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Nurse Manager - OR

Company: Tufts Medical Center
Location: Boston
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Nurse Manager - Operating Room
Boston, MA, USA
Full-time
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: Days
Work Address: 800 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111
Job Category (for posting purposes): Nursing Leadership
Company Description
Join our talented nursing team at Tufts Medical Center!

Job Description
The Nurse Manager assumes accountability and responsibility for translating the philosophy, objectives, policies and procedures of the Tufts Medical Center and nursing/patient care services into effective action. Responsibility is centralized within six major areas: leadership, clinical practice, professional development, strategic planning, and management of the environment and resource management. The Nurse Manager provides an environment, which supports and fosters the patient and family centered model of care.



PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The Nurse Manager provides the leadership and the environment in which staff can develop and integrate their visions, ideas and passions about the practice of nursing. Together they will achieve high quality, effective, and efficient patient care.


Leadership:

Serves as a high visibility leader, role model and professional mentor; represents a positive image of the unit/practice area to the organization
Ensures excellence in quality, safety and regulatory requirements
Ensures patient care delivery is safe, of high quality and is cost effective
Manages systems in order to accomplish patient, unit, departmental and institutional goals
Effectively defines and communicates a vision of excellence for the unit/practice area
Creates opportunities for multidisciplinary forums in order to solve problems and facilitate planning
Embraces the concept of change and leads staff through the change process
Seeks opportunities to build working alliances with other professional groups
Responsible for patient and family satisfaction
Facilitates and promotes achievement of unit based/practice area goals in line with the medical center mission


Clinical Practice Development:

Monitors and ensures excellence in the clinical practice of nursing and the delivery of patient care on unit/practice area
Assures standards of care are consistently achieved on the unit/practice area
Integrates the nursing service philosophy into all unit practices and programs
Keeps current with literature regarding changing practices, interventions and research in patient care and health care delivery
Utilizes a performance improvement process to assess the response to care from patients, families and others
Develops and monitors systems that promote and support nursing practice
Consults with patients and families in response to staff nurse requests, direct family requests and/or direct assessment of patient/family responses to hospitalization
Interacts with staff nurses for the purpose of assessing the care provided and the nurses capabilities to provide care in changing circumstances


Professional Development:

Creates an environment that supports and celebrates the professional growth of the nursing staff
Communicates and consistently supports, by behavior, the philosophy and goals of the unit department and the hospital
Seeks out opportunities for forums that will meet the professional and clinical goals of staff and self.
Seeks guidance for appropriate resources in achieving unit and departmental goals.
Demonstrates skill to identify and negotiate conflict.
Participates on and provides leadership to departmental and hospital committee as requested.
Creates an environment that fosters collaborative relationships.
Ensures clinical competence of staff.
Supports the ongoing development of staff through coaching, mentoring and role modeling.
Promotes staffs participation in unit and hospital committees.
Creates a unit culture that values and supports ongoing inquiry and learning.
Provides timely feedback and evaluation to staff through formal and informal forums.
Provides appropriate education and opportunities for development of unlicensed personnel.

Keywords: Tufts Medical Center, Boston , Nurse Manager - OR, Healthcare , Boston, Massachusetts

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