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Clinical Nurse Manager, Cincinnati, OH

UC Health


Cincinnati, OH

April 11, 2017

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Clinical Nurse Manager- UC Medical Center- Neuroscience(Job Number: 041619)


Primary Purpose:

Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the delivery of patient care; provide administrative direction to all nursing personnel; 24-hour accountability for operational aspects of the patient care unit(s).

Communication and Relationship Building:

Proficient in communication and technologies to address nursing, healthcare, and organizational issues appropriate to diverse audiences.

Establishes structures and processes to ensure effective information sharing among patients, families/significant others, and the healthcare team.

Ensures individuals contribution to goals through recognition that is consistent with their personal definition of meaning, fulfillment, development, and advancement.

Builds credibility with physicians as a champion for patient care, quality, and nursing professionalism.

Collaborates with medical staff leaders in determining patient care services, equipment, standards, policies, and procedures.

Fosters relationships with nursing academia to provide clinical experiences and resources for students.

Quality Improvement:

Utilizes and interprets evidence-based data for the establishment of standards, practices, and patient care models for delivery of care.

Participates in systems review to improve quality of patient care delivery and to critically evaluate and anticipate risks to patient safety with the aim of preventing patient care errors.

Identifies and participates in performance improvement processes that provide outcome measurement.

Actively participates in patient satisfaction strategies and service recovery.

Ensures that clinical policies and procedures are reviewed and updated in accordance with evidence-based practice.

Articulates and takes action to support the JCAHO National Patient Safety Goals.

Articulates federal and state regulations.

Business Skills:

Understands healthcare finances as evidenced by preparing and analyzing unit budgets.

Correlates the relationship between effective staffing, patient care, and budgeting.

Identifies educational needs of existing and potential staff.

Supervision of Staff:

Actively recruits and initiates strategies for staff retention.

Utilizes corrective action appropriately to mitigate work behavior issues.

Coaches staff in development of career plans.

Provides visionary thinking and provides input in the staffing issues impacting the patient flow.

Delegates tasks appropriately to health care personnel.

Creates an environment that recognizes and values differences in staff, physicians, patients and communities.

Ensures decision-making authority of staff is acknowledged and incorporated into patient care delivery

Other duties as assigned


Education: BSN; current licensure. Professional certification desired.

Years of Experience: Three to five years of management experience.

Primary Location - UC Health Medical Arts Building - 222 Piedmont Avenue - Cincinnati, OH

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