HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Nurse Manager, Medicine Specialty Unit ( RN ) in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Clinical Nurse Manager - Medicine Specialty Unit

*/The Adult Medicine Specialty Unit is a comprised of patients with disease processes such as Respiratory Failure, Heart Failure, Liver Failure, Gastrointestinal disorders, Glycemic control issues and other acute or chronic disease processes. The average length of stay for patients admitted to this unit is approximately 5 days. The nurse to patient ratio is 1:5 on the general floor and 1:3 in the glycemic/ step-down units./ *

General Description:

Under general direction, responsible for the planning, direction and coordination of services to ensure that quality health care is delivered.

Essential Function/Duties:

Directs and coordinates, through supervisors, the activities of the department. Reviews and analyzes reports, records and directives. Monitors and analyzes costs, prepares budgets. Evaluates, develops and implements process improvements to enhance effectiveness. Responsible for the hiring, promoting, discharging and transferring of employees. Responsible for scheduling and staffing needs of the unit; available for staffing needs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Arranges appropriate in-services and continuing education programs to meet the needs of the staff. Ensures the proficiency of the staff on the unit.

Minimum Qualifications:

**Education: *Graduate of an approved school of nursing; and **Experience: *Three (3) years of supervisory or charge nurse experience.
  • *Licensure: *Possession of a valid temporary license or permanent license issued by the *Oklahoma State Board of Nursing as a Registered Nurse prior to entrance on duty (permanent license must be obtained within 3 months of appointment). Current certification in Basic Life Support (CPR).

*Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: *

Knowledge of professional nursing theory, practices, techniques and procedures. Managerial skills sufficient for organizing, developing and supervising a department and staff. Knowledge of managerial functions such as budgets, statistical measures, report writing, performance improvement tools, etc. Computer literate. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Must able to prioritize and manage several tasks at one time. * * Physical Requirements (with or without accommodation):

Requires frequent bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling and moving. May be required to assist with lifting of patients. Must be able to stand for long periods at a time. Must be able to work under the stress of deadlines.

Title: Nurse Manager, Medicine Specialty Unit ( RN )

Location: Oklahoma-Oklahoma City-OU Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00322-25207