought from the Director on an as needed situational basis and when there is a major impact on activity outside the unit. Actions that are taken without prior approval include daily operational functions and leadership of staff. With guidance of Supervisor; advice and guidance are sought for termination of employees, handling employee grievances, review of annual unit goals and budget, approval on unit guidelines and procedures and review of staff annual performance evaluations. All team members of the nursing unit report to this position; however, supervisory responsibilities may be delegated as appropriate. Requires frequent visibility on all shifts and weekends to enhance staff communication and monitor staff effectiveness. Qualifications Required Master's Degree in Nursing, Health Administration, Business Administration, Public Health or closely related field from an accredited program or within one semester of completion. If the Master's Degree is not in Nursing, then it is required to have a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited program. Current RN Licensure in Virginia AHA BLS Certification or equivalent 5 years of relevant clinical experience with 2 of those years of progressive leadership and/or supervisory/management experience Preferred Pediatric experience Masters degree in Nursing from an accredited program Certification in specialty area Experience in academic medical center environment
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.