McLeod Health Clinical Nurse Manager - Progressive Transitional Care Unit (Full Time) in Florence, South Carolina
Clinical Nurse Manager - Progressive Transitional Care Unit (Full Time)
Maintains a professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers in accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values.
Shall demonstrate leadership and commitment with respect to the quality management system by:
Promoting the use of the process approach and risk-based thinking:
Engaging, directing and supporting persons to contribute to the effectiveness of the quality management system requirements;
Plans individualized nursing care to meet the holistic age specific needs of patients in, but not limited to, the PTCU.
Serves as a clinical expert, primarily on PTCU, by keeping current with evidenced based practice, literature review and educational offerings.
Fosters an environment that demonstrates caring, compassion, and respect for patients, families, and visitors.
Supervises and monitors the interdisciplinary care of the patient in, but not limited to, the PTCU.
Competently performs Clinical Management duties in maintaining an organized workflow and open communication including compliance with: core measures, clinical effectiveness initiatives, never event reduction and improving patient outcomes as identified. This will be demonstrated through, but not limited to, the following (refer to McLeod Health Clinical Nurse Manager Competency):
Independent Policy Review
Assigned Leadership Classes
Access Control Application for the PTCU
Identifying and Accessing Resources for the PTCU
Ensures compliance with established PTCU standards, policies, and specific standards of care.
Under the supervision of the Director, the Clinical Nurse Manager mentors, clinically develops and evaluates staff who perform nursing care specific to the PTCU, but not limited to (refer to McLeod Health Nursing A, B, C, and D, MST, and Secretary Competencies):
Patient Safety Initiatives
Patient Satisfaction Initiatives
Electronic Medical Record Documentation
Carrying out Physician Orders
Admission, Discharge, and Transfer of Patients
Patients’ Full System Assessment(s) and Reassessment(s)
Blood and Blood products
Infection Control Precautions
Prevention and care of Hospital Acquired Conditions
Caring for patients with, but not limited to, the following unit specific needs and/or conditions: care of Pleurx drains, JP drains, chest tubes, incisional care, CHG baths, and sterile/non-sterile dressing changes.
Continuously assesses the clinical environment of the PTCU to identify performance improvement opportunities.
Monthly, works a weekend shift and one night shift to ensure all staff needs are identified and addressed
Rounds daily on patients with High Risk for Hospital Acquired Condition’s for preventative measures
Educates staff of new quality initiatives
Encourages and facilitates use of appropriate health and safety equipment to protect both patient and staff while making clinical rounds.
Demonstrates continued professional growth.
Performs all other duties as they relate to this position.
- Minimum 3 years of nursing experience
Licenses and/or Certifications:
- Must possess a valid SC license-RN, BLS
Florence, South Carolina, United States
Position Type Details
McLeod Pavilion, 801 E Cheves Street