The Clinic Nurse Manager is responsible for the management of nursing practice and operations of the clinics. This includes, but is not limited to, the management of: nursing practice, staff recruitment and retention, nurse staffing, supply chain and budget, employee performance evaluations, quality improvement, staff education, medical records documentation, internal and external regulatory and survey requirements.
The Clinic Nurse Manager collaborates with multiple professionals to support and coordinate the provision and management of patient care. She/he works closely with the Director of Outpatient Services, physician leadership and staff to ensure that the departments maintain the highest standards of patient care. The Clinic Nurse Manager is responsive to the needs of patients and families as well as the organization.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Works with the Director of Outpatient Services in preparing and administering the departmental annual operating and capital budgets within financial expectations; accounts for variance.
Serves as liaison between clinic nursing staff and clinic providers.
Recruits, develops, retains, and leads an appropriate number of personnel to meet department needs and the goals and objectives of Livingston HealthCare (LHC).
Oversees supervision of personnel, which includes work allocation, training, discipline, and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions; motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance.
Supervises direct clinic nursing care and assessment, ensuring quality control of area nursing operations.
Adheres to administrative policies and procedures relating to human resource management.
Develops and maintains departmental policies and procedures to ensure adherence to professional and legal standards, quality of service, fiscal control, and customer relations.
Systematically evaluates the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice and nursing services, analyzing appropriate internal and external data and information to identify opportunities in collaboration with stakeholders for improving services and patient outcomes to include CGAHPs,
Develops education programs designed to assist the staff nurse in the progression from novice to expert in the practice of nursing.
Contributes to nursing management education and professional development of staff, students, and colleagues in an environment of mutual respect and understanding.
Bases decisions and actions on ethical principles and fosters a non-discriminatory climate in which care is delivered in a manner sensitive to socio-cultural diversity.
Promotes research and integrating evidence-based knowledge into the identification of best practice in the delivery of nursing care to the appropriate population.
Promotes and monitors regulatory agency standards and customer service expectations for the practice of all aspects of nursing.
Provides overall scheduling of clinic nursing staff for direct patient care, outreach clinics and telemedicine.
Provides clinical coverage as necessary; covering during staff shortages to include vacations and illness.
Develops and maintains clinic equipment and supply needs.
Livingston HealthCare is located in Livingston, Montana. Just 50 miles north of Yellowstone National Park, Livingston is nestled between four mountain ranges and offers exceptional outdoor recreation opportunities. In addition to its blue-ribbon trout fisheries, you can enjoy rafting, kayaking, canoeing, hiking, camping, hunting, skiing and much more. A community of almost 7,000, Livingston hosts ...a prolific artist colony, two live community theatres with shows year-round, and western eclectic shopping in locally owned shops and boutiques.Named One of the Top 20 CAHs in the United States by the National Rural Health Association