Unit Director 7 West
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POST DATE 8/12/2016
END DATE 10/21/2016
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Los Angeles, CA
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Unit Director 7 West
Manager - Cardiothoracic Step Down - 7 West
$49.33 / $8583
$98.66 / $17167
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The Manager functions in the areas of management, clinical and leadership responsibilities in Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Management responsibilities include assessment, planning and evaluating unit staffing, nursing care and unit management. Operate within budgeted parameters for staffing, and supplies. Monitor established standards for the environment for patient care and safety. Intervene during crisis situations as necessary. Counsel and teach all nursing staff as necessary. Interpret University Medical Center and Departmental policies and procedures. Foster and promote open communications. Represent the Nursing Service/Assistant Director for the division in her absence. Serves as a liaison within Hospital System. Provides feedback to respective departments, directors, and/or managers in a timely manner. Promotes stability of the unit by providing clinical and administrative guidance and support. Provides leadership and direction to unit directors to ensure ongoing compliance with licensing and accreditation requirement. Leads and participates in committees, quality improvement teams and work group.
Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing and current, active California R.N. licensure. MSN degree required.
Ability to serve as Manager of Cardiothoracic Step - Down Unit. Advanced skills required in leading and mentoring Nursing unit directors sufficient to ensure ongoing compliance with licensing and accreditation requirements. Skills in developing and implementing new programs through continuing education, staff meetings, training programs, standing committees and research. Ability to assist nurse managers and clinical staff with management of difficult patient/family or clinical problems identified through the performance improvement or other process, human resource management, fiscal management and patient satisfaction Knowledge of principles and practices of patient care related to area of expertise. Knowledge of management principles and practices. Knowledge of the principles of sound fiscal management. Ability to counsel and teach. Competency in speaking English clearly and distinctly using appropriate vocabulary and grammar to obtain and convey information to individuals at various levels of the organization. Ability to organize workload, set priorities which reflect the relative importance of the job responsibilities. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with staff, patients, and families. Ability to write concisely and maintain written communications. Working knowledge of University, Medical Center and Departmental policies and procedures. Ability to support institutional standards and operations systems.