Nurse Manager - OR
Company: Tufts Medical Center
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Nurse Manager - Operating Room
Boston, MA, USA
Employment Type: Full Time
Work Address: 800 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111
Job Category (for posting purposes): Nursing Leadership
Join our talented nursing team at Tufts Medical Center!
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
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.
Serves as a high visibility leader, role model and professional
mentor; represents a positive image of the unit/practice area to
Ensures excellence in quality, safety and regulatory
Ensures patient care delivery is safe, of high quality and is cost
Manages systems in order to accomplish patient, unit, departmental
and institutional goals
Effectively defines and communicates a vision of excellence for the
Creates opportunities for multidisciplinary forums in order to
solve problems and facilitate planning
Embraces the concept of change and leads staff through the change
Seeks opportunities to build working alliances with other
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
Integrates the nursing service philosophy into all unit practices
Keeps current with literature regarding changing practices,
interventions and research in patient care and health care
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
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
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
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
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
Provides timely feedback and evaluation to staff through formal and
Provides appropriate education and opportunities for development of
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